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Lawrence, David

Summary: "Lucy Andia is an award-winning volleyball player. She tries out for the Peabody team sure she'll be the star. But when other girls have greater talent, Lucy has to change positions. Can Lucy embrace her new role on the team?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Panet, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

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Wilson, Robert R. (Robert Reid)

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Summary: "With anxiety at epidemic levels among our children, Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents offers a contrarian yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears, worries, and phobias to ultimately become more resilient, independent, and happy. How do you manage a child who gets stomachaches every school morning, who refuses after-school activities, or who is trapped in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications, Inc. 2013

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Shumaker, Heather

Summary: "When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut. With her first book, It's OK Not to Share, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her "renegade rules" for raising competent and compassionate kids. In It's Ok To Go Up the Slide, Shumaker takes on new hot-button issues with renegade rules such as: - Recess Is A Right - It's Ok Not To Kiss...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tarcher 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU

Ross-Swain, Deborah

Summary: In this breakthrough book, Confidence & Joy: Success Strategies for Kids with Learning Differences, you’ll be given practical tools to lead your child with learning differences to lifelong success—educationally, socially, and personally. You’ll be presented with questions for personal reflections that can transform parenting or teaching these children for who they are… smart and different! In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crescendo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.92 Ross-Swain

Bovis, Ali

Summary: Sylvie can't wait to raise money for the animal shelter for her Make a Difference Day project, but when her frenemy, Camilla, and Sylvie's foster puppy create obstacles along the way, Sylvie discovers there is more than one way to make a difference.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BOV

Shumaker, Heather

Summary: Shumaker continues to overturn conventional parenting rules in this sequel to It's OK Not to Share. -- Heather Shumaker has sparked much discussion with her 'renegade rules for raising competent and compassionate kids.' In this follow-up book, she takes on new hot-button issues like banning homework, technology use, and skipping kindergarten. She helps parents help their kids develop important...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 649 SHU

Orlinsky, Lori

Summary: A little girl is afraid to go to school because she is the shortest kid in class. But her mother gives her self-confidence by describing all the ways her height makes her unique. -- Adapted from back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mascot Books 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Orlinsky 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ORL

Rice, Ashley.

Summary: This bestselling book that has been enjoyed by girls all over the world has now been completely redone to include all new illustrations and inspiring new writings. The special updated edition also features a glitter varnish cover and a ribbon bookmark with charm that girls everywhere will love. Bestselling author and illustrator Ashley Rice makes this book fun and uplifting with her adorable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Mountain Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305 RIC

Fernandes, Eugenie

Summary: "Lucy is happy painting the color of laughter in her garden, but loses her way when she follows feedback from a series of animal critics. With wise encouragement from her cat, Lucy finds her authentic self in her work again and painting is rewarding once more."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FER

Frankel, Erin.

Summary: When Luisa becomes the target of a school bully, she changes everything about herself to avoid being bullied.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 302.34 FRA

Diesen, Deborah

Summary: Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E DIE

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIE

Walker, Bridget Flynn

Summary: Provides quick in-the-moment solutions that can be used when anxiety takes hold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8522 WAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8522 WAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8522 WAL

Markovits, Benjamin

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Ben is a shy, quiet kid. His life isn't perfect, but he feels at home in his New York City apartment. Then his dad takes a job in London, and everything changes. His parents separate, and Ben's mom moves them back to her hometown of Austin, Texas. Ben's simple life is suddenly complicated. He misses his apartment, his best friend, Jake, and his dad. Then he meets Mabley, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

McNamara, Margaret

Summary: Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCN

Borba, Michele.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 Borba 1999

Summary: A playful celebration of baby's movement milestones, including first steps, clapping, jumping, dancing, and more. Discover how movement enriches physical strength, builds self-confidence, and encourages natural curiosity. New features include: Grow With Me - A second viewing mode that includes language and words as baby grows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Baby Einstein Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BAB

McGurk, Linda Akeson

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Bringing Up Bebe meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children. When Swedish-born Linda McGurk moved to small-town Indiana with her American husband to start a family, she quickly realized that her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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Scroggs, Kirk

Summary: The everyday life of middle schooler Russell is depicted in his spiral notebook full of doodles and journal entries detailing what it's like being different and how to be comfortable in his own skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SCR

Tapper, Alice Paul

Summary: When the author notices the girls in her class were not participating as much as the boys, she discusses it with her Girl Scout Troop and comes up with a creative way to encourage classroom participation in girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.4 TAP

Grover, Lorie Ann

Summary: "When you believe in yourself, you open up a world of possibility! That's because you cherish and value the wild, wonderful ways that make you, you! With charming illustrations and a sweet, bouncy text that begs to be read aloud, this padded board book is a joyous reminder to little ones that no matter who they are, they can become the awesome, loving, and helpful people who can change the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD GRO

Brown, Karamo

Summary: A father and son share a day in the city and a conversation about what they love about each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Diesen, Deborah

Summary: Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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Summary: In a philosophy-for-children session, a teacher uses a story, picture, news item, or piece of music to stimulate critical thinking and imagination. Children are encouraged to express themselves, to challenge what is being said, and to ask questions that intrigue them. This program explores the concept and supporting methodology of P4C at Gallions Primary School in East London, where such...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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