(2014) The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out by Alex J. Packer, PhD
Most etiquette books are preachy, boring, and dull. This one keeps you laughing as you learn the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations – at home, at school, in public, online, with friends, with strangers, on the phone, in conversations, in cars, on skates, on planes, on the bus, at interviews, and anywhere you go. You’ll find out how to deal with:
- rude adults
- dress for any occasion
- respond to cyberbullying
- master the proper techniques for civilized spitting, scratching, sneezing, yawning, hiccuping, nose-picking
- and much more
Hundreds of Dear Alex Q&As cover everything from texting to tweeting, dating to breaking up, ethnic jokes to rude posts, thank you notes to table manners.
True Stories from the Manners Frontier divulge the shocking consequences of not having good manners. New survey results reveal what teens, parents, and teachers think about manners and why they’re important.
And it’s a riot to read!