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Title:
50 things every young lady should know : what to do, what to say, and how to behave
Author:
West, Kay, 1955-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
x, 230 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
This latest book in the GentleManners series was written especially for girls ages 8 to 14, to teach them the basic skills every young lady should have and every young lady's mother and grandmother want her to have.Topics covered in 50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know include: Making conversation with adults, accepting a gift you don't like, using social media, dressing appropriately and winning and losing graciously.
Language:
English
Contents:
Saying "please" -- Saying "thank you" -- Saying "excuse me" -- Being introduced -- Making introductions -- Paying a compliment -- Accepting a compliment -- Making an apology -- Accepting an apology -- Asking permission -- Asking for a favor -- Borrowing clothes -- Talking and listening to adults -- Being a dinner guest -- The napkin -- The place setting -- Food allergies and dislikes -- Dining in a restaurant -- Public staircases and hallways -- Choosing and giving a gift -- Accepting a gift -- Writing a thank-you note -- Expressing sympathy -- Telephones and messages -- Cell phones: talking and texting -- The computer -- Using social networks -- Taking photographs -- Gossiping and keeping secrets -- The slumber party -- Losing graciously -- In an audience -- Attending a religious service -- Traveling on a plane -- Dressing appropriately -- Cosmetics -- Fragrance -- Personal grooming -- Managing a personal emergency -- Sitting -- Walking -- Entering and exiting a car -- Help with your coat and other small courtesies -- Responding to invitations -- Would you like to dance? -- The dating game -- Being a considerate houseguest -- Being a good hostess -- Boundaries -- Helping others.
ISBN:
9781401600648
Format :
Book

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