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Distracted - Acting Edition
Lisa Loomer

Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2010

Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Distracted Author: Loomer, Lisa Publisher: Dramatist's Play Service Publication Date: 2009/12/31 Number of Pages: 71 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:


10 Days to a Less Distracted Child: The Breakthrough Program that Gets Your Kids to Listen, Learn, Focus, and ...
Ph.D. Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.

Da Capo Press, 2007

A fresh, practical, and completely original take on handling inattentive/hyperactive children. Anecdotal examples throughout help parents understand their kids, improve focus and organization at school, and eliminate other distracted or inappropriate behaviors at home.


Distracted by Fate (The Witches of Spring Hill, Book 4)

Patricia Proctor, 2014

In the first three books of the Witches of Spring Hill series, the Alexanders and Silvans joined together to defeat enemies. Now, it’s not just enemies that are the problem, it’s the past. Brianna, Cian, and Xavier Silvan have always been interested in their history, but once they met Kaiden, Chloe, and Rowan Alexander their desire for information about their past grew even stronger. And the Alexanders aren’t the only ones with ...


Distracted Girl: Growing Up With ADHD
Rebecca A Rizoli

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Becky is a girl with Attention Deficit Disorder. She struggles with stuttering, focus, and making and maintaining friends. Growing up, she is bullied by classmates and largely misunderstood by teachers. Becky often feels left out and alone. With the support of her parents and the encouragement of mentors, including her dance instructor and speech therapist, Becky meets with success in school, takes AP classes, and eventually gets a key part in ...


The Distracted Couple: The Impact of ADHD on Adult Relationships
Larry Maucieri, Jon Carlson

Crown House Publishing, 2013

Although diagnosis and treatment of ADHD have historically focused on children, more recently, clinicians and researchers have explored the impact of ADHD on adults. Even so, few have focused on the effects of adult ADHD on relationships and marriages. The Distracted Couple clearly identifies the issues and concerns of adult ADHD that impact marriages and relationships, and provides a number of interventions, strategies, and treatments to ...


Distracted Driving: The Multi-Tasking Myth (You Be the Judge Book 1), ...

The Russell Café, 2014

We all want to believe we can drive responsibly and monitor distractions. But our attention is limited by nature, and we are often very subtly distracted from noticing things right in front of us. Depending on what you're doing while you're driving, you could literally miss seeing a giraffe grazing on the roadside. Because of distractions, many people have failed to see a gorilla beating its chest right in front of them, and this is no joke. ...


The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future(Or, Don't ...
Mark Bauerlein

Tarcher, 2009

This shocking, surprisingly entertaining romp into the intellectual nether regions of today's underthirty set reveals the disturbing and, ultimately, incontrovertible truth: cyberculture is turning us into a society of know-nothings. The Dumbest Generation is a dire report on the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its impact on American democracy and culture.   For decades, concern has been brewing about ...


Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age
Maggie Jackson

Prometheus Books, 2009

Foreword by Bill McKibben , author of The End of Nature and The Bill McKibben Reader Do you text during family dinners or read e-mails during meetings? Does your spouse learn about your day from Facebook? Do you get news about the world by scanning online headlines while also doing something else? Welcome to the land of distraction. Despite our wondrous technologies and scientific advances, we are nurturing a culture of diffusion, ...


The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Nicholas Carr

W. W. Norton & Company, 2011

Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: “Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind.”—Michael Agger, Slate “Is Google making us stupid?” When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the Net’s ...


Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child
Edward M. Hallowell, Peter S. Jensen

Ballantine Books, 2010

With decades of experience working with ADD children, Dr. Edward Hallowell has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability.” Now he teams up with top academic ADD researcher Peter S. Jensen, M.D., to bring you an invaluable new approach to helping your ADD child. Superparenting for ADD offers a specific game plan including   • UNCONDITIONAL LOVE Tune out the diagnosticians and simply ...


