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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Something Dark by Lemn Sissay
    Something Dark - by Lemn Sissay

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786822291 | ISBN 10: 1786822296

    Something Dark tells the true story of Lemn Sissay who as a baby was given up by his Ethiopian mother in the 1960s. He was renamed Norman Greenwood and nicknamed Chalky White throughout his turbulent childhood in care, only to find out his real name ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care: What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh
    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care: What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home - by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849054010 | ISBN 10: 1849054010

    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care provides an easy to read explanation of the secrets that lie behind good quality therapeutic child care.   It describes relevant theories, the 'invisible' psychological challenges that children will often stru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives by Sara Barratt and Wendy Lobatto
    Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives - by Sara Barratt and Wendy Lobatto

    £29.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782203018 | ISBN 10: 178220301x

    This is a book about children who have to grow up apart from their biological parents, the impact of this on their lives and on those who look after them, and how we can respond to the challenges this poses in order that they can grow and develop in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Supporting the Mental Health of Children in Care: Evidence-Based Practice by Jeune Guishard-Pine OBE, Gail Coleman-Oluwabusola and Suzanne McCall (Editors)
    Supporting the Mental Health of Children in Care: Evidence-Based Practice - by Jeune Guishard-Pine OBE, Gail Coleman-Oluwabusola and Suzanne McCall (Editors)

    £25.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849056687 | ISBN 10: 1849056684

    Combining contemporary research with practice findings, this book shows how we can improve the mental health of children in care.   Expert contributors highlight the challenges that children face and propose innovative models of practice which ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Looked After Kid: My Life in a Children
    The Looked After Kid: My Life in a Children's Home - by Paolo Hewitt

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849055888 | ISBN 10: 1849055882

    Placed in care at a very early age, Paolo Hewitt went to live with a foster family where he endured extreme abuse and humiliation.   Following years of abuse he was sent to Burbank children's home at the age of ten where he met a gang of child ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fifty-One Moves by Ben Ashcroft
    Fifty-One Moves - by Ben Ashcroft

    £10.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781904380245 | ISBN 10: 1904380247

    It is shocking that although just one per cent of children are taken into care by local authori­ties, almost 30 per cent of prisoners have been in care.  Ben Ashcroft’s heart-rending account of abandonment, loneliness and rejection in family ... more

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