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The Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today
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The Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today

By Murphy, Shane M., Ph.D

Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 1999 FINE First Softcover Edition. A gorgeous unmarked copy, looks and feels new. 6" x 9", 230 pages, index. This book offers parents and coaches sensible advice and healthy alternative approaches to the competitive and stressful world of youth sports. The author provides practical and helpful ideas for parents - and excellent solutions to tough issues. The author is the former head of the sport psychology department for the U.S. Olympic Committee. . Soft Cover.

$15.95

Bold Parents, Positive Teens : Loving and Guiding Your Child Through the Challenges of Adolescence
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Bold Parents, Positive Teens : Loving and Guiding Your Child Through the Challenges of Adolescence

By Dockrey, Karen

Colorado Springs, Colorado: Waterbrook Press, 2002 AS-NEW First Edition (stated), 1st Printing. No creases, no markings, looks and feels brand new an unhandled. 5.5" x 8.25", 212 pages. Most well-meaning parents believe the myth that teens do best when left to experiment with life, and learn from their mistakes. But the author of this book says no approach could be more destructive. She says the stormy years of adolescence are the worst time for parents to back off. This is the time when bad friends, unharnessed emotions, rebellion, and a long list of mistakes could ruin your teen’s life. This is the time our sons and daughters need proactive and confident parents. No matter what your parenting history, this book shows how you can get back into the game and stay there. The focus is on 10 of the greatest challenges faced by teenagers today. The book provides the clear direction and common sense wisdom every parent needs to love and guide their teenagers.. First Edition. Soft Cover.

$11.95

Becoming A Dad: A Spiritual, Emotional and Practical Guide
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Becoming A Dad: A Spiritual, Emotional and Practical Guide

By James, Stephen;Thomas, David

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Relevant Books, 2005 NEAR-FINE First Edition softcover. Really nice copy, nearly perfect covers, no cover creases, no markings, crisp and clean. 5.5" x 8.5", 194 pages. Preparing to be a dad has more to do with bravely facing the deep questions of your soul than mastering the mechanics of baby care. Fatherhood is a journey of transformation and is without a doubt a life-changing experience. This book guides a new father-to-be to lay the groundwork for becoming an exceptional father, a passionate husband and a wiser man. . Trade Paperback.

$9.95

The Care and Feeding of Indigo Children
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The Care and Feeding of Indigo Children

By Virtue, Doreen, Ph.D

Carlsbad, CA, USA: Hay House, 2001 FINE Trade Paperback, 1st Printing, no markings, appears unread, super clean. 5.25" x 8.25", 240 pages. - Indigo children are bright, intuitive, and sometimes self-destructive individuals. They are often labeled as having ADD or ADHD because they won't comply with established rules and patterns, and they may exhibit behavioral problems at home and at school. Now a spiritual psychotherapist explores the psyche of these special kids and offers alternative solutions to Ritalin, based on her extensive research, and interviews with child-care experts, teachers, parents, and the Indigo children themselves. . Soft Cover.

$11.95

An Indigo Celebration: More Messages, Stories, and Insights from the Indigo Children
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An Indigo Celebration: More Messages, Stories, and Insights from the Indigo Children

By Carroll, Lee; Tober, Jan

Carlsbad, California, U.S.A.: Hay House, 2001 FINE Trade Paperback, 1st Printing, no markings, appears unread, super clean. 5.25" x 8.25", 237 pages. - Indigo children are bright, intuitive, and sometimes self-destructive individuals. They are often labeled as having ADD or ADHD because they won't comply with established rules and patterns, and they may exhibit behavioral problems at home and at school. This book is a collection of essays, articles and personal insights about Indigo children. The book was written to inspire, teach and provoke meaningful dialogue.. Trade Paperback.

$12.95

Classroom Discipline: An Idea Handbook for Elementary School Teachers - Second Edition

By Rogers, Dorothy M

West Nyack, NY: The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1987 AS-NEW/VERY GOOD+ 2nd Printing. A beautiful unmarked copy: appears unhandled and unread. No wear, pristine. Unclipped DJ has trace of edgewear only. 6.25" x 9.25", 276 pages, index. Hundreds of working ideas and techniques to help you deal successfully with all kinds of everyday classroom problems (both individual and group behavior problems) and build a happier, more productive learning environment. Alternative techniques are offered for handling each type of problem. . Hard Cover.

