From Publishers Weekly
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In today's culture there's tremendous pressure on children to grow up fast. They are dressed like adults, are given adult information about things like sex and see things on... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Gloria B.
I agree that our children are forced to face issues that they should be protected from, that is one of the reasons we have chosen to home-school. Read morePublished on October 3, 2013 by Pat Jones
The Medveds insist that the media is launching an all-out assault on childhood innocence. However, their solution is to place blinders on children so that they can't see anything. Read morePublished on June 20, 2010 by Barbara L. Lemaster
I bought this book for my husband for Christmas who really doesn't like to read but likes the author and he can't put it down. Read morePublished on January 6, 2009 by Elizabeth Murray
One of the most impacting parts of this book for me is the main thesis.
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The Medved's have performed an absolutely huge cultural service in writing this book. The brilliant and wise and refreshingly counter-cultural things they say within its covers... Read morePublished on April 23, 2008 by Eric Metaxas
This book was at best okay. I agree that it is important to allow children to grow up slowly and preserve their sense of wonder and awe. Read morePublished on June 17, 2007 by M. D. Thomas
It's refreshing to hear someone finally espouse an idea that's been clear to me for a long time and that seems to have been completely lost in today's society:
Children... Read more
The idea of childhood as an idealized, golden time of sweet innocence is actually relatively new, culturally speaking, and it was invented by adults. Read morePublished on May 20, 2003 by rueyeet