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Three Little Words

Author : Ashley Rhodes-Courter
ISBN : 9781439106648
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Sunshine, you're my baby and I'm your only mother. You must mind the one taking care of you, but she's not your mama." Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes, living by those words. As her mother spirals out of control, Ashley is left clinging to an unpredictable, dissolving relationship, all the while getting pulled deeper and deeper into the foster care system. Painful memories of being taken away from her home quickly become consumed by real-life horrors, where Ashley is juggled between caseworkers, shuffled from school to school, and forced to endure manipulative,humiliating treatment from a very abusive foster family. In this inspiring, unforgettable memoir, Ashley finds the courage to succeed - and in doing so, discovers the power of her own voice.

Three Little Words

Author : Carrie Alexander
ISBN : 9781459231962
Genre : Fiction
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Sometimes real life is better than fiction Small-town librarian Tess Bucek can't help it if her imagination runs wild. Fiction is simply more fun than reality. So when the mysterious Connor Reed wanders into her library she's sure he's up to no good. But it doesn't take long before she discovers Connor has come north to escape the notoriety that accompanied his involvement in a sensational trial. Now that he's here, Connor sees that Tess will be the perfect person to help him in a matter he prefers to keep quiet—not easy to do in a town where everyone knows your business.

Three Little Words

Author : Sarah N. Harvey
ISBN : 9781459800670
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Sixteen-year-old Sid barely remembers his birth mother and has no idea who his father was. Raised on an idyllic island by loving foster parents, Sid would be content to stay there forever, drawing, riding his bike, hanging out with his friend Chloe and helping out with Fariza, a newly arrived foster child. But when a stranger named Phil arrives on the island with disturbing news about his birth family—including a troubled younger brother—Sid leaves all that is familiar to help find the sibling he didn't know existed. What he discovers is a family fractured by mental illness, but also united by strong bonds of love and compassion. As Sid searches for his brother, gets to know his grandmother, and worries about meeting his biological mother, he realizes that there will never be a simple answer to the question, Am I my brother's keeper?

Three More Words

Author : Ashley Rhodes-Courter
ISBN : 9781481415590
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In the sequel to the New York Times bestselling memoir Three Little Words, Ashley Rhodes-Courter expands on life beyond the foster care system, the joys and heartbreak with a family she’s created, and her efforts to make peace with her past. Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent a harrowing nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes. Her memoir, Three Little Words, captivated audiences everywhere and went on to become a New York Times bestseller as well as a movie produced by the team who brought you Twilight. Now Ashley reveals the nuances of life after foster care: College and its assorted hijinks, including meeting “the one.” Marriage, which began with a beautiful wedding on a boat that was almost hijacked (literally) by some biological family members. Having kids—from fostering children and the heartbreak of watching them return to destructive environments, to the miraculous joy of blending biological and adopted offspring. Whether she’s overcoming self-image issues, responding to calls for her to run for Senate, or dealing with continuing drama from her biological family, Ashley Rhodes-Courter never fails to impress or inspire with her authentic voice and uplifting message.

Advocating For Children In Foster And Kinship Care

Author : Mitchell Rosenwald
ISBN : 9780231519359
Genre : Social Science
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This book is the first to provide strategies for effective advocacy and placement within the foster care and kinship care systems. It also takes a rare look at the dynamics of the foster and kinship relationship, not just among children and the agency workers and service providers who intervene on their behalf, but also between children and those who take in and care for them as permanency develops. Drawing on their experience interacting with and writing about the institution of foster care, Mitchell Rosenwald and Beth N. Riley have composed a unique text that helps practitioners, foster parents, and relative caregivers realize successful transitions for youth, especially considering the traumas these children may suffer both before and after placement. Advocating for a child's best interests must begin early and remain consistent throughout assignment and adjustment. For practitioners, Rosenwald and Riley emphasize the best techniques for assessing a family's capabilities and for guiding families through the challenges of foster care. Part one details the steps potential foster parents and kinship caregivers must take, with the assistance of practitioners, to prepare themselves for placement. Part two describes tactics for successful advocacy within the court system, social service agencies, schools, and the medical and mental health establishments. Part three describes how to lobby for change at the agency and legislative levels, as well as within a given community. The authors illustrate recommendations through real-life scenarios and devote an entire chapter to brokering positive partnerships among practitioners, families, and other teams working to protect and transition children.

Memoirs Of Philip P Bliss

Author : Philip Paul Bliss
ISBN : HARVARD:32044080897663
Genre : Christian poetry, American
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The Journal And Writings Of Miss Fanny Woodbury Including Some Interesting Correspondence Between Her And The Late Mrs Newell

Author : Fanny Woodbury
ISBN : NYPL:33433082416771
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The Journal And Writings Of Miss F W Including Some Interesting Correspondence Between Her And Mrs Newell To Which Are Added Several Essays Hitherto Unpublished With A New Memoir By A Clergyman Of The Church Of Scotland Second Edition Enlarged Etc

Author : Fanny WOODBURY
ISBN : BL:A0019201993
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Match Book Memoirs

Author : Shagi
ISBN : 9781449090814
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A collection of thoughts, sonnets and poems inspired by random conversations and words volunteered by friends and acquaintances.

Film Study

Author : Frank Manchel
ISBN : 0838634125
Genre : Performing Arts
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The four volumes of Film Study include a fresh approach to each of the basic categories in the original edition. Volume one examines the film as film; volume two focuses on the thematic approach to film; volume three draws on the history of film; and volume four contains extensive appendices listing film distributors, sources, and historical information as well as an index of authors, titles, and film personalities.

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