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Another Place At The Table

Author : Kathy Harrison
ISBN : 1585422827
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A foster mom and co-recipient of the Goldie Foster Award describes her experiences with three troubled children whose traumatic experiences caused them to act out in dangerous ways. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Another Place At The Table

Author : Kathy Harrison
ISBN : UVA:X004688797
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A foster mom and co-recipient of the Goldie Foster Award describes her experiences with three troubled children whose traumatic experiences caused them to act out in dangerous ways. 25,000 first printing.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Another Place At The Table

Author : Kathy Harrison
ISBN : 174114096X
Genre : Foster children
File Size : 30.49 MB
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For more than a decade, Kathy Harrison has sheltered a shifting cast of troubled youngsters - the offspring of prostitutes, addicts, abusers, and teenage parents who can't handle parenthood. What would motivate someone to give herself over to constant, largely uncompensated chaos? How does she manage her extraordinary blended family? Why would anyone voluntarily take on her job?
Category: Foster children

A Place At The Table

Author : Susan Rebecca White
ISBN : 9781451608878
Genre : Fiction
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The lives of an ostracized gay Southern boy, a wealthy Connecticut woman, and an African-American chef converge in a chic Manhattan cafâe, in a tale ranging from 1920s North Carolina to the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s and the present day.
Category: Fiction

One Small Boat

Author : Kathy Harrison
ISBN : 158542465X
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 73.75 MB
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An intimate portrait of America's foster-care system is told through the experiences of a foster parent and an emotionally abandoned girl who, ensconced with the author's biological, adopted, and foster children, began to thrive in her new family environment. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Social Science

Her Place At The Table

Author : Deborah M. Kolb
ISBN : 0470944668
Genre : Business & Economics
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Thoroughly revised and updated and with a new Introduction by the authors, this paperback edition of Her Place at the Table draws on extensive interviews with women leaders to help all women negotiate their path to leadership success. A Woman's Guide to Taking Her Place at the Leadership Table "It's time for women to take their places at the leadership tables alongside men. Why? Because the skills we developed at the foot of the table—bringing people together, building bridges across differences, and thinking outside the box—are in great demand. But to use this time and these skills to the greatest advantage, read this book. The authors have set a great meal for you...just devour it." —Marie C. Wilson, president and founder, The White House Project "Does she have the right stuff? That question follows women whenever they are promoted to visible leadership positions. Her Place at the Table lays out the pragmatic moves that can help any woman in business show she has the right stuff. I encourage all women with leadership aspirations to use this book as a guide." —Patricia Fili-Krushel, executive vice president, Time Warner "Women roar—they are the leaders we need in corporations today, but there are still some barriers. This book will help individual women negotiate what they need to succeed as leaders and help their firms support them in their efforts. That way we all win!" —Tom Peters, management consultant and author, Reimagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age For more information about Her Place at the Table or a group discussion guide, visit Completely Updated with a New Introduction by the Authors
Category: Business & Economics

Success As A Foster Parent

Author : National Foster Parent Association
ISBN : 1592577474
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Offers a look at the process to become a foster parent, the cost involved versus the compensation, a list of important questions to ask, state-by-state foster-care resources, personal anecdotes, and tips from veteran foster parents.
Category: Family & Relationships

Three Little Words

Author : Ashley Rhodes-Courter
ISBN : 9781416948063
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 49.26 MB
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Traces the author's painful childhood in a series of foster homes, her deteriorating relationship with her emotionally unstable mother, abuse at the hands of a foster family, and her subsequent efforts to advocate for an improved foster care system.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Boy Under The Table

Author : Nicole Trope
ISBN : 9781495639951
Genre : Fiction
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A story of immense power and compassion—one that will move all who read it with its harrowing glimpse into the real world behind the headlines Tina is a young woman hiding from her grief on the streets of the Cross. On a cold night in the middle of winter she breaks all her own rules when she agrees to go home with a customer. What she finds in his house will change her life forever. Across the country, Sarah and Doug are trapped in limbo, struggling to accept the loss that now governs their lives. Pete is the local policeman who feels like he is watching the slow death of his own family. Every day brings a fresh hell for each of them. Told from the alternating points of view of Tina, Sarah, Doug, and Pete, The Boy Under the Table is gritty, shocking, moving, and, ultimately, filled with hope.
Category: Fiction