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Agnes and the Little Key: or, Bereaved Parents Instructed and Comforted. By Her Father.

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.K. Whipple and Company: 1857

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260294


Second edition. No jacket, a few light spots to boards, ink note on front endpaper. 1857 Hard Cover. vii, 191, [4] pp. Reverend Nehemiah Adams (February 19, 1806 – October 6, 1878) was an American clergyman and writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts,[1] in 1806 to Nehemiah Adams and Mehitabel Torrey Adams. He graduated from Harvard University in 1826, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1829. That same year, he was ordained as co-pastor, with Abiel Holmes, of... View more info

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Our Children Live On: Miraculous Moments for the Bereaved

By: Al-Chokhachy, Elissa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Llewellyn Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 2205723


A fine copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xiii, 321 pp. Our Children Live On is an award-winning collection of powerful, true stories that prove our children are with us forever. Eighty-two heartfelt, moving testimonials from bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, and caregivers clearly demonstrate that love and life are eternal.Anyone who has suffered the unimaginable loss of a loved one--especially a child--will find hope and comfort in each miraculous story. F... View more info

Integrity for Tomorrow's Adults: Help for Parents Who want Their Children to Develop Individuality and Character

By: Carrier, Blanche

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell & Co.: 1959

Seller ID: 1309472


Jacket edge wear & tearing, foxing on jacket flaps.Good. 1959 Hard Cover. The author has drawn upon her many years of service in the firld of religious education and family counseling for this timely book on the rearing of children under the special pressures of today. Parents who are already aware that our present culture is forcing the American family into a new and undesirable pattern will appreciate her wise counsel and workable suggestions. Other parents -- those di... View more info

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New Public School Parent: How to Get the Best Education for Your Child

By: Chase, Bob

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2002

Seller ID: 1298100


Remainder mark on page base. A nice bright copy. 2002 Trade Paperback. 288 pp. Despite controversies over standardized testing, school funding, and teacher quality, more than ninety percent of American children attend public schools. In The New Public School Parent, parents will learn all they need to know about how the public school system works and, more importantly, how to navigate it to ensure that their children are getting the education that they deserve. Backed by... View more info

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Bringing Up Boys

By: Dobson, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tyndale: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203853


An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Sensible advice and caring encouragement on raising boys from the nation's most trusted parenting expert, Dr.James Dobson. With so much confusion about the role of men in our society, it's no wonder so many parents and teachers are at a loss about how to bring up boys. Our culture has vilified masculinity and, as a result, boys are suffering. Parents, teachers, and others involved in... View more info

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When Your Child Needs Help: A Parent's Guide to Therapy for Children

By: Doft, Noma; Aria, Barbara; Chess, Stella

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267498


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Ink name on front endpaper, two minor ink spots on page ridge. 1992 Hard Cover. xiii, 224 pp. One of America's top child psychologists provides reassuring advice for parents whose children are experiencing emotional or developmental problems. Here is the essential guide for every parent who is struggling to distinguish typical growing pains from more serious problems. View more info

Reading with Children

By: Eaton, Anne T.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1945

Seller ID: 1304881


Pages toned, a bit rubbed, ink names on front endpaper, bookplate inside front cover. 1945 Hard Cover. 'You'll Find that Reading's Very Nice'; Reality and Imagination; Through Magic Doorways; Over the Edge of the World; Betwixt and Between; Unicorns and Common Creatures; Poetry; World's Great Stories; Stories Old and New; Roundabout the Earth; Men and Manners of the Past; Our World -- Earth, Air, Skies, and Seas; Art and Music; Artists Work for Children; Nonsense is Fun;... View more info

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Raising Boys to Be Like Jesus

By: Elliott, Sharon Norris

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Judson: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538698


First printing. 2009 Trade Paperback. 164 pp. High-school teacher and mother of two boys of her own, the author exhorts parents and caregivers to choose Jesus as the ultimate male role model for their sons. Tracing the Gospel stories of Christ from infancy through ministry in Judea and Galilee and even to death and resurrection, each chapter identifies a lesson to be gleaned from Jesus' life. Practical wisdom about facing temptation, exploring leadership, choosing friend... View more info

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Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too

By: Faber, Adele; Mazlish, Elaine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Currents: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201750


General wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. xvii, 246 pp. ...this seminal book--revised and updated after more than ten years of feedback from parents' letters, TV and radio talk shows, and Faber and Mazlish's highly successful partenting workshops. Siblings Without Rivalry guides the way to family peace and tranquillity with humor and compassion for both parents and children. Illustrated, action-oriented, and easy to understand, it's packed with sensitive yet sensible ways to t... View more info

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The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness: Five Steps to Help Kids Create and Sustain Lifelong Joy

By: Hallowell, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2268299


An exceptional copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. Here, at last, is a book brimming with the good news of raising children—the basic reassuring news about happiness and unconditional love, about enduring family connections and kids who grow up right. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., father of three and a clinical psychiatrist, has thought long and hard about what makes children feel good about themselves and the world they live in. Now, in The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, Dr... View more info

