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Examination Paediatrics

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Examination Paediatrics
This book has been designed to specifically assist candidates in passing clinical examinations in paediatrics, particularly at post-graduate level. Candidates for the FRACP and MRCPCH (UK) have found previous editions valuable Undergraduates and postgraduates for any paediatric examinations with a clinical component, including those with an OSCE format, should find this book a useful study aid and reference.

Language Development

release date: Nov 15, 2010

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.

Picturing Canada

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Picturing Canada
Gail Edwards and Judith Saltman illuminate the connection between children''s publishing and Canadian nationalism, analyse the gendered history of children''s librarianship, identify changes and continuities in narrative themes and artistic styles, and explore recent changes in the creation and consumption of children''s illustrated books. Over 130 interviews with Canadian authors, illustrators, editors, librarians, booksellers, critics, and other contributors to Canadian children''s book publishing, document the experiences of those who worked in the industry.

The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature

release date: Jan 01, 2010
The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature
`This volume is timely, useful and unique in its content and presentation. The chapters provide a comprehensive account of present work and potential developments in children''s literature as the field presently stands. All are blessedly jargon-free and very clear in their exposition.'' Amanda Piesse, Trinity College Dublin The Routledge Companion to Children''s Literature is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of children''s literature in all its manifestations. It features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children''s literature is the way it is. Topics covered include The Routledge Companion to Children''s Literature contains suggestions for further reading throughout, plus a helpful timeline and a substantial glossary of key terms and names, both established and more cutting-edge. This is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to an increasingly complex and popular discipline.

Children's Rights and the Developing Law

release date: Aug 13, 2009
Children's Rights and the Developing Law
This book examines how developing law and policies in England and Wales simultaneously promote and undermine children''s rights.

Childhood in Global Perspective

release date: Jun 22, 2009
Childhood in Global Perspective
The second edition of this compelling and popular book offers a unique global perspective on children''s lives throughout the world. It shows how the notion of childhood is being radically re-shaped, in part as a consequence of globalization. Taking an engaging historical and comparative approach, the book explores social issues such as how children are constituted as raced, classed and gendered subjects; how children''s involvement in war is connected to the globalization of capitalism and organized crime; and how school and work operate as sites for the governing of childhood. The book discusses wide-ranging topics including children''s rights, the family, children and war, child labour and young people''s activism around the globe. In addition to updated literature throughout, the revised edition includes new chapters on migration and trafficking, and the role of play. The book will continue to be of great value to students and scholars in the fields of sociology, geography, social policy and development studies. It will also be a valuable companion to practitioners of international development and social work, as well as to anyone interested in childhood in the contemporary world.

A Book

release date: Apr 14, 2009
A Book
Among a family who lives in a book, the youngest daughter is the only one who doesn''t have a story to belong to, so she sets out among fairy tales, adventures, mysteries, histories, science fiction, and others to track down her story. By the Calecott Medal winner of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers.

Beyond Tears

release date: Mar 03, 2009
Beyond Tears
Nine women from a support group of mothers who had lost children offer their unique perspective, comfort, and advice for bereaved parents, candidly discussing the grieving process, the impact of grief on personal relationships, and the different ways in which mothers and fathers cope with the pain. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Becoming Byzantine

Becoming Byzantine
Despite increased interest over the last fifty years in childhood in Byzantium, the bibliography on this topic remains rather short and generalized. Becoming Byzantine: Children and Childhood in Byzantium presents detailed information about children''s lives, and provides a basis for further study. This collection of eight articles drawn from a May 2006 Dumbarton Oaks symposium covers matters relevant to daily life such as the definition of children in Byzantine law, procreation, death, breastfeeding patterns, and material culture. Religious and political perspectives are also used to examine Byzantine views of the ideal child, and the abuse of children in monasteries. Many of these articles present the first comprehensive accounts of specific aspects of childhood in Byzantium.

Native Nostalgia

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Native Nostalgia
Challenging the stereotype that black people who lived under South African apartheid have no happy memories of the past, this examination into nostalgia carves out a path away from the archetypical musings. Even though apartheid itself had no virtue, the author, himself a young black man who spent his childhood under apartheid, insists that it was not a vast moral desert in the lives of those living in townships. In this deep meditation on the experiences of those who lived through apartheid, it points out that despite the poverty and crime, there was still art, literature, music, and morals that, when combined, determined the shape of black life during that era of repression.

