Recommended books by Maureen Wright

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Product picture for Sneezy the Snowman by Maureen Wright
Book › Paperback
B-R-R-R-R! AH-CHOO! Sneezy the Snowman is cold, cold, cold. To warm up, he drinks cocoa, sits in a hot tub, stands near a warm fire–and melts! But the children know just what to do to build him up again–and make him feel "just right". Hilarity chills the air with playful mixed-media illustrations by Stephen Gilpin as Sneezy attempts to warm himself with some silly results.
Book cover from Grumpy Groundhog by Maureen Wright
Book › Hardcover
It’s Groundhog Day, and everyone is gathered to find out if it’s time for spring. But Groundhog does NOT want to leave his cozy bed in his cozy den. Will the townspeople be able to coax him outside to do his job? Kids will love the humorous antics of Groundhog in this delightful rhyming tale from the author of Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep.
Book cover from Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep! by Maureen Wright
Book › Hardcover
It’s time for Big Bear to hibernate, so Old Man Winter keeps telling him: "Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep." But Big Bear doesn’t hear very well. He thinks Old Man Winter has told him to drive a jeep, to sweep, and to leap. Big Bear just can’t seem to hear what Old Man Winter is saying. Finally, Old Man Winter finds a noisy way to get Big Bear’s attention. Cozy illustrations rendered in pencil and mixed media by Will Hillenbrand bring this bedtime story to a fitting conclusion.
Book cover from Nurses and Families: A Guide to Family Assessment and Intervention by Lorraine M. Wright RN  PhD
Book › Paperback

Offers concrete practical ideas and examples for effective clinical family interviewing.
Includes genograms (family diagrams) for blended families with multiple parents and siblings.
Provides detailed clinical guidelines for preparing, conducting, documenting family interview.
Explores diversity issues such as ethnicity, race, culture, sexual orientation, gender, and socioeconomic class in numerous clinical examples.
Book cover from Share, Big Bear, Share! by Maureen Wright
Book › Hardcover
Big Bear’s forest friends eye his berries hungrily, but he doesn’t notice as he digs into his delicious snack. When the old oak tree says, “Share, Big Bear, share,” he thinks the tree has said, “Hair, Big Bear, hair!” One comical scene follows another as Big Bear keeps misunderstanding the old oak tree’s message until things finally get sorted out. Whimsical illustrations highlight the humor in this gentle story about the importance of sharing something special with friends.
Book cover from Barnyard Fun by Maureen Wright
Book › Hardcover
When Sheep found out it was April One, he said, "It's time to have some fun"! Sheep set his alarm an hour ahead. It woke up Rooster in his bed. Sheep plays April Fool's jokes on Rooster, Dog, Pig and Cow. Then Horse decides to play a trick on Sheep-and the farm animals have the biggest laugh of all!
Book cover from Go to Sleep, Maddie! by Maureen Wright
Book › Hardcover
Maddie does not want to go to sleep. First she needs something to drink, to read a story…or three, and to check for monsters under the bed. When her parents finally say good night, she hears a noise: Quackers! Quackers!

Luckily, it’s just her toy duck, who needs some crackers. Maddie quickly tries to get him to go to sleep. But she soon discovers that may not be as easy as she thinks. And he isn’t the only one of her toys who might not quite be ready for bedtime…
Book cover from Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze! by Maureen Wright
Book › Hardcover
It’s autumn, and Big Bear thinks that his sneezes are causing the leaves and the apples to fall from the trees and the geese to fly away... until the wind convinces him otherwise. Cozy illustrations rendered in pencil and mixed media add warmth and humor to a story that children will love.
Book cover from How to Prevent Autism: Expert Advice from Medical Professionals by Dara Berger
Book › Paperback
The statistics are alarming and become more so every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, making it one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the United States. Further, the CDC estimates that parents with a child on the autism spectrum can have nearly a 20 percent chance of having a second child with autism.

In How to Prevent Autism, Dara Berger shares her personal journey...
Book cover from NURSES AND FAMILIES: A Guide to Family Assessment and Intervention by Lorraine M. Wright RN  PhD
Book › Paperback
The ideal "how-to" book!

Innovative ideas to increase critical thinking
Practical guidelines for family interviewing
Clinical tools, skills and examples



Harness the power of the nurse-family relationship!

Use the thoroughly revised Calgary Family Assessment and Intervention Models to assess families effectively and know when and how to intervene to reduce suffering and promote health.

From theory to practice...polish the skills...