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  • A Culture of Fear: An Inside Look at Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services

    A Culture of Fear takes readers inside the largest child protective services agency in the country, Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Julian J. Dominguez and Melinda Murphy, current and former DCFS employees, respectively, expose some of the most serious deficiencies of the agency. They detail systemic core issues that include a lack of integrity in DCFS court report writing, and describe how reunification of families is marginalized or set aside and eclipsed by other priorities, including personal opinions, ...

    • ASIN: 1628572108

  • The Distance Between Us: A Memoir

    “In this poignant memoir about her childhood in Mexico, Reyna Grande skillfully depicts another side of the immigrant experience—the hardships and heartbreaks of the children who are left behind.” —Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize winner, and author of Enrique's JourneyReyna Grande vividly brings to life her tumultuous early years in this “compelling . . . unvarnished, resonant” (BookPage) story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries. As her parents make the dangerous trek across the Mexican border to “El Otr...

    • ASIN: 1451661789
    • Brand: Washington Square Press

  • Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

    An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons America has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder. One in four fatal police shootings involves a person with such disorders. In this revelatory book, journalist Alisa Roth goes deep inside the criminal justice system to show how and why it has become a warehouse where inmates are d...

    • ASIN: 0465094198
    • Brand: Basic Books

  • Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life

    Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It takes us on a journey into the lives of African American families caring for children with serious chronic medical conditions, and it foregrounds the uncertainty that affects their struggles for a good life. Challenging depictions of moral transformation as possible only in moments of breakdown or in radical breaches from the ordinary, it offers a compelling portrait of the transformative powers embedded in day-to-day existence. From s...


  • Tell Me Three Things

    A New York Times Bestseller “Here are three things about this book: (1) It’s . . .  funny and romantic; (2) the mystery at the heart of the story will keep you turning the pages; (3) I have a feeling you’ll be very happy you read it.” —Jennifer E. Smith, author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight With the perfect mix of comedy and tragedy, love and loss, and pain and elation, the characters in Julie Buxbaum’s Tell Me Three Things come to feel like old friends who make any day better. This YA novel is sure to app...

    • ASIN: 0553535676
    • Brand: Ember

  • 50 Hikes with Kids California

    A Love of Nature Starts Here!   California kids live in a magnificent natural playground, and 50 Hikes with Kids California helps them explore its beaches, deserts, mountains, and forests. Scavenger hunts for every hike make it fun for families to learn about the region’s geology, flora, and fauna. For successful adventures with even the youngest trekkers, award-winning author Wendy Gorton includes a detailed map, trustworthy and intuitive directions, a difficulty rating, restroom info, and places to grab a snack nearby for every trip.  ...

    • ASIN: B07NMTBJR5

  • America for Beginners: A Novel

    • ASIN: 0062668757

  • Kid's Guide to Los Angeles County (Kid's Guides Series)

    Before you plan your family’s next excursion in Southern California, get some help from a travel professional… and your kids! The Kid’s Guide to Southern California lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the region.   Inside you’ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best souvenirs. Along the way, your kids will be engaged by reading and sharing fun California facts and cool travel tips. Awesome games and quizzes will keep the family entertained....

    • ASIN: B00MVOB7RI

  • I Love Yous Are for White People: A Memoir (P.S.)

    "In I Love You Are for White People, author Lac Su offers a face--his face--as a window into the experiences of impoverished Asian refugees. Su recounts the formative events of his childhood and adolescence, all of which bear the theme of searching for love and community within the confines of racial identity and socioeconomic status. From an academic perspective, many facets of Su's memoir are pregnant with social commentary but Su maintains focus on the humanistic aspects of his family's stories . . . emboldening us with the initiative to cre...

    • ASIN: 0061543667
    • Brand: Su, Lac

  • Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair)

    Oscar-nominated actress and star of the new musical drama Rise, Rosie Perez’s never-before-told story of surviving a harrowing childhood and of how she found success—both in and out of the Hollywood limelight. Rosie Perez first caught our attention with her fierce dance in the title sequence of Do the Right Thing and has since defined herself as a funny and talented actress who broke boundaries for Latinas in the film industry. What most people would be surprised to learn is that the woman with the big, effervescent personality has a secr...

