Tag Archives: Mental Health

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Led to Success

Author: Sampson Davis Publisher: Dutton Books Product Description Sampson, George, and Rameck could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison. Like their peers, they came from poor, single-parent homes in urban neighborhoods where survival, not scholastic success, was the priority. When the three boys met in a magnet high school […]

It’s Time to Sleep in Your Own Bed (Transition Times)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Lawrence E. Shapiro Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description In this book, children learn that sleeping in their own bed makes them feel more grown-up and more independent. This book includes helpful advice and tips for parents to deal with this problematic situation. Growing up is hard, but when children have […]

The Anger Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anger and Frustration (Instant Help)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Raychelle Cassada Lohmann Publisher: Instant Help Books Product Description Between family life and the pressures of school, there’s no doubt that it’s stressful being a teenager. But if you’ve noticed yourself beginning to take out your frustrations on the people you love most-your parents, brothers or sisters, and friends-it may be […]

The Secret to Teen Power

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Paul Harrington Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Since its original publication, The Secret has inspired millions to live extraordinary lives. The Secret to Teen Power makes the knowledge of the law of attraction accessible and relevant to today’s teens. It explains the law of attraction in relation to teen issues such […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Barron’s AP Psychology 2008 (Barron’s How to Prepare for the Ap Psychology Advanced Placement Examination)

Author: Robert McEntarffer, Allyson J. Weseley Ed.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description This updated manual presents an extensive subject review covering all test topics plus three full-length practice tests that reflect the actual AP Psychology Exam in length, subject matter, and degree of difficulty. All test questions are answered and explained. Test topics reviewed […]

Where Did I Come From?

Rating: (101 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

Life Strategies for Teens

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Jay McGraw Publisher: Fireside Amazon.com “Are you as tired as I am of books constantly telling you the same old Brady Bunch, Beaver Cleaver, goody-two-shoes BS about doing your best to understand your parents, doing your homework, making curfew, getting a haircut, dropping that hemline, and blah blah blah?” So inquires […]

The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Sean Covey Publisher: Fireside Book Description MAKING SMART CHOICES IN CHALLENGING TIMES The challenges teens face today are tougher than at any time in history: academic stress, parent communication, media bombardment, dating drama, abuse, bullying, addictions, depression, and peer pressure, just to name a few. And, like it or not, the […]

What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried: A Guide for Kids

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: James J. Crist Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description From a fear of spiders to panic attacks, kids have worries and fears, just like adults. But while adults have access to a lot of helpful information, that hasn’t been true for kids—until now. Drawing on his years of experience helping children […]

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

Rating: (179 reviews) Author: Sean Covey Publisher: Fireside Amazon.com Based on his father’s bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Sean Covey applies the same principles to teens, using a vivacious, entertaining style. To keep it fun, Covey writes, he “stuffed it full of cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real […]

Graduate Study in Psychology 2008 (Graduate Study in Psychology)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA) Book Description The best source of information related to graduate programs in psychology and provides information related to over 600 graduate psychology programs in the US and Canada. It contains information about the number of applications received by a program, number of individuals accepted in each […]

Real Beauty: 101 Ways to Feel Great About You (American Girl Library)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Therese Kauchak Publisher: American Girl

Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Aureen Pinto Wagner, Paul A. Jutton Publisher: Lighthouse Press, Inc. Book Description Over one million children and adolescents in the US suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), a baffling illness that can be debilitating for the child in school, with friends, and family. In this uniquely creative and heart-warming book, Dr. Wagne

Your Body Belongs to You

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Cornelia Maude Spelman Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company

The Feelings Book: The Care & Keeping of Your Emotions (American Girl)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Lynda Madison Publisher: Pleasant Company Publications