From reading under the covers to watching shadows dance on the wall, these fourteen vigorous verses show that a child's life begins at bedtime!
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A comprehensive corpus analysis of adolescent health communication is long overdue – and this book provides it. We know comparatively little about the language adolescents use to articulate their health concerns, and discourse analysis of their choices can shed light on their attitudes towards and beliefs about health and illness. This book interrogates a two million word corpus of messages posted by adolescents to an online health forum. It adopts a mixed method corpus approach to health communication, combining both quantitative and qualitative techniques. Analysis in this way gives voice to an age group whose subjective experiences of illness have often been marginalized or simply overlooked in favour of the concerns of older populations.
"My Child Sees Ghosts" by Gypsy Garcia is a complete manual for parents and children of the paranormal. Full of information for parents with children who see ghost and spirits, have nightmares and paranormal experiences. This book helps you understand what is happening, how to deal with it, and things you and your child can do to assist you along your journey. Living with gifts is a blessing and when you learn how to deal and control the gifts your journey becomes an adventure.
"Complex and challenging... push[es] the boundaries of writing about trauma." —The New York Times “A True Crime Masterpiece” – Vogue Entertainment Weekly "Must" List and Best Books of the Year So Far Real Simple's Best New Books Guardian Best Book of the Year Lambda Literary Award Winner Chautauqua Prize Winner "The Fact of a Body is one of the best books I've read this year. It's just astounding." — Paula Hawkins, author of Into the Water and The Girl on the Train "This book is a marvel. The Fact of a Body is equal parts gripping and haunting and will leave you questioning whether any one story can hold the full truth." — Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere Before Alex Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, they think their position is clear. The child of two lawyers, they are staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted murderer Ricky Langley’s face flashes on the screen as they review old tapes—the moment they hear him speak of his crimes -- they are overcome with the feeling of wanting him to die. Shocked by their reaction, they dig deeper and deeper into the case. Despite their vastly different circumstances, something in his story is unsettlingly, uncannily familiar. Crime, even the darkest and most unsayable acts, can happen to any one of us. As Alex pores over the facts of the murder, they find themself thrust into the complicated narrative of Ricky’s childhood. And by examining the details of Ricky’s case, they are forced to face their own story, to unearth long-buried family secrets, and reckon with a past that colors their view of Ricky's crime. But another surprise awaits: They weren’t the only one who saw their life in Ricky’s. An intellectual and emotional thriller that is also a different kind of murder mystery, THE FACT OF A BODY is a book not only about how the story of on
It is the eighteen hundred and as the Civil War rages, the passionate story of the Southern gentlemen Van Walling, and the ingenuous Laura unfolds: Maggie resigned to her own shackles of white slavery, reveals to Van the dire situation of the virginal fourteen-year-old Laura, being held prisoner for the perverse entertainment of the highest bidder. Van rescues Laura from her chains of bondage but soon discovers, to his surprise, he is bound to her by a love he hadn't known he was capable of. Van tries to deny his own passion for Laura, attempting to send her away to safety and security. Laura refuses to go anywhere other than with him. Traveling together through the embattled South, as their relationship evolves, they become involved in the dangerous work of the "Underground Railroad."
Gaileene Bogany was no saint, as you will read. She was merely a woman who was trying to find love in all the wrong places. Growing up, you will find she was in a totally strict environment, closed in a box that had a great impact on her life. There weren’t many choices at the time. It was going to be one-way and that way was the way of Church rd. Gaileene was given a gift at the age of nine to play the piano. She began playing her first piano chords, at the age of eleven. Eventually she had become good enough to play for the local church, in her neighborhood, which held twenty church members. Her parents: Olean and Cleavin Davis knew she had a gift of playing therefore, they sent her to Idlebird School of Music, were she learned how to play the piano skillfully. Nevertheless, It was within her to be a great musician. She was raised in Houston, Texas, born with ambition that launched her to write about her life adventure. Today, She is a musician, producer; stage play writer and can now add to her book of memoirs, an author.
Mark B. Andersen examines authentic examples of sport psychologists at work to teach readers how to use their knowledge of sport psychology in an effective and efficient manner.
Dead Angels Bleed is the story of Jacob, a man with the power of life and death over every living thing on the planet and his complex relationship with Azrael, the Angel of Death.This special edition features a sample chapter from Michael Charles Rogers' forthcoming novel, Temptation's Despair.
