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School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Risk assessment for violence involves the investigation of five factors: These factors are 1 ) precipitating events, 2) patterns of direct statements, 3) circumstances that increase the likelihood of violence, 4) signs of cumulative stress, and 5) indicators of lowered risks for violence. This article describes a risk assessment based on these factors. For school violence and workplace violence
If Trees Could Fly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
Come on Philly, We Can Do Better
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
In the book, Julius A. Williams III recounts his experiences as a substitute counselor at a Philadelphia public middle school, exposing incidents involving students, teachers, administration, school police, parents, and more. “Philadelphia does not have to be defined by these failures, but we cannot start solving these problems happening every day in our schools until we acknowledge them.”
Snowballs and Sinners
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
In this young adult page-turner, Aaron Sawyer, an ideal student at Highland High School, falls into the drug subculture of his school but has no hint of the deadly difficulties he is about to experience. Written in a direct, fast-paced style with abundant dialogue, Snowballs and Sinners provides high-interest appeal. The numerous plot twists throughout the novel lead to a shocking climax.
Brian's High
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You set the price! Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Fourteen-year-old Brian, distraught with pain after a shooting leaves his friend dead, embarks on a dark and hollow lifestyle, guided by the duplicitous Jessie. A turn of events “coincidentally” ends that relationship and thrusts him into another with a quirky family who becomes the center of Brian’s life. Sleeping gifts emerge from within and plunge him into a reality few could imagine.
Tot and the Bully Shield
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Tot is a tiny tater tot who goes to Potato Public Elementary where he gets bullied daily by Fry and Spud. Tot decides to turn to his family and friends for advice. With their help Tot learns that he has a Bully Shield... he just needs to turn it on. "Tot and the Bully Shield" provides young readers with tips on how to deal with this serious issue.
High School Hit List
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Jimmy can talk to animals. No big deal, probably part of his Mohawk heritage. But one day, Coyote tells him, "You have to go to school. There's going to be trouble." Turns out a bully's slashing his way through a hit list, starting with one of the vice principals and closing in on Jimmy himself at number four. Now Jimmy's got to protect them all--with some help from the birds and the beasts.
Taking the Bully by the Horns
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
Awards for "Saving Children's Lives." Covers the serious issues of bullying, school violence and self-esteem. Children's version of Dr. Jay Carter's best-seller "Nasty People." It bolsters the self-respect of victims and bullies and addresses this epidemic that has been depriving children of self-esteem (leading to violent crimes/suicide) by offering smart, empowering, proactive "bully" solutions.
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
Town Without Guns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by R.D. Byron-Smith. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When tragedy strikes his school fifth-grader Nathan Granger comes up with a unique way to end gun violence in his tiny rural town. But is this intelligent, resourceful boy big enough to smash heads with one of America's most powerful gun organizations? A thought-provoking story for our troubled times.