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Free for All

release date: Jan 10, 2011
Free for All
As this book takes us on an eye-opening journey into the nation''s school kitchens, the author offers an assessment of school food in the United States. She reveals the forces that determine how lunch is served, such as the financial troubles of schools, the commercialization of childhood, and the reliance on market models. The author explores the deep politics of food provision from multiple perspectives including history, policy, nutrition, environmental sustainability, taste, and more. How did our children end up eating nachos, pizza, and Tater Tots for lunch? How did we get into the absurd situation in which nutritionally regulated meals compete with fast food items and snack foods loaded with sugar, salt, and fat? What is the nutritional profile of the federal meals? How well are they reaching students who need them? Opening a window onto our culture as a whole, she concludes with a vision for change: fresh, healthy food for all children as a regular part of their school day.

Language Development

release date: Nov 15, 2010

Helping Children and Young People who Self-harm

release date: Jul 12, 2010
Helping Children and Young People who Self-harm
Every year thousands of children and young people attend emergency departments with problems resulting from self-harm. More still come to the attention of CAMHS teams, school nurses and other community-based services. Helping Children and Young People who Self-harm provides clear and practical guidance for health professionals and other members of the children’s workforce who are confronted by this complex and difficult area. Providing accessible evidence-based advice, this textbook looks at: what we mean by self-harm and its prevalence the legal background what works for young people who self-harm what children and young people think about self-harm assessment and interventions for self-harm prevention of self-harm service provision and care pathways. Essential for all those working with children and young people, this textbook contains a glossary of terms, practical strategies and case studies.

Child Labour

release date: Jul 01, 2010
Child Labour
This book discusses issues of child labour such as poverty, malnutrition, social disadvantage, gender, globalisation, and education, and looks at both physical and psychological threats. The editors concentrate on child labour in the developing world, where most of it occurs.

Paediatric Intensive Care

release date: Mar 25, 2010
Paediatric Intensive Care
Paediatric Intensive Care gives practical and realistic advice for all those who care for critically ill children. Organised predominantly by system or speciality for easy reference, it also comprehensively covers the underlying principles that guide clinicians in every day practice.

The Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook

release date: Mar 01, 2010
The Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook
The Sleep Lady''s two-week technique helps children overcome sleep roadblocks

Playway to English Level 3 Pupil's Book

release date: Sep 17, 2009
Playway to English Level 3 Pupil's Book
Playway to English Second edition is a new version of the popular four-level course for teaching English to young children. Pupils acquire English through play, music and Total Physical Response, providing them with a fun and dynamic language learning experience. In the Pupil''s Book: • Fantastic varied tasks keep children motivated • Cross-curricular activities take children''s learning beyond the English language classroom • Self evaluation sections help children retain and recycle new language • Regular Word play sections encourage pupils to use the target language creatively

The Philosophical Baby

release date: Aug 04, 2009
The Philosophical Baby
A revelatory examination of how babies and young children think draws on new scientific understandings to identify links between key behaviors and subsequent abilities, explaining how the latest findings offer profound insight into the nature of being human.

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.

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.

Taking Part

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Taking Part
Pre K-Grade 3. This curriculum provides step-by-step strategies and activities for teaching 33 social skills that are essential to children''s social development. Animal characters/puppets are used to introduce the skills and to help in various practice and maintenance activities. Skill lessons are divided into six units: Making Conversation Communicating Feelings Expressing Oneself Cooperating with Peers Playing with Peers Responding to Aggression and Conflict Each skill is divided into clearly defined behavioral steps that incorporate thinking, feeling, and doing. At each stage of instruction, students are given examples of appropriate skill use, asked questions to enhance their understanding of the skill, and provided with specific feedback as they practice the skill. Children are encouraged to apply their newly learned skills at school, at home, and on the playground. Children will enjoy learning skills as they interact with the animal characters used in the program--Felicia Fox, Benny Frog, Hank Hawk, Carla Bluejay, Shelli Squirrel, and Will Rabbit. Puppet-mask outlines representing each animal character are provided. The characters are used to present a motivational story for each skill and to help in various practice and maintenance activities. The authors note that some children prefer role-playing as animal characters rather than as themselves or as human characters. This second edition of Taking Part has been field-tested at sites selected to represent a full range of ages, geographic locations, economic levels, and cultures. Appendixes provide reproducible materials, including student handouts, program posters and blackline masters.

A History of Surgical Paediatrics

release date: Jan 01, 2009
A History of Surgical Paediatrics
This book provides an authoritative overview of the global development of surgical paediatrics. Biographical accounts of key people who developed this relatively new specialty, many of whom are now household names, are presented. The compendium also acknowledges the enormous contribution of imaging (ultrasound/MRI and PET scans), minimal invasive surgery, and fetal surgery, as well as the role of related journals and associations, in the progress of surgical paediatrics.Many of the contributors have been instrumental to the development of surgical paediatrics in their respective countries, and have considerable worldwide influence on the management of children requiring surgical care. Through their valuable insight and first-hand experience, this book not only shines a light on the past achievements of previous generations of paediatric surgeons, but also serves as a model to encourage future generations to do likewise.