$14.95

Our Little Secret: Confronting Child Sexual Abuse in Canada
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Our Little Secret: Confronting Child Sexual Abuse in Canada

By Steed, Judy

Random House of Canada, 1994 AS-NEW/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. A beautiful unmarked copy: appears unhandled and unread. Very nice unclipped DJ. 6.25" x 9.25", 224 pages, foreword by Dr. Marcellina Mian, Director of the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Problem at the Hospital for Sick Children. This is a book for parents, alerting them to the dangers posed by child abusers; for professionals, offering insight into how the most experienced police detectives, doctors, teachers, Crown attorneys, social workers and lawyers across the country deal with the issues and problems surrounding child sexual abuse; and for the victims themselves, whose voices come through loudly and clearly, sharing their experiences and hard-earned wisdom on how they managed to survive. . Hard Cover.

$11.95

From Here to Paternity: An Intimate Look at a Father's Day

By Teitel, Jay

Toronto: Penguin Books Canada, 1993 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. A beautiful copy, short gift inscription only. "Welcome to the First Timer's Club" written on front endpaper. 5.75" x 8.75", 279 pages. A warm, witty and unusual look at life after children; the story of the author's relationship with his children and his own father; also the story of fathers throughout history and literature. . Hard Cover.

$11.95

Red Rover, Red Rover: Children\'s Games Played in Canada
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Red Rover, Red Rover: Children's Games Played in Canada

By Fowke, Edith

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1988 AS-NEW First Edition, 1st Printing. Published once and never reprinted. A great book for social historians, parents, school teachers and recreation professionals - by Canada's best known folklorist. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked, as-new pictorial boards, no DJ as issued. 6.25" x 9.25", 159 pages, illustrated. - A very entertaining survey of the games played by English-speaking children in Canada during the 20th century. Children's games are among the earliest Anglo-Canadian folklore recorded - many with very long histories. The games in this book are organized into 15 sections - including catching, seeking, hunting, duelling, acting, word and marble games. Both indoor and outdoor games are described, including such popular ones as "Mother, May I", "Ante, Ante Over the Shanty", "What Time is it Mr. Wolfe?", "Spin the Bottle", "Fox and Geese", and, of course, "Red Rover, Red Rover." Children everywhere spend many happy hours playing games, and memories of childhood games last far into adulthood. This delightful collection was published to keep these games alive.. Hard Cover.

$18.00

Girls Will Be Girls; Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters
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Girls Will Be Girls; Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

By Deak, JoAnn; Barker, Teresa

NY: Hyperion, 2002 AS-NEW/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. Appears brand new and unread, no markings, very nice. 6.5" by 9.5", 287 pages. - Full of compelling insights about raising girls. Parents learn how to raise girls who have the strength of character to withstand anything that life throws at them - a must-read for every parent.. Hard Cover.

$14.00

Teach Your Child to Read in 24 Lessons

By Bellan, Ruth L

Winnipeg, MB: Ruth Bellan, 1995. Brand New large format softcover, 8.5" by 11", 142 pages. Excellent book by a Psychologist and reading therapist with 45 years experience. This method teaches by having the teacher and the student read aloud carefully chosen, non-frustrating narrative material, alternating sentence-by-sentence, and later paragraph-by-paragraph. It presents technical, motivational and emotional aspects of learning to read, with much advice for parents.. Large Softcover.

$15.00

Christian Truth and Life: G.B.R.E. Series No. 4 (for pupils 7 years of age) : Love and Obedience, Manual for Teachers

By General Board of Religious Education

Toronto: Church of England in Canada FINE second edition hardcover, undated but circa 1950's. A magnificent copy: no wear to brown cloth boards, square & tight binding with as-new hinges, all pages pristine and unmarked, appears unread. 5.25" by 7.5", 457 pages. Book No. 4 of the G.B.R.E. series is a textbook written for members of the clergy and Sunday School teachers. This volume on Love and Obedience, designed for 7 year old children includes: The Guiding Power of Love, Obedience in the Path of Love, The Teacher's Plan, Prepared Equipment, Arrangement of the Primary Room, Forms of Service, Session Outline (Year 1,2 & 3), Music, Books of Reference, Table of Lessons, Lessons 1-52.. Hard Cover.

