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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.

The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child

release date: Jan 01, 2009
The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child
Features a step-by-step method for parents that experience problems with their children; discusses seven myths of parenting; and offers advice for solving common issues with children in different age groups, from toddlers to adolescents.

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.

Children of the Stars

release date: Apr 30, 2008
Children of the Stars
Star children are children who have been sent here from all areas of the universe to help the earth and the people on it. They possess psychic, spiritual, and other extra sensory abilities. These children will bring peace, topple corrupt systems, and shift dimensional consciousness in the years to come. They have come here on special assignment to assist in this rebirth into a higher dimensional Earth. Since the beginning of time, parents have wished their kids came with an owner''s manual. Big changes are coming as this is a new world, a new energy grid, and the children of the stars, or Star children as we call them, have finally arrived to help save the earth with no owner''s manual. This book is a guide to help parents understand their Star children and to help each parent spiritually understand what is happening with these gifted youngsters who are here to help us. Yes, your children can be your spiritual advisors and they are here to help us. They will try to teach us many lessons. Most we won''t understand, some we won''t even know are lessons. With the help of this guide, a few of us may catch on. Valuable for educators to become aware that they are dealing with an entirely new generation of children who do not think or behave like those who have gone before them. This book is also intended to help our younger or older Star children understand and not be afraid of what they are seeing or hearing that many others cannot see or hear. Topics: Indigo to Crystal to Rainbow Transitions; Environmental Stress and Your Star Child; The Importance of healthy Food; The Nine Dimensions of Consciousness; A Global Crisis: Help Is On the Way.

Prince Caspian Movie Tie-in Edition (rack)

release date: Apr 01, 2008
Prince Caspian Movie Tie-in Edition (rack)
Four children help Prince Caspian and his army of talking beasts to free Narnia from evil.

In Re Gault

release date: Jan 01, 2008
In Re Gault
Details the Supreme Court case which guaranteed juveniles similar rights to adults in the criminal justice system and discusses the ramifications and legacy of the legal ruling.

Independent Reading Inside the Box

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Independent Reading Inside the Box
"This innovative book shows teachers how to add value, authenticity, and accountability to independent reading programs and keep the focus on student reading. From a reproducible blank template to numerous student samples of the "Reading 8-Box", the book illustrates how students can use a single page to strengthen and monitor their comprehension, language, and thinking skills. It offers a range of graphic organizers and open-response opportunities that help deepen student thinking and response. This non-intrusive way for teachers to monitor, assess, and support students focuses on students actively engaging in their reading. This remarkable book is committed to helping teachers better understand the needs of their students so that independent reading time is purposeful and directly connected to classroom instruction."--Publisher''s website.

School Lunch Politics

release date: Jan 01, 2008
School Lunch Politics
"Even now, the school lunch program remains problematic, a juggling act between modern beliefs about food, nutrition science, and public welfare. Levine points to the program menus'' dependence on agricultural surplus commodities more than on children''s nutritional needs, and she discusses the political policy barriers that have limited the number of children receiving meals and which children were served. But she also shows why the school lunch program has outlasted almost every other twentieth-century federal welfare initiative."--BOOK JACKET.

Determinants of Infant and Child Mortality in Rural India

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Determinants of Infant and Child Mortality in Rural India
This book which is based on the NFHS-I data focuses on the differentials and determinants of Infant and Child Mortality among three different under-5 mortality groups of states in rural India. The book first deals with the differentials in the housing characteristics, fertility behaviour of women, utilization of maternal area services, immunization and breast feeding practices and nutritional status of children among the three morality group of states. In the next stage, the levels, trends and differentials in infant and child mortality among the three mortality group of states are presented in detail. In the final stage multivariate analysis has been carried out to assess the effect of various socio-economic and maternal cream variables on infant and child mortality in rural India. This book will be very useful to the researchers, policy makers, with the programmes and research aimed to reduce Infant and Child Mortality in Rural India.

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.

Slaughterhouse Angels

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Slaughterhouse Angels
A STUNNING PHOTO DOCUMENTARY IN BLACK AND WHITE OF THE STRUGGLES AND JOYS OF ORPHANS IN BANGKOK''S SLAUGHTERHOUSE DISTRICT.

The Benefits of Physical and Health Education for Our Nation's Children

Trade Me Success Secrets 2nd Edition

release date: Nov 01, 2007

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.

Begin Here

release date: Jan 31, 2007
Begin Here
An analytically innovative work, Begin Here widens the current critical focus of Asian North American literary studies by proposing an integrated thematic and narratological approach to the practice of autobiography. It demonstrates how Asian North American memoirs of childhood challenge the construction and performative potential of national experiences. This understanding influences theoretical approaches to ethnic life writing, expanding the boundaries of traditional autobiography by negotiating narrative techniques and genre and raising complex questions about self-representation and the construction of cultural memory. By examining the artistic project of some fifty Asian North American writers who deploy their childhood narratives in the representation of the individual processes of self-identification and negotiation of cultural and national affiliation, this work provides a comprehensive overview of Asian North American autobiographies of childhood published over the last century. Importantly, it also attends to new ways of writing autobiographies, employing comics, blending verse, prose, diaries, and life writing for children, and using relational approaches to self-identification, among others.