Language and Deafness

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Language and Deafness
The Fourth Edition of Language and Deafness covers language and literacy development from preschool through adolescence. Content includes the basics of language development and the relationship between language and cognition. Oral communication methods and English-like signing systems are also covered, along with linguistics/sociolinguistics of American Sign Language. Multicultural aspects, including bilingualism and second-language learning, are covered in detail.

Boy's Life

release date: Jul 01, 2008
Boy's Life
Eyewitnesses to a horrific murder, Cory Mackenson and his father investigate and come face to face with the vicious Blaylock clan, a secret society united by racial hatred, and a reptilian creature inhabiting the river. Reprint.

Effective Practices for Children with Autism

release date: Mar 13, 2008
Effective Practices for Children with Autism
With contributors from a variety of disciplines & orientations, this book presents a critical appraisal of current practice standards, emphasizing empirically supported procedures and research-to-practice applications.

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.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Pediatric Gastroenterology
This volume offers expert guidance in the assessment and treatment of gastroenterological disorders commonly encountered in clinical practice. It delivers all the information you need in the proven high-yield Requisites format - equipping you to master the material quickly.

Acceptance & Mindfulness Treatments for Children & Adolescents

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Acceptance & Mindfulness Treatments for Children & Adolescents
The essays in Acceptance and Mindfulness Treatments for Children and Adolescents—which are edited by two luminaries in the field of third-wave behavior therapy—offer a much-needed adaptation of these revolutionary techniques for young people and their families, providing a wealth of new approaches to therapists, counselors, and other helping professionals.

The Sleepeasy Solution

release date: Apr 01, 2007
The Sleepeasy Solution
Teaches sleep-deprived parents how to define sleep goals that work for their family''s schedule and style, helping them create a customized sleep planner for their child to ensure consistency with both parents as well as extended caregivers.

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

release date: Jan 29, 2007
Handbook of Child and Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Previously considered a rare condition among children and adolescents, recent research on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has indicated an increased prevalence among this age group, insofar as it is now considered one of the most common of all psychiatric illnesses affecting youth. Handbook of Child and Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is the definitive book on OCD in children and adolescents. It provides a comprehensive review of the existing literature on pediatric OCD, and is a welcome contribution to the extant literature, which otherwise lacks a text detailing the state of knowledge in this area. Emphasizing developments made in recent years, this new volume serves to disseminate information regarding effective treatments, etiology, and accurate assessment, and guides practitioners to formulate new questions that will further elucidate this condition. Distinct in its thorough coverage of various issues in pediatric OCD, Handbook of Child and Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder features: *detailed biological and genetic chapters, including chapters on PANDAS, psychopharmacology, and neurobiology; *discussions of assessment and pharmacological and psychological treatment; *research relevant to the settings of the family, school, and primary care; and *dialogue on OCD spectrum disorders and co-morbidities. This significant work is intended for clinical psychologists and psychiatrists, school psychologists, graduate students, and all other mental health professionals. Primary care physicians will also consider this text useful, as will school counselors.

PE Connections

release date: Jan 01, 2007
PE Connections
"You want your students to be successful - not just in the classroom, but throughout their lives as well. With PE Connections: Helping Kids Succeed Through Physical Activity, you can provide the experiences that help students succeed in a much broader sense than is usually associated with a physical education class. PE Connections accomplishes this by offering teachers and after-school care providers three instructional approaches that expand the definition of student success: teaching quality physical education, building social and personal competencies through developmental assets, and creating the foundation for a coordinated school health program."--BOOK JACKET.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley, who finds himself thrust into high school where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. Luckily Greg has his best friend and sidekick, Rowley.

The Child's Conception of the World

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The Child's Conception of the World
Nineteenth-century developmental psychologist Jean Piaget examines the child''s notions of reality and causality at various stages of development.

How to Repair Children Damaged by Mercury, Medicine & Politics

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release date: Jan 01, 2007
How to Repair Children Damaged by Mercury, Medicine & Politics
Covers the history of the medical and political aspects of the autism spectrum disorders fiasco. Additionally, the author presents treatments that many times lead to the reversal of most of the symptoms of autism. It is a must read for all physicians, especially pediatricians, who have remained uneducated in this area.

