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Therapeutic Parenting in a Nutshell: Positives and Pitfalls
Sarah Naish - 2016
Suitable for all carers, parents and supporting professionals working with children who have suffered early life trauma. Sarah Naish uses her first hand experience to clearly explain the differences between 'standard' parenting and 'therapeutic' parenting, with case studies and examples of good therapeutic parenting strategies, along with practical applications. Written with the busy parent and supporting professional in mind, this short book provides answers for all those caring for children with attachment difficulties, explaining why we need to parent our children differently, common additional challenges faced by Therapeutic Parents, and the best way to resolve them. The book may be read as a 'stand alone' document, but used in conjunction with the videos and video based courses, it provides a powerful foundation in caring for children who have suffered early life trauma. The author provides essential advice to supporting professionals about overcoming blocked care, and helping Therapeutic Parents to stay connected to their child. This book contributes to the new Level 3 Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting, which will be launched by Fostering Attachments Ltd, (Inspire Training Group) in the Autumn of 2016.
Junie B. Jones #17-24
Barbara Park - 2007
Jones Is a Graduation Girl All the children in Room Nine are excited when they get their bright white graduation gowns. Then an accident happens! Can Junie B. find a way to fix things? Junie B., First Grader (at last!)When Junie B. tries to read words on the chalkboard, she can’t seem to see what everyone else is seeing! Is it possible she might actually end up wearing . . . glasses?Junie B. First Grader: Boss of LunchJunie B. is getting to help in the school cafeteria. Maybe one of these days she’ll be the boss of this whole entire operation! Junie B. First Grader: Toothless Wonder Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And what’s all this tooth fairy business? So many questions, so little time.Junie B., First Grader: Cheater PantsJunie B. has all the answers when it comes to cheating. It’s just wrong! But what about copying someone else’s homework? Could she be a cheater pants and not even know it?Junie B., First Grader: One Man BandIt’s time for the first-grade kickball tournament! Only Junie B. has hurt her big piggy toe and she can’t play on the team. Maybe she could be in Sheldon’s halftime show! Junie B., First Grader: ShipwreckedRoom One is putting on a play about explorers looking for the New World! Plus–Junie B. thinks she might be the star of the whole entire production! Junie B., First Grader: Boo . . . and I MEAN it!It’s Halloween! Only Junie B. is afraid to go trick-or-treating. But then she gets an idea for a costume to out-scare even the creepiest competition.
Like Rain on a Dry Place: A Birth Mother's Story
Wendy Salisbury Howe - 2016
What is it like? It is the best gift you can ever imagine, like rain falling on a dry place.This memoir is a great reunion journey, from Paris, to California, to Denmark! A coming together of a mother and son, the only two people who can answer all the questions the other one has.
All About You: An Adopted Child's Memoir
Liz Butler Duren - 2017
She was adopted. This discovery leads Liz on a 29-year journey to find the mother who gave her away. Like a master detective, she deciphers decades-old agency documents to decode the truths within. Fraught with dead ends and disappointments, her journey threatens to reveal secrets that have long defined the lives of her loved ones. Told with heart, humor and bittersweet reflections of a South Carolina girlhood, All About You will resonate with any reader struggling to find their place in the world.
Trash!: On Ragpicker Children and Recycling
Gita Wolf - 2003
Based on the real-life experiences of street children in Chennai, it tells the story of Velu, a runaway village child. He ends up as a ragpicker in a big city and must face the harsh realities of life on the streets. The story is accompanied by facts and arguments that connect complex issues—ranging from child labor and child rights, to lifestyles, waste and recycling.“A true gem in the Indian publishing landscape . . .”—The White Ravens Catalogue of the World’s Best Children’s Books
The Mother's Bond: A heartbreaking page turner from one of the nation's best-loved celebrities
Denise Welch - 2018
But these days she barely notices the little daily lies she tells to keep it hidden. She has a new identity now. All she wants is an orderly, predictable life that revolves around her beloved husband and children. Kathryn was once Kelly, a girl who lived on one of the roughest estates in the north and got pregnant as a teen. When she moved away, she left the past behind. Now there's a stranger in her kitchen, and he knows more about her than he is letting on. What does he want? Has he come for help or is he planning to wreck her life?Will Kathryn finally have to admit to her family that she isn't who they think she is?
