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The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others Paperback – January, 2003

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"This book will jog families to think about responsibilities as parents to instill a sense of altruism in our children." -- T. Berry Brazelton

"Using common sense, without shouting, this book offers smart advice about how to teach children the value of charitable giving." -- Paul Newman, Actor, Philanthropist

About the Author

Susan Crites Price of the Council on Foundations' Family Foundation Services staff has written numerous columns and articles on parenting, including The Working Parents Help Book, which she coauthored with her husband, Tom. It won a Parents' Choice Award and was a selection of the Scholastic Book Club. She has been interviewed on Oprah and Today. Susan and her husband are the parents of a college-age daughter, and reside in Washington, DC.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 119 pages
  • Publisher: Council on Foundations (January 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0913892998
  • ISBN-13: 978-0913892992
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #861,920 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Susan Crites Price is the author or co-author of six books including The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others and the just issued Washington, DC, Free and Dirt Cheap, a Frommer's guide.

With her husband Tom, Susan co-authored The Working Parents Help Book (Peterson's, 1994, rev. ed., 1996), a practical guide to juggling kids and careers. It won a Parents' Choice Award and was a selection of the Scholastic Book Club. Susan has been interviewed about parenting issues on "Oprah," "Today" and a wide variety of other television and radio broadcasts and by many newspapers and magazines.

Along with her writing career, Susan has worked with numerous philanthropic families through her current position as the vice president of the National Center for Family Philanthropy. She is a frequent keynote speaker to groups around the country. During an 18-year career as a freelance writer, she wrote for such publications as Working Mother, Family Life, The Washington Post and Washingtonian, and several Internet sites.

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