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School Refusal: Children Who Can't or Won't Go to School
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
The book breaks down the distinction between truancy and school refusal, allows for a functional analysis of school refusal to determine the motivation and particular reinforcement systems which support the behavior. The latest intervention strategies are reviewed with a focus on tailoring and adapting standard approaches to specific situations. Case studies and intervention plans are presented
I beat my eating disorder. You can too!
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
This book is a guide to recovery for anyone suffering from an eating disorder. It is a step by step guide based on my recovery from anorexia. CBT completely transformed my mindset from an unhealthy, self abusive one to a positive and confident one. I am confident that my book can guide many others to free themselves from the hell of an eating disorder too.
How to Talk to Kids about Babies, Birth, and Puberty: Tips to foster conversations from toddlers to teens
Price: $6.27 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Many parents dread the topics of sex and sexuality, but children are born with a natural curiosity about everything, including their bodies. Dr. Chrystal de Freitas is not only a doctor, but a parent as well. In her book, parents will learn that these topics don’t have to be embarrassing for either parent or child, and can be turned into positive opportunities to share values and information.
How to Keep Your Teenager From Driving You Crazy: A Proven Program for Encouraging Responsibility, Enforcing Limits and Restoring Peace to Your Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Your parent-teen relationship doesn't have to make you lose your mind. Dr. Paula Stone Bender's simple and proven methods encourage responsibility and positive attitudes in your teen. Dr. Bender shows you how to develop and implement a behavior contract that will improve your teen's behavior by setting clear expectations and providing structure to their lives.
Diabetes-Free Kids
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Diabetes-Free Kids addresses the burgeoning epidemic of type 2 diabetes among youth by setting out an easy plan parents can use to try to prevent the illness and to better manage it. A wealth of practical information in the book helps parents get their children to safely and effectively lose weight and lower their blood glucose levels—and possibly even reverse diabetes for good.
Kids Suck
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Kids Suck is quite the opposite of what its title suggests. Rather than badmouth the children in her life, the author offers some humorous and heartfelt episodes from her job as both a mother and a mentor. While Kids Suck may have been borne of parental frustration, it has been nurtured into a labor of love and a place where imperfect parents can turn to be to be assured that they are not alone.
South Sudanese Community Insights: A Cross-Generational Cross-Cultural Rescue Model for Families and Family Counselors
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Marilyn McLeod. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
South Sudanese people have experienced tremendous changes both within their homeland and as refugees abroad. This book describes typical South Sudanese culture, and challenges of both South Sudanese families and western professionals counseling them. John Chuol Kuek was born in South Sudan, survived refugee camps, and is now an Advanced Ph.D. Candidate while raising a family in the U.S.
Raising Teens With Sexual Self-Control: A Parent's Survival Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual health
Surviving "hormone-hell" is the biggest challenge of parenting. But what most parents do to help their kids make sexual decisions is ineffective. Adolescents process information differently than adults. This book shows parents how teen brains work, and how to apply that information to help them navigate sexual decision-making.
Falling Stars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Falling Stars is a coming of age love story set in a high school on a tough Indian reservation in Arizona in the shadow of the post-war atomic age. The new kid in school, Scout Logan, falls in love with a Native American girl, Rosalie Russell. He tries desperately to win her love, even if it means fighting for his life against a psychopathic rival.
Murder At Any Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What is it like to come of age in a convent orphanage where the nuns’ primary concerns were did you say your prayers, did you brush your teeth and were you quiet most of the time? When Robert Steeter shows up missing, the nuns as well as his sister Maureen assumed he has run away and little more thought is given to him. This book has a quick moving plot with lively and emotional scenes.