Books tagged: child neglect

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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 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.
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.
In a Car Going Nowhere
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Lonliness and rejection switch Beebee from a cry-baby to a cold-hearted killer. After his parents divorced they gradually changed from fighting about who would get to keep Beebee to fighting about who would have to keep Beebee. Then his mother forgot his thirteenth birthday and something flipped on inside Beebee's head to ignite a deadly anger.
Pallbearer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
From "Matters Familiar." Two boys, one mother; two lives, separated from birth.
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life shares life stories of those who have experienced foster care. Philly shares through imagery, using Pandora's Box as a metaphor for her complicated relationship with her biological family. ShirleyAlexis pours out her story, the painful horrifying truth of it, in a torrent of words that capture you and hold you breathless...
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer
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Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Good Cop, Bad Daughter is an often humorous, poignant adventure story of Karen’s journey from pot-smoking Cal student to SF street cop. Recounting the story of the first female cops in SF, she reflects on life with her bi-polar mother, and comes to realize her chaotic past unwittingly provided the perfect foundation for her chosen career.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.