Books tagged: child neglect

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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 and 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: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,970. 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.
Backing Away Forward "Love, Hate and Forgiveness"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: Simple English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
Sara Delora, the product of an unhappy, broken family, discovers what it’s like to find love, both real and imagined, and to reach for success in college and her budding career as an accountant. True friends and passionate lovers come and go. A move to Hawaii seems like the start of a new life—but complications arise from her choice of men, and a shocking marriage proposal tempts her.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Good Cop, Bad Daughter is an often humorous, poignant adventure story of Karen’s journey from pot-smoking Cal student to SF street cop. Recounting the story of the first female cops in SF, she reflects on life with her bi-polar mother, and comes to realize her chaotic past unwittingly provided the perfect foundation for her chosen career.
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life shares life stories of those who have experienced foster care. Philly shares through imagery, using Pandora's Box as a metaphor for her complicated relationship with her biological family. ShirleyAlexis pours out her story, the painful horrifying truth of it, in a torrent of words that capture you and hold you breathless...
Outbound
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A strange white boy arrives suddenly in a remote outback community, driving an old truck with a dead body in the back and a fortune in gems stashed under the chassis. Who is he, and what is he doing way out there?
Pallbearer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
From "Matters Familiar." Two boys, one mother; two lives, separated from birth.