Tag Archives: Psychology & Counseling

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 […]

Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place […]

Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury for Kids: A Story a Day from December 1st through Christmas for Kids and Their Families

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jack Canfield Publisher: HCI Product Description Celebrating the holidays will be a special treat with this new Christmas Treasury. Christmas is a wonderful time for kids-the anticipation of gifts under the tree, the aroma of once-a-year treats in the oven, the excitement of decorating for holiday festivities, the joy of being […]

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 […]

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT 2009-2010 Edition

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Larry Berger Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description It’s the SAT guide that kids will actually enjoy using. And it’s the one that works: The students who developed Up Your Score all aced the SAT and went to the colleges of their choice. Irreverent, credible, delivered with attitude, Up Your Score […]

Irresistible Attraction: Secrets of Personal Magnetism

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: Kevin Hogan, Mary Lee Labay Publisher: Network 3000 Product Description People form their first impression of you in three to four seconds! This book reveals to you the hidden secrets of attraction and charisma. You will learn to maximize your hidden and natural attributes to create an instant bond with anyone […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hands Are Not for Hitting

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

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 […]

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT, 2007-2008 Edition (Up Your Score)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Larry Berger, Michael Colton, Manek Mistry, Paul Rossi, Jean Huang Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description You’ve been hearing about the SAT since the day you entered high school. Guess what? It’s time. So when you walk into that testing hall, will it be a case of nerves—or attitude? A guerrilla […]

Parts (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Tedd Arnold Publisher: Puffin Book Description First, his hair started falling out. Then skin started peeling from his toes. Some stuffing came out of his belly button, and a piece of something gray and wet-his brain?-fell out of his nose. Is this normal? Or is this boy coming unglued? With a […]

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 […]

Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Russell A. Barkley, Christine M. Benton Publisher: The Guilford Press Book Description Every child has “ornery” moments, but more than 1 in 20 American children exhibit behavioral problems that are out of control. For readers struggling with an unyielding or combative child, YOUR DEFIANT CHILD: EIGHT STEPS TO BETTER BEHAVIOR offers […]

How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick, Marjorie Lisovskis Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description Anger is a part of life. We can’t avoid it, we shouldn’t stuff it, and we can’t make it go away. Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. This book speaks directly to kids and offers strategies they can […]

The Twelve Gifts of Birth

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Charlene Costanzo Publisher: Collins Book Description There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother’s arms. What was for many months a dream and a mystery is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities. Through a tender, […]

Indigo Ocean Dreams: 4 Children’s Stories Designed to Decrease Stress, Anger and Anxiety while Increasing Self-Esteem and Self-Awareness (Indigo Dreams)

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Lori Lite Publisher: Lori Lite Book Description “Indigo Ocean Dreams” is the 2nd CD/audio book in this children’s series. Like “Indigo Dreams”,this 60 minute CD/audio book is designed to entertain your child while introducing them to relaxation and meditation techniques. Narrated by a soothing male voice, “Indigo Ocean Dreams” offers longer […]