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A Pearl from Ashes: Abandoned, Unloved and Left for Dead: This Remarkable Story will Inspire You to Believe that Miracles do Come True.
Mallinson, Julie.
ISBN: 9780987583949
Ark House Press Sydney, Mona Vale 2017 
  Paperback small trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. 201 pp. This is the story of Little Pearl who was found abandoned outside an internet cafe in central China in the spring of 2008. Pearl was admitted to an orphanage. Upon discovery she was infected with HIV, she was isolated and had no hope or future. The author is a missionary who was living abroad and how, amidst the fears and cultural challenges, she and her family were able to bring Little Pearl to Australia to start a new life. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30346  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Adolescent Identity Formation [Advances in Adolescent Development].
Adams, Gerald R. (editor); Gullotta, Thomas P. (editor); Montemayor, Raymond (editor).
ISBN: 0803946163
Sage Publications Newbury Park, CA 1992 
  Paperback trade, good condition, tables, covers lightly creased & scratched, owner's name embossed cover, spine creased, corner tip front cover scuffed. 240 pp. This book focuses on contemporary issues associated with the conceptualization, measurement, and empirical investigation of identity development during adolescence. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25539  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Angry Young Men: How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors Can Help Bad Boys Become Good Men.
Kipnis, Aaron.
ISBN: 0787960438
Jossey-Bass San Francisco 1999 
  Paperback octavo, good plus condition, rear cover creased. 277 pp. Kipnis began life with physical abuse, homelessness and drug use - but overcame this to earn a PhD in clinical psychology. He now teaches therapists and is president of the Fatherhood Coalition. Persuasively contends that parenting and job-skills training programs, counselling, community services and affordable quality education is infinitely better in producing constructive behaviour than America's increasingly popular punitive response. Highly recommended for academics, professionals and the general public. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14562  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: Understanding the Issues.
Parkinson, Patrick.
ISBN: 1876960566
Aquila Books Sydney 2005 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. 321 pp. This second edition has been revised and updated to offer a comprehensive guide to the painful issue of child sexual abuse in Christian homes and churches. In the final part of the book, Professor Parkinson explains how churches should respond when sexual abuse occurs, and how to prevent abuse occurring in the future. 
Price: $17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28386  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Cub Scout Badges for Adventure.
Scouts.
ISBN: 0725307633
National Executive Committee, Scout Association of Australia / Horwitz Grahame (distributor) Sydney 1985 
  Paperback small quarto, flexible cover, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. 174 pp. A detailed explanation of the meaning of the Cub Scout Badges. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25522  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Destroying the Joint: Why Women Have to Change the World.
Caro, Jane (editor).
ISBN: 9780702249907
University of Queensland Press (UQP) Brisbane, St Lucia 2013 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. 295 pp. A fabulously provocative collection by women ready to destroy the joint. In 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said a society needs the political participation of women to reach its full potential. Commentator Allan Jones reacted to his by saying: 'Women are destroying the joint . . . honestly". People around the country responded with passion, disbelief and hilarity. This entertaining and thought-provoking collection of essays, analysis, memoir, fiction, satire, polemic and tweets is from some of Australia's best and brightest women, including Penny Wong, Christine Milne, Wendy Harmer, Clementine Ford, Tara Moss and more. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16779  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Dyslexia: A Teenager's Guide.
Moody, Dr Sylvia.
ISBN: 0091900018
Vermilion London 2004 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, diagrams, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 166 pp. This book will help young adults tackle the problems that are unique to them. The book is clearly and simply written to help with reading, writing, spelling and memory, as well as giving tips on how to take notes, organise study, deal with examinations and use IT. It also shows how to deal with stress, and build on the creative talent that many dyslexics possess. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30263  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Giving Voice: The Story of the Shepherd Centre.
Epstein, June.
