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Northern Reflections
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Northern Reflections

By Harju, Jerry

Marquette, Michigan: North Harbor Publishing, 2000. Book. Illus. by MacIntosh, Craig. Fine. Trade Paperback. Later Printing.. 123 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Gift quality. Firm binding. Several full page illustrations. A retired aerospace engineer writes vividly about his boyhood in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during the 1940s. Size: 4to 10 in High.

$9.03

Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years
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Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years

By Beausay, Bill

Colorado Springs, Col.: WaterBrook, 1998. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Expanded Edition.. 293 pp. Nearly new, faint red line on top edge near spine is the only marking. Spine uncreased. A mental health counselor who is also a father gives informal, encouraging tips on raising a son through the turbulent years of adolescence. Includes guidance on what to do if the son shows gay tendenceies (don't worry about it -- it is likely just a phase, he says.) Size: 8vo -- 9 in..

$4.28

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
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Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

By Mason, Paul T. And Kreger, Randi

Oakland, Calif.: New Harbinger Publications, 2002. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 22nd Printing.. 258 pp. Close to new, a few pages have highlighting. Spine uncreased. Layman's guide to dealing with people with borderline personality disorder, especially within a family. Appendices provide a bibliography and resource list. Size: 8vo -- 9 in. Tall.

$3.80

Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)
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Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)

By Allison, Dorothy

NY: Plume (New American Library), 2005. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 309 pp.Close to new. slight bumping of corners. No markings. Gatefold flaps. Spine uncreased. A National Book Award nominee, telling the saga of a southern family's hard times. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$4.28

Welcome to the Great Mysterious
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Welcome to the Great Mysterious

By Landvik, Lorna

NY: Ballantine Books, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition (Proof).. 336 pp. Unrevised proofs. Virtually new. No markings or creases. Novel about an egotistical actress who finds herself babysitting a nephew with Down Syndrome. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$3.80

Some M(other) Stories, a Parent(hetic0al Tale

By Flax, Carol

Daytona Beach FL.: Southeast Museum of Photography, 1995. Book. Very Good. Stapled Softcover. First Edition.. 30 unpaginated pages. Artist Carol Flax reflects on her search for her birth mother and the cultural norms of the 1950s. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In By 8.5 In..

$8.55

The World of Normal Boys

By Soehnlein, K.M.

NY: Kensington Publishing, 2000. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 282 pp. Light wear. Text clean. A novel about New Jersey suburban life in the 1970s. Robin MacKenzie, a 13-year-old gay kid, gets caught up in in a triangular relationship with next-door neighbor Todd Spicer and classmate Scott Schatz. Debut novel by Soehnlein. Robin develops a fascination for 17-year-old neighbor Todd who, despite often teasing him, initiates a sexual relationship with the younger boy, whom Todd invites to a party after which they go swimming on a golf course. Robin further forms a close bond with fellow freshman Scott Schatz, whose father is physically abusive. Robin learns that, two years earlier, Todd and Scott were involved in a sexual relationship. Robin is troubled by this, but his relationship with Scott is ultimately unaffected. During the novel, Robin's younger brother Jackson dies some time after falling from a slide and breaking his neck, an incident Robin blames himself for although it isn't anyone's fault. As a result Robin's family begins to break down: his father becomes violent towards Robin, and Robin's longstanding bond with his mother begins to be affected. His younger sister Ruby becomes religious and also closer to Robin. Size: 8vo -- 9 in. Tall.

$6.65

Man of the House

By Stephen McCauley

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Ex-Library. Good. Cloth Strip and Boards. First Edition.. 287 pp. Spine slanted. Binding strong. No markings except usual library discard stampings. Mylar protector. Colored endpapers. A bittersweet novel about Clyde, a gay college instructor in Cambridge, Mass., and his growing friendship with Ben, teenage son of a longtime friend. Clyde cautiously attempts to play a fatherly role in Ben's life, with mixed results. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$3.80

Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality
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Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality

By Boies, David and Olson, Theodore, B.

NY: Viking, 2014. Book. Very Good. Cloth Tape & Boards. First Edition.. 310 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos., index. A few pages with ink underlining and asterisks. Black slash mark on top edge near spine. Light spine slant. Text mostly clean. A detailed memoir in which two leading lawyers describe the case that challenged California's Proposition 8 and established marriage equality nationwide. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

$5.23

Love Wins: For Teens
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Love Wins: For Teens

By Bell, Rob

NY: Harper, 2013. Book. Fine. Cloth Tape & Boards. First Edition.. 150 pp. Close to new, slight indentation on front panel of dust jacket. Text clean. Evangelist Rob Bell has penned a teenage version of his best-selling "Love Wins!" that explored the essence of heaven, hell and God's radical mercy. Wriing in his popular contemporary parable style, with short sentences and short paragraphs. Bell rcounts some of his own youthful misadventures to show how teens make stupid choices but also can make amends. He presents human society as "one big party" where we can bond with one another or play judge, mocking those we deem uncool. Suitable for kids of all ages, including grandparents. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$7.60

The Truth Shall Set You Free: A Memoir
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The Truth Shall Set You Free: A Memoir

