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Jackanapes

Jackanapes
In a 19th century English village, the high-spirited boy, orphaned at the Battle of Waterloo, rode his pony across the green, obedient to his aunt but creating scrapes she never thought to forbid him. He later joined the British Army and gave his life in battle to save his best friend.

Mildred and Elsie

Mildred and Elsie
"'Tis beautiful when first the dewy light Breaks on the earth! while yet the scented air Is breathing the cool freshness of the night, And the bright clouds a tint of crimson bear." Elizabeth M. Chandler. "A long, long kiss, a kiss of youth and love." Byron. Morning was breaking over the landscape; a cool, refreshing breeze, laden with woodland sweets and wild birds' songs, softly kissed Mildred's cheek and awoke her. She started up with a low exclamation of delight, sprang to the open window, and kneeling there with her elbow on the sill and her cheek in her hand, feasted her eyes upon the beauty of the scene-a grand panorama of wooded hills, falling waters, wild glens and forests and craggy mountains, above whose lofty summits the east was glowing with crimson and gold. Another moment and the sun burst through the golden gate and began anew his daily round, "rejoicing as a strong man to run a race."

The Blue Fairy Book

The Blue Fairy Book
A favorite collection of the best-known fairy tales drawn from the folklore of many countries, The Blue Fairy Book is one of the best volumes in the series. Produced by folklorist Andrew Lang at the turn of the 20th century, this delightful book includes engaging illustrations by Henry Justice Ford. Inside this volume you will find such favorites as "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp" and dozens of other classics.

This Incomplete One

release date: May 03, 2006
This Incomplete One
A collection of sermons in which preachers deal with the deaths of children and young adults, this volume includes the words of Craig Barnes, Karl Barth, David L. Bartlett, Ronald P. Byars, John Claypool, William Sloan Coffin, Stephen T. Davis, J. Howard Edington, Jonathan Edwards, Laura Mendenhall, and more. (Ministry and Pastoral Resources)

Gypsy Breynton

Gypsy Breynton
High-spirited Jemima "Gypsy" Breynton keeps life interesting for her family and teacher.

Baptizing Harry Potter

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Baptizing Harry Potter
The scope and tragedy of the thing : the structure of the series -- More things in heaven and earth : going beyond the normal -- As if a man were author of himself : good against evil -- Be absolute for death : life and death -- Power is made perfect in weakness : power and weakness -- To lay down one's life for one's friends : love and sacrifice -- It is essential that you understand this : freedom and determination -- A pretty boring life : the hidden and the ostentatious -- Telling it like it is : the struggle for truth -- They will see God : purity of heart and purity of blood.

Children's Literature and the Fin de Siècle

Children's Literature and the Fin de Siècle
The close of a century invites both retrospection and prognostication. As a period of transition, it also brings a sense of uncertainty, finality, and apocalypticism. This volume examines fin de siecle tensions in 19th- and 20th-century children's literature from around the world. The contributors look back at children's literature of the past and ahead toward children's literature of the future, while probing such issues as literary nonsense and the breakdown of language, the image of the child as redeemer, social engineering in children's literature, the Holocaust in children's fiction, fear in contemporary fantasy, and changing notions of masculinity.

The Guide to Honest Parenting

release date: Feb 01, 2009
The Guide to Honest Parenting
Knowing what to do or say in a situation gives a parent, grandparent, or teacher confidence, calmness, and effectiveness. Do you wish for your child to become a person who has a happy and productive life? Would you like for your child or teen to trust you, communicate well with you and want to have a positive relationship with you? Do you hope that one day, your child or teen will become an adult who can take care of himself / herself? Is your child or teen on that path, now? Would you like to learn some simple, yet effective ways of getting your child or teen on this path and building a stronger bond with them? The Guide to Honest Parenting is a revolutionary, yet common sense approach to parenting children and teens with behavioral and emotional issues and improving relationships. This book contains information that can also help parents of kids without these challenges to raise children who make better decisions now, and later in life. It is designed to help parents, stepparents, foster parents, grandparents, and teachers of children diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, ODD, Conduct Disorder, and many other diagnoses...OR... no diagnosis at all. This is not just for parents of kids with behavior problems, but those parents will appreciate the relief and seeing progress the most. If your child or adolescent is angry, secretive, dishonest, argumentative, aggressive, verbally or physically abusive, destructive, disrespectful, etc., then you truly need to read this book. This parenting style uses no tricks, or "reverse psychology." If you've tried programs that don't work, this is your answer. It's effective, easy to understand, and offers information and help that you won't find elsewhere.

