Luckily, there’s a bright side for Debbie Downers.
This kind of outside-the-book thinking is effective in getting tweens engaged (or re-engaged) in reading.
When children – and more often girls – hold themselves to too high a standard, mental health issues can be the result.
Kids begin developing an understanding of romantic love at an early age. From then on, it’s first crushes, first heartaches and first breakups.
For kids who don’t love change, moving is more scary than anything, particularly if it comes with a new school.