A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO GROWING UP SHORT. Part science book, part memoir abook for everyone concerned about looking (or feeling) different.When veteran journalist John Schwartz took a close look at famous height studies, he made a surprising discovery: being short doesn't have to be a disadvantage! Part advice book, part memoir, and part science primer, this fascinating book explores the marketing, psychology, and mythology behind our obsession with height and delivers a reassuring message to kids of all types that they canwalk tall whatever it is that makes them different."Short" is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year."
JOHN SCHWARTZ is a reporter for The New York Times. He lives in New Jersey, and has a wife and three kids. He's shorter than all of them.