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Tompkins, Michael A.

Summary: "High performance cars can go from zero to sixty in just a few seconds. Anger can feel a lot like that for teens. One minute they are calm, but the next, something sets them on a course to speed out of control. Getting to anger's edge too fast can get teens in trouble. Expert author Michael Tompkins offers tips and tricks to help stall anger and leave it by the side of the road. Teens will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 152.4 TOM

Halpern, Julie

Summary: "Tenth graders Eliana and Dmitri could not be more different. He's an outgoing, self-confident drummer in a punk band called Unexpected Turbulence. Eliana is introspective and thoughtful, and a movie buff who is living with depression. Dmitri quite literally falls for Eliana when he sees her in gym class and slams into a classmate. The pair then navigate the ins and outs of first love....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HAL

Damour, Lisa

Summary: "Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55% from 2009 to 2014 while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged. As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with girls, Lisa Damour, Ph.D., has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.5 DAM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.5 DAM
1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 155.5 DAM

Sheen, Barbara

Summary: "Being a teenager is not easy. Even in the best of times, the teen years are filled with all sorts of changes and uncertainties, making you and other teens feel irritated, fearful, sad, and overwhelmed - sometimes, all at the same time. When stress becomes overwhelming, it can turn into anxiety. Anxiety is an overreaction to stress. It causes persistent worry and feelings of dread, which can...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155.5 SHE

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155.5 SHE

Whitlock, Janis

Summary: Parents who discover a teen's self-injurious behavior are gripped by uncertainty and flooded with questions - Why is my child doing this? Is this a suicide attempt? What did I do wrong? What can I do to stop it? And yet basic educational resources for parents with self-injuring children are sorely lacking. Healing after Self-Injury provides desperately-needed guidance to parents and others who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 WHI

Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends. It's time for the national health exam at Itan High, and the excitement of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media LLC 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KOM

Harts, Minda

Summary: "A guide for girls of color looking to find their voice and claim space as they prepare for high school, college, and their careers"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2022

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Willard, Christopher

Summary: "Being a teen is hard enough without anxiety getting in the way. You are changing more than ever before, not just physically, but mentally. And if you suffer from panic attacks, chronic worry, and feelings of isolation, it can be very difficult to meet your goals and succeed. The good news is that there are real, powerful ways that you can take control of your anxiety-and your life! In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, An Imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 613 WIL

Shatkin, Jess P.

Summary: Texting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about their teen. But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific--and simply doesn't work. Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist and educator Jess Shatkin brings more than two decades' worth of research and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 SHA

Chapman, Gary D.

Summary: "#1 New York Times bestselling book The 5 Love Languages has sold over 10 million copies, helping countless relationships thrive. Simply put, it works. But do the five love languages work for teens, for their relationships with parents, siblings, friends, teachers, coaches, and significant others? Yes! Introducing A Teen’s Guide to the 5 Love Languages, the first-ever edition written...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Northfield Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 155 CHA

Holyoke, Nancy

Summary: Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2015

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Owens, L. L.

Summary: Focuses on the importance of friendships, as well as their sometimes dramatic nature, using true to life stories and the advice from a child and adolescent development specialist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.583 OWE

Criswell, Patti Kelley.

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: From backstabbing to bullying to just being left out, here's advice for girls about a whole host of friendship problems. Tips, quizzes, and real life stories about girls who have solved their friendship problems round out this timely advice book.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2003

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Jansen, Joe

Summary: "This book is a valuable resource for teenagers who may be experiencing grief due to the loss of a friend or family member. It provides insights to help them understand what they are going through and includes tips and resources from both experts and young adults on how to cope with their grief"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 159 JAN

Raja, Sheela

Summary: Your trauma doesn't need to define you. In The PTSD Survival Guide for Teens , trauma specialist Sheela Raja-along with her teen daughter Jaya Ashrafi-offers evidence-based skills to help you find strength, confidence, and resilience in the aftermath of trauma. If you've experienced trauma or suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the world can seem like a very frightening place....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 616.85 Raj

Youngs, Jennifer Leigh

Summary: Health & Fitness for Teens covers a most essential topic for teens: having a healthy body, liking your body and being fit, or as teens say, "looking hot." This can be more difficult to achieve than you might imagine. In the teen years, our bodies (and moods) are in a constant state of change. We can feel like we're just getting to know who we are when suddenly we are someone totally different....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Burres Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 613 YOU

Skeen, Michelle

Summary: "Stop comparing yourself to others--you're special just as you are!" That's the message psychologist Michelle Skeen and her daughter, Kelly Skeen, instill in teen readers with this unique self-help guide. With this fun and engaging book, teens will learn how to silence their nit-picky inner critic, overcome feelings of inadequacy and unworthiness, cultivate self-acceptance and self-compassion,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 155.5 Skeen 2018

Tamaki, Mariko

Summary: Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend. Reeling from her latest break up, Freddy's best friend, Doodle, introduces her to the Seek-Her, a mysterious medium, who leaves Freddy some cryptic parting words: break up with her. But Laura Dean keeps...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Tamaki 2019

Turrell, Sheri L.

Summary: "In The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Teen Anxiety, you'll find helpful alternatives to the ineffective strategies and habits you're currently using to deal with anxiety, such as avoidance. You'll find basic information about anxiety to help you recognize what it looks and feels like, mindfulness tips to help you stay in the moment when you feel worried about the future, and tips to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 362 Tur

Friedman, Sandra Susan

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Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books (U.S.) 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 FRI

Hale, Shannon

Summary: "Shannon is in eighth grade, and life is more complicated than ever. Everything keeps changing, her classmates are starting to date each other (but nobody wants to date her!), and no matter how hard she tries, Shannon can never seem to just be happy. As she works through her insecurities and undiagnosed depression, she worries about disappointing all the people who care about her. Is something...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2021

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAL

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC HAL (graphic novel)

Hemmen, Lucie

Summary: "Teen girls are facing more pressure than ever before, putting them at greater risk for developing full-blown anxiety disorders. In this timely book, Lucie Hemmen-best-selling author of the Teen Girl's Survival Guide and an expert in adolescent girl psychology-offers ten powerful skills specifically designed to help teen girls cope with anxious thoughts and feelings in healthy ways"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155.5 HEM

Roberts, Emily.

Summary: "Packed with fun and helpful tips, this guide will teach you how to express yourself in any situation, whether you're talking to your friends or parents, or dealing with bullies, cliques, and crushes. You'll also discover ways to speak up when you're upset, be assertive, and stay cool when intense emotions threaten to take over."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 153.6 ROB

Thomas, Leah

Summary: Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie is allergic to electricity. Contact with it causes debilitating seizures. Moritz's weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. If they ever did meet, Ollie would seize. But Moritz would die without his pacemaker. Both hermits from society, the boys develop a fierce bond through letters that become a lifeline during...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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