Why Ronald Fell Apart

Why Ronald Fell Apart Author: Beth Dobry
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

Why Ronald Fell Apart was an idea that popped into my head one morning while one of my young son's was screaming (at 6:30 in the morning) "I WANT MORE CANDY!!" Sayings like.candy will rot your teeth. you can't have candy for breakfast.you won't grow if you eat junk ...

Measuring Youth Quality of Life in Sub-Saharan Africa

Measuring Youth Quality of Life in Sub Saharan Africa Author: Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima
Publisher: Springer

This book explores the conceptualisation and measurement of youth quality of life in sub-Saharan Africa. Further, it addresses methodological questions relevant to the development of measures and gaining an understanding of youth quality of life in this region. Drawing on the data collected, it subsequently explores students’ primary goals and ...

Tween Kwisine

Tween Kwisine Author: Corie Goodson
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

Our children are experiencing a serious health crisis. If we do not get educated about it and facilitate change it is estimated that our children will not even live to the current lifespan of adults today. In fact, cancer, diabetes, asthma, obesity, ADHD and degenerative diseases are more prevalent than ...

Cultures of Child Health in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century

Cultures of Child Health in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century Author: Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra
Publisher: Rodopi

The health and welfare of children became an area of concern and action in the early decades of the twentieth century. This concern would develop an ever-broader remit during the course of the century, moving from anxiety about high death rates, physical health and the 'unfit', to embrace all children ...

Baptizing Harry Potter

Baptizing Harry Potter Author: Luke Bell
Publisher: Paulist Press

The scope and tragedy of the thing : the structure of the series -- More things in heaven and earth : going beyond the normal -- As if a man were author of himself : good against evil -- Be absolute for death : life and death -- Power is made perfect in weakness : ...

Factors Impacting Youth Development in Haiti

Factors Impacting Youth Development in Haiti Author: Michael Justesen
Publisher: World Bank Publications

Of the 1.6 million Haitian youth aged 15-24, only 13 percent are content with their lives. More than half of 20-year-olds have not completed secondary education and nearly half of youth in the labor market are unemployed. This paper investigates protective and risk factors predisposing youth to positive and negative behaviors. These ...

The Palgrave Handbook of Child Mental Health

The Palgrave Handbook of Child Mental Health Author: Jessica Nina Lester
Publisher: Springer

A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work includes contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines on topics including ADHD, autism, depression, eating disorders and trauma. It is an essential resource for all those involved or interested in child mental health....

Criminal Classes

Criminal Classes Author: Angela Devlin
Publisher: Waterside Press

An examination of the links between educational failure and future offending behaviour based on first-hand accounts by prisoners of their early lives - by one of the UK's leading conmmentators: generally regarded as a classic work....

Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness

Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness Author: Hallie Yopp
Publisher: Shell Education

Provide students with purposeful practice and fun activities that focus on detecting, manipulating, and interacting with the sounds of language. Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness offers 70 lessons that are grouped according to phonological skills and include kinesthetic, visual, and aural representations. Through singing songs, engaging in role-playing games, ...

Children’s Concepts of Well-being

Children   s Concepts of Well being Author: Tobia Fattore
Publisher: Springer Nature

This book presents a range of innovative analytical frameworks that can be used to approach the complexities of children’s understandings and experiences of well-being in a locally oriented, context-sensitive and multi-nationally comparative way. It addresses the challenges of undertaking research on children’s understandings of well-being from a multi-national ...

The Biology of Early Life Stress

The Biology of Early Life Stress Author: Jennie G. Noll
Publisher: Springer

This innovative collection extends the emerging field of stress biology to examine the effects of a substantial source of early-life stress: child abuse and neglect. Research findings across endocrinology, immunology, neuroscience, and genomics supply new insights into the psychological variables associated with adversity in children and its outcomes. These compelling ...

The Reading Connection

The Reading Connection Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Includes read aloud sessions, book clubs, bibliotherapy and problem novels, and other aspects of reading programs for children....

The Young Investor

The Young Investor Author: Katherine R. Bateman
Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Suggests how to make your money grow, discussing savings, investing, stocks, and the economy....

Current Management in Child Neurology

Current Management in Child Neurology Author: Bernard L. Maria
Publisher: PMPH-USA

One in ten children seen in primary care practice and 25% of hospitalized children appear with a neurologic complaint. The fourth edition of Current Management in Child Neurology provides succinct reviews in the form of superb "how-to" chapters on the most common neurological complaints and pathologic conditions seen in pediatric practice. ...

Understanding Children in Foster Care

Understanding Children in Foster Care Author: Wendy Kelly
Publisher: Springer

This book introduces the Relational Learning Framework (RLF), an assessment tool which helps foster care practitioners, social workers and foster carers to examine what foster children have learned in their early life about relationships and particularly through maltreatment. Grounded in attachment theory and drawing on cognitive theory this book will ...

The Well of Being

The Well of Being Author: David Kennedy
Publisher: State University of New York Press

Offers a sweeping review of conceptions of and approaches to childhood....

Childhood, Youth and Migration

Childhood  Youth and Migration Author: Christine Hunner-Kreisel
Publisher: Springer

This book shows the different ways in which migration matters in the context of global and local childhood and youth. Furthermore, it highlights that childhood, youth and migration as well as local and global perspectives need to be thought and analyzed together, to address the significant dimensions of social inequality ...

Children and Families in the Social Environment

Children and Families in the Social Environment Author: James Garbarino
Publisher: Transaction Publishers

The first edition of this volume successfully applied Bronfenbrenner's "micro-systems" taxonomy to childrearing and family life. Emphasizing how forces in the environment influence children's behavior, Garbarino has staked out an intermediate position between the psychoanalytic and the systems approach to human development. Taking cognizance of new research and of changes ...

The Welfare Trait

The Welfare Trait Author: Adam Perkins
Publisher: Springer

The welfare state has a problem: each generation living under its protection has lower work motivation than the previous one. In order to fix this problem we need to understand its causes, lest the welfare state ends up undermining its own economic and social foundations. In The Welfare Trait, award-winning ...

Worth a Thousand Words

Worth a Thousand Words Author: Bette DeBruyne Ammon
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Offers ideas for using the listed childrens books in grades up to high school in such areas as math, drama, and writing...

Middle Tennessee's Forgotten Children

Middle Tennessee s Forgotten Children Author: Alan N. Miller
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com

"The following pages contain records of apprenticeships in the counties of Middle Tennessee from the earliest surviving records until the practice became uncommon, usually in the late 1870's or 1880's"--Introduction....