Rollo's Journey to Cambridge

Rollo's Journey to Cambridge
"The illuminated cover is printed in multiple colors and is signed by the Heliotype Printing Co., Boston. The interior B & W line work is probably also by them."--David A. Hanson documentation.

The Palgrave Handbook of Child Mental Health

release date: Dec 17, 2015
The Palgrave Handbook of Child Mental Health
A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work includes contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines on topics including ADHD, autism, depression, eating disorders and trauma. It is an essential resource for all those involved or interested in child mental health.

The Hand of the Potter

The Hand of the Potter
Though Dreiser was more aptly known for his novels and short stories, he did produce a few plays. This one The Hand of the Potter, is a drama in four acts, first published in 1918. It would not be until 1921 that the play gained enough popularity to be produced professionally on stage.

The Development of Intelligence in Children

The Development of Intelligence in Children
"This book of reprinted articles from the journal "L'Anně Psychologique" as a whole constitutes a complete history and exposition of the Measuring Scale as Binet left it. In Chapter I the authors show the origin of the Scale and their first methods of attacking the problem. Chapter II describes the first results--a series of test questions arranged in order of difficulty but not yet assigned to definite years. An immense amount of work had been done on this series, and the authors may have been justly proud of what they had accomplished, though it was soon to be largely discarded for a much more useful plan. This was the so called "1905 Tests." Chapter III shows the laborious and painstaking methods of standardization. Nowhere does Binet more clearly show his genius. It is here that he has taught us the method which must be used in all extensions or revisions of the Scale, that lay any claim to scientific value. In Chapter IV he gives us the Measuring Scale for Intelligence--the so called 1908 Scale. It is the most complete statement of the Scale. Chapter V gives some of his later 1911 corrections and revisions--his last word on the subject. In making up this book we have attempted to include everything Binet and Simon wrote explanatory of the Scale. The reader will find many repetitions and some contradictions, and the date of each article should be taken into account in deciding which is the authoritative statement. It has been thought best to include all of these repetitions and contradictions, in order to show the development of Binet's own thought in regard to his Scale. Only in this way does the marvelous work that he did on this subject become fully appreciated"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Aspects and Issues in the History of Children's Literature

release date: Jan 01, 1995
Aspects and Issues in the History of Children's Literature
Scholars from 10 countries address children's literature as a literary art form and provide an international perspective on its history and evolution.

The Old Man's Home

The Old Man's Home
A story of a spiritual friendship between little Annie and a disordered man who was deserted and lived alone in a house by the shore.

Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness
Provide students with purposeful practice and fun activities that focus on detecting, manipulating, and interacting with the sounds of language. Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness offers 70 lessons that are grouped according to phonological skills and include kinesthetic, visual, and aural representations. Through singing songs, engaging in role-playing games, or tossing balls of yarn, students will gain quality speech practice and learn how to isolate sounds and recognize individual words, syllables, rhymes, and phonemes. Alternate suggestions at the end of each activity are also included to make accommodating modifications for diverse learners. This resource is correlated to College and Career Readiness Standards.

The Happy Prince and Other Tales

The Happy Prince and Other Tales
The Happy Prince and Other Tales was written by Victorian author Oscar Wilde and illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood.?

