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The Good Neighbor The definitive biography of Fred Rogers, children s television pioneer and American cultural icon, an instant New York Times bestseller Fred Rogers 1928 2003 was an enormously influential figure in the history of television As the creator and star of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness, fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously The Good Neighbor is the first full length biography of Fred Rogers Based on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, The Good Neighbor traces Rogers s personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work It includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce, discipline, mistakes, anger, and competition The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure. Best Download The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King For Kindle ePUB or eBook – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  1. I grew up watching Mister Rogers Neighborhood, and suffice it to say, most Americans who turned five by 2001 probably did as well My husband watched the program to help him with his English when he first came to this country Mister Rogers is by all accounts an American icon, so, when I saw on my goodreads feed a few months back that a new biography on Fred Rogers would be published this year, I knew that it was a book I just had to read The Good Neighbor, written by a longtime Rogers acquaint I grew up watching Mister Rogers Neighborhood, and suffice it to say, most Americans who turned five by 2001 probably did as well My husband watched the program to help him with his English when he first came to this country Mister Rogers is by all accounts an American icon, so, when I saw on my goodreads feed a few months back that a new biography on Fred Rogers would be published this year, I knew that it was a book I just had to read The Good Neighbor, written by a longtime Rogers acquaintance Maxwell King, allows readers to meet the Fred Rogers from off the air It was a nostalgic trip, and has become one of the highlights of my reading year.Fred Rogers grew up as an only child, loved by his parents and grandparents until the age of eleven when his parents adopted a girl who they always wanted A chubby kid who was often ridiculed by his peers, Rogers turned to a make believe world of puppets to help him get through his childhood His parents ...

  2. While I didn t grow up watching Mr Rogers sadly , I ve since heard so much about him.This book makes all theobvious that he was a decent and good man who wanted to bring positive to everyone.With that said, I can t say this was an enjoyable read but...

  3. Hello Neighbour Many of children and adults alike have come to know the wonders of Fred Rogers during a long career in children s education television Maxwell King seeks to revive an interest in Mr Rogers and his extensive impact that touched the lives of thousands over a career that spanned six decades The young Fred Rogers was quite introverted and bullied, choosing to hide away in his family s third floor home, where he had his own puppet theatre King writes of how Rogers would use his t Hello Neighbour Many of children and adults alike have come to know the wonders of Fred Rogers during a long career in children s education television Maxwell King seeks to revive an interest in Mr Rogers and his extensive impact that touched the lives of thousands over a career that spanned six decades The young Fred Rogers was quite introverted and bullied, choosing to hide away in his family s third floor home, where he had his own puppet theatre King writes of how Rogers would use his time with puppets to work out many of his emotions, away from those who may judge or mock him Rogers was an attentive student and did well in school, but had troubl...

  4. I recently saw the documentary Won t You Be My Neighborand absolutely loved it Like weeping in the middle of a crowded theater type of love which kinda caught me off guard because although I watched Mister Rogers Neighborhood growing up, it wasn t exactly must see tv for me But learningabout this man and how much good he put into the world, just really brought up all these emotions in me While the film focused primarily on the tv show, this book is the definitive Fred Rogers biograph I recently saw the documentary Won t You Be My Neighborand absolutely loved it Like weeping in the middle of a crowded theater type of love which kinda caught me off guard because although I watched Mister Rogers Neighborhood growing up, it wasn t exactly must see tv for me But learningabout this man and how much good he put into the world, just really brought up all these emotions in me While the film focused primarily on the tv show, this book is the definitive Fred Rogers biography to date I was happy to learnabout his childhood and what events and people helped shape him into such a special man And yes, I teared up reading this book as well This is definitely a very thorough biography as it explores his childhood, education, the family he raised with his wife, and of course his career There were two things that really stood out to me in particular The first being he came from a family that was very wealthy but incredibly generous to friends, employees, and...

