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New Kid, New Scene: A Guide to Moving and Switching Schools

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Starting out as the new kid in a new school can be like performing as an extra in a movie. You can feel alone, pushed to the side, and unsure of where you could possibly fit in or if there is a place for you. Thankfully, New Kid, New Scene was written just for you. This book gives the ins and outs of navigating new surroundings, making new friends (as well as staying in to ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Magination Press
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Speaking directly to kids, and using many quotes from kids, Glasser and Schenck have written the book I wish I'd had in 11th grade. And 8th, 6th, 5th, 2nd, and 1st grades. Yes, I moved a lot as a kid, so I speak from experience when I say that New Kid, New Scene does a great job of addressing *real* worries kids have.

There is a running movie theme throughout that may seem a little hackneyed but helps organize the materials in a way that allows readers to go directly to the parts that will be mos
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Life as the "new kid" in school can be challenging, especially so for tweens and teens. Author and college student Emily Schenck experienced this first-hand when she moved from Florida to Virginia before her 9th grade year. Emily and her mother, psychologist Debbie Glasser, share the insights and experiences of kids who have started in new schools and provide tips and strategies for developing friendships, fitting in, and feeling at home in new situations.
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Debbie Glasser, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and past Chair of the National Parenting Education Network. A nationally recognized authority on parenting and child development, Dr. Glasser has been interviewed by numerous magazines, newspapers, television and radio shows including Parenting, Redbook, USA Today, South Florida Parenting, Child,, San Antonio Express-News, Balanced ...more