April 22, 1933

Our Children: A Handbook for Parents.

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Edited by Dorothy Canfield Fisher and Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg. Prepared and sponsored by the Child Study Association of America. Cloth. Price, $2.75. Pp. 348. New York: Viking Press, 1932.

JAMA. 1933;100(16):1282. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740160066038

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The editors of this symposium have carefully selected articles by twenty-nine leading specialists in the fields of child training and parental guidance. Every phase of the subject is discussed and the material is presented in the order of the child's chronological age. The essays are divided into four sections, on the child's growth and development, the child at home, the child at school, and the child in the outside world. The value of the volume lies in the fact that it is a complete account of current thought and present-day opinion. The articles are short but frank and precise. They provide a valuable survey for those not well acquainted with the subject and a good review for those already well versed in the field. The chapter on sex education, by Benjamin C. Gruenberg, is particularly good in its completely frank discussion and information on this subject. The value of the

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