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Hello,

I'm delighted to announce that my new co-authored book, Growing Friendships: A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping Friends is officially out today! (Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster; Available wherever books are sold.)

The book offers girls and boys real help with common but painful friendship challenges, such as teasing, arguments, or feeling left out. Gentle humor makes the information appealing and memorable. Growing Friendships is filled with cartoons, quizzes, and research-based tips…plus a cat and dog who offer goofy suggestions along the lines of: “He should sniff their butts!”

It's written for both boys and girls, ages 6-12. Kids can read it on their own, but I think there's extra benefit to kids and parents reading it together and using it to spark conversations with questions such as "Have you ever been in that situation?", "Do you know anyone like that?", or even "Why do you think he did that?"

You can see reviews and a video preview here:  http://eileenkennedymoore.com/books-videos/growing-friendships/

In our always-connected but too-often-disconnected times, friendship skills have never been more important. Growing Friendships gives kids a way to learn these skills that’s fun and useful, never preachy or boring!

Warm wishes,
Eileen
#1 - July 18, 2017, 07:40 AM
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Congratulations, Eileen! :hb3
#2 - July 18, 2017, 07:49 AM
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Yay! Congratulations!
#3 - July 18, 2017, 03:11 PM
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 :stars3 Congratulations, Eileen! I gave it a shout-out on my blog today.  :goodluck
#4 - July 18, 2017, 03:44 PM
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Hooray, Eileen! It sounds like a great book!
#5 - July 18, 2017, 04:07 PM

Thank you for all your kind support! Vonna, I'll tweet about your post!
#6 - July 18, 2017, 07:33 PM
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Good for you, Eileen.
#7 - July 19, 2017, 09:05 AM
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Congratulations!
#8 - July 20, 2017, 05:16 AM
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Congrats! What a grand idea for a book!   :stars3
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Hooray, Eileen!!
#10 - July 28, 2017, 10:59 AM
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Congrats, Eileen! It sounds great!
#11 - July 28, 2017, 12:41 PM

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Congratulations, Eileen!! :drumroll I'm glad your book is available to help kids navigate the sometimes tricky waters of friendship.
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#13 - July 28, 2017, 01:05 PM
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 8) Congratulations!  :star2 :stars3
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Congratulations, Eileen!!!
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 :hurrah  Congrats, Eileen!
#16 - July 29, 2017, 08:35 AM
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Congratulations! And thank you for writing a much-needed book to help kids (and parents) navigate those frequently difficult years.
#18 - July 29, 2017, 11:09 AM
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#19 - August 03, 2017, 05:47 AM
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