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Healy, Erin M.

Summary: RELIGIOUS & SPIRITUAL FICTION. Before Audrey was the baker's wife, she was the pastor s wife. Then a scandalous lie cost her husband a pastoral career. Now the two work side-by-side running a bakery, serving coffee, and baking fresh bread. But the hurt still pulls at Audrey. Driving early one morning to the bakery, Audrey s car strikes something or someone at a fog-shrouded intersection. She...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HEA

Verde, Susan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A child recognizes his own humanity, his capacity for doing harm and being harmed, his ability to feel joy and sadness, and his belief in hope and promise to keep learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2018

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Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: From an internationally renowned authority on primatology and psychology comes a fascinating investigation of empathy in both humans and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 152.41 WAA

Glasser, Judith M.

Summary: Learning to Be Kind and Understand Differences is a practical guide that aims to teach kids with AD/HD how to better get along with their peers, understand what they are feeling, and learn to recognize and talk about the feelings of other people. Includes interactive activities, a "Message to Readers," and "Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 GLA

Northrup, Christiane

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Highly sensitive people--or empaths--see life through the eyes of compassion and caring. They were born that way. As a result, they carry a tremendous amount of inner light. But they're also the favored prey of "vampires" who feed off empaths' energy and disrupt their lives on every level--physical, emotional, and financial. In Dodging Energy Vampires, Christiane Northrup, M.D., draws on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2018

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Eyre, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.7 EYR

George, Liz.

Summary: The ability to really understandand care aboutthe feelings of another is a difficult attribute to develop. Thats where Empathy: I Know How You Feel! can help. Chock full of familiar situations and helpful hints, this book gives readers the tools they need to develop this important character strength.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imorint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: Primatologist Frans de Waal examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 152.4 DE W

Borba, Michele

Summary: "Bestselling author Michele Borba offers a 9-step program to help parents cultivate empathy in children, from birth to young adulthood--and explains why developing a healthy sense of empathy is a key predictor of which kids will thrive and succeed in thefuture. In our hyper-connected, social-media-saturated society, many of us (especially young people) are so obsessed with snapping "selfies"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BOR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 BOR

Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ERS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERS

Ginott, Haim G.

Summary: Offers advice to a current generation of parents on how to develop empathetic yet disciplined child rearing skills that place an emphasis on good communication and avoid negative reinforcements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.1 GIN

Rath, Tom.

Summary: When Felix wakes up one morning, he finds an invisible bucket floating overhead. A rotten morning threatens his mood--and his bucket--drop by drop. Can Felix discover how to refill his bucket before it's completely empty?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallup Press 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Rat

Ricard, Matthieu

Summary: "The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 RIC

Brehony, Kathleen A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 177.7 BRE

Fallon, James H.

Summary: A compelling career memoir by an award-winning neuroscientist describes how while studying his own family's brain scans for research he made the disturbing discovery that his own reflected a pattern he recognized from those in the brains of serial killers, a finding that offered new insights into the role of biology in behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Current 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8582 FAL

Harper, Charise Mericle.

Summary: Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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

Epley, Nicholas

Summary: An exploration of the human mind's capacity for instinctive undertanding about the feelings and desires of others explains how the ability or inability to understand the minds of those around us leads to connection or conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152.4 EPL

Harper, Charise Mericle.

Summary: Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2007

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

Jamison, Leslie

Summary: A collection of essays explores empathy, using topics ranging from street violence and incarceration to reality television and literary sentimentality to ask questions about people's understanding of and relationships with others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 JAM

Riess, Helen

Summary: "A neuroscience-based view that argues not only that empathy is necessary for our personal happiness and planetary survival, but its essential components, how to gain them, and how to use them in any circumstance"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2018

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Watson, Christie

Summary: "A memoir about the experiences of a nurse in London, focusing on the overlooked importance of kindness and compassion"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WATSON, CHRISTIE WAT

Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERS

Gowdy, Barbara

Summary: Thunderstorms are rolling across the summer sky. Every time one breaks, Rose Bowan loses consciousness and has vivid, realistic dreams about being in another woman's body. Is Rose merely dreaming? Or is she, in fact, inhabiting a stranger? Disturbed yet entranced, she sets out to discover what is happening to her, leaving the cocoon of her family's small repertory cinema for the larger, upended...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GOW

Patnaik, Dev

Contents: Introduction -- The map is not the territory -- The way things used to be -- The power of affinity -- Walking in someone else's shoes -- Empathy that lasts -- Open all the windows -- Reframe how you see the world -- We are them and they are us -- The golden rule -- The hidden payoff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FT Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.8 PAT