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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...

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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...

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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.

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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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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

4 holds on 2 copies

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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Brown, Brené.

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Holland Publishers 2013

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

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 Fiction, Call number: FICTION BER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BER

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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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 GIN

McLain, Paula

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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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCL

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...

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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

1 hold on 1 copy

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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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

Hutton, John (John S.)

Summary: Resilience, or "grit," is the ability to keep going through difficult situations, such as a playground fall, an uncomfortable feeling, or traumatic life event. For each, the ability to recover using inner strength and family support is a strong predictor of healthy development and success in school and life. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Psychological Association (APA)...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Manatee Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HUT

McLain, Paula

32 holds on 9 copies

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: Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

Robertson, Rachel

Summary: "Tommy is good at a lot of things, but there is one thing he forgot how to do. He forgot how to try new things. Being a beginner can be scary, but with encouragement from his grandfather, Tommy bravely tries something he has always wanted to do? -- Page 4 cover"

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Publisher / Publication Date: Redleaf Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "It started as a text between two friends. Tarana Burke, founder of the 'me too.' Movement, texted researcher and writer, Brenae Brown, to see if she was free to jump on a call. Brenae assumed that Tarana wanted to talk about wallpaper. They had been trading home decorating inspiration boards in their last text conversation so Brenae started scrolling to find her latest Pinterest pictures when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Bernstein, Jeffrey

Summary: Between school pressures, friends, dating, social media, and planning for the future--is it any wonder today's teens are stressed out? In The Stress Survival Guide for Teens, clinical psychologist Jeffrey Bernstein offers practical and easy-to-learn tips based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and positive psychology to show teens how to keep stress and worry from taking over their life so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books 2019

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

Del Rizzo, Suzanne

Summary: "A beloved toy fox is swept away from his best friend (human girl) Emi and their mountain home. He ends up tattered and alone on a distant shore. Fox is eventually found by a kind old man and given as a gift to his frail granddaughter, Kiko. It is shown, but not necessarily explained, that Kiko has a visual impairment and is recovering from a leg injury. Here in their valley cabin, the fox is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

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