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  • Georgiaby Lesley Pearse

    Random House 2008; US$ 11.27

    When nine-year-old orphan Georgia James is unexpectedly fostered by the kindly Celia and her bank manager husband she can hardly believe her luck. But then - on her fifteenth birthday - she suffers the cruellest betrayal of all at the hands of her foster father and is forced to run away, leaving everything she loves behind her. Penniless, sleeping... more...

  • Secretsby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 11.27

    Secrets is the latest in a long line of hits from Lesley Pearse, bestselling author. Without her mother she is alone in the world . . . Twelve-year-old Adele is placed in a bleak, cruel children's home after a family tragedy drives her mother insane. But when the owner betrays her trust Adele has no choice but to run away. Alone and friendless,... more...

  • Without a Traceby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 9.01

    International number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse brings a compelling story of courage, friendship and love in her brand new novel Without a Trace . Coronation Day, 1953. In the Somerset village of Sawbridge, young shopkeeper Molly Heywood slips away from the celebrations to her friend's cottage and makes a shocking discovery: Cassie is... more...

  • "Becoming" a Professionalby Lesley Scanlon

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    In a world where being a ?professional? is an increasingly indistinct notion under siege from scholars and educated laypeople, this interdisciplinary volume advocates the metaphor of ?becoming? as an lifelong process of forming one?s professional identity. more...

  • My Schoolby Lesley Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...

  • Children and Decision Makingby Ian Butler; Lesley Scanlon; Margaret Robinson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 21.95

    This book examines how children negotiate their involvement in family functioning, rule making and day-to-day decision making. more...

  • How Much Is Enough?by Lesley Murdin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    How Much is Enough? addresses this important question, looking at the reasons why therapy can go on for too long or can come to a destructively premature ending, and offering advice on how to avoid either, with a timely conclusion. Using vivid examples and practical guidelines, Lesley Murdin examines the theoretical, technical and ethical aspects... more...

  • Women of the Pleasure Quartersby Lesley Downer

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 15.95

    From critically acclaimed author and Japanese scholar Lesley Downer, an enchanting portrait of the mysterious world of the geisha. Ever since Westerners arrived in Japan, they have been intrigued by Japanese womanhood and, above all, by geisha. This fascination has spawned a wealth of extraordinary fictional creations, from Puccini's Madama Butterfly... more...

  • Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval Englandby Lesley A. Coote

    Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 95.00

    The nature of political prophecy in the middle ages analysed, confirming its importance in the discussion of public affairs. more...

  • The Sacrificed Generationby Lesley A. Sharp

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this provocative study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many cross-cultural investigations of youth, for its key actors are not adults but schoolchildren. Lesley Sharp refutes dominant assumptions that African children... more...