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Dream or Destiny
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by GASLight Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Marilee Anderson dreams about a murder and wakes to find it really happened. She and David Nichols, the victim’s brother, become the prime suspects. Though they have their secrets and aren’t sure they can trust each other, Marilee and David team up to find the killer.
Quinton Finds His Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Quinton is a somewhat different quail among the others in his village, for he has two plumes instead of one, and has not yet learned to fly. Follow Quinton as he goes from a life as a belittled child and local outcast to one of happiness and love, watch him as he learns the true meaning of family, and see him take the first step into a world of acceptance and belonging.
A NEATS Analysis of Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) require special care. This article describes ADHD, illustrates main points with case examples, and provides guidelines for parents and professionals. The article covers neurobiology, executive function, attachment, trauma, and self-regulation (NEATS).
Two Boys, Similar Backgrounds: One Goes To Prison and One Does Not: Why?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This article tells the stories of two boys who grew up in the same middle-class neighborhood. One went to prison and the other did not. What were the differences in these two lives?
The Circle of Friends, Book III...James
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Series: The Circle of Friends. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Emerging from a troubled childhood, the future appears bright for James Sheppard. However, years of abuse and loneliness have dampened his spirit. When a crisis abruptly forces him into adulthood, James is saddled with more responsibility than expected. Struggling to cope, the past returns to haunt him. Will James find peace before the mistakes of his father destroy him completely?
Informally Educated: True Tale of Child Abuse, Survival and Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010 by Lemon Press. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
An amazing story about overcoming tremendous obstacles, including abuse.M Gusby WSAV3 Ga The road that led Kennesaw Taylor back to Milledgeville was marked with a non-existent childhood, a madman and murder. Jonathan Jackson Union Recorder Milledgeville Ga A horrific story, not a horror story. A good book, not a happy book. I’m amazed he lived through all this.Laura Starling
The NEATS: A Child & Family Assessment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book describes five areas of human functioning that are fundamental to child and family development. They are neurobiology, executive function, attachment, trauma, and self-regulation. Parents and professionals will find this handbook helpful as they work together to promote children's optimal development. Includes case studies to illustrate main points.
Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Who Killed Kelsey?
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Two television reporters team up to expose the truth behind months of documented abuse, broken bones, and a dead little girl. Her mother and step-father are sitting in jail. Still no one has been convicted of her murder. Read the damaging documents, heart-wrenching law enforcement interviews, and an inside look into the violent history that led to the tragic end to Kelsey Briggs' life.
Abused - A Daughter's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Emily Miller knew her life was about to change forever the day her mother said, "I'm pregnant." She'd hear those words again and again--and with every pregnancy Emily's father changed from bad to worse. For years the Miller family suffered through his rages. It took a terrible loss for the family to regroup, and all the love Emily can muster to save her siblings.