Books tagged: family support

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Playing the 'Son' Card
By Wilson James
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works
By Wilson James
Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Fiction
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
Playing the Baseball Card
By Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
Soldier's Child
By Suzanne Cook
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
It happens everyday: a young child watches their father leave on a deployment. How do you explain to a child the importance of his job? Soldier's Child tenderly examines this question through the eyes of a child, bringing both father and child to a heart-warming conclusion.
Shadow Puppets
By Adria Amos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this book of poems, one speaker explores her roles as a daughter, mother, wife, and more with emotional honesty. She examines both her effect on members of her family and their effect on her, good and bad, in an attempt to discover universal experiences of contemporary families. The poems are mostly free verse with the exception of "Sonnet." The title poem inspires the structure of the book.
Step Parenting Getting It Right
By Brenda Van Niekerk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Step families or Blended Families Are the Norm Nowadays. The statistics show that 65 percent of remarriages will include children from previous relationships. When families “blend” to create step families things rarely progress smoothly. This book teaches you to deal with basic issues such as privacy for individual family members, who should handle the discipline, giving your stepchildren space
Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma
By Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of a middle-aged woman being unexpectedly diagnosed with a young person's disease: multiple sclerosis. The journey to diagnosis and the reality of the treatment brought a premature end to her career as a public school teacher. Making decisions about disease modifying drugs and their side effect/benefit ratio; receiving the support of a loving spouse; questioning the diagnosis.
Bloom
By Heather Vargas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Shalako Press. Category: Nonfiction
If you've ever asked, why bad things happen or, where is God when you are facing tragedy, then Bloom is a must read. Heather Vargas gives an honest look at life and the road of grief. Bloom will grab at your heart, but you will find yourself laughing at her irreverent tone addressing complex issues. In the end, Bloom offers hope for a better tomorrow.
Out Of The Burning Forest
By Rori O'Keeffe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Based on a true story. Desi's younger brother Ken suffers from a mental illness that has plagued his life since adolescence. Follow Desi on what begins as a routine weekly visit to Ken, who has been diagnosed and on medication for twelve years. The surprise for Desi on that visit is Ken's brief, but powerful description of what it is to have lived his life, and recover from a troubled conscience.