Little Sir Galahad

Little Sir Galahad
Despite being crippled by a childhood injury, a couageous young boy joins his friends in starting a club called the Galahad Knights, which takes the Round Table as its model and endeavors to teach young people Christian values.

The Young Investor

release date: Oct 01, 2010
The Young Investor
Suggests how to make your money grow, discussing savings, investing, stocks, and the economy.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Here is the story of Tom, Huck, Becky, and Aunt Polly; a tale of adventures, pranks, playing hookey, and summertime fun. One of the nineteenth century's greatest chroniclers of childhood, Mark Twain's novel captures the sheer pleasure of being a boy. Tom Sawyer is as clever, imaginative, and resourceful as he is reckless and mischievous, carrying on under the watchful eye of his Aunt Polly. Part trickster, part escape artist, and full-time romantic, he spins fantastic tales of noble derring-do and adventure--dragging his pal Huck Finn and his 'sweetheart' Becky Thatcher into a real-life escapade involving theft, courtroom drama, and murder.

Understanding Children in Foster Care

release date: Oct 25, 2017
Understanding Children in Foster Care
This book introduces the Relational Learning Framework (RLF), an assessment tool which helps foster care practitioners, social workers and foster carers to examine what foster children have learned in their early life about relationships and particularly through maltreatment. Grounded in attachment theory and drawing on cognitive theory this book will help practitioners to understand and respond to the challenging behaviour presented by these children and remove barriers to an empathic response. Early chapters provide context in a theoretical discourse on the causes and consequences of psychological and attachment difficulties for children in care, including a discussion of maltreatment and foster care. The theoretical basis of the technique will be outlined and subsequent chapters will explain how to undertake RLF including the wide-ranging practice evidence, a worked example, common themes and trouble shooting. This will be an invaluable source for clinical practitioners, social workers, foster care practitioners and foster parents who want to make sense of the complex information about children in foster care to improve their relationships. It will also provide insight into foster children’s mental health and behaviour for academics and postgraduate students in related disciplines.

Children and Families in the Social Environment

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Children and Families in the Social Environment
The first edition of this volume successfully applied Bronfenbrenner's "micro-systems" taxonomy to childrearing and family life. Emphasizing how forces in the environment influence children's behavior, Garbarino has staked out an intermediate position between the psychoanalytic and the systems approach to human development. Taking cognizance of new research and of changes in American society, Garbarino has once again carefully analyzed the importance of children's social relationships. For this wholly revised second edition, he has incorporated a greater emphasis on ethnic, cultural, and racial issues.

Children of Atlantis

release date: Jan 01, 1995
Children of Atlantis
The Children of Atlantis is a collection of statements by a hundred young people who have fled various parts of the former Yugoslavia in the face of war and destruction, nationalism, hatred and ethnic cleansing, the pressure to take sides, and the draft. As refugees, they are seeking to continue or complete their education at universities around the world, all the while confronting the task of making something of their lives amid the catastrophe that has overwhelmed them, their families, and their homeland. Gathered here are extracts from essays written by the students describing the circumstances that drove them to leave their homes, and the different ways (both optimistic and bleak) they envision their futures. It offers a snapshot of virtually a whole generation of young people on the threshold of their working lives, uprooted from the world they grew up in. Their voices are varied, expressing pain, anger, uncertainty, hope, and the positive energy of youth. What they have in common is a sense of disbelief and bewilderment at the forces unleashed in what was their country. In a way this is a war-report, though not prepared by foreign war-reporters or covered from the frontlines. Rather, it is a diverse chronicle revealing the unseen psychological aspects of war, written by the victims from the depths of their souls.