Witch School, Books 2-6
Katrina Kahler - 2017
Once you've read it, you'll want to read the rest of the series and find out what Margaret gets up to and how Charlotte fares at her new school. This is a cheaper way to buy the ebook series. If you haven't read Book 1 yet, grab it now! Then you can download books 2-6 and read the rest of this exciting and dramatic series.
CHACHA CHAUDHARY AND LAKKAR BAGGHA SINGH: CHACHA CHAUDHARY
Pran Kumar Sharma - 2015
Thus CHACHA CHAUDHARY was born in 1971.Tall and robust SABU, who is an inhabitant of planet Jupiter, gave Chaudhary an ideal company. A combination of wisdom and strength was formed to tackle any difficult task. It is said that " Chacha Chaudhary's brain works faster than a computer". Though both fight the criminals and tricksters, each episode ends with a touch of humour. The duo perform in lighter vein. The CHAUDHARY family consists of his wife Bini, a fat sharp tongue woman, Sabu, Rocket - the dog and Dag- Dag, an old truck who is half human- half machine. Chacha Chaudhary is the most popular Indian comics. More than 10 million readers enjoy this series regularly in newspapers and comic books in ten languages. A T.V. serial based on the comics has crossed 500 episodes and still continue to be telecast on premier channel "Sahara ONE".
Automotive Mechanics, Workbook
William H. Crouse - 1993
The text integrates the new with the old, simplifying explanations, shortening sentences, and improving readability. Hundreds of illustrations cover new developments, espeially those relating to the foreign automotive industry and federal laws governing automotive air pollution, safety, and fuel economy. The Tenth Edition contains two four-color illustrated sections. Many chapters end with vocabulary words and "think-type" review questions, in addition to the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) style of multiple-choice questions. For schools seeking program certification by the national Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), the high-priority items from their diagnosis, service, and repair task lists have been included.
Diary of a Mob - Rowley the Rabbit (Book 1): The Runaway Rabbit (An Unofficial Minecraft Book for Kids Age 9-12)
Mark Mulle - 2015
He runs away from home after causing a lot of trouble in his school. His plans of becoming a great adventurer fail when he gets lost. Hungry and far away from home, Rowley meets a squid who deceives him and gives him the worst advise one can imagine. Rowley ends up taking the advice and gets himself further and further into trouble. Now he must find a way to make up for the disorder he created while travelling from village to village, biome to biome. Other book in the Diary of a Mob – Rowley the Rabbit series Book 2: Zombie Pet, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00WKXFR4E/ Author’s Note: This short story is for your reading pleasure. The characters in this "Minecraft Adventure Series" such as Steve, Endermen or Herobrine...etc are based on the Minecraft Game coming from Minecraft ®/TM & © 2009-2013 Mojang / Notch
Sukhu and Dukhu
But the gentle and generous nature of the daughter brings good fortune. Six queens plot against the seventh, jealous that she is bearing the King's heir, and accuse her of witchcraft. A thoughtless queen decrees that anyone who cries in her kingdom will be thrown out, not foreseeing that one day she too might feel sorrow. India has a rich heritage of folktales, most of which are never written down, present only in a rapidly vanishing oral culture. Each region and language has its own particular set of stories – though many tales recur across different traditions. The stories here are taken from Bengal.
Scary Stories for Kids - Short Horror Stories for Children: (Children's Books and Books for Kids)
Kara Aitken - 2014
It's the perfect book to read around Halloween! If your kid loves scary stories, they're sure to love this children's book. The five spooky stories are perfect for telling scary stories in the dark, around a campfire, or for scaring friends at a sleep over. These are not your typical scary stories for kids, there stories are actually scary! Proceed with caution... Scary Stories for Kids Includes These Five Spooky Tales: 1) The Roller Coaster Curse 2) The Zoo Keeper 3) The Toy Maker 4) The Cafeteria Lady 5) The Wishing Well Disclaimer: These horror stories were written for children, however they include blood, zombies, and other scary elements which may not be suitable for some readers.
The Deadly Feast: Jataka Tales - Wisdom Conquers All
Yagya Sharma - 1988
Scheming rivals, foolish rulers and wicked courtiers leave him undaunted. He can organise king Vaideha's security, a network of spies and a royal wedding with equal flair. so, when a deadly plot is revealed, it is Aushadha who swings into action.