"A handbook to guide parents and teachers through the science of helping children succeed"
"Paul Tough's previous book, How Children Succeed, spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover and paperback bestseller lists and was translated into 27 laniguages. He is a contributing writier to the New York Times Magazine and a regiular contributor to the public-radio programme This American Life. You can learn more about his work at paultough.com and follow him on Twitter- @paultough."
Around the world, countries are embracing early-childhood projects,
opening snazzy centres and dispatching home visitors. But too many
projects are of poor quality. Mr Tough shows that it need not be
this way. * The Economist *
[A book] you really should read. * Huffington Post *
Packed with . . . research-based insights into addressing students' core social and emotional needs. For the past decade or more Tough has been one of the pre-eminent reporters translating education research for public consumption. His new, slim book is no exception, and it contains some surprises for fans of his previous work. * NPR *
This book upends everything we thought we knew about where grit comes from and how to get it. * Quartz *
Tough is adept at translating academic jargon into precise, accessible prose . . . Tough promotes [his argument] so persuasively. * New York Times *