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He’s Been a Monster All Day!” by Denise Brennan-Nelson, illustrated by Cyd Moore

c.2013, Sleeping Bear Press                $14.99 / $15.99 Canada                     32 pages Mama says you’ve been bad today. She thinks you’re not listening. She says you’ve done everything exactly the opposite of what she wants. You’ve used your outdoor voice inside, broken … Continue reading

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Be Good by Randy Cohen

c.2012, Chronicle Books                     $24.95 / $28.95 Canada                      319 pages Your favorite customer is playing with fire. He’s forgotten some important paperwork and, since he considers you a friend, he’s asked you to cover for him. Sign here, back-date, no problems. … Continue reading

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Glass windows and stones

There are a lot of things that don’t make sense to me. Family dynamics would be high on the list, along with general hygiene practices in public restrooms. I keep most of these opinions to myself. Nobody wants to hear … Continue reading

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Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to Manners by Henry Alford

c.2012, Twelve                        $24.99 / $27.99 Canada                      243 pages Stop it. Just cut it out. Quit snuffling, chomping your gum, and snapping your fingers in people’s faces. Don’t be rude and don’t do that thing with your foot, okay? Stop with … Continue reading

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Social Q’s by Philip Galanes

c.2011, Simon & Schuster                  $23.00 / $27.00 Canada                      259 pages Every year, you’re faced with a quandary. Missing the office holiday party is not an option. You have to go, no question. But attending is filled with potential trouble. Will … Continue reading

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