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  • Juvenile Violence in the Americasby PAHO; Alfred McAlister PhD

    Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 14.00

    This book briefly discusses several published works on violence among children and adolescents, organizing the research on factors related to violence by age group and type of environment and examining the environmental factors that contribute to violence and the role played by the mass media. It also presents a theoretical model that identifies the... more...

  • The Path to Purposeby William Damon

    Free Press 2008; US$ 15.99

    Drawing on the revelatory results of a landmark study, William Damon -- one of the country's leading writers on the lives of young people, whose book Greater Expectations won the Parents' Choice Award -- brilliantly investigates the most pressing issue in the lives of youth today: why so many young people are "failing to launch" -- living at home... more...

  • Escaping the Endless Adolescenceby Joseph Allen; Claudia Worrell Allen

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00

    Do you sometimes wonder how your teen is ever going to survive on his or her own as an adult? Does your high school junior seem oblivious to the challenges that lie ahead? Does your academically successful nineteen-year-old still expect you to ?just take care of? even the most basic life tasks? Welcome to the stunted world of the Endless Adolescence.... more...

  • The Rollercoaster Yearsby Charlene C. Giannetti; Margaret Sagarese

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 16.95

    For the 20 million parents of 10- to 15-year-olds, The Roller-Coaster Years is a lively guide to mastering the ups and downs of early adolescence. Every parent knows about the terrible twos and the brooding teens, but few have anticipated the wild ride of these magical yet maddening years that can provide all the thrills and chills of a carnival... more...

  • Turning the Me Generation into the We Generationby Michael Ungar

    Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 24.53

    Internationally respected family therapist shows how parents can raise socially engaged and responsible children. more...

  • Ophelia's Momby Nina Shandler

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 14.00

    MOTHERS TALK BACK! In 1999 Ophelia Speaks , Sara Shandler?s collection of writings by and about adolescent girls, became a bestseller. Two years later, Nina Shandler, Ed.D., psychologist by profession and Sara?s mother, invited mothers of adolescent girls from all over the country to talk back, giving them the chance, perhaps for the first time,... more...

  • Closing the Gapby Jay McGraw

    Free Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    Parents: Does your teen withdraw to his or her room at every opportunity? Does she talk with you about her friends? Does he participate in discussions at meals? Does your teen want you to see projects from school? When is the last time you actually went into your teen's room and looked at what's hanging on the walls and sitting on the shelves? ... more...

  • Teen Life in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Cynthia Tompkins; Kristen Sternberg

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 67.00

    Teens in Latin America and the Caribbean generally face a difficult path to adulthood. Poverty and unemployment, violence, political instability, and emigration are frequently the norm in their native countries. Those from poorer families must often work as well as attend school, and opportunities for higher education and good jobs are limited. Wealthier... more...

  • The Face in the Mirrorby Marion Crook

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    Being a teenager in today's complex world is a difficult enough task, but adopted teens have a unique struggle: to discover their identity and a sense of belonging and place in the world, which often means coming to terms with their past. The Face in the Mirror , based on numerous interviews with adopted teens, adoptive parents, and birth parents,... more...

  • Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Sexby Linda Goldman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 15.95

    Sex is never an easy subject for discussion and adults often struggle to find the right words when talking about it with children. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings on the subject of sex and provides parents and other caring adults with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions. more...