ISBN: 0646240501
Shepherd Centre Sydney 1995 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket (minimal foxing reverse side). 144 pp. This centre for teaching deaf children in Sydney (Australia) was set up by Dr Bruce Shepherd and his wife after the difficult experience of raising their own two deaf children. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21979  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Grandma Magic: True Stories By and About Grandmothers.
Hutchinson, Janet (editor).
ISBN: 9781742372662
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2010 
  Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. 304 pp. A book about and by (and for) Australian grandmothers - and also by and for the people who love them. These 20 tales speak of unconditional affection, joy and laughter; of mistakes redeemed, of family secrets and patterns stamped on generations, shame and hardship, memory and loss. Takes you into realms both familiar and unknown, on a voyage around many grandmothers that is rich, engaging and irresistible. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16688  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Grandparents, Grandchildren and the Generation in Between.
Ochiltree, Gay.
ISBN: 0864314132
Acer Press / Australian Council for Educational Research Melbourne, Camberwell 2006 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 154 pp. By research fellow, Australian Institute of Family Studies. This book clearly sets out the major issues involved in being a grandparent today. It examines: The role of the contemporary grandparent, child care, babysitting and time with grandchildren, grandparents bringing up grandchildren, grandchildren after divorce and remarriage, diversity and challenge, child development and parenting. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25197  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins.
Segal, Nancy L.
ISBN: 0674019334
Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA 2005 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edge tears & creases jacket. 280 pp. A leading expert on twins delves into the stories behind her research to reveal the profound joys and real-life traumas of 12 remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23448  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Just Like Us: Parenting Children with Intellectual Disabilities.
Martin, Carol.
ISBN: 0734405464
Lothian Melbourne 2003 
  Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. 224 pp. Written by the mother of twin girls, Melissa and Rebecca, who were born with an intellectual disability and cerebral palsy. It is a warm inspiring story written in a practical way from direct experience. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20385  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents: What Care Receivers Want.
Kuba, Cheryl A.
ISBN: 0415952883
Routledge / Taylor & Francis New York 2006 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 177 pp. This book looks at a new approach to the field of gerontology. Explores issues of housing, spirituality, personal care, and death. Draws on interviews with aging people and discusses common caregiver mistakes and misinterpretations, what to expect when an aging parent moves in, and how to care for an aging parent from afar. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23482  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Overcoming Learning Difficulties: How You Can Help a Child who Finds it Hard to Learn.
Pheloung, Barbara; King, Jill.
ISBN: 0868244465
Doubleday Sydney 1992 
  Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, slight mark fore-edge, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 224 pp. Written for the intelligent child who is not coping with learning in the classroom. There are many practical ideas which are effective and fun to help with learning difficulties. The book also has an extensive program of graded activities which are easy to follow and well illustrated. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30259  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Second Chance: Inspirational Stories of Survivors who Found Cheating Death Enhanced Life.
Mitchell, Neil.
ISBN: 0732909996
Pan Macmillan Sydney 1999 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. 247 pp. At age 41, Neil Mitchell was one of Australia's most successful journalists and dominated Melbourne talkback radio. But he was secretly facing death, having been diagnosed with incurable cancer. He didn't die, but facing death brought new clarity to his life. His experience prompted the writing of this book, which draws not only on his own near-death experience, but on the experiences of 13 other people, including a policeman at a shootout, a volunteer firefighter, and a survivor of the Port Arthur massacre. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17128  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs: What Your Kids Really Want and Need to Know about Alcohol and Drugs.
Dillon, Paul.
ISBN: 9781741756807
Allen & Unwin Sydney, Crows Nest 2009 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages & edges lightly toned. 196 pp. This book has been written in response to the stories the author has heard over 25 years in drug and alcohol education. The book shows parents how to talk to their children in a way that is respectful and reasonable, non-threatening and non-judgmental. 
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26946  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Care of Invalid and Crippled Children.
Franklin, A. White (editor); Fairfield, Letita (foreword).
Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford 1960 
  Paperback small, card cover (little creased), very good condition, front cover little creased & toned, rear cover foxed, minor edgewear, sticker, owner's written name. 159 pp. Experts have written a book as requested by the Invalid Children's Aid Association. Of use to social workers responsible for the care of physically disabled children. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11525  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power.
Doogue, Geraldine (editor).
ISBN: 9781925240672
Text Publishing Melbourne 2015 
  Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. 294 pp. Iconic journalist and TV presenter Geraldine Doogue discusses an issue central to our times. How are we, as women, represented at the top levels of power in Australia? In candid and personal conversations with 14 women leading the way in fields as wide-ranging as business, politics, religion, education and the armed forces, she gets to the heart of what it means to be a woman in power in Australia. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16737  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Development of Play.
Cohen, David.
ISBN: 0814714056
New York University Press New York 1987 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few small edge tears & creases jacket. 184 pp. The popular science writer and editor of Psychology News explains the nature and development of play in children. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12338  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Misogyny Factor.
Summers, Anne.
ISBN: 9781742233840
NewSouth Publishing Sydney 2013 
  Paperback trade, as new condition. 182 pp. In 2012, Anne Summers gave two landmark speeches about women in Australia, attracting more than 120,000 visits to her website. Within weeks of their delivery Prime Minister Julia Gillard's own speech about misogyny and sexism went viral and was celebrated around the world. Summers makes the case that Australia, the land of the fair go, still hasn't figured out how to make equality between men and women work. She shows how uncomfortable we are with the idea of women with political and financial power, let alone the reality. Includes many examples, including broadcaster Alan Jones who ranted that certain women were "destroying the joint". 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16572  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Wandering Womb: A Cultural History of Outrageous Beliefs About Women.
Thompson, Lana.
ISBN: 1573922641
Prometheus Books Amherst, NY 1999 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket). 204 pp. A provocative tour through 4000 years of Western civilization and its outrageous beliefs about women. In ancient Egypt, for example, the womb was regarded as an entity unto itself capable of "wandering" throughout the body if sexually unfulfilled, crowding the other organs and causing tissue damage, suffocation, and a variety of illnesses. These and similar ideas became entwined in centuries of medical ignorance and religious superstition. But this is not an exclusively "ancient" or "primitive" phenomenon: As late as the 19th century, many doctors opposed the use of anesthesia in childbirth because women had been condemned by God to "bring forth children in sorrow". 
Price: $17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15890  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Those Tracks on My Face.
Holborow, Barbara; Neville, Cliff (with); Fife-Yeomans, Janet (with).
ISBN: 9780980597233
Vivid Publishing Perth, Fremantle 2009 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, corner tip rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. 192 pp. New edition (with preface). By a former Sydney Australian children's court magistrate. A mind-opening journey into the world of children in trouble. She describes her challenges in trying to improve the juvenile justice system. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4511  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family.
Slaughter, Anne-Marie.
ISBN: 9780670077670
Penguin Group Australia Sydney 2015 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. 328 pp. About the struggle for equality between women and men, work and family. The author is the first female director of policy planning at the U.S. State department. There are personal stories, individual action plans, and a broad outline for change to help in the business of equality, and bringing about positive change for the future. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28960  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of Children.
Melson, Gail F.
ISBN: 0674017528
Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA 2001 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, faint remainder stripe. 236 pp. Discusses the importance of animals in children's lives. The author shows how animals enrich the lives and learning abilities of children. Whether they see themselves as King of the Wild Things or protector of Toto, children live in a world filled with animals, both real and imaginary, from Black Beauty to Barney. A very special book for all animal and pet lovers. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20805  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Working with Abused Children [BASW Practical Social Work Series].
Doyle, Celia.
ISBN: 0333480376
Macmillan Press Basingstoke, Hamps 1990 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner creased one page, bottom edge rear cover creased, few tiny marks bottom edge, bookshop label front flyleaf. 137 pp. By senior lecturer who has specialised in child protection work for over 20 years. The focus is on direct work with abused children. Practical suggestions are given throughout regarding individual, family and group work. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3127  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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