  5. I was anxious to read this biography as my older kids really grew up with Mr Rodgers and I admire him as a person and role model However the writing in this biography is so mediocre and repetitive that I just can t finish It s a shame because this could have been so much better.So DNF for me at 60%

  6. I never watched a ton of Mister Roger s Neighborhood growing up I wasof an Arthur and Goosebumps type of kid and I lost TV access when I was in the third grade, haven t had cable, satellite or streaming since , but it s impossible not to recognize this endearing guy More than just a famous TV show host, Fred Rogers truly did care about his viewers by all accounts, and in an unfortunate age of the scandals of Bill Cosby and the illegal stunts of Justin Bieber, it s great to read a story a I never watched a ton of Mister Roger s Neighborhood growing up I wasof an Arthur and Goosebumps type of kid and I lost TV access when I was in the third grade, haven t had cable, satellite or streaming since , but it s impossible not to recognize this endearing guy More than just a famous TV show host, Fred Rogers truly did care about his viewers by all accounts, and in an unfortunate age of the scandals of Bill Cosby and the illegal stunts of Justin Bieber, it s great to read a story about a public figure who s above all that and enjoyed what he did Sadly he passed away, but Fred Rogers was a role model for generations of children, and he never patronized them His show never shied away from difficult issues such as disabilities, 9 11 s terrorist attacks or bullying, but it was always explained in a way that both children and adults alike coul...

  7. I admit I was skeptical, but this was as substantive and wholesome a biography as I could have asked for If there is one takeaway , if any, it is how much Fred Rogers cared about the work of educating children He paid for his early programs himself, and he steadfastly refused to license any merchandise He kept an extensive correspondence with the educational psychologists and teachers of his day, and the section which analyzes how he frames a sentence was a brilliant illustration of his tech I admit I was skeptical, but this was as substantive and wholesome a biography as I could have asked for If there is one takeaway , if any, it is how much Fred Rogers cared about the work of educating children He paid for his early programs himself, and he steadfastly refused to license any merchandise He kept an extensive correspondence with the educational psychologists and teachers of his day, and the section which analyzes how he frames a sentence was a brilliant i...

  8. I really want to like this but IT NEEDS AN EDITOR SO BAD I do not need to hear six times, in six different contexts, about how Fred stayed in an air conditioned room all summer one summer because his asthma was so bad I m still reading it, because I want to ...

  9. When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, Rogers had told his young viewers, my mother would say to me, Look for the helpers You will always find people who are helping To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers so many caring people in this worldYes, there are Fred Rogers was proof of that A man born with privileged demographics along with considerableWhen I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, Rogers had told his young viewers, my mother would say to me, Look for the helpers You will always find people who are helping To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers so many caring people in this worldYes, there are Fred Rogers was proof of that A man born with privileged demographics along with considerable family wealth, Rogers was free to explore any calling that spoke to him What a gift to the world that he chose to use this incredible opportunity to teach, help and empower Let Mister Rogers be an example to us all.In The Good Neighbor The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, author Maxwell King did an enormous amount of research to provide a well rounded biography It not only showcases Rogers s beautiful human qualities, but also his family history, his educational pursuits and what inspired them, the business end of Mister Rogers...

  10. First things first, I listened to the audiobook which is narrated by LaVar Burton of Reading Rainbow fame so that was immediately exciting.Second my biggest complaint has less to do with Roger s story andto do with the author of this story The book is needlessly repetitive, almost as if the author wanted the book to be longer than it needed to be Several times as the listener I am told the SAME THING I found this disappointing because it took away from the narrative of Fred Rogers li First things first, I listened to the audiobook which is narrated by LaVar Burton of Reading Rainbow fame so that was immediately exciting.Second my biggest complaint has less to do with Roger s story andto do with the author of this story The book is needlessly repetitive, almost as if the author wanted the book to be longer than it needed to be Several times as the listener I am told the SAME THING I found this disappointing because it took away from the narrative of Fred Rogers life The drawn out descriptions made it hard to enjoy th...