    • ASIN: 0307952401
    • Brand: Three Rivers Press CA

  • Evaluation of the Long-Term Family Self-Sufficiency Plan in Los Angeles County: Establishing the Baselines

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted a LongTerm Family Self Sufficiency Plan (LTFSS) on November 16,1999. The LTFSS envisions 46 interrelated projects with the common goal of promoting sustained selfsuffciency for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Act of 1997 (CALWORKS) families, for former CalWorks families, and for other lowincome families in Los Angeles County. This book tells the story behind the indicators of low birth weights, domestic violence arrests, annual income under poverty level, personal behavi...

    • ASIN: B000UGR16U

  • My Life as a Joke (The My Life series)

    From popular middle-grade novelist Janet Tashjian comes another hilarious installment in the My Life series, with illustrations by Janet's son, Jake Tashjian. Derek Fallon discovers all the angst that comes with being twelve―he just wants to feel grown up, but life gets in the way with a series of mishaps that make him look like a baby. He passes out during a worm dissection in science class, falls flat on his face in gym class and gets a fat lip that causes him to lisp all day, and his plans for a monster-truck party turn into a bouncy house...

    • ASIN: 1250103886
    • Brand: Square Fish
    • UPC: 001250103886

  • Goodbye, Vitamin: A Novel

    • ASIN: 1250109167
    • Brand: HENRY HOLT

  • Black Infant Health Summit II Conference Manual; Healthy Fathers, Healthy Babies.building Healthy Families

    The conference manual includes the schedule for the day, a bio on each of the speakers, and some data on black males and the criminal system, charts and info on baby mortalities, juvenile recidivism, and more about black fathers. This is not a synopsis of the conference, but just some basic data and exploration of the issues, given to participants at the conference. It's an excellent starting point for other conferences like this, or for some good research circa 1994....

    • ASIN: B000CS35PW

  • Surviving Suburbia: The Best of the Guy Chronicles

    Rare book

    • ASIN: 188379269X

  • Denied! Failing Cordelia: Parental Love and Parental-State Theft in Los Angeles Juvenile Dependency Court - eBook

    Pride and Legal Prejudice is the second part of a trilogy covering the authors efforts to parent and advocate for his adopted child with severe attachment issues in both Seattle and Los Angeles. Readers will

    • UPC: 427181837

  • Los Angeles de Adriana

    Durante tiempos difciles, transiciones grandes y momentos ordinarios de la ninez, los angeles de Adriana le susurran mensajes acerca de la presencia y el amor de Dios. Los angeles de Adriana estimula la fe, imaginacion,

    • UPC: 55677619

  • Denied! Failing Cordelia: Parental Love and Parental-State Theft in Los Angeles Juvenile Dependency Court - eBook

    The Cankered Rose and Esther's Revenge begins the author's dramatic journey of adopting his teenage daughter with severe attachment issues in Seattle. The heartbreak of then seeing Cordelia "stolen" by the efforts of his former

    • UPC: 161068135

  • Los Angeles: Vacation Planning Notebook, Family Adventure Plan, World Travelers Journal Matte Softcover Log Book 120 Customized Pag

    Los Angeles: Vacation Planning Notebook, Family Adventure Plan, World Travelers Journal Matte Softcover Log Book 120 Customized

    • UPC: 204966642

  • Los Angeles: Vacation Planning Notebook, Family Adventure Plan, World Travelers Journal Matte Softcover Log Book 120 Customized Pag Paperback

    Los Angeles: Vacation Planning Notebook, Family Adventure Plan, World Travelers Journal Matte Softcover Log Book 120 Customized Pag Height : 0.26 In Length : 9.00 In Width : 6.00 In Weight : 0.38

    • UPC: 797691362

  • Kids at Work : Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles


    • UPC: 178747447

  • Kids at Work : Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles


    • UPC: 661297413

  • Same But Different : The Colourful Life!

    This is a story about a boy called Kobi and his family. Kobi is mixed race and there are not many families like Kobi's where Kobi lives. Kobi's teacher, with the help of Kobi's parents,

    • UPC: 53879626

  • Surprise Baby : The Colourful Life!

    Surprise Baby This is a story about a young boy called Kobi who is about to become a big brother. Kobi is very excited and can't wait to find out if the baby in his

    • UPC: 53821054

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    Family Of Murdered Lancaster Boy Anthony Avalos Files $50M Suit Against LA County

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