Dr Barnardo: Champion of Victorian Children : by Martin Levy

Book Review by David Lane

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Book Review by David Lane

Aberlour Narratives of Success : by Professor David Divine

Book Review by David Lane

150th Anniversary History 1863 - 2013

Book Review by David Lane

Celebrating 150 Years of Catholic Care in the Diocese of Leeds

Ten Top Tips for Supporting Education :by Eileen Fursland with Kate Cairns and Chris Stanway

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Helping looked after children to achieve in education

Residential Child Care in Practice by Mark Smith, Leon Fulcher and Peter Doran

Book Review by David Lane

A positive, realistic description of what relationships can achieve in residential care

Make Believe Play and Story-Based Drama in Early Childhood :by Carol Woodard and Carri Milch

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

A handbook full of ideas for early years workers.

Music Therapy in Schools :Edited by Jo Tomlinson, Philippa Derrington and Amelia Oldfield

Book Review by Susan Pyke

How music therapy has developed and what it can do

Introducing Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

A major independent publisher of professional texts

101 Things to Do on the Street by Vanessa Rogers

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Games and resources for detached, outreach and street-based youth work.

Connecting with Kids Through Stories by Denise Lacher et al.

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Using narratives to facilitate attachment in adopted children

Friendship and other Weapons by Signe Whitson

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Group activities to help young girls aged 15-11 to cope with bullying

Talking about Death and Bereavement in School: By Ann Chadwick

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Guidance on a sensitive subject

Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child:-by Brigid Daniel and others

Book Review by David Lane

Evidence-based practice for assessment and intervention.

Insights from the Playgroup Movement-:Edited by Ann Henderson

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Celebrating a service valued by parents, but not politicians

Urban Village Schools:by James Wetz

Book Review by David Lane

Putting relationships at the heart of secondary school organisation and design

‘The Little Prisoner’ by Jane Elliott

Book Review by David Lane

A book with graphic messages for professionals

“Nicholas Dane” by Melvin Burgess

Book Review by Peter Garsden

A sort of updated Oliver Twist – gripping for adults and teenagers alike

Use It or Lose It

Book Review by Nicola Hilliard

The dangers of library closures

‘Delusions of Gender’ by Cordelia Fine

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

The real science behind sex differences

‘Lucy Faithfull: Mother to Hundreds’ by Judith Niechcial

Book Review by David Lane

A biography of an influential professional and a caring person

‘Leadership and Management of Services for Children and Young People’ by Connors, Harrison and Maclean

Book Review by Wanda Gibson

For reading, discussion or with a view to a qualification

‘Protecting Children and Young People from Harm and Abuse - Recognition and Response’ by Rita Hannah Langton and Siobhan Maclean

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

‘Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917′ by Roy Parker

Book Review by David Lane

‘The God Squad’ by Paddy Doyle

Book Review by David Lane

A classic - frightening and moving: the inside story about institutional life in Ireland

‘Well-Being from Birth’ by Dr Rosemary Roberts

Book Review by Edwina Mitchell

Covering both theory and practice

‘How Nurture Protects Children’ by Jim Rose

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Better than bureaucracy

‘Nautical Training Ships: An Illustrated History’ by Phil Carradice

Book Review by David Lane

An important part of child care history which helped boys in need play a man’s role

‘Leadership in Children’s Services’ by Siobhan Maclean and Mark Shiner

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Understanding the policy framework

‘From Birth to Eighteen Years: Children and the Law’ by Siobhan Maclean, Iain Maclean and Mark Shiner

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

A clear textbook about what is on the cover

‘What about the Children? How to help children survive separation and divorce’ by Julie Lynn Evans

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

How to help children survive separation and divorce

‘Challenges for Child and Youth Care: A German-Israeli Dialogue’ Edited by Emmanuel Grupper, Josef Koch and Friedhelm Peters

Book Review by Robert Shaw

‘Living with Children’ by Dr Keith J. White

Book Review by Professor Roger Clough

A combination of theory and practice which challenges readers to think

The Little Prisoner Revisited

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Any further responses to this moving book?

‘Research Methods in Early Childhood: An Introductory Guide’ by Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

Methodologies, ethics, techniques - it’s all there.

‘Metamorphoses- Troubled Children over Four Decades’ by James Rogers

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Learning from the past: systems change, but do the children?

