THIS PICTURE BOOK TELLS THE STORY of how a swan mother and father overcome obstacles to get their five newly hatched babies safely across the Bundoran Road to the salt marsh on the other side.
The... More > story ends with the babies and the parents safe in the salt marsh under the watch of Benbulben, the table mountain that the poet W.B. Yeats immortalized.
The salt marsh is beside the Bundoran Road, outside of Mullaghmore, County Sligo, Ireland.< Less
THROUGH POETRY, Jane Gilgun tells the story of one woman's life. Born in coastal Rhode Island, USA, Jane galloped Sadie Cummings, a race horse, on Narragansett Beach, tramped through the Spring... More > Woods, and found beauty, mystery, and hurt in the people and events in her life. She shows how the themes of childhood weave themselves into her life as a horsewoman, a nature enthusiast, a woman in love, a social worker, a violence researcher, and a seeker of the spiritual.
Written in imagist, lyric, and narrative styles, these poems convey the rhythms of a life fully lived--the sharp, sometimes painful intrusions of beauty, the transcendence of erotic love, the fears and intrigue of bodily changes, the horror of violence, and the warmth and comfort of everyday life.< Less
This book is based on what the author learned about unkind deeds and cover-ups in her research on violence. She saw it many times--people do terrible things and then they try to cover up through... More > blame, humor, name-calling, indignation, acting innocent, or threatening to abandon. After a while, the author noticed that a lot of people cover up in everyday life. Husbands, wives, children, friends, co-workers, politicians, and even religious figures when a member of the clergy does something wrong.
Read this book and you will be ready to dethrone the next person who dumps on you. For those who aspire to be sh*ts, this book is a step-by-step guide. For those who want to be accountable, this book shows how.
It is custom-made for readers who prefer not to read slang in texts. Each of the slang terms have asterisks in key places. This book also shows how to develop and test theory using qualitative methods and makes a great research text.< Less
READ THIS BOOK and you will be ready to dethrone the next person who dumps on you. For those who aspire to be shits, this book is a step-by-step guide. For those who want to be accountable, this... More > book shows how.
This book also shows how to develop and test theory using qualitative methods and makes a great research text.
This book also spoofs scientific theory-testing and makes a light-hearted contribution to graduate training in research methods.< Less
THIS BOOK IS FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT to understand child sexual abuse in new ways. Based on interviews, the book shows what child sexual abuse means to child and adult survivors, perpetrators, and... More > mothers of survivors. The realities are harsh, but dealing with harsh realities leads to hope and recovery.
The book also describes how survivors recover from child sexual abuse, describes treatment and prevention programs, and makes recommendations for polices and education programs.
Above all, this book is for survivors and their families so that they can understand the harsh realities in their own lives, find goodness and hope within themselves and in trustworthy other people, and go on to rich and fulfilling lives.< Less
Twelve-year old Fiona loves flowers so much she steals tulips from the garden of 85 year-old Rose and gets into big trouble. Rose and Fiona are at a standoff until they finally work out a deal that... More > makes them both happy.< Less