The Baker's Daughter
Score: 4
From 356 Ratings

The Baker's Daughter


  • Author: Sarah McCoy
  • Release Date : 2012-01-24
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 10863246 Bytes


In this New York Times bestseller, two women in different eras face similar life-altering decisions, the politics of exclusion, the terrible choices we face in wartime, and the redemptive power of love.In 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she is for her first kiss. She and her family have been protected from the worst of the terror and desperation overtaking her country by a high-ranking Nazi who wishes to marry her. So when an escaped Jewish boy arrives on Elsie’s doorstep on Christmas Eve, Elsie understands that opening the door would put all she loves in danger.Sixty years later, in El Paso, Texas, Reba Adams is trying to file a feel-good Christmas piece for the local magazine, and she sits ...

There Are No Children Here
Score: 4.5
From 60 Ratings

There Are No Children Here


  • Author: Alex Kotlowitz
  • Release Date : 1991-02-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 7661109 Bytes


This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect....

Adolescence v  2

Adolescence v 2


  • Author : Granville Stanley Hall
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1904
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:24503355051


Adolescence v 2 Book Description :

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Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence

Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence


  • Author : Laura E. Levine
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506398914


Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence Book Description :

Chronologically organized, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition presents topics within the field of child development through unique and highly engaging Active Learning opportunities. The Active Learning features integrated within the print text and digital program foster a dynamic and personal learning process for students. Within each chapter, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce Munsch introduce students to a wide range of real-world applications of psychological research to child development. The in-text pedagogical features and the accompanying digital components help students discover the excitement of studying child development and equip them with skills they can use long after completing the course....

Adolescence and Its Social Worlds

Adolescence and Its Social Worlds


  • Author : Sandy Jackson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0863773109


Adolescence and Its Social Worlds Book Description :

For most young people, development through adolescence involves exposure to a variety of new social worlds. Parents provide increasing room for personal autonomy and take account of emerging skills and responsibilities. Peers become more important as confidants and as sources of support. Relationships with the opposite sex become more significant and move towards greater intimacy and commitment. Progress through school leads to clearer ideas about personal aspirations and career choice. Areas such as culture, social priorities and politics begin to attract more interest and involvement. The direction, nature and extent of the adolescent's engagement in each of these social worlds is influenced by factors such as personal history and characteristics, ...

The Developmental Science of Adolescence

The Developmental Science of Adolescence


  • Author : Richard M. Lerner
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136673726


The Developmental Science of Adolescence Book Description :

The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past, present, and future direction of the field. No other reference work has this degree of authenticity in presenting the best developmental science of adolescence. The book includes a Foreword by Saths Cooper, President of the International Union of Psychological Science and autobiographical chapters by the following leading developmental scientists: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Robert Wm. Blum, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, B. Bradford Brown, Marlis Buchmann, John Bynner, Jo...

Sexuality in Adolescence

Sexuality in Adolescence


  • Author : Susan Moore
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0415075289


Sexuality in Adolescence Book Description :

Susan Moore and Doreen Rosenthal review current work on adolescent sexual development, including data from their own studies on sexual risk-taking, and the social contexts in which young people form their sexual beliefs....

Adolescents

Adolescents


  • Author : Inger P. Davis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400949843


Adolescents Book Description :

This book deals with ways of helping families cope with the difficulty of rais ing adolescents. Professional social workers - along with other human ser vice professionals - encounter these families in numerous settings: child welfare and family service agencies, hospitals, schools, community mental health clinics, residential treatment centers, juvenile halls and detention centers, recreational and vocational training organizations, and many others. While families from all walks of life may be found in these settings, families who have suffered the additional stresses of poverty, discrimination, and the consequences of physical and mental illness are commonly overrepresented. Even under the best of circumstances, the adolescent years often put the s...

Moving Into Adolescence

Moving Into Adolescence


  • Author : Roberta G. Simmons
  • Publisher : AldineTransaction
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780202367439


Moving Into Adolescence Book Description :

From the sociological point of view, adolescence traditionally has been described as a period of physical maturity and social immaturity. Adolescents reach physical adulthood before they are capable of functioning well in adult social roles. The disjunction between physical capabilities and socially allowed independence and power and the concurrent status ambiguities are viewed as stressful for the adolescent in modern Western society. It has been assumed that the need to disengage from parents during these years will result in high levels of rebellion and parent-child conflict. Moving into Adolescence follows students as they make a major life course transition from childhood into early adolescence. Substantial controversy has been generated within ...

In Sync with Adolescence

In Sync with Adolescence


  • Author : Anna-Karin Andershed
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-03-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387238227


In Sync with Adolescence Book Description :

At the start of every school day, it’s not an unfamiliar sight to see younger children bounding toward school, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to seize the day. In contrast, adolescents sometimes seem to sleepwalk toward their middle and high schools, often bleary-eyed, cantankerous, and less than enthusiastic to get down to work. Why the difference? Recent developmental research has demonstrated a relationship between sleep/wake patterns and different kinds of problem behaviors, including social adjustment problems, family coercion, and disaffection from school. Adolescents who prefer staying up later in the evening and arising late in the morning (i.e., eveningness) have often been considered at greater risk of suffering from such problem beh...