Shaping Losses explores how traumatic loss affects identity and how those who are shaped by loss give shape, in turn, to the empty place where something--relationships, family, culture--was and is no longer. Taking the example of the decimation of European Jewry during the Nazi era, Shaping Losses confronts the problem of transforming trauma into cultural memory. This eloquent volume examines how memoirs, films, photographs, art, and literature, as well as family conversations and personal remembrances, embody the impulse to preserve what is destroyed. The contributors -- all distinguished women scholars, most of them survivors or daughters of survivors--examine classic memorializations such as Claude Lanzmann's film Shoah and Roman Vishniac's photographs of prewar Jews as well as several less-well-known works. They also address ways in which children of survivors of the Holocaust--and of other catastrophic traumas--struggle with inherited or vicarious memory, striving to come to terms with losses that centrally define them although they experience them only indirectly. Shaping Losses considers the limitations of Holocaust representations and testimonies that capture shards of the experience but are necessarily selective and reductive. Contributors discuss artistic efforts to "preserve the rawness" of memory, to resist redemptive closure in Holocaust narratives and public memorials, and to prevent the Holocaust from being sealed in "the cold storage of history." The authors probe the nature of memory and of trauma, studying the use of language within and outside a traumatic context such as Auschwitz and pinpointing the qualities that make traumatic memory ineffable, untransmittable, and perhaps unreliable. Within the "haunted terrain of traumatized memory" that all Holocaust testimonies inhabit, the impulse to give form to emptiness--to shape loss--emerges as a necessary betrayal, a vital effort to bridge the gap between history and memory.
Feel energised and refreshed in 2020 'A good night's rest is the route to happiness' The Guardian ___________ Tired of Being Tired is a breakthrough, step-by-step individualised programme for maximising health, vitality, wellbeing and longevity by the leading anti-ageing doctor, Dr Jesse Hanley. Inside you'll learn all about the benefits of sleep, as well as how to: · Prevent illness · Increase your energy without stimulants · Achieve a balanced weight · Slow down aging Modern living ensures that many of us are so busy at work and at home, or even keeping up with our social engagements that we are not looking after ourselves. We seem to have little or no time to allow our bodies to rest, repair and rejuvenate and the results can be anything from chronic fatigue to weight gain, depression to constant colds - even life-threatening illnesses. However, it does not have to be this way. By taking the simple test and finding out which stage of tiredness you are in, you will discover exactly how you can get your energy back, lose weight, sleep soundly and much more by following this step-by-step program individually tailored to your own needs.
Are you in bondage to your childhood? Do you suffer from a deep seeded loneliness that you think no one knows about? Are you unable to forgive no matter how hard you try? This is my story of how with God's help I was able to claim victory and enter into His joy. A joy I could only read about in the Bible... yet it always seemed unattainable no matter how hard or how long I prayed. It was a long and drawn out journey learning how to fully and wholly surrender my will over to the Father. My hope is that by reading my story your journey to wholeness can be shortened. That you too can receive victory and begin entering in to the joy of the Lord.
Fracturing Opportunity demonstrates a simple yet profound idea---that educational opportunity is learned. And if it is learned , then it can be taught and taught more equitably. This book brings sociocultural theories of learning and development to bear on the persistent problems of inequality in college access, and presents an innovative framework for understanding and addressing the historic inequities that plague educational opportunity. Through ethnographic documentation of Mexican migrants' educational experiences, the book moves beyond traditional inquiry on aspiration, academic preparation, and college matriculation to explore the deeper, more fundamental sense-making processes that mediate how students among the most vulnerable cultural communities in the United States engage in college going. This is an excellent text for educators and researchers interested in equal educational opportunity generally, Mexican migrant and Chicano education in particular, and scholars interested in applied critical sociocultural theory and critical ethnographic methods. "Grounded in a critical sociocultural theory of learning and development, this book uses rigorous ethnographic methods to improve our understanding of not only the forces that influence college-going for an under-examined population (i.e., Mexican migrant students), but also the most appropriate framework for understanding college-going more generally. By reframing college-going as literacy development and identifying the transformative learning opportunities that promote college-going for a population that faces multiple barriers to higher education, this book offers important insights for K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and pre-college outreach programs, as well as future research."---Laura W. Perna, Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania "Fracturing Opportunity provides an important and fresh approach to understanding education as it could be for adolescent youth fr
I didn't know it then, but I know it now, that what I said to Harold was like crossing a Rubicon. I had declared myself, there was no turning back. I said what I said with feeling and to someone who up to that moment was like a god on Mt. Olympus. He became Harold St. James, secular savior and friend. I could talk to him. I didn't have to choose my words. I could be Izzy Goldstein. What will later become the legendary St. James-Goldstein duo at Yale begins on the day World War II breaks out in Europe. Harold St. James and Izzy Goldstein meet on the train to New Haven, Connecticut, and both learn that they will be working together in two different departments in the same building at Yale. Their oddball friendship becomes fodder for snide comments and campus newspaper articles. But it's a strong friendship that carries them through an initial anti-Semitism, Harold's marriage and his wife's premature death, the House Un-American Activities Committee, the Vietnam War, and the Black Panthers.