By Whitehead, Sally Lowe

Louisville Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1999. Book. Fine. Trade Papeback. 261 pp. Like new, no markings No spine creases. Flaps on stiff wraps. High school sweethearts marry young and nurture each other's fundamentalist faith in Atlanta. After 20 years of marriage and six children, husband Mike discloses he no longer can keep his homosexuality closeted. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

$5.70

Bill and Hillary: The Marriage
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Bill and Hillary: The Marriage

By Andersen, Christopher

NY: William Morrow, 1999. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition Stated.. 340 pp, including 30 pp. b&w glossy photos. Bibliography, index. Almost new, slight edgewear on jacket at spine. Text clean. Binding firm. An exhaustive look at the relationship between the Clintons, and why it has lasted. Are US presidents immune to divorce? Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.23

Teen Rights: A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives
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Teen Rights: A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives

By Truly, Traci

Naperville IL: Sphinx Publishing (Sourcebooks), 2004. Book. Good. Trade Papeback. 4th Printing.. 329 pp. including nearly 100 pp. of resource lists, summaries of laws state by state; glossary and index. Former library copy with cover creasing and curling, but binding is still strong and spine uncreased. A valuable guide to family law, as it relates to teenagers, written in easy to understand language for a youth readership. Covers such diverse subjects as dress codes, truancy, privacy, drugs, statutory and date rape, sexual abuse, custody, medical care, abortion, financial responsibility, etc. Author is a Dallas attorney with 15 years of experience in family law. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$4.75

The Language and Thought of the Child

By Piaget, Jean

NY: New American Library, 1974. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 251 pp.,appendix, reference notes. Moderate wear, several pages in first quarter of the book have ink notes in margins, and a few underlinings. Rest of text clean. A Unversity of Geneva child psychologist reviews empirical research on children's language development and revises development theory. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$3.33

About a Boy

By Hornby, Nick

London: Victor Gollancz, 1998. Book. Fine. Cloth. Second Printing.. 286 pp, Close to new, gift quality. Slight crinkling of top edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Captivating tale of Will, a self-absorbed wealthy guy with no career or other focus in life. He accidentally befriends Marcus, 12, a lonely kid struggling with bullies and an unstable mother. Bit by bit, the pair help each other build self-esteem. Size: 8vo -- 8,75 in Tall.

$4.75

Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
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Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood

By Pollack, William

NY .: Henry Holt & Co., 1999. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 5th Printing... 447 pp., bibliography. Nearly new, faint crease on spine. No markings. Very sturdy. The author, coordinator of the Center for Men at McLean Hospital, Boston, summarizes research showing that many boys are seriously affected by anxiety, sometimes close to depression. His diagnosis is that parents are overemphasizing toughness in their sons and neglecting their emotional needs. In short, he says boys need as much emotional nurturing as girls. Excellent chapter on dealing with the possibility that a son may be gay. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.75

Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked About Questions of Raising Sons
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Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked About Questions of Raising Sons

By Thompson, Michael (and Barker, Teresa)

NY: Ballantine, 2000. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 5th Printing.. 331 pp. Nearly new , no markings. Spine uncreased. A school psychologist tackles some of the perplexing issues of raising sons. He gives his views in a Q&A format, and most of the answers are aimed at mothers who may be worried about being overprotective. One chapter deals briefly with issues of sexual and gender identity, urging parents to be supportive and encouraging. Other chapters deal with dating, sports, sibling rivalry, anger, behavior problems, friendship and divorce..

$3.80

Help Me I'm Married
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Help Me I'm Married

By Meyer, Joyce

Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House Inc, 2000. Book. Very Good +. Boards. Later Printing. 8vo - 9.25 in Tall. 314 pp., with 4 pp. of glossy b&w photos. Textured endpapers. Celebrity Christian evangelist Joyce Meyer talks frankly about the rocky start of her marriage, and the emotional problems and self-centeredness she brought to her relationship with husband Dave. Crediting their mutual faith in God, they overcame many obstacles. 8vo - 9.25 in Tall.

$3.33

Family Outing
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Family Outing

By Bono, Chastity (with Billie Fitzpatrick)

Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1998. Book. Very Good. Boards. 2nd Printing. 8vo -- 9.5 In. 259 pp. light smudge and edge crinkling on white dust jacket. Text clean, no markings or notes. Chastity Bono, as she was known in the 1990s, describes her lesbian coming-out experience and her relationship with her celebrity mother, Cher. An epilogue explains she has had limited contact with dad Sonny after his entry into Republican politics although they are reportedly on good terms. Note: A later book, Transition, traces Bono's acknowledgement of his transman identity and decision to have partial (upper) surgery. Buy both books and receive a $3 discount during order processing..

$4.75

Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians and Gays Talk About Their Experiences

By Griffin, Carolyn Welch;Wirth, Arthur G.;Wirth, Marian J.

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1986. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo-- 9 in Tall. 199 pp. Very clean, text bright, still almost new. With afterwords from the co-authors. A sympathetic guide written for parents in an era when gay "coming out" was still rare for youth and overshadowed by fear of AIDS. With bibliography and information about the PFLAG organization..

$3.33

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