Please welcome my guest author today, Jen Downey, who writes the Ninja Librarian series.
Teaching Your Kid How and Why to Challenge Authority
A Baker’s Dozen Books
Challenge authority! Did you just feel a slither of uneasiness?
What parent wouldn’t? We’re the ones who have to get those kids into their beds when they don’t want to go. Ensure that some form of vegetable matter makes it down their throats. Frankly, I’d go stark raving mad if everyone in the family insisted on eating something different for supper.
What do you mean, it’s a good idea to give them examples of fictional and historical characters who challenged authority? Is that really a good idea? Do we really want our kids declaring the right to wear underwear on their heads during grocery store expeditions? Couldn’t we just hand them a nice bundle of books about authority and its challengers when they turn 18, and have signed leases on their first apartments?
If only. Read more…