This antiquarian book contains Wilhelm Stekel’s 1923 treatise on nervous anxiety, "Conditions of Nervous Anxiety and their Treatment". A fascinating and informative analysis on the subject, this book will appeal to those with an interest in psychology and psychoanalysis, and constitutes a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “The Nature of Repression”, “Basic Concepts of Anxiety Neurosis”, “Clinical Picture of Anxiety Neurosis: The Anxiety Attack”, “Clinical Picture of Anxiety Neurosis: Anxiety Neurosis with Cardiac Phenomena”, “Clinical Picture of Anxiety Neurosis: Digestive Disturbances”, etcetera. Wilhelm Stekel (1868 - 1940) was an Austrian psychologist and physician. He was an early follower of the seminal Sigmund Freud, often described as Freud's most distinguished pupil and commonly hailed as one of the founding fathers of modern psychoanalytical methodology. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Emotions: from brain research to computer game development / Robert Trappl / - A theory of emotion, its functions, and its adaptive value / Edmund T. Rolls / - How many separately evolved emotional beasties live within us? / Aaron Sloman / - Designing emotions for activity selection in autonomous agents / Lola D. Cañamero / - Emotions : meaningful mappings between the individual and its world / Kirstie L. Bellman / - On making believable emotional agents believable / Andrew Ortony / - What does it mean for a computer to "have" emotions? / Rosalind W. Picard / - The role of elegance in emotion and personality : reasoning for believable agents / Clark Elliott / - The role of emotions in a tractable architecture for situated cognizers / Paolo Petta / - The Wolfgang system : a role of "emotions" to bias learning and problem solving when learning to compose music / Douglas Riecken / - A Bayesian heart : computer recognition and simulation of emotion / Eugene Ball / - Creating emotional rel ...
Ann Millan shares the story of how she helped her daughter, Robin, move past the many challenges of severe autism in Autism–Believe in the Future. Her first goal was simple; she wanted to stop the screaming, running, and self-injurious behaviors that her daughter exhibited. For ten years, Ann was told by professionals that she needed to accept Robin’s disabilities. Not one to give up in the face of adversity, Ann finally found quality professionals to help her. Ann knew education and therapies were Robin’s priority, but self-image and socialization became her focus. Ann also knew Robin’s inappropriate behaviors were unacceptable in society. Ann and her husband, Bob, became Robin’s case managers and Robin progressed beyond their wildest dreams. Today, Robin has two jobs, lives in her own condominium, drives her own car, and is a part of her community. This is her story! For more information, see: www.autism-believe-future.com. Autism is not a one-size-fits-all disability, so focusing on just one intervention did not lead Robin to successful adulthood. Many steps had to be taken along the way to get her successfully to her goal! Parents and autism professionals must work together, developing quality support and services that are cost-effective—so we can all believe in the future for our children.
This book was created over many years in an effort to illuminate the condition that has plagued the female gender since human creation. Over the years various aspects of life presenting itself fueled the stop and go efforts to present these stories. As life presented itself I have been blessed to accomplish many goals, and with the support from family and friends, Ive lived through the death of loved ones, and finally Ive grown to gather myself and present the experiences you are about to read.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “In I.M., Isaac Mizrahi puts his life to paper with the same mix of spirit and wryness as the designs he popularized.” —Vanity Fair Isaac Mizrahi is sui generis: designer, cabaret performer, talk-show host, a TV celebrity. Yet ever since he shot to fame in the late 1980s, the private Isaac Mizrahi has remained under wraps. Until now. In I.M., Isaac Mizrahi offers a poignant, candid, and touching look back on his life so far. Growing up gay in a sheltered Syrian Jewish Orthodox family, Isaac had unique talents that ultimately drew him into fashion and later into celebrity circles that read like a who’s who of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Richard Avedon, Audrey Hepburn, Anna Wintour, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Meryl Streep, and Oprah Winfrey, to name only a few. In his elegant memoir, Isaac delves into his lifelong battles with weight, insomnia, and depression. He tells what it was like to be an out gay man in a homophobic age and to witness the ravaging effects of the AIDS epidemic. Brimming with intimate details and inimitable wit, Isaac's narrative reveals not just the glamour of his years, but the grit beneath the glitz. Rich with memorable stories from in and out of the spotlight, I.M. illuminates deep emotional truths.
- Author : Library
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 1873
- Genre : Uncategorized
- Pages : 231
- ISBN : OXFORD:590602507