The Welfare Trait

release date: Jan 26, 2016
The Welfare Trait
The welfare state has a problem: each generation living under its protection has lower work motivation than the previous one. In order to fix this problem we need to understand its causes, lest the welfare state ends up undermining its own economic and social foundations. In The Welfare Trait, award-winning personality researcher Dr Adam Perkins argues that welfare-induced personality mis-development is a significant part of the problem. In support of his theory, Dr Perkins presents data showing that the welfare state can boost the number of children born into disadvantaged households, and that childhood disadvantage promotes the development of an employment-resistant personality profile, characterised by aggressive, antisocial and rule-breaking tendencies. The book concludes by recommending that policy should be altered so that the welfare state no longer increases the number of children born into disadvantaged households. It suggests that, without this change, the welfare state will erode the nation's work ethic by increasing the proportion of individuals in the population who possess an employment-resistant personality profile, due to exposure to the environmental influence of disadvantage in childhood.

Peter and Wendy

Peter and Wendy
The adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.

Children for Hire

release date: Jan 01, 2003
Children for Hire
Levine explains that since 1981, there has been a relaxation in enforcement of federal child labor law provisions in America. He presents the complicated elements and troubling implications of the problem, focusing especially on matters of occupational health and safety.

What Tommy Did

What Tommy Did
Tommy is a lively, innocent child who follows where his curiosity leads him. When he spots his Mama's bottle of glue, he has to find something to stick together, but spilling it on Uncle Jim's chair glues a visitor to the seat! The Fourth of July leads to tears and trouble, almost as much trouble as what happened when Tommy lost the stopper of the red ink bottle. Tommy is going to have a splendid birthday party, but wonders how much money he could get if he sold the tickets (invitations).

The Struggle of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems in an Age of Globalization

release date: Jan 01, 2012
The Struggle of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems in an Age of Globalization
This is a comprehensive study and erudite description of the struggle of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems in an Age of Globalization, using in particular eighty-four children's traditional games in south-eastern Zimbabwe. The book is an informative and interesting anthropological account of rare African children's games at the risk of disappearing under globalization. The virtue of the book does not only lie in its modest philosophical questioning of those knowledge forms that consider themselves as superior to others, but in its laudable, healthy appreciation of the creative art forms of traditional literature that features in genres such as endangered children's traditional games. The book is a clarion call to Africans and the world beyond to come to the rescue of relegated and marginalized African creativity in the interest of future generations.

In Pursuit of Liberty

release date: Jan 01, 2006
In Pursuit of Liberty
This is the first book to tell the story of the children, white and black, male and female, American, British, and German, who fought, died, and suffered through the American Revolution.

Narrating the Future in Siberia

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Narrating the Future in Siberia
The wider cultural universe of contemporary Eveny is a specific and revealing subset of post-Soviet society. From an anthropological perspective, the author seeks to reveal not only the Eveny cultural universe but also the universe of the children and adolescents within this universe. The first full-length ethnographic study among the adolescence of Siberian indigenous peoples, it presents the young people's narratives about their own future and shows how they form constructs of time, space, agency and personhood through the process of growing up and experiencing their social world. The study brings a new perspective to the anthropology of childhood and uncovers a quite unexpected dynamic in narrating and foreshadowing the future while relating it to cultural patterns of prediction and fulfillment in nomadic cosmology. Olga Ulturgasheva is Research Fellow in Social Anthropology at the Scott Polar Research Institute and Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. She has carried out fieldwork for a decade in Siberia on childhood, youth, religion, reindeer herding and hunting and coedited Animism in Rainforest and Tundra: Personhood, Animals, Plants and Things in Contemporary Amazonia and Siberia (Berghahn Books 2012).

Picture Books for Children

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Picture Books for Children
Revised edition of: Picture books for children / Patricia J. Cianciolo. Fourth edition. 1997.

Sexual Enslavement of Girls and Women Worldwide

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Sexual Enslavement of Girls and Women Worldwide
Presents an inside look at sex slavery worldwide, which U.S. State Department officials estimate affects 800,000 victims each year - primarily women and children trafficked against their will across international borders.

