Tag Archives: Health, Mind & Body

Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Richard M. Hannula Publisher: Canon Press Product Description “Thus says the LORD: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls“(Jer. 6:16). Christianity is a faith in love with history. God […]

Master the SSAT & ISEE 2009 (Master the Ssat and Isee)

Author: Peterson’s Publisher: Arco Product Description The guide for students AND parents! Master the SSAT & ISEE provides all the prep needed to score higher on the SSAT and ISEE: up-to-date information on the tests, hundreds of practice questions and four full-length practice tests (all with detailed answer explanations), and solid test-taking advice. Also includes […]

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt (Landmark Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Payne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt’s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings were also lost. The Pharaohs […]

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World: Revised Edition

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: National Geographic Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Product Description Combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study. The thematic atlas gives students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic and political changes in […]

A Young People’s History of the United States, Vol. 1: Columbus to the Robber Barons

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Howard Zinn Publisher: Seven Stories Press Product Description Praise for A People’s History of the United States: “Professor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters and fugitive slaves. There are vivid […]

Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology: 2008/2009 Edition (Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical Psychology)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: John C. Norcross, Michael A. Sayette, Tracy J. Mayne Publisher: The Guilford Press Product Description With more than 100,000 copies in print, this bestseller is the resource students rely on to find graduate clinical and counseling psychology programs that meet their needs–and gain admission to them. The 2008/2009 edition includes: *The […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Workbook

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Sean Covey Publisher: Franklin Covey Product Description This hands-on personal workbook companion to the bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens provides engaging activities to help teens understand and apply the power of the 7 Habits. Sean Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has sold more than 2 […]

The Old Testament: Our Call To Faith and Justice

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daniel L. Smith-Christopher Publisher: Ave Maria Press

En Espanol: Level 2 Mas Practica Cuaderno with Lesson Review Bookmarks

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carlin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

The Church Through History

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Joseph Stoutzenberger, Maurice O’Connell Publisher: Harcourt Religion Pub

Vocabulary Workshop: Level G (Vocabulary Workshop)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jerome Shostak Publisher: William H Sadlier

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Andy Owens Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers – newly legion – have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains. Meanwhile, […]

“What’s Happening to Me?” A guide to puberty

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

Scribbles: A Really Giant Drawing and Coloring Book

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Taro Gomi Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description This is no ordinary coloring book! With playful drawings, funny scenarios and fun-to-follow instructions, this book is not just for coloring, but for doodling, drawing, imagining and thinking! Here the art on the page is just the start. This book is paperback with 368 […]

What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dawn Huebner Publisher: Magination Press Book Description Wouldn’t it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear? Without listening for noises or thinking about bad guys? Without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or an extra trip to […]

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Bernard Evslin Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description The earth breeds giants and ogres of indescribable horror — the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and wisdom. Zeus, the almighty king of the gods, who cannot resist feminine beauty — mortal or divine, and his jealous and vengeful […]

What’s Love Got to Do With It: Talking With Your Kids About Sex

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: John T. Chirban Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description What’s Love Got To Do With IT is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. Unfortunately, for many parents, the most important conversations are the hardest. Ninety-three percent of adults are dissatisfied with the sex education they received as children, which is precisely why […]

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Leonard Sax Publisher: Basic Books Product Description Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, they are less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. As for young men, it turns out the film Failure to Launch is not far from the truth. […]

The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, 2nd Edition

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Harlan Cohen Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description In college, there’s a surprise around every corner…but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley […]

Frostbite (Vampire Academy, Book 2)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose… It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 6th to 7th Grade

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Leland Graham, Frankie Long Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t forget! […]

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Twain’s language, allusions, and deliberate misstatements and malapropisms. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, became an […]

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Bear Grylls Publisher: Hyperion Book Description In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature’s extremes–from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the […]

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (Robie Sex Books)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Robie H. Harris Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley’s . . . art reinforces Harris’s message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is ‘perfectly normal.’” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can […]

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Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia Mccormick Publisher: Hyperion

What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Negativity (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Dawn Huebner Publisher: Magination Press Product Description “Guides children and their parents through cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat negative thinking. Lively metaphors and illustrations help kids see life’s hurdles in a new way, while drawing and writing activities help them master skills to get over those hurdles. And step-by-step instructions point […]

He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys (The Newly Expanded Edition)

Rating: (795 reviews) Author: Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment Product Description For ages women have come together over coffee, cocktails, or late-night phone chats to analyze the puzzling behavior of men. He’s afraid to get hurt again. Maybe he doesn’t want to ruin the friendship. Maybe he’s intimidated by me. He just […]

Where’s the Poop?

