Who says manners can't be fun? This guide introduces girls to the social skills they need to navigate life with grace and confidence. A favorite features: answers to girls' questions about sticky situations they've encountered.
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Nancy Holyoke's user-friendly guide to manners, brought to you by the beloved American Girl Library, is for girls who are "getting older, going new places, and doing new things." The introduction explains that "Manners can help. Manners are a common-sense guide to getting along with other people. They prevent you from being selfish or annoying. They remind you to be kind. They make you better company--and a better person." This cleverly designed, comically illustrated 116-page manual covers topics such as first impressions, introductions, invitations, thank-yous, table manners, good sports, embarrassing moments, family gatherings, and more. Holyoke's tips and suggestions, enlivened by numerous, humorous cartoons, are funny, easy to digest, and informative without being heavy-handed. Girls will be happy to know what to do and how to act in different situations. No doubt this tool will help them radiate confidence even when eating gristle, meeting new people, or having tea with the Queen of England. (Ages 9 to 12)From the Back Cover:
Fancy restaurants. Troublemaking party guests. Embarrassing accidents. Life's full of new experiences and sticky situations. Where can you find the help you need? Manners, of course. Advice, quizzes, and letters from girls like you--they're all here in Oops!, the manners guide that's fun! (Ages 8 and up)
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