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A Culture of Steroid Use Among High School Athletes By Michael Harris
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This book tells of the crisis of steroid use in high schools and the perils that follow. You will be intrigued and drawn in by the true stories that are told. You will be awestruck by the realities... More > that are exposed concerning the epedemic of anabolic steroids in our youth culture and the PRICE that is paid because of it.< Less
Almost the Truth About Youth Ministry: Salesmen, Secretaries, and Smart Alecks By Dewey Roth
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If Dave Barry had ever been a youth minister, he may have written a book like this. As it is, Dewey's hilarious insights and wild exaggerations will do more than nicely. If you're a youth minister,... More > you'll find yourself saying, "That is SO (almost) true...and funny!" If you're not, you'll come away with a whole new understanding of what it's like to work with teens in a local church setting...while high on Dr. Pepper.< Less
Compassion in Education: An Introduction to Creating Compassionate Cultures By Pamela Cayton
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This introduction to the work of Creating Compassionate Cultures is the first comprehensive overview of the unique pedagogy of The Seven Steps to Knowledge, Strength and Compassion, developed by Pam... More > Cayton and a dedicated team of teachers at Tara Redwood School in Soquel, California over the last 20 years. Suitable for teachers and parents everywhere, the book contains 35 ready-to-use sample lesson plans aimed at unlocking the limitless potential of all children to grow and develop with knowledge, strength and compassion. Its blend of philosophy, psychology, spirituality and science has the potential to make a unique contribution to education and to the wellbeing of children and teachers worldwide. The aim of Creating Compassionate Cultures is to provide training and materials that empower children, youth and families to make a positive difference in the world.< Less
The Hopeful Brain: Neuro Relational Repair for Disconnected Children and Youth By Dr. Paul W. Baker & Dr. Meredith White-McMahon
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Over the past two decades, significant advancement has been made in understanding the role the brain plays in human behavior. Along with this new and exciting information emerges a responsibility for... More > therapeutic professionals to have a solid understanding of the “brain basics” needed to support the lives of troubled children and youth. The Hopeful Brain authors provide a common-sense look at modern neuroscience and its application to positive youth development, psychology and educational support. Baker and White-McMahon take on the often daunting world of complex neuroscience and provide readers with practical strategies that are easy to use and apply across a variety of settings. This book explores the importance of using strength-based interventions and creating structured opportunities to “reimburse” troubled children and youth with positive experiences that teach and transform.< Less
BEARDED WIERDOS AND DIRTY HIPPIES – The Press Campaign Against Dissident Youth 1961-1969 By Larry Gambone
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An analysis of newspaper hostility toward youth dissidence. Includes excerpts from 200 articles with a content analysis and a history of the youth movements
I'm Not Here for the Culture: South East Asia By Benjamin Ritchie
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Follow one young man as he trades his routine nine-to-five life for a backpack and a one-way ticket into the depth of an alcohol fuelled adventure. Get thrown amongst the vibrant streets of Patong,... More > Thailand and experience the notorious home of tubing in Vang Vieng, Laos. Feel the heart-rending impact of the Killing Fields and bemuse the debauchery of a Full Moon Party. Always honest, sometimes comical, occasionally reflective and at times downright shocking; this is how the youth of today see South East Asia.< Less
I'm Not Here for the Culture: South East Asia By Benjamin Ritchie
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An eye-opening account of how the youth of today travel. Follow one young man as he trades his routine life for a backpack and begins an alcohol fuelled adventure. From the vibrant streets of... More > Patong, Thailand to the notorious home of tubing in Vang Vieng, Laos. The heart-rending impact of the Killing Fields to the debauchery of a Full Moon Party. This is how young adults of today see South East Asia.< Less
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Classic Tale of Dutch Culture and Heritage (Hardcover) By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker is a classic children's story set in the Netherlands, following the titular character as he aspires to compete in ice skating races and help his family. At the start, we discover that... More > our young hero is responsible for his entire family's welfare, after his father was injured in an accident. Rather than be downcast by his father's poor condition, Hans is emboldened and determined to turn the family's fortunes around by competing in ice skating races. The stakes become higher as a potential but expensive cure for Hans' stricken father is revealed by the family's doctor. Today, this tale of youthful gallantry remains well-known and celebrated in the Netherlands. Its accurate details of traditional Dutch life enthralled curious readers and introduced them to a country hitherto little-known in children's literature. Virtues held highly in the Dutch culture; of both cooperation and competition, are well expressed in the hero's character and - as the story progresses - his family members.< Less
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Classic Tale of Dutch Culture and Heritage By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker is a classic children's story set in the Netherlands, following the titular character as he aspires to compete in ice skating races and help his family. At the start, we discover that... More > our young hero is responsible for his entire family's welfare, after his father was injured in an accident. Rather than be downcast by his father's poor condition, Hans is emboldened and determined to turn the family's fortunes around by competing in ice skating races. The stakes become higher as a potential but expensive cure for Hans' stricken father is revealed by the family's doctor. Today, this tale of youthful gallantry remains well-known and celebrated in the Netherlands. Its accurate details of traditional Dutch life enthralled curious readers and introduced them to a country hitherto little-known in children's literature. Virtues held highly in the Dutch culture; of both cooperation and competition, are well expressed in the hero's character and - as the story progresses - his family members.< Less
'Not my mothers Lebanon' A story of three diverse Lebanese youth who collectively change the face of Lebanon and the Arab world By Douglas George Hamatie
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In 2011's 'Not my mothers Lebanon' author Douglas George Hamatie has once again taken the reading world & creative world by storm. Set during the summer months of the infamous 'Arab Spring' 'Not... More > my mothers Lebanon' takes the outside world on an intimate journey of three young adults, all with diverse cultural & religious backgrounds, who meet by chance, and help each other to succeed in keeping with cultural customs while at the same time coping with personal challenges. This novel will rivet the readers imagination and expell the importance of change, but a new change not just limited to presidential monarchies - 'Not my mothers Lebanon' is due out online and in bookstores on March 1st, 2012 - for best viewed research visit www.LuLu.com or www.Amazon.com and seek the author Douglas George Hamatie< Less

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