Raising Grandchildren: Theoretical, Empirical and Clinical
Perspectives, edited by Bert Hayslip
Jr., Regents Professor of psychology, and
Robin Goldberg-Glen, professor of social work at Widener
University (Springer). The authors examine the growing phenomenon
of grandparents who raise their grandchildren due to the death,
divorce or incapacitation of their children. Chapters cover
such topics as cross-cultural differences in custodial grandparenting,
the management of physical or emotional difficulties in grandchildren
and therapeutic efforts to help grandparents cope with parental
Wichita Indians: Traders of Texas and the Southern Plains,
1540-1845 by F. Todd Smith, assistant
professor of history (Texas A&M University Press). Smith
presents a narrative of the Wichita tribes from their first
contact with Europeans until 1845, when the United States
annexed Texas. The book provides background on other tribes
that shared their language and culture and united with them
for survival. Smith also offers detailed descriptions of their
battles, negotiations and trading practices, and of their
struggles to adapt to changing circumstances.
at the Dawn of the XXIst Century: Trends and Transformations,
edited by Marie-Christine Koop, associate
professor of foreign languages and literatures (Summa Publishers).
This volume of 19 original articles presents an overview of major
cultural themes in contemporary France, including politics, social
issues, French identity, multiculturalism, and French and American
of Galveston Weather: People and the Elements on a Barrier Island
by Stanley W. Blazyk (66) of
Galveston (Eakin Press). Blazyk details the impact of the weather
on Galvestons development over the past 100 years.
the Nightmare by Carole Goodman Burg (75)
of Plano (iUniverse.com). An adventure/suspense story set in Texas,
Burgs first novel includes corrupt bankers, evil drug lords,
undercover DEA agents and a secretary who knows too much.
by Marilyn Gilbert Komechak (75
Ph.D.) of Fort Worth (Waltsan Publishing). How can we be ourselves
and also be at peace with others? A retired psychologist with 30
years of experience as a therapist, Komechak shares lessons
in living in this self-help CD-book.
FAQs: Substitutions, Yields & Equivalents
by Linda Resnik (77 M.A., 80
M.B.A.) and Dee Brock (50, 56
M.A., 85 Ph.D.) of Tyler (FAQs Press). This reference book
answers cooks most frequently asked questions about how much
to buy and prepare and what to use if an ingredient is not available.