Last edited by Taukus
Monday, August 3, 2020 | History

3 edition of The latchkey children found in the catalog.

The latchkey children

Eric Allen

The latchkey children

by Eric Allen

  • 207 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1963.

    Statement(by) Eric Allen ; illustrated by Charles Keeping.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(4),153p. :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22370092M
    ISBN 100192771116
    OCLC/WorldCa8017525

    When her babysitter moves to California, Tory wants to stay by herself after school until her mother comes home from work. But Tory soon learns that being on her own in the afternoons can get awfully lonely. That's when she decides to form a club: The Latchkey Kids Society International! Focusing on children between 6 and 13 years of age, this book describes both the negative and the positive aspects of the experiences of latchkey children and projected consequences. (The term "latchkey children" denotes children who are regularly left without adult supervision during some period of the day.) Chapter 1 indicates the scope of the problem of children left alone or in the care of Cited by: 5.

      ISBN ¿ Dog stories and kids¿ books. Can there be a better combination? I can¿t imagine what it might be, unless it was Christmas dog stories and kids¿ books. With that in mind, Latchkey Dog seemed like a no-brainer to me!4/5(2). Latchkey children, Fiction, Children: Grades About the Book Tired of feeling alone and lonely every day after school, eleven-year-old Tory forms the Latchkey Club, a club for children of working parents.

    Read online The Latchkey Children. Publisher: Oxford University Press Pages: Publication Date: Format: PDF, Audiobook, Epub, Kindle, Docx, Hardcover. of /5(5). 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.


Share this book
You might also like
Out of mould

Out of mould

Jungfrau von Orleans

Jungfrau von Orleans

Gardners Art Through the Ages

Gardners Art Through the Ages

Twelth summer exhibition of oil paintings, water colour & pastel drawings, sculpture, black & white studies, & etchings, & works of artistic crafts.

Twelth summer exhibition of oil paintings, water colour & pastel drawings, sculpture, black & white studies, & etchings, & works of artistic crafts.

Keats craftmanship ; a study in poetic development

Keats craftmanship ; a study in poetic development

The complete dramatic and poetical works of William Shakespeare

The complete dramatic and poetical works of William Shakespeare

I will uphold the flag

I will uphold the flag

Association of Football Statisticians World Cup handbook 1930-82

Association of Football Statisticians World Cup handbook 1930-82

Report on a management audit of the Department of Personnel Services

Report on a management audit of the Department of Personnel Services

Transport: the way ahead

Transport: the way ahead

Barney and BJ Go to the Fire Station (Go To... (Barney))

Barney and BJ Go to the Fire Station (Go To... (Barney))

Confession of faith and government of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (revised 1958) adopted 1883.

Confession of faith and government of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (revised 1958) adopted 1883.

Understanding personnel management

Understanding personnel management

Tragedy of King Lear.

Tragedy of King Lear.

Roots: The Saga of an American Family.

Roots: The Saga of an American Family.

The latchkey children by Eric Allen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 - The latchkey children book replace it with a concrete railway engine (but thats for kids!) - the children decide to mount a protest/5.

Format: Paperback. 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 The latchkey children book intent to top every committee, and neglect their children/5(8).

The Latchkey Kids Paperback – January 1, by Carol Stanley (Author)Author: Carol Stanley. Eleven-year-old Callie tries to cope with her new responsibilities when the family's changed circumstances force them to move to a new San Francisco neighborhood and leave her in charge of her younger brother.

Hardcover, pages Published January 1st by Farrar Straus Giroux/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. After a burglar robs one of the homes in the neighborhood when the owners aren't home, Minda suggests that the latchkey kids start a Minda and Joey used to live in Buffalo, New York.

After their father died, their mother inherited her parents's house in Florida and they go there to live.3/5. The Latch Key of My Bookhouse. Volume 6 of six volumes. Edited by Olive Beaupre Miller. The Bookhouse for Children. Chicago. The very first version of the My Bookhouse series. First published in and reprinted continuously from through Embossed silver-green leatherette binding.

Paste-down color illustration on front cover/5(3). The Latchkey Children, by Eric Allen Another book review and an unusual one this, since the short novel in question is 50 years old this year, not horror and is probably best classed as a childrens book (there was no YA then!). Children who are regularly left without adult supervision during a significant portion of the day, referred to as 'latchkey children', are a growing social phenomenon.

The main reason for the rising prevalence of latchkey children is the increase in dual income and single parent families. This book was the most helpful and insightful of the 6 or 7 dog behavior books I've recently read. The tips for changing both dog and person are right there with the behavior.

I was so impressed with it I bought a copy for both my adult children, one with dogs already and the other about to /5(21). The Paperback of the The Latchkey Kids by Vivian Munnoch at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your :   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the THE LATCHKEY KIDS' FAMILY-FRIENDLY COOKBOOK ~~ 70 Fast and Easy Low-Cost Slow-Cooker Meals and MORE by Marilynn Anderson at.

Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Marilynn Anderson. 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.

THE LATCHKEY KID Paperback – 1 Dec. by Forrester (Author) out of 5 stars 59 ratings/5(59). ISBN - Dog stories and kids' books.

Can there be a better combination. I can't imagine what it might be, unless it was Christmas dog stories and kids' books. With that in mind, Latchkey Dog seemed like a no-brainer to me!4/5(1).

Latchkey Kids: Unlocking Doors for Children and Their Families Lamorey, Suzanne, Robinson, Bryan E., Rowland, Bobbie H., Coleman, Mick Published by SAGE Publications, Inc (). Get this from a library. Latchkey children.

[Judy Monroe Peterson; Anita Larsen; Elaine Wynne] -- Discusses various aspects of the lives of latchkey children, such as why they must come home to an empty house, how they interact with brothers and sisters, how they can use the telephone to find.

The story of the efforts of a group of latchkey children to save the only living tree in their playground, set against a background of London flats.

From inside the book What people are saying. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

What is a latchkey child. A child who returns from school to an empty home because their parent or parents are away at work, or a child who is often l. These children are often referred to as latchkey kids, a term first used during the s during WWII when women were working and men were deployed.

'Latchkey' refers to the key that children need.Positive effects of being a latchkey child include independence and self-reliance at a young age. Deborah Belle, author of The After-School Lives of Children: Alone and with Others While Parents Work suggests that being left home alone may be a better alternative to staying with baby-sitters or older siblings.Get this from a library!

The latchkey kids. [Carol Stanley] -- After Troy learns that being on her own in the afternoons can get lonely, she decides to form a club: The Latchkey Kids Society International.