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Dutch Treat, Senior Dating and Other Stories

by mary ann fuller young & Martin simpson

This short book is a collection of ecletic stories about connection and love, where and how to find it.  Above all, the tone is optimistic.

Author Fuller Young investigates dating sites and treats the reader...


A Journey in our Star - Bridges for a new education

by Enrica Piccapietra

A Journey in our Star Bridges for a new education This book is the result of years of experience with kids and with educators; it develops around a girl’s curiosity who feels strange sensations that she can’t...


Man, Interrupted: Why Young Men are Struggling & What We Can Do About It

by Philip Zimbardo & Nikita D. Coulombe

In 2011, Philip Zimbardo gave a TED Talk called “The Demise of Guys,” which has been viewed by over 1.8 million people. A TED eBook short followed that chronicled how in record numbers men are flaming out...


New Aging: Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever

by Matthias Hollwich & Bruce Mau Design

Aging is a gift that we receive with life—and in New Aging, the architect Matthias Hollwich outlines smart, simple ideas to help us experience it that way.

 

New Aging invites us to take everything we associate...


Childhood Head Injury: Developmental and Recovery Variables: A Special Double Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Maureen Dennis & Harvey S. Levin

Childhood head injuries differ from adult head injuries in some significant respects. They occur against a background of ongoing physical and cognitive development. Cognitive capacities often change with time...


Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife

by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

A dynamic and inspiring exploration of the new science that is redrawing the future for people in their forties, fifties, and sixties for the better—and for good.

There’s no such thing as an inevitable midlife...


The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children¿And the World

by Roger Thurow

Based on compelling new scientific and social science research on early childhood malnutrition, a new generation of activists have been inspired to re–think old approaches to ‘feeding the world.’ The new...


The Prodigy's Cousin: The Family Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talent

by Joanne Ruthsatz & Kimberly Stephens

We all know the autistic genius stereotypes. The absentminded professor with untied shoelaces. The geeky Silicon Valley programmer who writes bullet­proof code but can’t get a date. But there is another set...


Promoting Child and Parent Wellbeing: How to Use Evidence- and Strengths-Based Strategies in Practice

by Carole Sutton

Taking a strengths-based approach, this book looks at ways practitioners can enhance children's wellbeing by identifying protective factors and positive ways of working with children and their families. Grounded...


The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes

by Diane Ehrensaft & Norman Spack

From a leading US authority on a subject more timely than ever—an up-to-date, all-in-one resource on gender-nonconforming children and adolescents

In her groundbreaking first book, Gender Born, Gender Made...


Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 21: Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

by Lois T. Flaherty & Harvey Horowitz

Launched in 1971, Adolescent Psychiatry, in the words of founding coeditors Sherman C. Feinstein, Peter L. Giovacchini, and Arthur A. Miller, promised "to explore adolescence as a process . . . to enter challenging...


Maternal Sensitivity: Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

by Klaus E. Grossman, Inge Bretherton & Everett Waters

Mary Ainsworth's work on the importance maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental...


Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

by Mian Wang & George H. S. Singer

Supporting Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices provides a comprehensive review of the empirical evidence on interventions for families of individuals -...


Improving Sensory Processing in Traumatized Children: Practical Ideas to Help Your Child's Movement, Coordination and Body Awareness

by Sarah Lloyd

Does your child struggle to know how their body is feeling? Do they find it hard to balance or feel uneasy when their feet leave the ground? Early trauma and neglect can have a profound effect upon a child's...


Health Promotion and Aging, Seventh Edition: Practical Applications for Health Professionals

by David, PhD Haber

The seventh edition of this classic text champions healthy aging by demonstrating how to prevent or manage disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness in the older adult population....


Early Childhood Report Writing

by Susan Louise Peterson

Early Childhood Report Writing is written to help professionals and college students with report writing on young children. The focus of the book, Early Childhood Report Writing is to help professionals and...


Discipline Without Damage: How to Get Your Kids to Behave Without Messing Them Up

by Vanessa Lapointe & Dr. Laura Markham

In this easy-to-read, science-based book, parents, caregivers, and adults of all kinds discover how discipline affects children’s development, why intervention should reinforce connection not separation, and...


Autism Perspectives

by Susan Louise Peterson

The book, Autism Perspectives is a short book written to examine twelve mini topics on autism. These topics will help parents as they explore various autism subjects like the referral and assessment process....


Lost and Found: The Journey of Women at Midlife

by Liza Finlay

Both inspirational and informational, Lost and Found delivers masterful insights into

the developmental processes of aging, woven with personal stories, philosophical

quotes and self-discovery worksheets to...


The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies in Language

by Marc Marschark & Patricia Elizabeth Spencer

Language development, and the challenges it can present for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, have long been a focus of research, theory, and practice in D/deaf studies and deaf education. Over the...