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.

Children of a New World

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Children of a New World
Paula S. Fass, a pathbreaker in children’s history and the history of education, turns her attention in Children of a New World to the impact of globalization on children’s lives, both in the United States and on the world stage. Globalization, privatization, the rise of the “work-centered” family, and the triumph of the unregulated marketplace, she argues, are revolutionizing the lives of children today. Fass begins by considering the role of the school as a fundamental component of social formation, particularly in a nation of immigrants like the United States. She goes on to examine children as both creators of culture and objects of cultural concern in America, evident in the strange contemporary fear of and fascination with child abduction, child murder, and parental kidnapping. Finally, Fass moves beyond the limits of American society and brings historical issues into the present and toward the future, exploring how American historical experience can serve as a guide to contemporary globalization as well as how globalization is altering the experience of American children and redefining childhood. Clear and scholarly, serious but witty, Children of a New World provides a foundation for future historical investigations while adding to our current understanding of the nature of modern childhood, the role of education for national identity, the crisis of family life, and the influence of American concepts of childhood on the world’s definitions of children''s rights. As a new generation comes of age in a global world, it is a vital contribution to the study of childhood and globalization.

The Citizenship Flowchart

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The Citizenship Flowchart
Laminated 2-sided flowchart (28 x 22 cm.) inserted.

Understanding Children's Drawings

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Understanding Children's Drawings
Michaela Strausss classic book is a pioneer work that can strengthen observation, understanding, and love for the being of the child, both in the parental home and in the kindergarten. First issued in 1978, this revised edition has improved reproductions and a larger format.

Slope of the Child Everlasting

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Slope of the Child Everlasting
A metaphorically rich new poetry collection from the winner of the 1997 Isabella Gardner Poetry Award.

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.

Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion
The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children''s lives. But until Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and genres in order to shape children''s lives – their behavior, values, and relationship to society. As Jack Zipes convincingly shows, fairy tales have always been a powerful discourse, capable of being used to shape or destabilize attitudes and behavior within culture. For this new edition, the author has revised the work throughout and added a new introduction bringing this classic title up to date.

Children's Rights

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Children's Rights
Get up-to-date information on children''s and parent''s rights Children have a basic human right to be free of abuse and maltreatment. The late Dr. John Pardeck''s Children''s Rights: Policy and Practice, Second Edition comprehensively explores the latest legal, psychological, sociological, policy, and child advocacy issues dealing with children''s rights. Essential issues are clearly discussed involving children at home, in school, in foster care, and in residential facilities. This new edition of The Haworth Social Work Practice Press classic examines the practical and ethical issues inherent in balancing a child''s right to self-determination against the same child''s need to be protected. Children''s Rights: Policy and Practice, Second Edition delves deep into the causes of abuse and neglect and offers help for families at risk. Techniques are presented for case and cause advocacy, as well as venues for family and individual therapy. Other discussions address the role and function of child protective services and the juvenile justice system, a review of effective social policy to protect and care for children, family health and children''s rights issues, and children''s rights in schools and day care facilities. This essential exploration includes extensive references and notes, a list of Web sites, and a comprehensive glossary of influential legal rulings focusing on children''s rights. Children''s Rights: Policy and Practice, Second Edition includes over 100 pages of new and updated material on: new rulings of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that have implications for children''s rights legal case studies an overview and analysis of the Leave No Child Behind Act children''s rights and school violence an expanded discussion on practice interventions focusing on various approaches for helping children adjust to substitute care an expanded examination on advocacy and children''s rights, with emphasis on legal case studies as a tool for enhancing the rights of children Balancing theoretical considerations, solid information, and practical advice, Children''s Rights: Policy and Practice, Second Edition is an essential resource for child welfare workers, attorneys, educators, students, parents, and social workers.

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

A Broken Flute

release date: Nov 01, 2006
A Broken Flute
Presents reviews and evaluations of six hundred children''s books about Native Americans.

Digestive Wellness for Children

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Digestive Wellness for Children
Covers nutrition awareness and digestive conditions including food sensitivity and allergies, leaky gut syndrome, colic, reflux, Hirschsprung''s Disease, coeliac disease and Crohn''s disease.

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.

Social Policy for Children and Families

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Social Policy for Children and Families
This book uses a unique framework to help students understand effective public policy development for children and families.

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.

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.

The Child Writer from Austen to Woolf

release date: Jun 16, 2005
The Child Writer from Austen to Woolf
A collection of essays on the juvenilia of famous authors including Austen, the Brontës, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf.

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.
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