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Jay, Meg

Summary: "Whether it is the loss of a parent to death or divorce; bullying; alcoholism or drug abuse in the home; mental illness in a parent or a sibling; neglect; emotional, physical or sexual abuse; having a parent in jail; or growing up alongside domestic violence, nearly 75% of us experience adversity by the age of 20. But these experiences are often kept secret, as are our courageous battles to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 JAY

Meiners, Cheri J.

Summary: "Resilience--the ability to recover or "bounce back" from problems, hurt, or loss--is critical for social and emotional health and helps people feel happy, capable, and in charge of their lives. Foster perseverance, patience, and resilience in children with this unique, encouraging book. Young children learn thought processes and actions that are positive, realistic, and helpful for bouncing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing 2014

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Academy of Pediatrics 2015

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

Biegel, Gina M.

Summary: This accessible, user-friendly toolbox for teens introduces them to mindfulness practice and shows them how it can ease their fears and anxieties, reduce their impulsivity, help them develop a more measured response to the stressors around them, and build strong relationships.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Ribeiro, Michelle

Summary: Reach your peak psychological potential with 120 activities that challenge and build emotional strength, flexibility, and resiliency, so you can overcome any obstacle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2021

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Brown, Brené.

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Summary: Draws on research with hundreds of interviewees to identify the pervasive influence of cultural shame, discussing how women can recognize the ways in which shame influences their health and relationships and can be transformed into courage and connectivity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2008

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Economakis, Felix.

Summary: By articulating the physical, emotional and psychological benefits of developing resilience, this book explores what skills are required to 'harden up!' and gives practical examples of how these can be applied in real life. It includes case studies and real-life situations and also have bullet points and steps to follow in developing resilience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Holland Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 ECO

Bisher, Patrick

Summary: Patrick Bisher’s career as a Navy SEAL should have ended after a parachuting accident nearly crippled him. But overcoming adversity, even an injury as serious as a broken hip, was nothing new for him. He’d spent a portion of his childhood in leg braces. Doctors told him he’d never walk again thanks to a degenerative hip condition. He wasn’t about to give up then, any more than he was in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Post Hill Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 BIS

Goggins, David

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Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Hiner, Ed

Summary: "A Navy SEAL veteran's proven, battle-tested guide for developing grit and resilience, overcoming obstacles, and living life to the fullest. What does it take to set a goal or have a dream, and then actually achieve it? What does it take to turn fear and stress into foresight, motivation, and action? It takes GUTS. No one knows this better than decorated Navy SEAL veteran Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner....

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill 2021

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Roe, Monica M.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Hailey has high expectations for her family's annual duck hunt, but between her excitable young dog Cocoa ruining several shots and a strained family dynamic she learns that wanting a certain outcome does not guarantee it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ROE

Bernhard, Susan

Summary: "When the spring thaw of a frozen Minnesota lake brings about shocking revelations that lead to violence, 15-year-old Wes Ballot embarks on a search for his missing father, the truth about his mother's death and a future he must claim for himself."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BER

Mukwege, Denis

Summary: "From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring clarion call-to-action to confront the scourge of sexual violence and better learn from women's resilience, strength, and power. At the heart of Dr. Mukwege's message will be the voices of the many women he has worked with over the years. Dr. Mukwege will use individual cases to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Fry, Sonali

Summary: Perfect for any child about to start preschool or kindergarten, this picture book starring Elmo and his Sesame Street friends helps relieve those first-time jitters by answering common questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FRY

Morin, Amy

Summary: The best-selling author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do" addresses the challenges facing middle grade students in today's world, offering relatable, graphics-complemented advice on developing healthy mental habits for fulfilling personal potential.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Wright, Jasmyn

Summary: "Inspired by a mantra written for her third-graders, Jasmyn Wright's uplifting call to "push through" is an invitation to young readers to announce their own power and to recognize and reaffirm that of others, regardless of setbacks. By diminishing doubt,encouraging community, and reaffirming that we're all here to make a difference, her empowering words show children how to lift themselves up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Ginsburg, Kenneth R.

Summary: Offering essential tips on fostering resilience, this book helps parents understand how they can balance unconditional love and still set high expectations for their children, as well as recognize when to set boundaries and when to get out of kids' ways so they can learn lessons firsthand. The authors offer parents ways to understand why helicopter or "tiger" parenting undermines successful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Academy of Pediatrics 2015

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McLain, Paula

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Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife comes an atmospheric novel of intertwined fate and heart-wrenching suspense: A detective hiding away from the world. A series of disappearances that reach into her past. Can solving them help her heal? Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

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McLain, Paula.

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Summary: Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When overwhelming tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna, desperate and numb, flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino to grieve. She lived there as a child with her beloved foster parents, and now she believes it might be the only place left for her....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Sandberg, Sheryl

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155 SAN

Singh, Anneliese A.

Summary: Resilience is a key ingredient for psychological health and wellness. Packed with evidence-based activities and exercises, The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook makes years of research on resilience accessible to queer and transgender adults. This book teaches readers to challenge internalized negative messages, handle stress, embrace who they are, remove obstacles from their life, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SIN

Tumarkin, Maria M.

Summary: "How to speak of the searing, unpindownable power that the past-ours, our family's, our culture's-wields in the present? Drawing on nine years of research, Axiomatic explores the ways we understand the traumas we inherit and the systems that sustain them. In five sections-each one built on an axiom about how the past affects the present-Tumarkin weaves together true and intimate stories of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.92 TUM

Bacal, Jessica

Summary: "The perfect gift and conversation starter for women who talk about dealing with failure and accepting not being perfect, this book features fascinating interviews with twenty-five women, including Keri Smith, Angela Duckworth, and Roz Chast, about triumphing over career setbacks and challenges. Jessica Bacal, the author of Mistakes I Made at Work, is a well-respected career-development...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume, Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1092 BAC

Hanson, Rick

Summary: Dr. Rick Hanson shows you how to develop twelve vital inner strengths hardwired into your own nervous system. Then no matter what life throws at you, you'll be able to feel less stressed, pursue opportunities with confidence, and stay calm and centered in the face of adversity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155.5 HAN

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