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The wRECking Yard of Games and Activities
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Price: $19.20 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports for physically disabled
This is the wRECking Yard — the place where activities and games (productive RECreation) help people put lives together. Alanna Jones has crafted 104 activities for groups of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults that help you teach them teamwork, self-esteem, self-discovery, leisure education, communication, anger management, and fitness.
Problem Children: It's Not Always the Parent's Fault
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Adolescent psychology
Parents are often blamed for causing their children's problems, regardless of the age of the child or the number of "good children" that the parents have raised in addition to the "problem child." As a result of this bias against parents, especially when the bias is propagated by those in the so-called helping professions, efforts to help problem children often fail.
Rebel: How to restore love, trust and respect to relationships with rebellious youth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
If you are struggling to maintain loving, trusting and respectful relationships with your child/ teenager, or if they are self-destructing before your very eyes and refusing to let you help, this short booklet is for you. It provides easy to follow, practical steps to repair the damage to your loved one and to your relationship with them.
Party, Sex & Drugs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Finally, a book written by a teen just for teens! The book is respectfully written with a comedic style of common sense but does not compromise the reality dramas of today’s teen life. It contains important lessons and facts involving the behaviors of teen sex, teen parties, and substance abuse.
Lucky Now and Zen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Luke Gallagher rules the world as the luckiest guy on the planet. Well, not literally. But he gets the grades, the girls, and the goals ever since he rubbed the belly of the Laughing Buddha statue in Chinatown. His luck drops in the crapper on the first day of university. Now Luke's got to shovel his way out and maybe, just maybe, find true love...plus a little Zen Buddhism and real magic.
Murder At Any Age
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: 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.
Falling Stars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,670. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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.
Raising Teens With Sexual Self-Control: A Parent's Survival Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
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.
South Sudanese Community Insights: A Cross-Generational Cross-Cultural Rescue Model for Families and Family Counselors
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Marilyn McLeod. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana
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.
Kids Suck
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: 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.