For more than 30 years, television's Mister Rogers taught children how to become confident, well-rounded adults. His simple yet profound philosophy is that each one of us is a special person full of unique talents and abilities, and that no two people are exactly alike. You Are Special is an inspiring collection of Fred Rogers' self-esteem boosting wisdom. Rogers also shares many private stories about his own challenges growing up, including the important role his grandfather and a few influential teachers played in his life. Fred Rogers' short, easy-to-remember maxims and observations helped people of all ages make sense of a complicated world. Now that he is gone, this collection will remind you why he meant so much to you as a child. You Are Special will make sure you keep benefiting from his hopeful outlook on life.More
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The Wisdom, Quotes, and Piano of Mr. Rogers
Yes - it's an easy listen, full of inspiring quotes.
There are some great quotes in this book, but for me the most memorable aspect of the book is how Fred relays his experience of watching, listening, loving, and learning. So much of what you read in the parenting section today is based on formal research of children in "the lab".
If you've watched the television series, you'll recognize the material, the tone, and Mr. Rogers at the piano between chapters.
Thinking about life as a parent, this book challenges you to think about what you're doing.
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