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An honest account of various issues that parents and students face in the precocious 6-year phase of elementary school, How to Survive Elementary School is brimming with candid stories and advice based on multiple parents' perspectives and 4th grader and co-author Morgan Getting's experiences. Covering topics ranging from fundraising and volunteering to handling extracurricular and academic pressures, from drama among students and parents to bullying, from using social media and technology to working with students with disabilities, this book serves to share with those who are already going through similar issues as well help those coming into elementary school anew to understand and navigate what's in store.
Freelance writer and ESL teacher Roseanney Liu has been writing and teaching for a decade. With her husband Daniel Getting, she is raising their kids Morgan and Jackson in a relaxed beach city that has a good public school system in Los Angeles. She is experienced teaching adult students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and loves traveling with her family.With a vivacious personality, fourth grader Morgan Getting enjoys volleyball, popular music and some creative arts. Always quick with wit and humor, she doesn't take herself too seriously and loves going to the beach with her family and friends.