Hinman's Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Hinman's Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery
No other atlas presents pediatric urologic surgery with such care, attention to detail, and respect for the subject. Revised to include a new co-author and new illustrations, this new edition supplements comprehensive, step-by-step coverage of every procedure with the commentary of leading urologists. Over 60 new procedures present the latest advances in pediatric urologic surgery. Clear writing and detailed illustrations make this atlas ideal for both new and experienced surgeons. Depicts surgery as it is actually performed with beautiful illustrations that illuminate every step in each procedure. Follows a surgeon''s approach to technique, providing step-by-step instructions so you understand key anatomy and events during surgery. Includes every procedure you might encounter in clinical practice for comprehensive coverage. Features a new co-author and new commentators-the most important names in urology-for expert guidance and a fresh understanding of the subject. Covers over 60 new procedures, including laparoscopic varicocele ligation, incision of the urethral plate, ileovesicostomy, laparoscopic orchiectomy, and cloacal exstrophy, to help you provide the best outcomes for pediatric patients.

Pragmatism, Education, and Children

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Pragmatism, Education, and Children
This book presents fourteen new essays by international scholars about the intersections between pragmatism, education, and philosophy with children. Pragmatism from its beginnings has sought a revolution in learning, and is itself a special kind of philosophy of education. What can the applications of pragmatism to pedagogy around the world teach us today?

A Night Night Prayer

release date: Jan 01, 2008
A Night Night Prayer
Introduces thankfulness and prayer in an evening routine accompanied by endearing illustrations that depict a cozy bedtime.

Slaughterhouse Angels

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Slaughterhouse Angels
It is four years ago that my father introduced me to his friend Father Joe Maier, co-founder and director of the Human Development Foundation in Bangkok. Through him I got the opportunity to visit the foundation''s Mercy Centre in the slaughterhouse slum district. Thot visit had a profound impact on me and over the following years I invested most of my spore time taking pictures and doing the research collected in this book. The publishing of Slaughterhouse Angels took a considerable amount of trust on behalf of the children. Over time it became a mutually affectionate relationship, with these children showing me love and warmth despite their deep traumas. It is that love and that warmth that makes them angels to me and will drive me to continue my close relationship with the Human Development Foundation.

Children's Nature

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Children's Nature
Three out of four Broadway-bound musicals fail to get there, and many of those that do, ultimately fail. The Broadway Musical takes an engrossing look at the industry''s successes and failures in an effort to understand the phenomenon of mass collaboration that is Broadway. The authors investigate the complicated machinery of show business from its birth around the turn of the century through its survival of the cost explosions of the 1980s. Through interviews with many of Broadway''s top producers, directors, designers, actors, songwriters, lyricists, librettists, musicians, and other artists, they lead us on an intimate tour of the creative process. They also explore the roles of top executives and the reactions of critics and audiences. They conclude with a fascinating look at the inherent conflicts and tensions that have resulted in some of the most seamless and best-loved productions on Broadway. Fans of the genre as well as scholars and students of American culture will delight in this revealing insider''s look at the scenes behind the scenes and the history of one of America''s most popular forms of entertainment. The effort that goes into making a Broadway musical is enormous, first requiring the enthusiasm of a group of initial creative artists and then the cooperation of hundreds of talented individuals and the investment of millions of dollars before each show is ready to open. Each venture is marked perhaps more by conflict than collaboration, and the continuation of the industry seems more remarkable when it is revealed that three out of four Broadway musicals fail to break even on Broadway. What goes into the making of a successful musical? No venture can be a success without good collaboration, but whether it is good or bad in any specific case cannot be known beforehand. The Broadway Musical is an investigation into this phenomenon of collaboration and its seeming unpredictability. To gather information, Bernard Rosenberg and Ernest Harburg have interviewed many of the top producers, directors, designers, players, songwriters, lyricists, librettists, and other artists that are responsible for today''s Broadway musicals. Starting with the development of the industry itself, the authors investigate the complicated machinery of show business and detail how it was able to survive the rapidly rising costs of productions in the 1980s. Proceeding to the creative aspects of the show, the authors provide an intimate look at the assembling of the musical at every level, detailing the workings of the top executives, musicians, songwriters, techne, the reaction of the critics and the audience. The book concludes with a lengthy look at the phenomenon of collaboration itself, describing the inherent conflict and tension that often adds to the production of a Broadway musical. The Broadway Musical is an engrossing look at the successes and failures of this most elaborate form of live entertainment.

