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Did you know that we humans are monitored by Mouseweb International, a worldwide network of mice working undercover to lend a paw whenever we need it most?
This is the story of Lily Jane Watson, a 13-year-old in desperate need of some help from the spies at Mouseweb International Department 29 (MI29). Operating out of the lost property cupboard at Abbotsford airport, Agent Windsor Smith and his family devise a clever plot to come to her rescue. But with Mr Clamp, the airport manager, laying traps and a crafty gang of rats attempting to scupper their plans, will MI29 succeed? Can technology, cunning, and courage change the world or will the nasty rats take control?
Keywords: child psychology, children, counselling, disability, education, families, fiction, literacy, occupational therapy, palliative care, pastoral care, resilience, self esteem
Huntington's Disease (HD) is a hereditary illness passed on via a defective gene. There is a fifty per cent chance of inheriting it from a parent and there is yet no cure. Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease is one family's poignant story of coping with the symptoms, the diagnosis and the effects of HD. more »2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
Keywords: counselling, families, health care, memoirs, palliative care
In this collection of accounts, people share their experiences of losing loved ones through death from natural causes, genetic conditions, accident, suicide and murder. Looking at death from different perspectives, it encourages people to understand their own grief and how those around to them might be affected by what can seem a very private loss. more »2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
Keywords: bereavement, counselling, families, grief, memoirs, palliative care
Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia. more »2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
Keywords: counselling, dementia, fiction, memoirs, older people, palliative care, practical theology, theology
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