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Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition, by bestselling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, examines the pathway from home to homeless for runaways and thrownaways, including precursors to life on the street such as child abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, substance abuse, mental health, behavioral issues, and problems related to sexual orientation/gender identity.
God Answered Me: True Story Chapter One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Ethics & morals
To understand the present state of affairs of a child, teen or an adult, one must see the past of their troubles. This is a must read true story of actual events, descriptions and insight, for foster parents, teachers, social workers and those who seek to understand and detect behavioral patterns and signs relating to mental and physical abuse.
How to Fail Miserably at Family
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers
In this collection of short musings, Giselle divulges a lifetime of family secrets. As the adult child of an alcoholic, she shares difficult memories from generations caught in a cycle of violence. But it’s not all doom and gloom. You’ll find a generous dose of gratitude in this book, as well as lessons learned in the search for true, heartfelt, loving kindness.
A New Home (The Jen-Jen Chronicles, Book One)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Orphans & Foster Homes, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
Jennifer is a bright 10-year-old girl who lives with her daddy, whom she just met last year. She loves her daddy but he's gone a lot. When they are evicted from their home, he sends Jennifer to her friend Danielle's for the weekend so he can find a new place to live. That begins Jennifer's new journey of discovery, in which she learns the true meaning of home and family.
The Curious Ones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017 by CentreHouse Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
For more than fifteen years, Isabelle has been tormented by guilt over the disappearance of her youngest daughter. If only she’d been at the school gate to meet her. If only she hadn’t been so engrossed in her painting. If only …
A Harvest of Stars
Series: A Harvest of Stars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,610. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Locklyn Gaines isn’t her mother, but the residents of her small southeastern Kentucky town don’t care. She has grown up in the shadow of her mother's shame, suffering the abuse of a drunk stepfather, with only her friend Isaiah for companionship. With high school graduation days away, the two of them have the smallest chance of escape.
Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities - 2016 Report of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, Special Populations, Support
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse
This report discusses the Commission’s findings and presents both a comprehensive national strategy for fundamental reform and recommendations specific to populations in need of special attention, including children currently known to child protective services agencies and at high risk for fatality, American Indian/Alaska Native children, and African American children.
Dandelions: The Disappearance of Annabelle Fancher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 181,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This fictional tale is a suspenseful human-interest account detailing the harsh reality endured by young Anna. It tenderly acquaints the reader with a lonely, young girl and shares her courage and her incredible imagination facing adversity. Many of the events were taken from the lives of real people.
With Blood and Scars
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two secrets haunt Ania: her father’s suspect activities during WW2 in Poland and her part in a child’s disappearance in 1966 England. Now her father is dying and she needs to unravel his truth. Meanwhile, the police have found the child’s remains. Will she confess? Through the eyes of feisty young Ania, B. E. Andre uses dark humour and honesty to tell a poignant and gripping coming-of-age story.
Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.