When Children Kill Children

release date: Jan 01, 2008
When Children Kill Children
This title examines the role of political culture and penal populism in the response to the subject of child-on-child homicide. Green explores the reasons underlying the vastly differing responses of the English and Norwegian criminal justice systems to the cases of James Bulger and Silje Redergard respectively. Whereas James Bulger''s killers were subject to extreme press and public hostility, held in secure detention for nine months before being tried in an adversarial court, and served eight years in custody, Redergard''s killers were shielded from public antagonism and carefully reintegrated into the local community. This book argues that English adversarial political culture creates far more incentives to politicize high-profile crimes than Norwegian consensus political culture. Drawing on a wealth of empirical research, Green suggests that the tendency for politicians to justify punitive responses to crime by invoking harsh public attitudes is based upon a flawed understanding of public opinion. In a compelling study, Green proposes a more deliberative response to crime is possible by making English culture less adversarial and by making informed public judgment more assessable.

Minders of Make-believe

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Minders of Make-believe
Examines the dramatic changes that occurred in children''s literature during the twentieth century, the growth and impact of major publishing houses, the influence of key publishing figures, and the contributions of pioneering editors, educators, and librarians.

Justice for Truth

release date: Dec 01, 2007
Justice for Truth
When J.D. Morrison''s son, Richie, mysteriously dies, she finds herself caught in the snare of a corrupt medical examiner and a greedy billion-dollar corporation. Read this true story to discover how a seemingly minor car accident initiates earth-moving aftershocks. (Social Issues)

Trade Me Success Secrets 2nd Edition

release date: Nov 01, 2007

Research

release date: Sep 01, 2007
Research
Evidence-based practice depends on well-designed, well-executed research. Now in its second edition, this highly respected guide to dietetics research has been written and edited by the foremost experts in the field. As a guide, this book is invaluable to new and experienced researchers alike. As a reference, Research: Successful Approaches provides practical observations that will make research accessible to all readers.

Enemy Lines

release date: Apr 11, 2007
Enemy Lines
Enemy Lines captures the extraordinary story of boys and girls coming of age during a civil war. Margaret Trawick lived and worked in Batticaloa in Eastern Sri Lanka, where thousands of youth have been recruited into the Sri Lankan armed resistance movement known as the Tamil Tigers (LTTE). This compelling account of her experiences is a powerful exploration of how children respond to the presence of war in their world and of how adults have responded to the presence of children in this conflict. What emerges from her beautifully written narrative, which includes many voices of the children and young adults who have joined the LTTE, is a picture of a region that has been profoundly affected by the horrors of war, but where war is not the only thread in the fabric of people''s lives--these Sri Lankans fight and prepare for combat, but they also play, love, celebrate, and dream. Enemy Lines, the most extensive ethnographic account of the Tamil Tigers available, advances a striking argument about the nature of war itself as it brings alive a region where childhood, warfare, and play have become commingled in a world of continual uncertainty.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Harry Potter

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Harry Potter
A guide to the people, places, creatures, and events contained within all seven "Harry Potter" novels also describes what life is like for students at Hogwart''s, explains wizarding and British terminology, and explores the historical and mythological roots of the novels.

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)

Once Upon a Dragon

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Once Upon a Dragon
When a little girl and her dragon friend stumble into a fairy tale world, it is up to the little girl to keep her companion out of harm''s way when they meet up with the hungry wolf of "Little Red Riding Hood," Snow White''s evil stepmother, and other unseemly characters. Simultaneous.

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.

Child Language

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Child Language
Child Language: provides a comprehensive overview of language acquisition in children introduces students to key theories and concerns such as innateness, the role of input and the relation of language to other cognitive functions teaches students the skills needed to analyze children''s language includes sections on the bilingual child and atypical language development provides classic readings by key names in the field, such as Brian MacWhinney, Richard Cromer, Jean Aitchison, and Eve Clark. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415281032

Africa's Orphaned and Vulnerable Generations

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release date: Jan 01, 2006
Africa's Orphaned and Vulnerable Generations
Shows how the AIDS epidemic continues to affect children disproportionately and in many harmful ways, making them more vulnerable than other children, leaving many of them orphaned, and threatening their survival. Released by UNICEF, UNAIDS and PEPFAR, this report contains research on orphans and vulnerable children.