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It's No Accident: Breakthrough Solutions to Your Child's Wetting, Constipation, UTIs, and Other Potty Problems

By: Hodges, Steve J.; Schlosberg, Suzanne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lyons Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2269917


A very nice copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xv, 223 pp. Here’s a reality that will shock most parents: There is a silent epidemic in America—one that is needlessly stressing out parents, causing children pain and embarrassment, and costing families and the health-care system massive amounts of money. It is an issue of dysfunctional elimination: delayed or abnormal pooping and peeing in children. In his eye-opening new book, Dr. Steve Hodges offers parents straight-shooti... View more info

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That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life

By: Homayoung, Ana

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Perigee Book: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268596


First printing. A nice copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. xvi, 287 pp. Missed assignments. Lack of focus and enthusiasm. Falling grades. For too many boys and their frustrated parents, these are the facts of life. But they don't have to be. Top academic counselor Ana Homayoun has helped turn even the most disorganized, scattered, and unfocused boys into successful young people who consistently meet their personal and academic challenges. She does this by getting back to basics-... View more info

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The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son

By: Isaacson, Rupert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266440


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Autographed Copy sticker on front wrapper. 2009 Hard Cover. x, 357 pp. When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably. He was struck with a crazy idea: why not take Rowan to Mongolia, the one place in the world where horse... View more info

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Fathers and Sons: 11 Great Writers Talk about Their Dads, Their Boys, and What It Means to Be a Man

By: Katz, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hearst: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203887


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2010 Hard Cover. Compelling and eloquent, these are some of the magazine’s most emotionally powerful pieces, as eleven award-winning and notable authors reflect on manhood through memories of their own fathers and their personal experience of raising sons. The collection covers everything from birth to death, from the thrilling and terrifying hours Daniel Voll spent in the delivery room during his wife’s long labor to Jake La Motta... View more info

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The Playbook for Dads: Parenting Your Kids In the Game of Life

By: Kelly, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Faith Words: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203886


First edition. Ink note to front endpaper. 2012 Hard Cover. With an emphasis on preparation, hard work and perseverance, Kelly tackles such essential issues as respect, character, accountability and spiritual discipline. From commitment and courage to honesty and humility, Kelly's lessons-learned on and off the field- guide men striving to be the fathers God designed them to be ­- so their children can grow to be everything they are meant to be. Conversational and refre... View more info

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Character Matters: How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues

By: Lickona, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 2004

Seller ID: 2205414


An exceptional copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. Award-winning psychologist and educator Thomas Lickona offers more than one hundred practical strategies that parents and schools have used to help kids build strong personal character as the foundation for a purposeful, productive, and fulfilling life.Succeeding in life takes character, and Lickona shows how irresponsible and destructive behavior can invariably be traced to the absence of good character and its ten essential qu... View more info

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The Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy: New Directions in Integrative Treatment, Volume 2

By: Mark, Bonnie S.; Incorvaia, James A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jason Aronson Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267501


First edition. A fine copy. 1997 Hard Cover. xvi, 512 pp. This handbook offers new approaches to working with children, adolescents and their families. Noted child and adolescent experts such as T. Berry Brazelton, Carol Gilligan, and Paul and Anna Ornstein discuss many pressing issues, including helping parents to develop a more positive attitude toward parenting, guiding parents during stressful times, psychoeducational psychotherapy with learning disabled and/or ADHD ... View more info

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Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know

By: Meeker, Meg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regnery Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269925


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2006 Hard Cover. xv, 287 pp. Drawing on her thirty years' experience practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine, teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explains why an active father figure is maybe the single most important factor in a young woman's development. In this invaluable guide, Meeker shows how a father can be both counsel and protector for his daughter as she grows into a spiritually and mentally strong young woman. Fro... View more info

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Adaptive Play for Special Needs Children: Strategies to Enhance Communication and Learning

By: Musselwhite, Caroline Ramsey

Price: $2.00

Publisher: College Hill Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1528885


First printing. Lightly rubbed. 1986 Trade Paperback. 249 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One: Overview of Adaptive Play; Part Two: Selecting, Adapting, and Making Play Materials; Part Three: Adaptive Play Strategies for Communicative Goals; Part Four: Developing a Support for Adaptive Play; Part Five: Appendices; References. View more info

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Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family

By: Pope Francis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor: 2016

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266453


First printing. A very nice copy. 2016 Trade Paperback. 240 pp. All of us are called to keep striving towards something greater than ourselves and our families, and every family must feel this constant impulse. Let us make this journey as families, let us keep walking together. Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia. In his groundbreaking work on modern family life, Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family, Pope Francis continues to guide and lead the Church, calling us to be a sig... View more info

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Having a Baby Can Be a Scream

By: Rivers, Joan; Levbarg, Morrison S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.P. Tarcher, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2054789


8th printing. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper ('Good luck, XXX Joan Rivers'). Jacket corners rubbed, clear tape repair to tear along spine head, a few creases on rear jacket panel. 1974 Hard Cover. 139 pp. A humorous take on pregnancy and motherhood by the late great comedian Joan Rivers, providing an entertaining mix of levity, personal experience, and helpful information gleaned from interviews with various physicians. View more info

