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Birthday Girl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Sixteen-year-old Tracey Burns has been confined to a single room for two years. One night, amid chaotic spring winds, she slips to freedom and inadvertently sets herself on a journey that takes her further away from the one thing she wants most: to find the mother who left her behind.
Children with Serious Conduct Issues: A Case Study, a NEATS Analysis, and Case Planning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This book is for parents and professionals as they work together to help children who have serious conduct issues. Conduct issues are common in childhood. The issues are serious when children do not respond to reasonable parental requests and when children's actions put themselves and others in danger. This book provides much needed information and guidance.
Child Sexual Abuse: From Harsh Realities to Hope
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Through stories, this book shows what child sexual abuse means to children who have been sexually abused, perpetrators, mothers, and other family members. The book also describes services for child and adult survivors, perpetrators, and other family members. What individuals and groups can do for prevention is included.
Do Sexually Abused Children Become Abusers?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Do sexually abused children become abusers? Most do not. Persons who do not become abusers have protective factors in their lives that help them to cope with, adapt to, and overcome the effects of the abuse. This includes boy survivors and girl survivors.
A NEATS Analysis of Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The purpose of this article is to describe the various types of autism and to show how early intervention can help some children with autism gain in social and language skills. The article also describes ASD in terms of their neurobiology, executive function, attachment, trauma, & self-regulation (NEATS). Important information for parents and professionals.
Family Incest Treatment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
This article describes family incest treatment, which is rare in the United States, but whose treatment goals provide important information for family members who have experienced incest. Topics covered are expression of emotions, responsibility, understanding incest, making amends, understanding human sexuality, and safety plans.
Executive Function and Self-Regulation in Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Executive function and self-regulation are two capacities important to child development. This article describes what these two terms mean, illustrates main points with case examples, and provides guidelines for parents and professionals.
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).
Kendall's Storm
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Ten-year-old Kendall’s life is not only unpredictable; it's a mystery. Why can’t he and Dad live in one place more than a few months? Why the all-night drives, the tucked-away motels, always leaving things behind? What is Dad's job? Kendall only knows two thing for sure: He's afraid of just about everything—and Dad hates cowards. Can a rescued puppy and love from a stranger change his life?
Girl: A Novel
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Thought provoking coming-of-age novel. Recently orphaned, fourteen year-old Loren Creek is caught in the crossfire of a legal system that would control her future, and a foster care system that lays claim to her daily life. "Girl is a heart-warming tale that will have you rooting for Loren as she tries to find her place in the world." – Steve Cushman, author of Heart with Joy