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  • THE POSITIVE PARENT: Raising Healthy, Happy, and Successful Chilldren: Birth-Adolescence. by Alvy, Kerby T.
    Alvy, Kerby T.
    THE POSITIVE PARENT: Raising Healthy, Happy, and Successful Chilldren: Birth-Adolescence.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Includes 16 highly practical guidelines to help you become a Positive Parent. Learn how to: give children warmth, acceptance, and respect; enjoy your children's development and be alert to special needs; use firm and fair leadership; avoid corporal punishment and verbal aggression; start early in preparing children for school; create a home environment that supports education; be an active partner with your child's school; manage your child's obesity and eating-related problems; teach children about substance abuse; teach children about sexuality; teach children to be financially successful and giving; manage your children's exposure and use of media and technology; maintain a healthy lifestyle; set a good example of…

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    New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - Includes 16 highly practical guidelines to help you become a Positive Parent. Learn how to: give children warmth, acceptance, and respect; enjoy your children's development and be alert to special needs; use firm and fair leadership; avoid corporal punishment and verbal aggression; start early in preparing children for school; create a home environment that supports education; be an active partner with your child's school; manage your child's obesity and eating-related problems; teach children about substance abuse; teach children about sexuality; teach children to be financially successful and giving; manage your children's exposure and use of media and technology; maintain a healthy lifestyle; set a good example of life long learning and more. SIGNED on the title page. References, index. 251 pp. ISBN: 9780807748084.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56729
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  • THE BERENSTAIN'S BABY BOOK. by Berenstain, Stanley and Janice.
    Berenstain, Stanley and Janice.
    THE BERENSTAIN'S BABY BOOK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1951. dj. Hardcover first edition - The true first edition of the Berenstain's first book, a light-hearted but useful guide to living with your new baby, illustrated with their humorous drawings. The Berenstains went on to produce the long-lived and still popular Berenstain Bears series. 92 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in illustrated boards with a cloth spine in a good copy of the uncommon dust jacket. (price-clipped, some sunning and overall edgewear to the dj, short tears and chipping at the ends of the spine, but complete)

    Book ID: 69499
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  • BLACK CHILD CARE: How to Bring Up a Healthy Black Child in America - A Guide to Emotional and Psychological Development. by Comer, James P. and Alvin F. Poussaint
    Comer, James P. and Alvin F. Poussaint
    BLACK CHILD CARE: How to Bring Up a Healthy Black Child in America - A Guide to Emotional and Psychological Development.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1975) dj. Hardcover - Two black psychiatrists address the special challenges facing black parents in a racist society. Suggested readings, index. 406 pp. ISBN: 0-671219022.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair dust jacket with some creasing and wear to the front cover.

    Book ID: 78043
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  • TIGER BABIES STRIKE BACK: How I Was Raised by a Tiger Mom but Could Not Be Turned to the Dark Side. by Keltner, Kim Wong.
    Keltner, Kim Wong.
    TIGER BABIES STRIKE BACK: How I Was Raised by a Tiger Mom but Could Not Be Turned to the Dark Side.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2013). SIGNED first edition - A memoir which "dives into the difficulties facing women today - Chinese American and otherwise. . [It] combines personal anecdotes and tough love advice for a humorous, provocative look at how our families shape our personal foundations." While Keltner resisted being a Tiger Mom herself, she also writes with humor and understanding about her mother's combination of tough love and high expectations. SIGNED on the title page. 254 pp. ISBN: 978-0062229298.

    Condition: Fine in red illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 72629
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  • THE WATER GIVER: The Story of a Mother, a Son and Their Second Chance. by Ryan, Joan.
    Ryan, Joan.
    THE WATER GIVER: The Story of a Mother, a Son and Their Second Chance.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2009) dj. Hardcover - "Joan Ryan tells the powerful story of how her sonÕs near-fatal accident, and his struggle to become whole again, gave her a second chance to become the mother she had always wished she could be." Despite the generally hopeful tone of this book - and the fact that Ryan recovered far more than first thought possible - this book is a reminder that traumatic brain injuries have a lasting and often unpredictable effect. Photographs. 260 pp. ISBN: 978-1416576525.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 67219
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