Before you plan your family’s next excursion in the nation’s capital, get some help from a travel professional… and your kids! The Kid’s Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city. 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 DC facts and cool travel tips. Awesome games and quizzes will keep the family entertained.
Author: Eileen Ogintz
Publisher: Down East Books
Release Date: 2019-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Before you plan your family’s next vacation to Maine's Acadia National Park, get some help from a travel professional… and your kids! The Kid’s Guide to Acadia National Park lets the kids help plan your trip and guides you as you explore one of America's most popular national parks. Inside you’ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and what to do in the park. Along the way, your kids will be engaged by reading and sharing fun facts and cool travel tips. Awesome games and quizzes will keep the family entertained, too. Fun for both visiting and local kids.
Author: Terry Allan Hicks
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
This book explores the geography, climate, history, people, government, and economy of Washington, D.C. All books in the It's My State! ® series are the definitive research tool for readers looking to know the ins and outs of a specific state, including comprehensive coverage of its history, people, culture, geography, economy and government.
Each easy-to-read nonfiction book for younger students introduces animal life cycles, similarities and differences, adaptations, habitats, communication, interdependence, and needs. With crisp, close-up color photographs and higher-level thinking questions built into each text, this innovative series engages new readers in their own learning.
A family-focused guidebook to Washington, D.C., for traveling with children ages 4 to 12. DK Eyewitness Travel: Family Guide Washington, D.C. gives parents with children ages 4 to 12 the specific, family-friendly information they need to plan a vacation to a city with an abundance of history, outstanding museums, and beautiful parks. Decode secret messages at the Spy Museum, kayak along the Chesapeake River and Ohio Canal, and explore can't-miss sights such as the White House and Capitol. What's inside: + Each major sight is treated as a "hub" destination, around which to plan a day. Plus, DK's custom illustrations and reconstructions of city sights give real cultural insight. + "Let off steam" suggestions and eating options around each attraction enable the entire family to recharge. + Maps outline the nearest parks, playgrounds, and public restrooms. + "Take shelter" sections suggest indoor activities for rainy days. + Dedicated "Kids' Corner" features include cartoons, quizzes, puzzles, games, and riddles to inform and entertain young travelers. + Listings provide family-friendly hotels and dining options. Written by travel experts and parents who understand the need to keep children entertained while enjoying family time together, DK Eyewitness Travel: Family Guide Washington, D.C. offers child-friendly sleeping and eating options, detailed maps of main sightseeing areas, travel information, budget guidance, age-range suitability, and activities for Washington, D.C.
DK's Family Guide Washington, DC, from the groundbreaking family travel series, is written by parents and guarantees the entire family will enjoy their trip. With child-friendly sleeping and eating options, detailed maps of main sightseeing areas, travel info, budget guidance, age range suitability and activities for each sight, Family Guide Washington, DC is the ultimate guide to stress-free family travel. In Family Guide Washington, DC: - 'Hubs', built around major sights map the perfect day out, with suggestions for what to see, when to go and how to get there - Dedicated 'Kids Corners' feature cartoons, quizzes, puzzles, games and riddles to inform, bamboozle and entertain young travellers - 'Let off steam' suggestions and eating options around all 'hubs' enable the entire family to recharge their batteries - Maps outlining the nearest parks, playgrounds and public toilets - Language section lists essential words and phrases - 'Take shelter' suggests indoor activities for rainy days - Plus, DK's illustrations and reconstructions of the city, to give real cultural insight DK Family Guide Washington, DC - we've done the planning so parents don't have to. Now available in ePub format.
