Charlene C. Giannetti: essay and books

Charlene C. Giannetti
Author's Genres:
Nonfiction :: Parenting :: How To :: Adoption

All books by Charlene C. Giannetti:

The Roller-coaster Years

The Roller-coaster Years

For the 20 million parents of 10- to 15-year-olds, The Roller-Coaster Years is a lively guide to mastering the ups and downs of early adolescence. Every parent knows about the terrible twos and the brooding teens, but few have anticipated the wild ride of these magical yet maddening...
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What Are You Doing in There?: Balancing Your Need to Know With Your Adolsecent's Need to Grow

What Are You Doing in There?: Balancing Your Need to Know With Your Adolsecent's Need to Grow

In their inimitable, candid style, Charlene Giannetti and Margaret Sagarese offer a variety of strategies for staying informed without resorting to snooping, eavesdropping, or other embarrassing KGB-like tactics. Within each of a child's six privacy zones—bedroom, friends, romance, school, body,...
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Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Discusses various issues connected with adoption, such as the meaning of adoption, the reasons why birthparents give up a child, and the search for birthparents.
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Boy Crazy!: Keeping our Daughter's Feet on the Ground When Her Head is in the Clouds

Boy Crazy!: Keeping our Daughter's Feet on the Ground When Her Head is in the Clouds

But watching your daughter discover boys is both exciting and scary. Before you lies a major challenge: helping your daughter navigate the oncoming rush of romance during the young adolescent and teen years.
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Parenting 911

Parenting 911

An indispensable handbook to guide the 20 million parents of 10- to 15-year-olds through the tough issues their children face every day.
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Cliques: Eight Steps to Help Your Child Survive the Social Jungle

Cliques: Eight Steps to Help Your Child Survive the Social Jungle

Read Cliques to understand: * Who the clique leaders are in your child's school * What you can do NOW to help your child avoid abuse * Times during the day when cliques are visible to adults * Where in your school you...
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Good Parents, Tough Times: How Your Catholic Faith Provides Hope and Guidance in Times of Crisis

Good Parents, Tough Times: How Your Catholic Faith Provides Hope and Guidance in Times of Crisis

The authors draw parallels between the real-life struggles parents face today and those endured by the saints. They believe that the qualities that enabled the saints to face great troubles—charity, knowledge, faith, hope, patience, serenity, truth, and humility—can help parents cope with a...
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The Patience Of A Saint: How Faith Can Sustain You During The Tough Times In Parenting

The Patience Of A Saint: How Faith Can Sustain You During The Tough Times In Parenting

Focusing on the qualities that enabled these ordinary men and women to face extraordinary challenges and tragedies: knowledge, faith, hope, charity, patience, serenity, truth, and humility, Giannetti and Sagarese draw parallels between the real-life struggles parents face today and those endured...
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The Rollercoaster Years

The Rollercoaster Years

For the 20 million parents of 10- to 15-year-olds, The Roller-Coaster Years is a lively guide to mastering the ups and downs of early adolescence. Every parent knows about the terrible twos and the brooding teens, but few have anticipated the wild ride of these magical yet maddening...
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Who Am I?: And Other Questions of Adopted Kids

Who Am I?: And Other Questions of Adopted Kids

Give adopted children reassuring answers to questions they might have about their birth family. Includes advice from experts and quotes from adopted teenagers.
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The Patience of a Saint

The Patience of a Saint

The Patience of a Saint explains how to connect with the saints through various activities, including novenas, Bible reading, and pilgrimages, and how to call on their support and understanding in times of crisis. Focusing on the qualities that enabled these ordinary men and women to...
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What Are You Doing in There?: Balancing Your Need to Know with Your Adolsecent's

What Are You Doing in There?: Balancing Your Need to Know with Your Adolsecent's

Tackling the frustrations and fears of parenting in a world where cyber predators make headlines every day and normal adolescents act out in ways that beg the question Where were the parents?, What Are You Doing in There? presents a new way of approaching a child's private life.
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Mysteries of the Universe

Mysteries of the Universe

Explores such mysteries as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, weird weather, and black holes.

Teflon

Teflon

Cleofis Jackson a.k.a. ?Teflon the Untouchable? is a young hood-rich hustler that the FED's have not been able to make murder-charges stick. Teflon is ruthless and murder is his calling-card -- but it doesn?t detour a steady stream of raw ghetto-girls all dying to become his ride-or-die chick....

Faith in God

Faith in God

Through simple language and attractive colour pictures, this little book introduces very young children to the Christian message. It is illustrated by Ulises Wensell.