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Book: No Alligators in Sight by Kirsten B. Feldman
In this coming of age novel, Lettie and Bert squeak by in a tiny town on Cape Cod, one parent an alcoholic and the other absent. After a string of bad decisions on Lettie's part, their father ships them to their barely remembered mother for the summer, where they will learn hard lessons about themselves, their family, and their future by way of the Florida swamp. Throughout Lettie keeps her [...]
 
Book: Waiting for Pops - A Journey From Boy to Man by John Philip Riffice
Waiting For Pops, a mainstream biographical novel, is a tale of a young boy's appalling mistreatment at the hands of his alcoholic mother. It is a tale of spousal secrets and parental lies. It is a tale of love, friendship, and, above all else, betrayal. Pops is seen through the eyes of an innocent boy growing steadily into manhood in 1950s Chicago. Johnny Ryba tells his story and transports the [...]
 
Book: Free To Grieve - A Mother's Memoir In Black and White by Teleah Scott-Williams
Free To Grieve - A Mother's Memoir In Black and White is a powerful and compelling narrative about a mother whose life begins to quickly unravel when her 16 year old son, a high school football player, is found lifeless in his bed. Her son had died without warning. After a harrowing plunge into the depths of despair and grief, she resurfaces with a greater sense of purpose to help spread [...]
 
Book: The Journey of Parenting - Helping Your Child Become a Competent, Caring, Contributing Adult by Linda S. Budd PhD
For over thirty years of her professional life, Dr. Linda S. Budd has studied, taught and written about parenting, has parented her own two daughters, and has guided countless other children and parents in her work as a psychologist, marriage and family therapist and play therapist. Her previous book, Living With the Active Alert Child, helped parents recapture a feeling of delight and bring out [...]
 
Book: The Man in the Shadow - He Touched Me Where it Hurt by Cheryline Lawson
Sarah and Emily are sisters. Regina is their cousin. The girls spend their summer vacations with their grandparents every year. As the girls grew older, strange things began to happen with their grandfather and Grandma Rose felt helpless. Days and nights, the girls had to play hide and go seek to escape their grandfather's grip. Sarah, the older one, got to experience his violent behavior one [...]
 
Book: How To Get My Kids Back From Child Protective Services by Gloria Evans
Filled with fascinating and moving stories, How to Get My Kids Back From Child Protective Services is one mothers true account of a twelve year ordeal with the Justice System. Fed up with the coded language and bureaucracy which only a few seemingly understand, the author has written with simplicity and the average person in mind. All who are concerned with preserving the health and well being of [...]
 
Book: A Ghostly Assignment - . . . and its lasting heritage by Rosalind Minett
This is a long short story about Sara and Jake, two journalist students on their first assignment. They are cynical about finding the ghost a local village is gossiping about, but they have to investigate fully in order to deliver a good project to the university. They soon become involved in a weird experience, taking one of them back into the 17th century. Shaken, they swap notes about what has [...]
 
Book: Pieces of a Puzzle (Southhill Sagas) by Jenny Gill
Baby Boomer fiction - No 1 in the Southhill Sagas, set in leafy Surrey, to the south of London. Happily married Alison and Mark are chatting about their coming holiday. She goes to the kitchen to finish supper preparations. When she comes out he has disappeared without a trace, taking nothing with him. She never sees him again. Then 17 years later a solicitor's letter starts her on a search for [...]
 
Book: Love and Not Destroy by Sandra Carey Cody
A baby is found in a basket on the grounds of a small-town museum during their annual Folk Festival. Twenty-two years later, a homeless man is murdered in the exactly the same spot. Connection? Or coincidence? Peace Morrow, the foundling, now an adult working at the museum, is haunted by this question and thus begins a quest that explores the nature of family, of loyalty and responsibility. As [...]
 
Book: I Love You Baby Girl - A Heartbreaking True Story of Child Abuse (Not a Victim... But a Survivor) by Desire Night
What are some of your childhood memories? Could they be - things like a special birthday party, a family trip, a reward for an - achievement? Sarah had her own set of childhood memories, a boy tied to a - chair, a dark leather belt, forgotten birthdays, being hungry, vacant eyes, and - lost innocence. These are the memories that put dark clouds on her days, and - caused her to cry out in her [...]
 
Book: A Child A Mother Should Love Volume One by Donna Lee Comer
A suspense drama about a self centered, narcissistic woman. Jill Lawson Hawkins, a beautiful model and fashion designer, does whatever it takes to protect her image. She meets and marries Kurt Lawson and finally feels love towards another person, and she learns she is pregnant. Kurt is murdered, leaving Jill alone with the thought of being a single mother. Jill thinks about giving the baby away, [...]
 
