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Stevens, Margaret

Works: 2 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 1,236 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: LC3997.G7, 371.9534
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Most widely held works by Margaret Stevens
Families of the jailed : a book of hope by Margaret Stevens( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family's life is turned upside down when a false accusation leads to an eight-year prison sentence for Rodger Stevens. Rodger and his mother, Margaret - both ordained ministers -- were suddenly faced with challenge of truly living, under extraordinary circumstances, the beliefs and principles they preached to their congregations. Bitterness, anger, despair, and hopelessness battled for supremacy over the faith in God that had always sustained the Stevens family. Margaret and Rodger, still living day-to-day exercise in acceptance brought on by Rodger's imprisonment, have written an inspirational memoir and spiritual guidebook for others who find themselves in the Stevens' situation - the families of the jailed. <UL><LI>Two ordained ministers share the challenge of living their own spiritual teachings I the face of tremendous adversity</LI><LI>A guide to help families cope with incarceration</LI><LI>How prayer, friends and loved ones, inspirational writings, and a daily spiritual practice moved the Stevens family to forgiveness and trust in God's higher plan</LI></UL Shares important truths that may help others in similar situations: <UL><LI>Nothing happens by chance</LI><LI>All challenges in life bring lessons we need to learn</LI><LI>Prayer puts us in harmony with God's plan for our lives</LI><LI>Regardless of the deed, the doer is still a person you can love</LI><LI>God's timing does not necessarily coincide with ours</LI><LI>Confiding in a compassionate person is tremendous blessing</LI></UL>
Challenging the gifted child : an open approach to working with advanced young readers by Margaret Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gifted children are quick on the uptake, can be frustrated by repetition and easily become impatient when unchallenged. Challenging the Gifted Child outlines a tried and tested approach for encouraging able children to focus their active minds in a productive way and discover the joy and value of reading. The author explains the criteria for choosing appropriate reading for the child and describes ways to help deepen their understanding of both literature and language. Using examples from the author's extensive experience, this book encourages the development of independent learning skills and will help parents and educators to create a personalized reading programme for a gifted child at home or small groups of children in school. Photocopiable materials are included, along with samples of reading lists for different age groups. This book provides practical advice for working with advanced young readers and will be an ideal resource for anyone who has responsibility for educating a gifted child
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Families of the jailed : a book of hope
Challenging the gifted child : an open approach to working with advanced young readers