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Julie Markes, Susan Kathleen Hartung Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description This engaging lift-the-flap book shows children that all creatures have a place to poop: tigers in the jungle, kangaroos in the outback, and monkeys in the rain forest. With the aid of this playful book, your child will see that he or […]

The Big Book Of Help (American Girl Library)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Nancy Holyoke Publisher: American Girl

What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Dawn Huebner Publisher: Magination Press Book Description Did you know that anger is like fire? It starts with a spark, igniting us with energy and purpose. But it can also blaze out of control, causing lots of problems. If you’re a kid whose temper quickly flares, a kid whose anger gets […]

Words Are Not for Hurting

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description The older children get, the more words they know and can use-including hurtful words. This book teaches children to think before they speak, then choose what to say and how to say it. They learn that there is a connection between hurtful words […]

Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About Adhd

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ellen B. Dixon, Charles Beyl Publisher: Magination Press Book Description Parents, teachers and kids will love the checklists found in this book to help children organize their time and daily tasks. New edition includes more explanations about medication and how it works. Also, increased emphasis is placed on […]

Cracking the AP Psychology Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP Psychology Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about psychology—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP Psychology Exam, we’ll […]

APA: The Easy Way!

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: Peggy M. Houghton, Timothy J. Houghton Publisher: Baker College Book Description This handbook is a quick and simplified guide to the APA writing style. It was developed as a condensed version of the official APA Publication Manual and designed to be utilized as a supplement to the actual guide. The handbook […]

Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Dannah Gresh Publisher: Moody Publishers

Indigo Dreams: Relaxation and Stress Management Bedtime Stories for Children, Improve Sleep, Manage Stress and Anxiety (Indigo Dreams)

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Lori Lite Publisher: Lori Lite Product Description Indigo Dreams is a 60 minute CD/audio book designed to entertain your child while introducing them to relaxation and stress-management techniques. Four unique bedtime stories incorporate breathing, visualizations, muscular relaxation and affirmations. These are the same techniques recommended for adults but presented in a […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Volume 3

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description The third volume of Dark Horse’s Buffy omnibus series follows the gang through harrowing trials and tribulations – slaying vampires, going to high school, and young love. Angel has lost his soul and found it again, Xander and Cordelia kiss and make up, and Willow […]

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, Book 1)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Book Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been […]

Adolescence

Author: Laurence Steinberg Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages Book Description Adolescence, 8th edition by Laurence Steinberg has been thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development. In this edition, the author continues to utilize the effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in […]

Christmas in Britain (Christmas Around the World) (Christmas Around the World Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Corinne Ross Publisher: World Book Book Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

All Is Well: The Miracle of Christmas in July

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Frank Peretti Publisher: Thomas Nelson Book Description When Daniel and his mom run out of money and can’t pay the rent, it looks like they’re going to have to move. To help any way he can, Daniel goes door-to-door selling whatever isn’t nailed down, including a box of Christmas ornaments. Through […]

The Potty Book – For Girls

Rating: (69 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description Every little girl’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment—and one to make both parents and toddlers proud! In The Potty Book, Hannah needs to have her diapers changed so she can go out and play. Then […]

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

Annotated Christmas Carol

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

A Very Dairy Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Sylvia Hysen Publisher: 1st Impression Publishing Product Description Books become classics when they appeal to all generations, and A Very Dairy Christmas manages to do just that in this heart-warming comedy about dysfunctional family relationships. With chapters like “There’s no place like a stranger’s home”, “You don’t need a farm to […]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Movie Storybook

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Louise Gikow Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Here is a quirky and refreshing new take on the traditional movie storybook. It’s told from the point of view of the two slightly batty Old Biddies who lovingly raise the Grinch from the night of his arrival in Who-ville […]

American Born Chinese

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Gene Luen Yang Publisher: First Second Amazon.com Indie graphic novelist Gene Yang’s intelligent and emotionally challenging American Born Chinese is made up of three individual plotlines: the determined efforts of the Chinese folk hero Monkey King to shed his humble roots and be revered as a god; the struggles faced by […]

Spanish Now! Level 1 with CDs (Spanish Now)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Ruth Silverstein, Allen Pomerantz Ph.D., Haywood Wald Ph.D. Publisher: Barron”s Educational Series Book Description The updated 7th edition of this combination textbook and workbook is designed as an introduction to Spanish for classroom use. The emphasis is on oral proficiency—conversational speaking and listening comprehension—but the authors also present detailed instruction in […]