Diary of a Social Detective: Real-Life Tales of Mystery, Intrigue and Interpersonal Adventure
- AAPC Publishing
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- Publication Date:
- January 26, 2011
- Print Length:
- 306 pages
- Reading Age:
- 9 - 12 years
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Learn social skills while solving social mysteries!
Detective agencies come in many shapes and forms, but never before has there been a one-man social detective agency! Johnny Multony, transformed from not fitting to a socially savvy kid, starts the first-ever social detective agency. He is then hired by other students in his school for help with common interpersonal dilemmas, such as cliques, dealing with disappointments, bullying, personal space, friends, body language, and much more.
Diary of a Social Detective: Real-Life Tales of Mystery, Intrigue and Interpersonal Adventure teaches children and adolescents how to be social detectives in their own lives. This book combines social instruction with reading comprehension in a fun and unique way!
This witty, captivating set of social mystery cases is interactive and full of interesting and helpful information. Readers can try to solve the cases right along with Johnny, the clever social detective. Written for youth, this book is a great tool for any child who struggles to relate with peers. --Judith Coucouvanis, MA, PMHCNS-BC, University of Michigan; author of Super Skills
Engaging! Charming! Funny! Wise! Just 'naughty' enough for all kids to become hooked on Johnny the Strange turned Johnny the Smooth. A must-read for children with social struggles. While enjoying a good story, children learn how to reflect upon themselves as they observe others; how to read body language and social cues; how to deal with bullies and loudmouths. Most important, kids are taught to take responsibility for their impact on others. --Terry Marks-Tarlow, Ph.D., author of PSYCHE'S VEIL
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