Three Boys Missing

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Three Boys Missing
Presents an account of the investigation into the murder of three teenage boys in Chicago in 1955.

If Your Adolescent Has Schizophrenia

release date: Jan 01, 2006
If Your Adolescent Has Schizophrenia
Provides a guide to dealing with adolescents with schizophrenia, including a description of the disease and information on how to arrange for the proper diagnosis and treatment.

Dependent States

release date: Sep 01, 2005
Dependent States
By putting children at the center of our thinking about American history, Karen Sanchez-Eppler recognizes the important part childhood played in nineteenth-century American culture and what this involvement entailed for children themselves.

An Introduction to Early Childhood

release date: Aug 10, 2005
An Introduction to Early Childhood
A new edition of this book is available `This collection of papers makes a valuable contribution to the growing number of books that take a multidisciplinary approach to early childhood studies'' - Nursery World ''This is a useful book for students of early childhood, raising interesting and challenging questions about the field, and encouraging them to look a their own beliefs and practices in a reflective way'' - Early Years Linking theory to multiprofessional practice in the early years field, this book explores all the major themes of care and education in early childhood. Included are chapters on: - children''s learning - children''s rights, child protection and children''s health - inclusion and special educational needs - collaborative practice across education, health and social work - international perspectives on early childhood. Each chapter will contain summaries of key points and direct the readers towards further reading for continued study. Students on Early Childhood Studies, Early Years Foundation Degrees and Early Years QTS courses will find this book invaluable, no matter what their previous academic experience. The book is also useful for HLTA and NVQ students. Tim Waller is Early Years Research Group Leader at University College Northampton. He has extensive experience of planning, directing and examining early childhood studies degree courses over the last seven years.

Flowers in the Attic

release date: Aug 02, 2005
Flowers in the Attic
Chris, Cathy, and the twins are to be kept hidden until their grandfather dies so that their mother will receive a sizeable inheritance, however, years pass and terrifying things occur as the four children grow up in their one room prison.

Child Health Guide

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Child Health Guide
"A complete medical resource book on holistic pediatrics and natural treatment for children"--Provided by publisher.

The Archaeology of Childhood

release date: Jan 01, 2005
The Archaeology of Childhood
The study of children and childhood in historical and prehistoric life is an overlooked area of study that Jane Baxter addresses in this brief book. Her timely contribution stresses the importance of studying children as active participants in past cultures, instead of regarding them mainly for their effect on adult life. Using the critical concepts of gender and socialization, she develops new theoretical and methodological approaches for the archaeological study of this large but invisible population. Baxter presents examples from the analysis of toys, miniatures, and other objects traditionally associated with children, from the gendered distribution of activity space, from the remains of children-as-apprentices, and from mortuary evidence. Baxter''s work will aid archaeologists bring a more nuanced understanding of children''s role in the historical and archaeological record.

Handbook of Pediatric Nutrition

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Handbook of Pediatric Nutrition
Handbook of Pediatric Nutrition, Third Edition, provides cutting edge research and resources on the most important pediatric issues and therapies, such as prenatal nutrition, weight management, vegetarian diets, diabetes guidelines, and transplant nutrition concerns. Commonly used by dietetic practitioners studying for their Pediatric Specialty exams, registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, nutritionists, pediatricians, nurses, and dietetic students, this book is considered the last word in pediatric nutrition.

Trafficking in Women and Children in India

release date: Jan 01, 2005

The Big Book of Reading, Rhyming and Resources

release date: Jan 01, 2005
The Big Book of Reading, Rhyming and Resources
Reproducible literature-based, multisensory activities, crafts, and songs that promotes reading and literacy for children ages four through eight.

Hand Bone Age

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Hand Bone Age
For decades, the determination of bone maturity has relied on a visual evaluation of skeletal development in the hand and wrist, most commonly using the Greulich and Pyle atlas. The Gilsanz and Ratib digital atlas takes advantage of the advent of digital imaging and provides a more effective and objective approach to skeletal maturity assessment. This atlas integrates the key morphological features of ossification in the bones of the hand and wrist and provides idealized, sex- and age-specific images of skeletal development. This computer-generated set of images should serve as a reasonable alternative to the reference books currently available.
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