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4-H Ambassadors' Reading List

4-H Ambassadors' Reading List

Suggested Readings:

The Art of Civilized Conversation -- Margaret Shepherd

The Art of the Handwritten Note -- Margaret Shepherd

How to Say it: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation -- Rosalie Maggio

How to be a Lady: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy -- Candice Simpson Giles

How to be a Gentlemen:  A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy -- John Bridges

Prior suggestions:

Sally Algesen, FEMALE ADVANTAGE. New York: Doubleday, 1990.

Warren Bennis, WHY LEADERS CAN'T LEAD. San Francisco: Jossey Bass Publishers, 1989.

Kenneth Blanchard, Patricia Zigarmi and Drea Zigarmi, LEADERSHIP AND THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER. New Jersey: William Morrow Co.

Stephen R. Covey, 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE. New York: Simon and Shuster, A Fireside Book, 1989.

Don Dinkmeyer and Lewis Losoncy, THE ENCOURAGEMENT BOOK. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1980.

Rudolf Dreikurs and Pearl Cassel, DISCIPLINE WITHOUT TEARS. New York: Dutton Publishing, 1990.

Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, HOW TO TALK SO KIDS WILL LISTEN, HOW TO LISTEN SO KIDS WILL TALK. New York: Avon Books, 1982.

Roger Fisher and Scott Brown, GETTING TOGETHER (BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AS WE NEGOTIATE). New York: Penguin Books, 1988.

Roger Fisher and William Ury, GETTING TO YES (NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT WITHOUT GIVING IN). New York: Penguin Books, 1981.

H. Stephen Glenn and Jane Nelsen, RAISING SELF RELIANT CHILDREN IN A SELF INDULGENT WORLD. Sunrise Press, P.O. Box 788, Fair Oaks, CA 95628, 1988.

John Heider, TAO OF LEADERSHIP. New York: Bantam Books, 1985.

E.D. Hirsch, Sr., CULTURAL LITERACY. New York: Random House, A Vintage Book, 1988.

Malcolm Knowles, SELF DIRECTED LEARNING. Chicago: Follett Publishing Co.

John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene, MEGATRENDS 2000. New York: Wiliam Morrow and Co. Inc., 1990.

M.Scott Peck, ROAD LESS TRAVELED. New York: Simon and Shuster, A Touchstone Book, 1978

M. Scott Peck, THE DIFFERENT DRUM. New York: Simon and Shuster, A Touchstone Book, 1987.

Tom Peters, THRIVING ON CHAOS. New York: Harper and Row, 1987.

Tom Rochester, MAKE YOUR TIME QUALITY TIME. Self + Rich Books, P.O. Box 714, Tolland, Connecticut 06084, 1984.

Virginia Satir, PEOPLEMAKING. Science and Behavior Books, P.O. Box 60519, Palo Alto, CA 94306, $9.95.

Sharon Scott, PEER PRESSURE REVERSAL - HOW TO SAY NO AND KEEP YOUR FRIENDS. Human Resource Development Press, 22 Amherst Road, Amherst, MA 01001.

Sharon Scott, WHEN TO SAY YES AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS. Human Resource Development Press, 22 Amherst Road, Amherst, MA 01001.

Sharon Scott, POSITIVE PEER GROUPS. Human Resource Development Press, 22 Amherst Road, Amherst, MA 01001.

Paul W. Sets, THE ART OF TALKING SO THAT PEOPLE WILL LISTEN. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc., 1983.

Barbara Sher, WISHCRAFT: HOW TO GET WHAT YOU REALLY WANT. New York: Balantine Books, 1979.

Robert Theobold, RAPIDS OF CHANGE. Indiana: Knowledge Systems, Inc., 1987.

Roger von Oech, A WHACK ON THE SIDE OF THE HEAD. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1983.

Roger von Oech, A KICK IN THE SEAT OF THE PANTS. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1986.