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  • My Feet Aren't Uglyby Debra Beck

    Beaufort Books 2011; US$ 12.99

    In a humorous, breezy style, this book by teen counselor Debra Beck instructs young women (target age: 10-14) about how to feel good about themselves. She uses personal anecdotes from her youth, as well as stories about the young women she knows and works with, to illustrate her points and provide examples. She covers topics such as not succumbing... more...

  • Work-Based Research in the Early Yearsby Sue Callan; Michael Reed

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 43.00

    This book provides practitioners and undergraduates with a greater understanding of the position of the researcher, how to facilitate research and the ways in which research underpins raising achievement and change in the workplace. more...

  • The Widower's Toolboxby G. J. Schaefer; Tom Bekkers

    New Horizon Press 2011; US$ 14.95

    There are distinct differences in the manners in which males and females grieve. Men in particular work hard to keep grief to themselves, maintain emotional control and refrain from asking for help. Divided into three parts, "Picking up the Pieces", "Healing From Within" and "Giving Back to Others". The Widower's Toolbox offers men a guide by a... more...

  • The Power of Validationby Karyn Hall; Melissa Cook; Shari Y. Manning

    New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 16.95

    By recognizing and accepting their childís feelings, parents can improve their childís emotional resilience. The Power of Validation is the first book to explain this critical process and offer parents skills they can use to validate and empower children in order to reduce behavioral problems, instill confidence, and increase childrenís ability... more...

  • When Your Child Has a Strong-Willed Personalityby Carl Pickhardt; Vince Iannelli

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 6.95

    Many parents of strong-willed children feel inadequate or like they're doing something wrong. But this isn't true! Although strong-willed children do present a unique challenge, it is possible for Mom and Dad to tailor parenting practices and actually enjoy their time with the kids. Written by two distinguished parenting authorities, this book offers... more...

  • Social Order in Child Communicationby Jürgen Streeck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 102.00

    ?Context? is a concept for linguistic analysis which has rarely been subjected to close empirical scrutiny. This volume presents an attempt to investigate in microscopic detail various processes of contextualization by which children organize their interaction ?frame by frame?, achieve, sustain, and embody their working consensus on what it is that... more...

  • Altruism and Aggressionby Carolyn Zahn-Waxler; E. Mark Cummings; Ronald J. Iannotti

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 40.00

    In this timely collection, biological and behavioral scientists address questions emerging from new research about the origins and interconnections of altruism and aggression within and across species. more...

  • Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescenceby Avidan Milevsky

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    The most long-lasting and enduring relationship an individual can develop is with a sibling. Considering their closeness in age and early association, siblings can bond for a lifetime. Psychologists are beginning to appreciate the sibling link and its dynamic role in a child's social development. Beyond the mother-child dyad, sibling associations... more...

  • Children's Understanding of their Sibling Relationshipsby Rosalind Edwards; Lucy Hadfield; Melanie Mauthner

    National Children's Bureau 2005; US$ 12.00

    This report explores how children in middle childhood understand and experience sibling relationships more...

  • The Needs of Childrenby Mia Kellmer Pringle

    National Children's Bureau 1986; US$ 9.70

    First published in 1974, this publication highlighted the virtual revolution in children's physical development after the second world war - changes that are increasingly relevant today. Children are taller, they mature earlier, certain diseases have been almost eliminated, and obesity is a more serious problem than malnutrition. It had been hoped... more...