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6 edition of The latchkey kid. found in the catalog.

The latchkey kid.

by Helen Forrester

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Published by Fontana .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination240p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22643550M
ISBN 100006172466

He’s a latchkey kid. As a member of the Committee for the Preservation of Morals, Olga mounts 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 delights her s: 2. Get this from a library! Latchkey kid. [Irene Cumming Kleeberg; Anne Canevari Green] -- Gives advice for children who are alone at home after school, on making snacks, scheduling the afternoon, dealing with emergencies, and other topics.

Well you'll always be my favorite latchkey kid I'm sorry that I hurt you like I did There's something wrong, something missing Something I've seen inside my friends And lord, it's hard to find the vision Standing at the darkest of dead ends Won't you tell me how the story goes and goes When I'm too lost to tell my temples from my toes. Five kids, twelve and thirteen years old, on their own after school, each faces their own struggle. A broken home, illness, crushes, bullying, depression, absent parents, suicidal thoughts, broken friendships, and fears of being only a kid and home alone. There is also the strange noises in the basement. Something is down there. There, they will fight for their lives, where the monsters nest.

Define latchkey. latchkey synonyms, latchkey pronunciation, latchkey translation, English dictionary definition of latchkey. n. A key for opening a latch or lock, especially one on an outside door. n 1. a key for an outside door or gate, esp one that lifts a latch 2. Latchkey definition: If you refer to a child as a latchkey kid, you disapprove of the fact that they have to | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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The Latchkey Kid is a book that I stayed up all night to finish. You become wrapped up in their world. Solid five stars. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States.

Top international reviews derek mason. out of 5 Reviews: 4. 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 /5.

Nicole Kornher-Stace is a goddess of grit and heartworn heroes. In Latchkey, book two of the Archivist Wasp Saga, the reader is hurled into a world of ruins, raiders, and lost a severe setting, and Kornher-Stace couldve gone full grim future, but instead, she manifests character friendships that just may get the reader through the long dark of troubled times/5.

Although the term "latchkey kid" first appeared in the s to describe young children taking care of themselves after school while dad fought in the war and mom went off to work, the anxiety over latchkey kids really exploded in the United States in the late s and early s.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(59). The Latchkey Kid by best-selling author Helen Forrester: a book that will make you laugh, cry, and have you absolutely gripped till you find out what happens. The latchkey generation–also known as Generation X–was raised by working parents who left them alone after school.

We consider the implications. Generation X has been called “the latchkey generation,” a group of people whose personal identity was in part shaped by the independence of being left alone after school. The Hardcover of the Latchkey Kid by Helen Forrester at Barnes & Noble.

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Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Tanned. Latchkey is a deliberately simple smart home device that provides automatic arrival and departure notifications.

Simply plug in the Latchkey hub, and connect it to WiFi. Then, set the desired notification boundary distance, up to feet from the hub, using the free Latchkey app.

A Latchkey Kid is a kid that comes home from school in an empty house because his parents are at work. It refers to the latchkey to the door of the house, which is often strung around the child.

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. I was a "latchkey" kid in the late 50's/early 60's. I came home from school, I wasn't allowed friends around, I did my homework then had simple chores to do (hoovering, kettle on etc), before my mum arrived home from work, then I could meet up with friends.

I think something could be learned from this regime. Confessions of a Latchkey Kid. Men are what their mothers made them. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson. I was a latchkey kid, but I never knew it. I remember the first time I saw the term “latchkey kid” in a newspaper headline. The words conjured up an image of a tragic waif locked in a lonely hovel.

Then I started reading the story. Sam is a latchkey kid, a child who is at home without supervision for some part of the day, especially after school when his parents are at work.

Latchkey children used to be very common and were predominantly Generation X’ers. Now that they have become adults, however, these same Gen X’ers are more likely not to allow their children to be. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Latchkey Kid by Helen Forrester (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free delivery for many products. We have something a bit different for you today. In Forrester’s most controversial book, we follow Mrs Olga Stych – the daughter of an immigrant Ukrainian pig farmer – as she climbs to the top of the social order in Tollemarche.

But her new social standing comes at a price. Olga’. It used to be common for parents to leave their young kids home alone after school but not today, at a time when overparenting is more the norm.

What changed?A minor, left at home unsupervised while the parents are out or away; also called latchkey.Latchkey kid synonyms, Latchkey kid pronunciation, Latchkey kid translation, English dictionary definition of Latchkey kid. n. A usually school-age child who regularly spends part of the day unsupervised at home while the parents are at work.

n a child who has to let himself or.