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Dude, That's Rude! (Get Some Manners)

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Kids today need manners more than ever, and Dude, That’s Rude! makes it fun and easy to get some. Full-color cartoons and kid-friendly text teach the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations—at home, at school, in the bathroom, on the phone, at the mall, and more. Kids learn Power Words to use and P.U. Words to avoid, why their family deserves their best manner ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 15th 2007 by Free Spirit Publishing (first published January 1st 2007)
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Trish
Oct 05, 2010 Trish rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone with kids.
Checked out this little gem from the library mostly for its title. It has brought out many laughs from the kids and "ews" from me. It starts off with reasons why good manners are needed and then covers everything from farting to thank-you notes. There's even a section on internet etiquette--basically stating that just because you type something it doesn't mean it's OK to be rude. The example given of being rude is something like, "That is so stupid u r dumb and everybody should hate you." I had ...more
Cornelius
Dec 05, 2010 Cornelius rated it really liked it
For kindergarten children, this is an excellent book to read to teach children about manners and to inform them what are manners. I would use this book in the classroom as a read aloud to discuss with children the difference between good and bad manners. The book contains examples of rude, polite, and school manners. I love the school manners.
Katie
Oct 24, 2013 Katie rated it liked it
Shelves: self-help, 2013
I checked this out at the library to use for our Good Manners Belt Loop with cub scouts. It gave me some good ideas to make up a little manners quiz.

It is written for kids and looks cute, but I can't picture any of my kids sitting down to read it on their own. They might listen to it if I read it to them. I might try it.
Elaine
Dec 18, 2012 Elaine rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens-lit, ebooks
This was great, if only we could make everyone read it! Although this book is aimed towards children some adults could benefit from it as well. There are parts that are downright funny, yet still informative.
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Aug 21, 2011 Rania rated it really liked it
it's a v nice book especially for kids they can learn a lot of goos things from this book it's good one..
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Read this with the kids for FHE. They now walk around telling each other "dude, that's rude."
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Engaging, and say to create many mini-lessons to go with the different topics.
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Pamela Espeland has authored, co-authored, or edited more than two hundred books on a variety of subjects. She lives in Minneapolis.
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