Author: Yvette R. Harris, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2010-03-29
"This important book covers developmental outcomes of children in this predicament, parenting from prison, and family reunification. It is filled with research findings and addresses clinical issues as well. Many children are affected by a parent in the criminal justice system, and this book is sorely needed. The editors and contributors have produced a wonderful resource." Score: 94, 4 stars --Doody's This book serves as a comprehensive source for understanding and intervening with children of incarcerated parents. The text examines the daunting clinical implications inherent in trauma throughout development, as well as social and political roles in ameliorating intergenerational delinquency. It conceptualizes the problem by using an ecological framework that is focused on the experience of the child. Children of Incarcerated Parents addresses developmental and clinical issues experienced throughout the trajectory of childhood and adolescence with a focus on interventions and social policies to improve outcomes for this under-studied group. The chapters explore individual, community, and national levels of policy, programming, and legislation.
Slim, stylish and pocketable, Antigua Directions is full of ideas for making the most of trips to this scenic and lively island. Full colour "Ideas" spreads give inspiring coverage of the diverse attractions and activities, from golf at Jolly Harbour and diving at Sunlen Rock to lunch at Turners Beach bar and watching Test cricket at St Johns Recreation Ground - helping you to decide what to do, 24 hours a day. The "Places" section of the guide gives district-by-district coverage of the island from St John''s and English Harbour to the more remote north and east coasts. Full coverage is also given to neighbouring Barbuda. As well as practical transport information, there are hundreds of opinionated and lively reviews of restaurants, bars, hotels and shops - all keyed to accompanying, easy-to-use maps.
Insider advice on the most fun and educational experiences for kids of all ages in the nation's capital. This completely updated edition is full of incredibly detailed tips - right down to which hotels offer cribs and rollaway beds and which restaurants offer high chairs and kids' menus. Where to find hands-on, interactive museums; the best children's entertainment, from concerts and children's theater to puppet shows; kid-oriented shopping; and parks and other places to play. Insightful commentary on how to introduce your kids to the historic attractions. Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writer is passionate about Washington D.C.--she tells it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people. User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.
Washington is one of America's most visited cities, drawing millions of tourists each year. This new edition details all of the capital's best cultural and historical sights. Also includes a nightlife section and a gay and lesbian section. Photos. 23 maps.
Author: Patricia Jackson Allen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-06-25
Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners, this one-of-a-kind resource provides the expert guidance you need to provide comprehensive primary care to children with special needs and their families. It addresses specific conditions that require alterations in standard primary care and offers practical advice on managing the major issues common to children with chronic conditions. A consistent format makes it easy to locate essential information on each condition. Plus, valuable resources help you manage the issues and gaps in health care coverage that may hinder quality care. This is the only book authored by Nurse Practitioners that focuses on managing the primary health care needs of children with chronic conditions. More than 60 expert contributors provide the most current information available on specific conditions. Comprehensive summary boxes at the end of all chronic conditions chapters provide at-a-glance access to key information. Resource lists at the end of each chronic condition chapter direct you to helpful websites, national organizations, and additional sources of information that you can share with parents and families. Updated references ensure you have access to the most current, evidence-based coverage of the latest research findings and management protocols. Four new chapters — Celiac Disease, Eating Disorders, Muscular Dystrophy, and Obesity — keep you up to date with the latest developments in treating these conditions. Autism content is updated with the latest research on autism spectrum disorders, including current methods of evaluation, identification, and management. Coverage of systems of care features new information on how to help families obtain high-quality and cost-effective coordinated services within our complex health care system. Easy-to-find boxes in the chronic conditions chapters summarize important information on treatment, associated problems, clinical manifestations, and differential diagnosis.
Designed to help school psychologists and other school-based professionals create an optimal learning environment for the 10-15% of students who experience chronic, significant health problems, this volume provides up-to-date information, cost-effective strategies, and practical clinical and educational tools. The convenient, large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying and day-to-day use. Indispensable features include: * Discussions of specific health conditions and their impact in K-12 settings * Interventions to maximize school participation, coping, and social functioning * Guidelines for developing IEPs and 504 plans as required by law * Keys to building effective partnerships with parents, teachers, and medical providers * Many reproducibles: assessment tools, student worksheets, parent handouts, and more This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series. Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award