The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids
Carolyn Dalgliesh

Touchstone, 2013

Silver Winner, National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)—Parenting Resources Gold Honoree, Mom’s Choice Awards—Parenting–Special and Exceptional Needs Every year, tens of thousands of young children are diagnosed with disorders that make it difficult for them to absorb the external world. Parents of sensory kids—like those with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, AD/HD, autism, bipolar disorder, and OCD—often feel ...


That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life
Ana Homayoun

Perigee Trade, 2010

At last, the solution for getting disorganized boys back on track. Missed assignments. Lack of focus and enthusiasm. Falling grades. For too many boys and their frustrated parents, these are the facts of life. But they don't have to be. Top academic counselor Ana Homayoun has helped turn even the most disorganized, scattered, and unfocused boys into successful young people who consistently meet their personal and academic challenges. She ...


Gloria E. Bell

Xlibris, 2008


The Distracted Preacher and Other Tales (Penguin Classics)
Thomas Hardy

Penguin Classics, 1980

Thomas Hardy's short stories reveal a literary persona, a creative intelligence and an imaginative vision uniquely and unmistakably his own. Those contained within this volume are among his finest and most representative and include The Withered Arm, one of his best known and most gripping; Barbara of the House of Grebe, said by T. S. Eliot to portray 'a world of pure evil'; The Son's Veto, regarded by Hardy as his best story; and, of ...


Distracted: Women of Eaton (Volume 1)
Madeline Sloane

Omnibus Publishing, The, 2011

Newly updated by contemporary romance writer Madeline Sloane , Distracted is the sweet and sexy novel that introduces the idyllic town of Eaton.   Erin Andersen specializes in motivation. When Stephen Spence misses one too many deadlines, the publisher sends Erin to salvage the book. He blames writer’s block, but Erin thinks he’s narcissistic, lazy, and spending too much time partying at his beach house. When Spence sails to the ...


Getting Naked Again: Dating, Romance, Sex, and Love When You've Been Divorced, Widowed, Dumped, or Distracted
Judith Sills

Grand Central Life & Style, 2010

You are divorced, you're widowed, or maybe you've just been busy with other things. Lately though you might be ready (are you?) to meet (but where, and how?) another romantic partner. In GETTING NAKED AGAIN, clinical psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Judith Sills, PhD, leads readers through each stage of the process, offering sophisticated advice and sharing insightful stories about women like you, who have experienced ...



Smashwords, 2014

Avery Kerrigean had a normal, mid-west existence; a mother and father who worked for a living to provide a modest home, a popular older sister who pretended she didn't exist but she was good at school, sports and friends. Until the night her father is killed in the line of duty the summer before she enters high school. The subsequent trial and acquittal of the perp sends Avery into herself even though three years later, she is still pulling ...


The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time
David L. Ulin

Sasquatch Books, 2010

Reading is a revolutionary act, an act of engagement in a culture that wants us to disengage. In The Lost Art of Reading, David L. Ulin asks a number of timely questions - why is literature important? What does it offer, especially now? Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance of the simple act of reading in an increasingly digital culture. Reading a book, flipping through hard pages, or shuffling them on screen - it ...


Greatest Distraction (Distracted #1), 2014

My name is Ryen Macek. I’m twenty-eight years old, live in Atlanta, Georgia and live a fairly normal life. Anyway, like most women, I’ve dated and it’s always turned out badly. Most recently that would be Aaron, who decided to trample on my heart in the form of a woman wearing a sheet. Not that I’m bitter, mind you, but, well, I sort of am. I decided I needed a distraction. I needed to get away from this city, the men in this ...


Distracted Subjects: Madness and Gender in Shakespeare and Early Modern Culture
Carol Thomas Neely

Cornell University Press, 2004

In the first book to provide a feminist analysis of early modern madness, Carol Thomas Neely reveals the mobility and heterogeneity of discourses of "distraction," the most common term for the condition in late-sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. Distracted Subjects shows how changing ideas of madness that circulated through medical, dramatic, and political texts transformed and gendered subjectivities. Supernatural causation is ...



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