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  • Forget Me Not: Reflections and yearnings from behind bars

    Forget Me Not: Reflections and yearnings from behind bars

    by Klemens Nodewald

    In 1991, Father Nodewald, chaplain of a maximum security prison in Germany, issued an open invitation to anyone who would like to join a Bible study group. Some came to study the Bible, some came for the warmth of human contact, and some came simply as an excuse to be out of their cell for a while. A warm cohesive group of men established mutual understanding and trust, friendships such as some had never experienced on the "outside" In these pages you can share some of those stories, their...

  • Jigsaw Puzzle Family: The Step-kid's Guide to Fitting it Together

    Jigsaw Puzzle Family: The Step-kid's Guide to Fitting it Together

    by Cynthia MacGregor

    For all the kids who wonder how the jigsaw puzzle pieces of their newly combined family will ever fit together,' MacGregor has created another warm and understanding resource for children of divorce. Jigsaw Puzzle Family helps kids realize they're not alone - many, many other kids are dealing with a new stepparent - new rules in the house - new stepbrothers and/or stepsisters - living somewhere new. Readers will find engaging stories of children facing the same issues, dozens of practical and helpful suggestions for making stepfamily life better,...

  • Miranda Peabody Learns What It Takes to Make New Friends

    Miranda Peabody Learns What It Takes to Make New Friends

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $21.20* *Reduced by 20% - Now $16.95* Miranda Peabody is sad to leave her parents and her friends and spend 2 weeks at a beautiful summer camp. Even though her parents tell her it will be an exciting and wonderful experience she is worried that she will not know anyone and will find it difficult to make new friends. Sure enough after arriving at the camp the other campers seem to know one another and are already good friends. Every camper that is...

  • Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms

    Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms

    by Susan Golombok

    Modern Families brings together research on parenting and child development in new family forms including lesbian mother families, gay father families, families headed by single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation and surrogacy. This research is examined in the context of the issues and concerns that have been raised regarding these families. The findings not only contest popular myths and assumptions about the social and psychological consequences for children of being raised in new...

  • Same, but little bit diff'rent

    Same, but little bit diff'rent

    by Kylie Dunstan

    'Right up the very top of Australia there is a special place. My friend Normie comes from there, and he says, 'Things are different to what you might see in the city. Same, but little bit diff’rent …' Told in the stunning collage artwork for which Kylie Dunstan is acclaimed, the story is related by a child living in a southern city and her friend Normie, who lives in the top end. As they compare notes about their lives, activities and interests, they discover how very much they have...

  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 378

    Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 378

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate, distinct parts of people’s overall identity. Equality and freedom from discrimination are human rights belonging to all people, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people experience harassment and hostility in many areas of everyday life. Under recently enacted Australian law it is illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. Same-sex couples are now also protected from discrimination under the definition of ‘marital or relationship status’. This book explores issues...

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