Book: Childcare Settings - A Complete NVQ Level Diploma Handbook by Ibrahim Nelson Kaggwa
1. This book is a step by step implementation of good practice, knowledge sharing and experience: The book offers guidance, ideas and pointers to the best responses to commonly asked topical questions in the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Childcare. The suggested responses are drawn from practice in my childcare setting. The selected topics are based on real life experiences in childcare settings, study [...]
 
Book: Nobility (To Be Sinclair) by Eva Caye
Prince Matthieu Sinclair, the Heir Second, has many duties; he must not only take space duty in the Service, he also establishes the Imperial Protocol Academy to educate the multitude of Imperial youngsters in the basics of their lifestyle, since he will be the Emperor of their generation. Yet to find a lady who could withstand the pressures of being his Empress is a formidable task! When he [...]
 
Book: Kill Daddy by Gerald Freeman
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you will accept the past, but let go of the burden and finally become the real you. [...]
 
Book: This Child Is Mine by Nancy Morse
Sued by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of South Dakota for custody of the child she adopted years earlier, Kate Sommers will do anything to keep the little girl. When the Tribal Council pressures her to bring the child to the Standing Rock so that she can be with her people, Kate uproots her life in order to appease them. But when the Council decrees that the child should have a mother and a [...]
 
Book: Awakening Hope. A Developmental, Behavioral, Biological Approach to Codependency Treatment by Mary Crocker Cook
New Evolution in Codependency Treatment Awakening Hope is the outcome of over 20 years of experience as a licensed therapist and college instructor combined with a devastating personal loss. Extensive knowledge and training in relationships didn't protect Mary from her own relationship mistake, and she was catapulted by pain into the research and development of a program to heal long-standing [...]
 
Book: The Boy Who Walked A Way by Nancy Janes
In the year 2162, a young boy named Jal Valhyn is caught in a maelstrom of violence and conflict. His country is at war and the world government based on humanistic principles that had fulfilled its promise of a halcyon peace for over a century has fallen. Alone and helpless, he has an encounter with an invisible being that leads to a seven-day journey. With his two appointed companions he sets [...]
 
Book: Shattered by Jezebel Jorge
Fifteen year old Amalie is an outcast brainiac with a psycho witchy bitch of a mom and no magickal powers to call her own until a chain of events turn her world upside down. She gets her first kiss. Her mom runs off with a pro wrestler. Amalie is raped. Stella decides to come out and play. Someone turns up pregnant. In order to survive Amalie becomes Shattered.
 
Book: Ada In London - Surviving The Traumas by Gracy Ukala
Ada's motto was: "I'll live one day at a time!" Ada leaves her home, her six children, her husband and her beloved career in Nigeria to travel to London. Fred, her husband, had recently lost a substantial sum of borrowed money abroad. He brings serious pressure to bear on Ada to go and work in London to "salvage" the family from financial disgrace. Despite her protests and warning that "such a [...]
 
Book: Wander Home by Karen A. Wyle
Death is what you make it. . . . Eleanor never wanted to leave the daughter she loved so much. The overpowering urge to wander -- to search, without knowing what she sought -- drove her away. She left little Cassidy in her family's loving care. But Cassidy and the others died in an accident before Eleanor could find her way home. Now, they are all reunited, in an afterlife where nothing is truly [...]
 
Book: Cruel Harvest - A Memoir by Fran Elizabeth Grubb
"Get out here, now , or I'm gonna kill you!" he hollered. Little girls are hardwired to hold their daddies in high esteem, so it comes as a shock the first time a daughter feels the back of her daddy's hand across her face . . . or watches him punch and kick her mother to within an inch of her life. How could this be? Her older sisters teach her how to survive, even when he comes for her in the [...]
 
Book: Born Outlander - A Novel by Matthew Bouvier
As the product of a trauma-bond marriage, Elijah Cattouse knew he'd have to play chess early on. With virtually no one to turn to, he goes on a journey of self-empowerment as he maneuvers through an abusively indifferent family, and an overall situation that sought to ultimately destroy his very being. In a proverbial tale of triumph, he is the phoenix rising from the ashes, coming into his own [...]
 
Book: Quiet Phoenix 2 - From Failure to Fulfilment - A Memoir of an Introverted Child by Prasenjeet Kumar
Celebrating the Quiet Child: A Must Read for Every Parent, Teacher, Mentor, Sports Coach, who is Interested in Raising the Self-esteem of Kids And Teens From Prasenjeet Kumar, the author of Quiet Phoenix, the Amazon #1 Bestseller, comes a sequel, and a biography for kids aged 9-12 years, that no one who deals with introverted children should miss. The underlying theme of the book is that just as [...]
 
