The Picking Flower Garden
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
Child Sexual Abuse: From Harsh Realities to Hope
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
Children with Serious Conduct Issues
THIS BOOK IS FOR PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS as they work together to help children who have have serious conduct issues.
Conduct issues in childhood are common. Children with mild conduct issues... More > respond to authoritative parenting, which is characterized by love, consistency, and structure. Some children, however, do not respond to such quality care.
They and their families require professional help. This book is intended to give parents and professionals research-based information that will guide them in their care of children with serious conduct issues.< Less
On Being a Sh*t: Unkind Deeds and Cover-Ups in Everyday Life, Edition with Asterisks
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