How Children Succeed

Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

By Paul Tough
(Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780544104402, 256pp.)

Publication Date: July 2, 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Hardcover, Paperback

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Description

A foremost New Yorker and New York Times journalist reverses three decades of thinking about what creates successful children, solving the mysteries of why some succeed and others fail – and of how to move individual children toward their full potential for success.




About the Author

Paul Tough is an editor at the New York Times Magazine and one of America’s foremost writers on poverty, education, and the achievement gap. His reporting on Geoffrey Canada and the Harlem Children’s Zone originally appeared as a Times Magazine cover story. He lives with his wife in New York City.

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