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Latchkey kid

Irene Cumming Kleeberg

Latchkey kid

by Irene Cumming Kleeberg

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Latchkey children -- United States -- Life skills guides -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Latchkey children.,
    • Children of working parents.,
    • Life skills.

    • About the Edition

      Gives advice for children who are alone at home after school, on making snacks, scheduling the afternoon, dealing with emergencies, and other topics.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesLatch key kid.
      Statementby Irene Cumming Kleeberg ; drawings by Anne Canevari Green.
      ContributionsGreen, Anne Canevari, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ777.65 .K57 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination102 p. :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3024735M
      ISBN 100531100529
      LC Control Number85005077
      OCLC/WorldCa11842641

        Is Generation X — the legion of latchkey kids for whom the waning Cold War forced futile school drills — better able to self-soothe under the confines of a.   Latch Key is an elementary school-age child care program that provides care and education for children of working parents. This program is designed to be a link between the home and the school. Certified, qualified and experienced child care providers supervise, teach and interact with children to ensure that they are cared for, supervised.

        The Latchkey Children of the title are a gang of kids (who are around 11 years old or so), most of whom live on the St Justins Estate on the Thames Embankment and meet in the park after school. Their focal point is an old tree so when the council decides to get rid of it - and replace it with a concrete railway engine (“but that’s for kids.   Latchkey Adults The "latchkey kids" of the last generation are still roamingat home anywhere in reach of strong Wi-Fi and a fast charging station. Octo by Jedah Mayberry Leave a Comment.

      Latchkey Kid chords by John Moreland. 1, views, added to favorites times. Difficulty: novice. Tuning: E A D G B E. Author uez. lost to tell my temples from my toes F C Dm Lord I’ve got too many pages left to turn F C F To sit and wonder why that book .   (pause) But here’s the thing about latchkey stew: it’s bad luck to eat it alone. So it looks like you’ll all have to join me! NARRATOR: With that, the neighbors immediately jumped into action.


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A socially adept and enjoyable book. The Latchkey Kid is set in Canada, in the small town atmosphere of the s. So of course it couldn't happen now, that women prefer to push their men out of town on work, socialise with bitter intent to top every committee, and neglect their children/5.

A socially adept and enjoyable book. The Latchkey Kid is set in Canada, in the small town atmosphere of the s. So of course it couldn't happen now, that women prefer to push their men out of town on work, socialise with bitter intent to top every committee, and neglect their children/5(57).

Nicole Kornher-Stace is a goddess of grit and heartworn heroes. In Latchkey, book two of the Archivist Wasp Saga, the reader is hurled into a world of ruins, raiders, and lost a severe setting, and Kornher-Stace couldve gone full grim future, but instead, she manifests character friendships Latchkey kid book just may get the reader through the long dark of troubled times/5.

Five kids, twelve and thirteen years old and on their own before and after school, each faces their own struggle. A broken home, illness, crushes, bullying, depression, absent parents, suicidal thoughts, broken friendships, and fears of being only a kid and home alone.5/5(3).

A latchkey kid, or latchkey child, is a child who returns to an empty home after school, or a child who is often left at home with no supervision, because their parent(s) are away at term refers to children as young as 5 years old who provide self-care or to older children.

Although the term "latchkey kid" first appeared in the s to describe young children taking care of themselves after school while dad fought in the war and mom went off to work, the anxiety over latchkey kids really exploded in the United States in the late s and early s.

Higher divorce rates and more job opportunities for women left a reported 3 million 6- to year-olds fending. Order The Latchkey Kid today from or As a member of the Committee for the Preservation of Morals, Olga has mounted a passionate campaign against the latest ‘immoral’ bestseller. But the author of the book turns out to be her own son, Hank.

Olga’s fall is greeted with joy by her rivals. But how bad was life as a latchkey kid, anyway. Not so bad, wrote B. Bower innoting that latchkey kids “do about as well socially and emotionally as youngsters receiving adult supervision following classes.” Though children in multiple studies didn’t show gains compared to their supervised counterparts, writes Bower, better.

Buy THE LATCHKEY KID New Ed by Forrester (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Latchkey kid - Wikipedia A latchkey kid, or latchkey child, is a child who returns from school to an empty home, or a child who is often left at home with little parental supervision, because their parent or parents are away at work.

Cartoons About Children Pg The Latchkey Children of the title are a gang of kids (who are around 11 years old or so), most of whom live on the St Justins Estate on the Thames Embankment and meet in the park after school. Their focal point is an old tree so when the council decides to get rid of it - and replace it with a concrete railway engine (but thats for kids /5.

Latchkey kids are kids between the ages of 5 and 13 who take care of themselves with no adult supervision before and after school on a regular basis.

The term self-care is also used to describe. Latchkey Kids, Baby Busters, Slackers, Thirteeners, Proverbial Middle Children of History. (We wrote the book on extreme kid birthday parties.) The downside of all this is obvious, but the upside is found in something Tami Erickson said about Generation X.

latchkey children or ‘self car e’ ch ildren are defined as children between 5 and 14 w ho look after them selves outside of school. The situatio n of latchkey child ren started as a. A socially adept and enjoyable book. The Latchkey Kid is set in Canada, in the small town atmosphere of the s.

So of course it couldn't happen now, that women prefer to push their men out of town on work, socialise with bitter intent to top every committee, and neglect their children. Latchkey kid synonyms, Latchkey kid pronunciation, Latchkey kid translation, English dictionary definition of Latchkey kid.

A usually school-age child who regularly spends part of the day unsupervised at home while the parents are at work. n a child who has to let himself or. Vivian Munnoch is the author of The Latchkey Kids ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews), The Latchkey Kids ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Made 5/5(4).

A Latchkey Kid is a kid that comes home from school in an empty house because his parents are at work. It refers to the latchkey to the door of. The Latchkey Kids Paperback – December 8, by Vivian Munnoch (Author) › Visit Amazon's Vivian Munnoch Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). Latchkey continues the story begun in Kornher-Stace’s widely acclaimed Archivist Wasp, an Andre Norton Award finalist that was selected by Kirkus Reviews as one of the Best Teen Books of More Praise for Latchkey “Nicole Kornher-Stace’s Latchkey is a little like retracing a war veteran’s scars with a scalpel and asking, ‘So.

Does /5(19). Vivian Munnoch is a Canadian author, a member of the Manitoba Writers' Guild, the Horror Writers Association, and Authors of Manitoba.

Vivian grew up with a love of the darker side; sneaking down to the basement at night to watch the old horror B movies, devouring books by horror authors, and has always had a passion for books and the idea of creating stories and worlds a person 5/5(1).Confessions of a Latchkey Kid. Men are what their mothers made them.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson. I was a latchkey kid, but I never knew it. I remember the first time I saw the term “latchkey kid” in a newspaper headline. The words conjured up an image of a tragic waif locked in a lonely hovel.

Then I started reading the story. Latchkey Kids Invade the Library From nasty things left in the book drop to drug busts in the bathroom, memoirist Don Borchert gives an insider's view of the public library. But it's the young.