Dreamland

release date: May 22, 2006
Dreamland
Larry lay under the trees upon the soft, green grass, with his hat tilted far forward over his eyes and his grimy hands clasped together beneath his head, wishing with all his might first one thing and then another, but always that it was not so warm. When the children had gone to school in the morning, they had seen Larry''s figure, as they passed along the street, stretched out full-length beneath the trees near the gutter curbstone; and when they returned, there he was still. They looked at him with curiosity; and some of the boys even paused beside him and bent over to see if he were sunstruck. He let them talk about him and discuss him and wonder at him as they would, never stirring, and scarcely daring to breathe, lest they be induced to stay and question him. He wanted to be alone. He wanted to lie lazily under the trees, and watch the sunbeams as they flirted with the leaves, and hear the birds gossip with one another, and feel the breeze as it touched his hot temples and soothed him with its soft caresses.

Sneaky Veggies

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Sneaky Veggies
Recipes so delicious kids will never guess what''s in them. Includes vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes such as No Peeking Leek and Potato Soup; Polar Bear in a Blizzard Chicken with creamy cauliflower sauce; Who Wants a Milkshake? Pumpkin Smoothie.

Teaching Atlas of Pediatric Imaging

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Teaching Atlas of Pediatric Imaging
Provides 125 cases that address the challenging "real-life" clinical problems that radiologists are likely to encounter. Each chapter presents a different case with a complete patient work-up that includes clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, and more. This book is suitable for clinicians at all levels.

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

Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence
This handbook provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of childhood violence that considers children as both consumers and perpetrators of violence, as well as victims of it.

Building Social Relationships

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Building Social Relationships
Parents and professionals often ask how to teach social skills and how to design social skills programs for children with ASD. Often they are seeking answers to basic questions such as “where do we start” and “what strategies do we use?” This book addresses the need for social programming for children and adolescents with ASD by providing a comprehensive five-step model. The model incorporates the following fives steps: assess social functioning, distinguish between skill acquisition and performance deficits, select intervention strategies, implement intervention, and evaluate and monitor progress. This model will also show you how to organize and make sense of the myriad of social skills strategies and resources currently available to parents and professionals – it is not meant to replace other resources or strategies, but synthesize them into one comprehensive program.

Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals
Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) represents a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children.

The International Handbook of Parental Alienation Syndrome

release date: Jan 01, 2006
The International Handbook of Parental Alienation Syndrome
The dramatic increase in the number of child-custody disputes since the seventies has created an equally dramatic need for a standard reference work that examines the growing social problem of children who develop an irrational hatred for a parent as the result of divorce. The International Handbook of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Conceptual, Clinical, and Legal Considerations features clinical, legal, and research perspectives from 32 contributors representing eight countries, building on the work of the late Dr. Richard Gardner, a pioneer in the theory, practice, diagnosis, and treatment of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS). This unique book addresses the effects of PAS on parents and children, discusses issues surrounding reconciliation between parent and alienated child, and includes material published for the first time on incidence, gender, and false allegations of abuse in PAS. Content highlights examines PAS and the roles of family members, the criminal justice system, and the need for public awareness and policymakers to respond to PAS. Descriptive statistics on 84 cases are given, and the factors affecting reconciliation between the child and target parent are listed. The mild, moderate, and severe categories of PAS are explored, and the psychological consequences of PAS indoctrination for adult children of divorce and the effects of alienation on parents are researched. The role of medical reports in the development of PAS, sexual abuse allegations, and future predictions on the fate of PAS children are many of the clinical considerations in this book. The legal issues concern PAS in American law, criticisms of PAS in courts of law, protecting the fundamental rights of children in families, family law reform, International PAS abductions, and the legal requirements of experts giving evidence to courts. The impact and implications of PAS are immense, and no other single source provides the depth and breadth of coverage of the topic than the clinical and forensic chapters in this book.

The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence

release date: Jan 01, 2006
The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence
This Handbook draws together leading social scientists in the world from multiple disciplines to articulate what is known and needs to be known about spiritual development in childhood and adolescence.

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.

Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment (ETAT)

release date: Dec 01, 2005
Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment (ETAT)
Deaths in hospital often occur within 24 hours of admission. Many of these deaths could be prevented if very sick children are identified soon after their arrival in the health facility and treatment is started immediately. Therefore, a process of rapid triage for all children presenting to hospital needs to be put in place to determine whether any emergency or priority signs are present. This 3 1/2-day training course builds on the WHO Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment (ETAT) guidelines as contained in the Pocket book of hospital care for children . It provides participants with the reading materials to prepare themselves for the modules taught in the course. Guidance on how to conduct the training is contained in the parallel facilitator''s guide. This training course can be included in a quality improvement process, which targets the whole hospital or it can start such a process.

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.

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.

Researching Children's Experience

release date: Feb 09, 2005
Researching Children's Experience
Strongly recommended as it provides a very useful overview of a range of methods, mainly textual, for exploring children''s experiences. These accounts are placed well in the broader conceptual frameworks concerning both methodologies and ethical considerations'' - "Educational Review

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.
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