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Markey, Charlotte N.

Summary: "From early childhood boys often feel pressured to be athletic and muscular. But what impact does this have on physical and mental well-being through their teens and beyond? Worryingly, a third of teen boys are trying to 'bulk up' due to body dissatisfaction, and boys and men account for 25% of eating disorder cases. What can we tell our boys to help them feel happy and confident simply being...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2022

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Health Markey

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.4 MAR

Currie-McGhee, L. K. (Leanne K.)

Summary: "Stress, social media, and other pressures all have contributed to millions of teens dealing with mental health issues. This has lead to a significantly increasing percentage of youth struggling in life"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 CUR

Galinsky, Ellen

Summary: "Blending cutting-edge research with engaging storytelling, The Breakthrough Years offers readers a paradigm-shifting comprehensive understanding of adolescence. Almost every adolescent has said to parents, "You JUST don't understand." In The Breakthrough Years, child development expert Ellen Galinsky explains why that is so often true. Galinsky's seven-year inquiry into the adolescent brain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2024

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Mental Health America

Summary: "A comforting and useful resource for anyone who’s struggling emotionally and looking for help - from the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit that addresses the needs of those living with mental illness It can be extremely hard to figure out what’s going on in our own heads when we are suffering - when we feel alone and unworthy and can’t stop our self - critical inner voice. And it’s...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rocky Pond Books 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.89 WHE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.235 HAR

Marta, Suzy Yehl.

Summary: This intimate and powerful book offers ground-breaking techniques and concrete strategies to help children of any age, such as: Games, activities, and play-based exercises that help children and teens process their emotions when they don't have the words to describe what they are feeling. Inspiring stories from two decades of Rainbows groups will comfort and encourage adults trying to cope and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2003

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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

Perry, Bruce D. (Bruce Duncan)

Summary: Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain development and trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry discuss the impact of trauma and adverse experiences and how healing must begin with a shift to asking what happened to a person, rather than what's wrong with them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD 616.85 PER

Debaye, Manon

Summary: A budding friendship between two misfits unravels in the wake of school violence. Schoolyard outcasts Charlie and Astrid meet up after school near a cliff at the edge of the woods surrounding their sleepy town. They make a blood pact to jump together in five days time, before their thirteenth birthdays. Not that navigating the unspoken pecking order of the school quad makes it easy. Can the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2023

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 DEB

Damour, Lisa

Summary: Lisa Damour introduces the seven developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups and helps parents form happier, healthier relationships with their daughters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 649.125 DAM

Fox, Helena

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Biz sees her father every day, though he died when she was seven. When he suddenly disappears, she tumbles into a disaster-land of grief and depression from which she must find her way back"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Nakazawa, Donna Jackson

Summary: "Anyone on the front lines of caring for girls today-parents, school nurses, guidance counselors-knows that girls are more anxious and more prone to depression and self-harming than ever before. New science confirms this a biologically-rooted phenomenon, set in motion by the earlier onset of puberty, the evolutionary predisposition of the female brain to react to perceived threats, and the many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23082 NAK

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Growing Up LGBTQ explores what life is like for adolescents in the LGBTQ community, including topics like coming out, bullying and discrimination in school, and mental health. It also examines the creation of community and found family for LGBTQ people. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.76 HAR

Ginsburg, Kenneth R.

Summary: This book offers coping strategies for facing the combined elements of academic performance, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Academy of Pediatrics 2015

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Wallace, Jennifer Breheny

Summary: "In Never Enough, reporter Jennifer Breheny Wallace investigates the deep roots of toxic achievement culture. Drawing on interviews with families, educators, and psychologists, she offers a humane view of the crisis plaguing today's teens and a practical framework for how to help"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.15 WAL

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