$19.95

Creative, Confident Children

By Hancock, Maxine

Burlington, Ontario: Welch Publishing Co., 1978. FINE/FINE reprint. An exceptional copy, appears unread, no markings, no wear. Unclipped DJ has no tears, no chipping. 5.75" by 8.5", 192 pages. A guide for parents to develop confidence, character and creativity in their preschool children, with biblical references. To help children get the best possible start in life, she provides practical, professional and biblical guidelines - and offers insight on subjects ranging from nightmares, language development and discipline.. Hard Cover.

$14.95

My Read Learn & Play Book

By Parsley, Mary (Editor)

Peter Lowe, 1978 AS-NEW/no DJ as issued. Out-of-print, unmarked, brand new condition. 8.5" by 11", 116 pages, illustrated. - A wonderful book for parents, teachers, and care-givers. This volume is full of stories, plays, things to make and do, games, comics, music, features and facts. There are pictures on every page, and clear diagrams for projects like tie-dying, making a kite, and finger puppets.. Hard Cover.

$21.95

Singing Games For Children
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Singing Games For Children

By Hamlin, Alice P.; Guessford, Margaret G

Cincinnati, Ohio: Willis Music Company, 1941 VG- First Edition. All music, instructions and games pages VERY GOOD. Light wear to boards and hinges, front endpaper and top corner of title page clipped. 8.5" by 11". - - 24 songs, each with musical scoring and a game. Songs include: "Sally Go Round the Moon", "Little Tommy Tittlemouse" and "Did You Ever See a Lassie". Illustrated with geometric figures demonstrating how to play the singing games.. Hard Cover.

$15.95

Time to Go
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Time to Go

By Fiday, Beverly; Fiday, David J

San Diego: Gulliver Books/Harcourt-Brace, 1990 FINE/FINE Stated First Edition, 1st Printing. Previous owner's name on front endpaper, unclipped DJ. NOT a remainder. 8.75" by 11.25". Illustrated byThomas B. Allen. - - - An exceptional book for children dealing with the trauma of leaving the familiarity of their home - especially farm children whose parents face hard times and must abandon the family farm. The Illinois authors wrote this volume as a tribute to children who must seek new futures away from the land they love.. Hard Cover.

$11.95

Family Living and Sex Education : A Guide for Parents and Youth Leaders
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Family Living and Sex Education : A Guide for Parents and Youth Leaders

By Laycock, Dr. S.R

Canadian Health Education Specialists Society; Mil-Mac, 1978 VERY GOOD revised and updated second edition trade paperback, 16th printing, about 6" by 9", 160 pages. Slight edge wear to wraps only, interiors FINE. - - - Includes basic viewpoints, family life education for pre-schoolers, family life education for children ages 6 to 12, sex education for ages 6 to 12, adjustment problems of adolescents, gaining independence from adult control, developing social skills, developing principles for effective living, preparing for marriage, references, list of books on sex education.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

For Love of Martha

By Winter, Marjorie

NY: Julian Messner Inc., 1956 FINE/VG- First Edition, 1st Printing. PRIME copy of a scarce book. Clean, tight, unmarked. 5.75" by 8.5", 191 pages. Clipped DJ has light edge wear and minor chipping, three short tears, now expertly repaired. True story of a bewildered little girl who is held hostage in a family's struggle to adopt her.. Hard Cover.

$14.00

The Life Within: Celebration of a Pregnancy
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The Life Within: Celebration of a Pregnancy

By Hegland, Jean

Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 1991 AS-NEW/AS-NEW First Edition, 1st Printing. 5.75" by 8.5". Unclipped DJ. A great gift for any woman in her first pregnancy, this book eloquently explains the personal, cultural, physical and spiritual changes that occur during pregnancy and birthing - as well as the joy, the wonder, the bonding, and the miracle of life. For each of the 9 months of gestation, the author writes about the physical events to expect and intimate emotional responses.. Hard Cover.

$11.00

How to Be a Successful Mother

By Featheringill, Eve

NY: William Morrow & Co., 1965 NEAR-FINE/GOOD+ First Edition, 1st printing. Clean, tight, unmarked, appears unread. Dust-jacket has light chipping at spine tips. An excellent vintage parenting book. "A unique book especially for mothers who hope to have more than one child." - "What every mother should know, before she finds out the hard way." From practical labor-saving pointers to a whole new liberating perspective - this book promises to show mothers how to "feel at home" in their job.. Hard Cover.

$10.00

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