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The only child.

Carolyn McSparren

The only child.

by Carolyn McSparren

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Published by Harlequin Mills & Boon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination298p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18374096M
ISBN 100373599390
OCLC/WorldCa655652598

Only Child. For readers of Room and The Girls, a dazzling, tenderhearted debut about healing, family, and the exquisite wisdom of children, narrated by a six-year-old boy who reminds us that sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts, and the quietest voices speak the loudest. “ Sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts, and the quietest voices speak the loudest.   Well, according to Susan Newman, parenting expert and author of Parenting An Only Child, "The studies all show that only children are not spoiled." So take that, anti-only child bullies. So take Author: Gabrielle Moss.

  The Only Child by Guojing Take a look at the book everyone is talking about. A little girl—lost and alone—follows a mysterious stag deep into . Studies have repeatedly shown that only children are no different from their peers — not particularly lonely, maladjusted, selfish, etc. In fact, the only differences found have been generally positive — for example, possibly because their parents are able to dedicate more resources directly to them, only children tend to have more.

  Scientists have discovered that being an only child doesn't just lead to behavioural differences that can set kids apart from those with siblings - it actually affects a child's brain development, too. A new study comparing brain scans of only children and others who grew up with siblings has revealed significant differences in the participants. One Child is a memoir by American author and psychologist Torey Hayden. It was first published in the United States in This book has been translated into 27 languages and dramatized as an interactive opera. It was also loosely adapted as the Lifetime television film Untamed Love, starring Ashlee Lauren, Lois Foraker and Cathy Lee : Torey L. Hayden.


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Only Child is a book I The only child. book hesitant to read, because it is told from the perspective of a young child, however, any concerns I had on this front were for nothing. The book has something of "Room" by Emma Donoghue, which is also narrated by a child, and both offer an interesting perspective in looking at a situation that, when described by an /5.

"Perfect for fans of Room, this heartbreaking but important novel offers a new perspective on trauma and reminds readers that hope can be found in even the darkest moments."—Real Simple "Five Books That Won't Disappoint" "It's hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy, Zach Taylor the book is a heartbreaking /5().

Rhiannon Navin's debut novel, Only Child received an overall score of out of 5 from BookBrowse members, one of the highest ever ratings for a First Impressions book, including these comments: The concept of writing this book through the eyes of a 6 year old was brilliant.

I felt the author truly captured a child's view of the events - his fears, guilt and loss. The Only Child is an interesting story about a woman that finds herself targeted by a man who says he is years old and that That's really the very thing that made me want to read the book.

It sounded so mysterious and fascinating and I love /5. AS the grandmother of an only child who reads to herself at bedtime at the age of 4, I thought a "pictures-only" book would be ideal for her. It turned out to be more than I even hoped for. The storyline is easy to follow, for the grandchild as well as this adult, with absolutey gorgeous illustrations that evoke the loneliness - and resilience /5(72).

Book reviews. Only Child Rhiannon Navin Review by Arlene McKanic. Febru Readers learn several things very quickly in the first devastating pages of The only child. book Navin’s debut. We learn that the narrator, Zach Taylor, is a 6-year-old boy. He is hunkered down in a closet with his teacher and classmates while a maniac shoots up their school.

Ann Hood is the author of 17 books, including “The Book That Matters Most” and the memoir “Comfort: A Journey Through Grief.” Only Child By Rhiannon Navin.

“Innocence trumps violence in Rhiannon Navin’s Only Child.” —Vanity Fair “It’s hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only Child. The book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief, family, and resilience in the face of immeasurable tragedy [and] a story that feels more fact than fiction.” — Because Andy had oppositional defiant disorder and was routinely unkind to him, Zach wonders at first if perhaps his death will be an improvement.

During what he perceives as the “party” that goes on at his house after the massacre, he sequesters himself in his brother’s closet and imagines life as an only child. Only Child by Rhiannon Navin review – troubling book about school shooting.

Great child’s perspective of massacre but author cowardly on US gun control. “Innocence trumps violence in Rhiannon Navin’s Only Child.” —Vanity Fair “It's hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only Child.

The book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief, family, and resilience in the face of immeasurable tragedy [and] a story that feels more fact than fiction.” —(10).

About The Only Child. A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Hailed by Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal as a best book of the year, this gorgeous and imaginative story—part picture book, part graphic novel—is utterly transporting and Today declared it “a compelling and melancholy debut from an important new talent” as well as “an expansive and.

Only Child tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly shooting in his school by hiding in his classroom the middle of the raw and devastating aftermath, Zach finds the strength and determination to help the adults in his life rediscover the love and compassion needed to pull them through their darkest hour.

Rhiannon Navin's Only Child, a novel about the aftermath of a school shooting came out shortly before a fatal school shooting in Florida. NPR's Michel Martin talks to Navin about overcoming tragedy. ONLY CHILD By Rhiannon Navin pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ Sincethere have been recorded incidents of gunfire on school grounds in the United States, according to the advocacy group Author: Julia Pierpont.

An only child is a person with no siblings, biological nor adopted. Children who have half-siblings or step-siblings, either living at the same house or a different house - especially those who were born considerably later - may have a similar family environment to only children, as may children who have much younger siblings from both of the same parents (generally ten or more years).

This sweet picture book, from the creator of Chrysanthemum and Kitten's First Full Moon, does a beautiful job of showing how rich and powerful the imagination of an only child can -year-old Ruthie spends all of her time with her invisible friend named Jessica, and her parents are worried what will happen when Ruthie starts kindergarten.

A type of family that has always interested me is the one with a single child. From counseling with only child families and with only child adults, and from a lot of reading, I wrote the book The. Joining that small but growing body of work is Mi-Ae Seo’s newly translated novel, “The Only Child,” which exposes American audiences to the ties that bind and break two very different Seoul Author: Paula L.

Woods. Only children want to please their parents, and because they peer with adults, they take on adult standards, says Carl E. Pickhardt, PhD, author of Keys to Parenting an Only Child. Review: 'The Only Child,' By Mi-Ae Seo Mi-Ae Seo's novel has a great premise: The Bad Seed meets The Silence of the this tale of a psychologist and her.

Only Child will touch your heart and soul. To experience a family's tragedy through the voice of a child, whose pain and wisdom is innocent yet profound, will rock your core. Zach's account of the horrific day that changed his family's life is gripping.

Rhiannon's ability to share the tragic experience through a child's eye is masterful/5(). Only child syndrome is the myth that only children are lonely, selfish, spoiled, impatient and maladjusted.

But there's a new wave of research that says these perceptions are completely untrue and subjective. And with only children families rising, it's something parents don't need to worry about.

However, with only children, there are.