A History of Childhood: Children and Childhood in the West from Medieval to Modern Times

By Colin Heywood

During this full of life and obtainable e-book, Colin Heywood explores the altering stories and perceptions of early life from the early heart a while to the start of the 20th century. Heywood examines the various ways that humans have thought of early life as a level of existence, the relationships of youngsters with their households and friends, and the stories of teens at paintings, in class and by the hands of varied welfare associations. the purpose is to put the heritage of youngsters and youth firmly in its social and cultural context, with no wasting sight of the numerous person studies that experience come all the way down to us in diaries, autobiographies and oral testimonies.

Heywood argues that there's a merciless paradox on the center of youth long ago. at the one hand, fabric stipulations for kids have regularly more advantageous within the West, even if belatedly and erratically, and they're now extra valued than some time past. nonetheless, the company of getting ready for maturity has turn into extra complex in city and business societies, because the younger face a bewildering array of decisions and expectations.

A background of adolescence could be a necessary advent to the topic for college kids of historical past, the social sciences and cultural reviews.

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Love from Paddington: Letters from the World's Favourite Bear

By Michael Bond, Peggy Fortnum, R. W. Alley

Ealed with a sticky paw! top notch correspondence from the nation's favorite undergo, Paddington – quickly to be a tremendous celebrity! pricey Aunt Lucy,I anticipate it will come as a good shock to you, yet not just have I arrived in England, yet i've got an handle! I'm staying at quantity 32 Windsor Gardens and it isn't in any respect just like the domestic for Retired Bears... This delightfully enticing sequence of letters from Paddington to his Aunt Lucy in Peru, follows his new stories in London whereas showcasing his uniquely captivating and hilarious tackle the area. From stowing away on a boat, to operating as a barber, there's definitely by no means a lifeless second!

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World War II: Scottish Tales of Adventures

By Allan Burnett

Acclaimed kid's writer Allan Burnett turns his consciousness to the second one international conflict in a booklet of explosively interesting and emotionally charged stories of bravery and event. that includes the genuine exploits of squaddies, spies, pilots, sailors etc, those tales, all in line with interviews with those heroes themselves or their descendants, provide a special, own perception into the second one global battle that no traditional background e-book can ever wish to check.

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Teaching Happiness and Well-Being in Schools: Learning to ride elephants

By Ian Morris

There has lately been an explosion of curiosity in optimistic psychology and the instructing of healthiness and ‘happiness' within the PSHE international in colleges and plenty of lecturers are trying to find transparent info on find out how to enforce those in all probability life-changing rules within the lecture room. This ebook presents an creation to the idea of optimistic psychology and a realistic advisor on find out how to enforce the idea in (primarily secondary) colleges. the yankee psychologist and author Martin Seligman, renowned for his paintings at the proposal of ‘learned helplessness', has extra lately been operating within the box of confident psychology. He has led education in resilience in a couple of united kingdom neighborhood specialists. Wellington university, the place Ian Morris is head of philosophy, faith and PSHE, is without doubt one of the first united kingdom faculties to introduce a proper healthiness and happiness curriculum constructed by means of the author.

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Farm Boy

By Michael Morpurgo

The heartwarming sequel to Michael Morpurgo's bestselling struggle Horse!

Farm Boy is the heartwarming sequel to warfare Horse, the loved novel that has now been made right into a play and a huge movement picture.

Albert's son is all grown up, an previous guy now. yet he has a shameful mystery he is saved to himself his complete lifestyles. As he involves phrases with the reality, he tells tales of the farm of his childhood--his struggle hero dad, skipping tuition to aid with the harvest, and naturally the glorious horses, Joey and Zoey.

The captivating booklet speaks to the bond among generations, and captures the spirit of rural existence and the affection of horses.

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The Sandy Puc' Guide to Children's Portrait Photography

Famed for her masterful children’s snap shots and cutting edge tools, great Sandy Puc’ offers each feasible point of children’s portraiture during this necessary guidebook. As nice portrait periods start with top-notch making plans and a operating wisdom of the gear, Puc’ first bargains her insights concerning the merits of being prepared from the beginning, together with innovations for reinforcing the technical features of the shoot, from lights to posing to post-capture recommendations. Puc’ then makes use of her well known interpersonal talents to supply recommendation concerning operating with mom and dad in addition to eliciting enthusiasm and cooperation from little ones of every age, together with youngsters. extra information contain powerful principles for photographing parent-and-child mixtures, incorporating the family members puppy, and dealing with teenagers who've distinctive wishes. Puc’ additionally relays her broad sales-savvy to help

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A Witch's Feast (The Memento Mori Witch Trilogy Book 2)

By C.N. Crawford

"There are new principles governing the country--namely, no magic. yet Fiona Forzese hasn't ever been strong with rules."

As Fiona attempts to select up the items of her shattered lifestyles, she and Tobias take preserve in a classmate’s Southern mansion. The plan can be simple—finish out junior 12 months within the security of an previous Virginia plantation.

But Fiona can’t enable issues lie. She’s confident the plantation belongs to a sinister witch-hunting cult. Worse, Tobias is obviously hiding a depressing mystery of his personal. And if he weren’t taking a look so annoyingly beautiful, perhaps Fiona may possibly specialize in her investigations lengthy adequate to determine every little thing out.

As Fiona digs deeper into the Ranulf's earlier, she learns a gloomy fact that shocks her to her center. however it isn't really in simple terms the Ranulfs who've whatever to conceal. because the witch-hunting cult closes in, Fiona is compelled to settle on who she rather trusts prior to she loses every person she cares approximately.

The keepsake Mori Witch Series

Book 1: THE WITCHING ELM

Book 2: A WITCH'S banquet

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The Terrible Two

By Mac Barnett, Jory John

“A double assisting of enjoyable and mischief!”
—Jeff kinney, writer of the Diary of a Wimpy child series
 
“Hilarious.”
—Dav Pilkey, writer of the Captain Underpants series
 
Miles Murphy isn't satisfied to be relocating to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy city that’s well-known for something and something in basic terms: cows. In his old-fashioned, every person knew him because the town’s top prankster, yet Miles fast discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a good one. If Miles goes to take the identify from this secret child, he's going to need to elevate his game.
 
It’s prankster opposed to prankster in an epic conflict of trickery, until eventually the 2 eventually choose to subscribe to forces and pull off the largest prank ever noticeable: a prank so large that it'll make the contributors of the foreign Order of ailment proud.
 
within the poor , bestselling authors and neighbors Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a sequence that has its roots in vintage middle-grade literature but feels clean and new on the related time.
 
“The pranks, the brotherhood, the paintings, the center! What’s to not love concerning the poor Two?”
—Sara Pennypacker, writer of the Clementine series
 
“You don’t must be a cow, like cows, or perhaps comprehend a cow to like the bad Two.”
—Dave Eggers
 
“This e-book is poor! extraordinarily humorous, extraordinarily packed with pranks, and extraordinarily wonderful.”
—Jon Scieszka, writer of The smelly Cheese Man and the Frank Einstein series
 
“The poor are my form of children. And what’s extra, they’re little ones’ form of kids.”
—Annie Barrows, writer of the Ivy & Bean series

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