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How to Survive the Loss of a Child: Filling the Emptiness and Rebuilding Your Life

By: Sanders, Catherine M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2205725


Red smudges to rear wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. x, 246 pp. Thank you, Catherine Sanders, for giving us a book that few others could have written. Every page speaks both the depth of your compassion and the breadth of your knowledge. This book will be a wise companion on the difficult journey from loss to recovery.— Robert Kastenbaum, Ph.D., author of The Psychology of DeathHow to Survive the Loss of a Child is a godsend to those in the field as well as to those ... View more info

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Family Limitation

By: Sanger, Margaret

Price: $350.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1920

Seller ID: 2266082


Wrappers foxed, minor loss from front wrapper corner, closed tears to spine head and foot. 1920 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 23, [1] pp. Self wrappers. 1920 tenth edition of the work originally published in 1914. From Hoolihan 3084, describing the first edition: Family limitation defends a woman's right to control her body, defends her right to have an abortion if she does not choose to be pregnant, and gives simple, explicit directions for a... View more info

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Ograniczenie... Liczby Dzieci [Family Limitation]

By: Sanger, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266084


First Polish edition. We have more books available by this author!. 14 pp. Self wrappers. Polish edition of the work originally published in 1914. Hoolihan 3090. From Hoolihan 3084, describing the first edition: Family limitation defends a woman's right to control her body, defends her right to have an abortion if she does not choose to be pregnant, and gives simple, explicit directions for a variety of ways to prevent conception. After forty years of 'Com-stockery' -- d... View more info

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I've Got Sand in All the Wrong Places

By: Scottoline, Lisa; Serritella, Francesca

Price: $6.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 2017

Seller ID: 2208190


A fine copy. 2017 Trade Paperback. 335 pp. “The mother-daughter duo returns with a collection of breezy summer essays, perfect for the beach, the pool or even the couch. This witty, insightful assortment of stories is a wonderfully entertaining look into the lives of two modern women.” –Parade MagazineThe New York Times bestselling mother-daughter team returns with a new collection in the series that Oprah Magazine calls the Perfect Summer Must-Read, of funny and r... View more info

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Down Came the Rain

By: Shields, Brooke

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Christa Incorporated: 2005

Seller ID: 1510693


Sticker remnants on front cover. 2005 Trade Paperback. In this compelling memoir, Brooke Shields talks candidly about her experience with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter, and provides millions of women with an inspiring example of recovery hen Brooke Shields welcomed her newborn daughter, Rowan Francis, into the world, something unexpected followed-a crippling depression. Now, for the first time ever, in Down Came the Rain, Brooke talks about the tr... View more info

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Mothering Heights: A Novel Approach for Christian Mothers

By: Smith, Keitha

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Judson: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538415


First printing. 2009 Trade Paperback. 157 pp. This creative and challenging volume draws insight and wisdom for Christian mothers in the twenty-first century from classic literary novels, including Pride and Prejudice, Treasure Island, Great Expectations, Portrait of a Lady, and A Room with a View. Using selected quotes and the book titles themselves, the authors offer encouragement and exhortation to women of all walks of life who struggle and strive to be intentional i... View more info

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Counsels Addressed to Young Ladies and Young Men, Young Married Persons and Young Parents, Delivered in Washington City, in April 1846

By: Smith, Matthew Hale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William D. Ticknor & Co.: 1847

Seller ID: 2268348


Pencil note on front endpaper, faint stain to second blank, light spots to rear endpapers. 1847 Small Hard Cover. 192 pp. 4 1/2 x 3. Printed commendations by John Quincy Adams precede text. Counsels Addressed to Young Ladies and Young Men, Young Married Persons and Young Parents, Delivered in Washington City, in April 1846. View more info

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The Raising of a President: The Mothers and Fathers of Our Nation's Leaders

By: Wead, Doug

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265360


First edition. Minor general wear to jacket. 2005 Hard Cover. ix, 512 pp. A study of the parents of each American president draws on the author's research from All the Presidents' Children as well as the expertise of five psychologists to shed insight into such events as Lillian Carter's antagonism of segregationist neighbors, Warren G. Harding's mother's murder charge, and single mother Betty Jackson's succor of Revolutionary War soldiers. View more info

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Healthy Parenting: An Empowering Guide for Adult Children - How Your Upbringing Influences the Way You Raise Your Children, and What You Can Do To Make It Better For Them

By: Woititz, Janet G.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Fireside / Simon and Schuster: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1525257


First printing. Wrappers a bit rubbed, hole punch through bottom corner of cover & first few pages, sticker remnant on front cover, remainder mark on page base. 1992 Trade Paperback. 188 pp. If you grew up in a troubled or dysfunctional family and suffered through a parent's problems with chronic illness, addiction, emotional upheaval, or loss, you probably know what you don't want for your kids. But you may lack the tools and experiences to create the nurturing home you... View more info