On pushing children along

“You can’t make children grow faster by pushing them, just as you can’t make flowers grow faster by pulling them.” ~ Otto Weininger

quoted, p.90 Stephen Rushton (2011) Neuroscience, Early Childhood Education and Play: We are Doing it Right! Early Childhood Education Journal 39: 89-94

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About backyardbooks

This blog is a kind of electronic storage locker for ideas and quotes that inform my research... literary research into fiction for young adults (with a special focus on New Zealand fiction). Kiwis are producing amazing literature for younger readers, but it isn't getting the academic appreciation it deserves. I hope readers of this blog can make use of the material I gather and share by way of promoting our fiction. Cheers!
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