‘Early Childhood Studies’ by Johnson and Nahmad-Williams

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

A comprehensive guide on child development for all students

‘Changing Times, Changing Needs : A History of the Catholic Children’s Society in Westminster’ by Jim Hyland

Book Review by David Lane

A history of the Catholic Children’s Society in Westminster

‘Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids’ Letters to President Obama’ Edited by Jory John

Book Review by David Lane

‘Daughter’ by Mark Stewart-Jones

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

The struggle to survive and win against the odds

Stories from the Edge

Book Review by Dave Wiles

Advance warning : challenging book alert

‘The Loveliest Girl in the World’ by Miina Savolainen

Book Review by David Lane

How photography can empower children in residential care

‘Physical Development in the Early Years Foundation Stage’ by Angela D Nurse

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

A useful text book for practitioners

‘Child’s Play: Montessori Games and Activities for Your Baby and Toddler’ by Maja Pitamic

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

Practical advice on play for practitioners and parents

‘S/NVQ Level 3 Health Award’ by Julia Watling and others

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

A standard text book for carers and health workers

‘Promoting Resilience - Supporting Children and Young People Who are in Care, Adopted or In Need’ by Robbie Gilligan

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

‘Yesterday’s Naughty Children’ by Joan Rimmer

Book Review by David Lane

A History of the Liverpool Reformatory Association

‘Healthy Parent Healthy Child’ by Karen Miller-Kovach

Book Review by Kay Lane

A sensible whole family approach to adopting healthy life-styles

‘Your Feeding Questions Answered’ by Annabel Karmel

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

‘Communicating Through Play: Techniques for Assessing and Preparing Children for Adoption’ by Bernie Stringer

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Techniques for assessing and preparing children for adoption

‘Growing Vegetables is Fun’ by Emma Cooper

Book Review by Valerie Jackson & Emma Cooper

An activity for adults and children to share - and eat the results together too!

‘Little Miracles’ by Giselle Green

Book Review by Nikki Rule-Jackson

What parents do when a child goes missing…

‘Family Cookbook’ by Annabel Karmel

Book Review by Wanda Gibson

Something for all the family to get their teeth into

‘Care and Education in Early Childhood’ by Audrey Curtis and Maureen O’Hagan

Book Review by Wanda Gibson

- A student’s guide to theory and practice

‘Advanced Early Years’ by Iain Macleod-Brudenell and Janet Kay

Book Review by Wanda Gibson

A comprehensive text book for advanced early years students

‘Residential Care - A Positive Future’ Edited by Terry Philpott

Book Review by David Lane

The impact of the Wagner Report over the last two decades

‘Practical EYFS Handbook’ by Penny Tassoni

Book Review by Cindy Grant

A textbook for students geared to current UK systems

First Aid Manual

Book Review by David Lane

The UK’s only fully authorised guide

‘Inclusion, Equality and Diversity in Working with Children’ by S. Griffin

Book Review by Cindy Grant

Young Children and Racial Justice by Jane Lane

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

Taking action for equality in the early years - understanding the past, thinking about the present, planning for the future …

Best Practice in Social Work: Critical Perspectives by K. Jones, B. Cooper, and H. Ferguson

Book Review by Sue Kennedy

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Today : A Handbook. Edited by C. Jackson, K. Hill and P. Lavis

Book Review by Professor Ewan Anderson

The Growth of Love by Dr Keith J. White

The book reflects Mill Grove and what it has to offer.

A Jargon Busting Dictionary for Social Care by Bridget Caffrey and Siobhan Maclean

The Growth of Love by Dr Keith J. White

Book Review by Jo-Joy Wright

Social Work:An introduction to contemporary practice

Book Review by Sue Kennedy

What is happening to our children and childhood? Three books which highlight some of the issues

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

Current issues affecting children – computers, media, sexualisation, toxins and drugs

Children’s Rights : Respecting Children’s Rights and Understanding Responsibilities by Ann Wheal

Book Review by David Lane

A reference book with analyses and comments based on the author’s experience

I Love Myself - When I am Laughing … and then again when I am looking Mean and Impressive by Zora Neale Hurston

Book Review by Sue Kennedy

London’s Forgotten Children : Thomas Coram and the Foundling Hospital by Gillian Pugh

Book Review by David Lane