Books tagged: child welfare

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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.
The Fallen Angels of Karnataka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Still young, and mourning the loss of his lover, Haakon is not ready to give up on his dream of traveling, so when a rich Englishman offers him the chance to join him on a tour of the world, Haakon takes it, daring to believe that his dream is finally coming true…but at what price? A novel filled with adventure, life’s hard-learned lessons, loss, despicable evil, and finally, love and redemption.
Price of Survival
You set the price! Words: 79,970. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Bob Kelly, once known as Angel, keeps himself inconspicuous. There are those who would kill him, and they are very rich and powerful men. But there is one - he doesn't want him dead - or only if he makes himself a nuisance. Bob becomes 'Angelo.' He knows he has to be very careful.
Mutty's Fort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,910. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Ian Mackender, manager of Penwinnard Boys’ Home, has been arrested. The boys need him back, and will do whatever it takes to get him back.
Designer Days
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Butterfly Creek Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
In the modern day Wellington suburb of Thorndon Laura, a young mother, shuns nine to five work to design her own days. She is eminently employable but covets domesticity. She encounters a schoolboy who also resists the routine others have planned for him. Several new people enter Laura’s life and her ‘tranquil routine’ turns out in a way she had not envisaged.
Flop; The Little Rabbit Who Was Happy to Be Different
Price: $3.08 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Flop looks different from all her friends. She is desperate to look the same; however she discovers that she has one special quality the other rabbits don't possess. So now all her friends wish to be like her. An enchanting little book which children who are different will find uplifting and inspiring.
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share their stories. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train.
You Gotta Have Manners
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 2. Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 72,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Sid doesn't only dream of a new mum and dad, but is willing to work very hard to achieve that goal.
Angel No More
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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He calls himself Robert Kelly, known as Bob. They call him the mystery boy.
Invisible Kids Marcus Fiesel's Legacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Every so often a story hits the headlines and for a brief moment people awaken to the plight of a child in foster care. These stories are not uncommon, they are just not often told. Invisible Kids reveals an insider’s view of foster care—the successes and the failures—and details how the foster care system can be improved. It tugs at the heartstrings and motivates action.