Book: Veronica's Story by Alvin Avery
Veronica's Story is about what no child should have to experience. Related from the viewpoint of an abused child who died and went to heaven, the story offers a unique perspective on issues such as: restitution, retribution, forgiveness, healing and deep holistic understanding derived from reviewing the Akashic records. This case, surely one of the most horrendous cases of psychological parental [...]
 
Book: Captive To Cocoa by Kate Taylor and Jeffrey Underwood
A little girl hides behind a frightened young woman's skirt. A distance away, two men talk. One of those men puts money, what would be the equivalent of $35.00, into the much younger man's hand. A woman who has been standing an even further distance away is motioned to come closer. She reluctantly puts out her cigarette and sidles up to the woman and child pair. The stranger man nods to the [...]
 
Book: The Adventures of Baylard Bear - a story about being DIFFERENT by Lucinda Sue Crosby
Attention Teachers: This Kindle Bestselling Book is a great tool to start a conversation with children about Adoption, Bullying or being Different This Children's Fiction Ebook is appropriate for ages 6 to 12 Being different can be a heavy burden at any age, but for a child? Who doesn't remember getting picked last for Red Rover, messing up your book report in front of everyone or trying to [...]
 
Book: Stepping out of the Circle - An account of a Childhood by A.K. Harris
This is the story of a very bewildering and unsettled childhood. A child in a family of many siblings, no settled home, no safety, no peace, no school, no holidays. Just family, God, and moving on. Possibly this book will help social workers and also those who don't understand poverty and neglect. This is not a book with graphic details of sexual abuse, it is about an enduring situation of [...]
 
Book: Guilty Innocence by Maggie James
Guilty Innocence: a gripping psychological thriller When Natalie snoops through her boyfriend Mark's possessions she finds more than she bargained for. Mark was once convicted of a brutal killing. Heartbroken by what she has discovered, Natalie's dreams of a future with him collapse. However, Mark was not the only person sentenced for the murder of two-year-old Abby Morgan. His former friend, the [...]
 
Book: The Unchosen Twins by Zan Henke
How would you feel when one of your earliest memories is of you, three years old, sitting on the lawn with another boy with his hands up your dress, telling you that you mustn't tell anyone because you will be in trouble? Chloe and Imogen faced a traumatic and harrowing childhood, facing sexual, mental and physical abuse, mainly through the hands of the very people that should have loved, [...]
 
Book: Children Below Us - Child Trafficking by Blair London
Children Below Us: Child Trafficking is one of Blair's latest crime novels about a very serious problem in America. While reading this crime novel, you may catch yourself thinking : "What happens to missing children?" "Are they dead?" "Are they still alive somewhere?" Children Below Us: Child Trafficking will give you an insight as to where they might be---in your basement, the house next door, a [...]
 
Book: Self Esteem For Children - Parenting and Child Development Guide on How to Eliminate Low Self-Esteem in Children by Seho Song
'Self Esteem In Children' - A Proven Steps and Strategies to Boost Your Child's Low Self-Esteem (Parenting and Child Development Guide) Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Have you been looking for tips on building your child's self esteem just to solve your child's confidence? Learn how to [...]
 
Book: Protect Your Kids! The Simple Keys to Children's Safety and Survival by Steve A. Kovacs
In "Protect Your Kids!" the author uses his - experience in surviving violent attacks along - with a treasure trove of training to help others - survive and be safe. The reader will find what - parents and children both need to know to - lessen the chance of children being a victim of - sexual abuse and physical attacks. The book explains the 40% statistic, which when understood, can help parents [...]
 
Book: The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting - Essential Tips on: Communicating & Bonding; Combining Families; And More! by Michele Sfakianos, RN, BSN
Man and woman relationships alone are difficult. When you add his kids, her kids, his ex, her ex and the in-laws, most people cannot handle the pressure. Step-families require more effort and understanding because of more people involved, and this often includes young ones who didn't ask to be put into the situation to begin with. The manner in which you approach the role of parent or step parent [...]
 
Book: Lean Not On Your Understanding - A mother's journey from loss to recovery by Frances Hart
Lean Not on Your Understanding takes you on a mother's journey, as she struggles to cope with the death of her daughter. It describes the intense nature of the changes that follow when a parent loses a child. The author, Frances Hart, offers specific, first hand advice drawn from her own experiences in managing the grief that accompanies such a deep and personal loss.
 
Book: Where Children Run - A true child abuse story (Pischke Twins Book 1) by Karen Emilson
For fans of Spilled Milk and A Child Called "It" comes an unforgettable story of survival and a powerful testament to the strength and adaptability of the human spirit. Twins David and Dennis Pischke's lives change forever when their father dies, and a man damaged by the war arrives at their farm near the isolated town of Moosehorn, Manitoba. Boleslaw Domko quickly works his way into their lives [...]
 


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