Re-Visioning Public Health Approaches for Protecting Children

release date: Apr 26, 2019
Re-Visioning Public Health Approaches for Protecting Children
This volume provides readers around the globe with a focused and comprehensive examination of how to prevent and respond to child maltreatment using evidence-informed public health approaches and programs that meet the needs of vulnerable children, and struggling families and communities. It outlines the system failures of contemporary forensically-driven child protection practice. Detailed guidance is provided about how to re-think earlier intervention strategies, and establish stronger and more effective programs and services that prevent maltreatment at the population level. Service user and stakeholder perspectives, particularly from marginalized groups including Indigenous peoples, highlight how public health approaches can better support families and keep children safe. Case studies from different countries grapple with the fraught nature of large system change and the various strategies needed to effect multi-level reforms. Presenting the reader with an array of innovative services used in different institutional and community context, this volume confronts the complex challenges found in implementing successful prevention programs that are aligned with diverse cultural and political environments and community expectations.

Middle Tennessee's Forgotten Children

release date: Jan 01, 2004
Middle Tennessee's Forgotten Children
"The following pages contain records of apprenticeships in the counties of Middle Tennessee from the earliest surviving records until the practice became uncommon, usually in the late 1870's or 1880's"--Introduction.

The Vision of Gabriel Marcel

release date: Jan 01, 2008
The Vision of Gabriel Marcel
This book illustrates the profound implications of Gabriel Marcel's unique existentialist approach to epistemology not only for traditional themes in his work concerning ethics and the transcendent, but also for epistemological issues, concerning the objectivity of knowledge, the problem of skepticism, and the nature of non-conceptual knowledge, among others. There are also chapters of dialogue with philosophers, Jacques Maritain and Martin Buber. In focusing on these themes, the book makes a distinctive contribution to the literature on Marcel.Brendan Sweetman, a native of Dublin, Ireland, is Professor of Philosophy at Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO, USA. His books include Why Politics Needs Religion: The Place of Religious Arguments in the Public Square (InterVarsity, 2006) and Religion: Key Concepts in Philosophy (Continuum Books, 2007). He has coauthored or coedited several other books, including Truth and Religious Belief (M.E. Sharpe, 1998), and Contemporary Perspectives on Religious Epistemology (Oxford University Press, 1992). Professor Sweetman has published more than fifty articles and reviews in a variety of collections and journals, including International Philosophical Quarterly, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Faith and Philosophy, Philosophia Christi, and Review of Metaphysics. He writes regularly in the areas of continental philosophy, philosophy of religion, political philosophy and ethics.

Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments

release date: Jan 01, 2016
Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments
Accompanied by Broselow Pediatric Emergency Reference Tape and tape instructions sheet in pocket inside back cover; and American Heart Association PALS Vital Signs in Children (2016) pocket reference card.

Healing Hearts

release date: Apr 01, 2013
Healing Hearts
A leading pediatric heart surgeon learns about the journey from grief to life from these inspiring mothers of his lost patients.

The Fantastic Sublime

release date: Jan 01, 1996
The Fantastic Sublime
Examines the ways in which Romanticism took part in the revolution of the view of fantasy literature, arguing that nineteenth-century children's fantasy cultivated a new image of children and the role of imagination.

The End of a Rainbow

The End of a Rainbow
The story of the adventures of half a dozen lively boys and girls in an inland town, in about 1850. They search a mill-race for lost treasure, write prize stories for a newspaper, undertake an exploring expedition in a canal boat, and 'unhaunt' a haunted house.

National Systems of Child Protection

release date: Aug 06, 2018
National Systems of Child Protection
This volume provides a wide spectrum description analysis of the contemporary and well established child protection systems in a range of countries, such as Australia, Canada, Netherlands and Spain. It presents a brief orientation about the public and private systems involved in protecting children in each country. Further the book identifies current key policy and implementation drivers that orient the systems of child protection, such as children’s rights, family preservation, use of evidence and public health orientation. Finally it presents a critical analysis of the strengths and limitations of the systems, as well as, strategies for prospects for improving outcomes for children and their families.
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