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Parenting/Education
Childbirth, education, raising teenagers, school systems , teachers


  
Little Sisters, Listen Up!
A Message of Hope for Girls Growing Up in Poverty, Racism, and Despair
by Ruby Asugha
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They were three African-American schoolgirls living on Chicago's tough West Side. Each dreamed of escaping from the decay, drugs, prostitution and poverty that defined their neighborhood. One found a way out and is living her dreams. The other two did  [ more ]

  
The Irreducible Needs of Children
What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn, and Flourish
by T. Berry Brazelton
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What do babies and young children really need? For the first time, two famed advocates for children cut through all the theories, platitudes, and controversies that surround parenting advice to define what every child must have in the first years  [ more ]

  
It's All Good Hair
The Guide to Styling and Grooming Black Children's Hair
by Michele N-K Collison
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"It's All Good Hair" is an essential guidebook for parents to style and care for black children's hair--both boys and girls. This conversational, how-to book with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions features hair-care and styling tips from a variety of experts and  [ more ]

  
Parenting Through Crisis
Helping Kids in Times of Loss, Grief, and Change
by Barbara Coloroso
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In this companion to her bestselling "Kids are Worth It!, parenting educator Barbara Coloroso shows how parents can help children find a way through grief and sorrow during the difficult times of death, illness, divorce, and other upheavals. She offers  [ more ]

  
The Skin That We Speak
Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom
by Lisa Delpit, Editor
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The Skin That We Speak takes the discussion of language in the classroom beyond the highly charged war of idioms and presents today's teachers with a thoughtful exploration of the varieties of English that we speak, in what Black Issues  [ more ]

  
Guide My Feet
Prayers and Meditations for Our Children
by Marian Wright Edelman
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Here are prayers and meditations for parents and others who strive to instill values of faith, integrity, compassion, and service in our children at a time when these ideas are threatened by commercialism and violence. With warmth and conviction, Edleman  [ more ]

  
Lanterns - A Memoir of Mentors
by Marian Wright Edelman
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Throughout her life and work, Marian Wright Edelman has been at the heart of this cantury's most dramatic civil rights and child advocacy struggles. In this stirring, heartfelt memoir she pays tribute to the extrordinary mentors who helped light her  [ more ]

  
Black Teachers on Teaching
by Michele Foster
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An oral history of black teachers that gives "valuable insight into a profession that for African Americans was second only to preaching"  [ more ]

  
Love Makes a Family
Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Parents and Their Families
by Peggy Gillespie, Editor
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This handsome volume combines interviews and photographs to document the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered parents and their children. It allows all of the family members to speak candidly about their lives, their relationships, and the ways in  [ more ]

  
The Parenting Bible
The Answers to Parents' Most Common Questions
by Robin Goldstein Ph.D.
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All in one place for the first time, parents can find answers to the many questions that come up all through a childhood.
--Should I pick my baby up when he cries?
--How much babyproofing do I need to do?
--What should I  [ more ]


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