Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverted Kids

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Review

Praise for Quiet Power:

“Humorous drawings all through the text add a whimsical and light touch perfect for the intended audience. . . . Many will find value in this title that emphasizes that being an introvert isn’t a blemish on one’s personality but a benefit. An excellent addition.”—School Library Journal

“For kids who wish to roar—on the inside.”—Booklist

Praise for the original edition of Quiet:

“An earnest and enlightening 300-page inquiry into introversion and its uses. A rich, intelligent book.” –The Wall Street Journal

“An intriguing and potentially life-altering examination of the human psyche that may be sure to benefit both introverts and extroverts alike.”- Kirkus, starred review

“Once in a blue moon, a book comes along that gives us startling new insights. QUIET is that book: it’s going to change the way you see yourself, other people, and the world.”—Adam Grant, creator of Give and Take

New York Times Bestseller
Publishers Weekly Bestseller
Kirkus Reviews‘ Best Nonfiction of the Year
Goodreads Best Nonfiction Book of the Year
People Magazine Top Ten Books of the Year
Fast Company Magazine #1 Best Business Book of the Year
Christian Science Monitor Best Books of the Year

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Susan Cain is a graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School. She worked as a corporate lawyer and then a negotiations consultant before deciding to write Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. That book became a phenomenon, translated into more than 35 languages and on the New York Times bestseller list for several years. She lives on the banks of the Hudson River with her husband and two sons.

Read more about her, and sign up for the Quiet Revolution community, at Quietrev.com.

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The monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition that empowers introverted kids and teens  Susan Cain sparked a all over the world conversation when she published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the workplace, and Susan realized that a version for and about kids was once also badly needed. This book is all about kids’ world—school, extracurriculars, family life, and friendship. You’ll read about actual kids who have tackled the challenges of not being extroverted and who have made a mark in their own quiet way. You’ll hear Susan Cain’s own story, and you’ll be capable to make use of the tips at the end of each chapter. There’s even a guide at the end of the book for parents and teachers. This insightful, accessible, and empowering book, illustrated with amusing comic-style art, will be eye-opening to extroverts and introverts alike.