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Cooper, Abby

Summary: From the author of Sticks & Stones, a realistic middle-grade story with a dash of magic about a girl who sees other people's thoughts in bubbles above their heads. Twelve-year-old Sophie Mulvaney's world has been turned upside down after her mom loses her job and breaks up with Pratik, who Sophie adored. But then: Sophie starts seeing bubbles above people's heads that tell her what they are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD COO

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 But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific--and simply doesn't work.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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 SHA

Hartmann, Thom

Summary: Most people do not “grow out” of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For many, their ADHD traits have led to difficulties in school, relationships, and work. But for our hunter-gatherer ancestors these characteristics were necessary for survival. Hunters must be easily distractible, constantly scanning their environment, and unafraid of taking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Street Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 HAR

Morgan, Angie

Summary: In Bet on You, Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch reveal hard-earned, real-world insights that will help you realize your potential by enacting risk in ways most meaningful to you.  The author’s risk-taking guidance has been embraced by the world’s best businesses – Google, Boston Scientific, FedEx, and Oracle.  Their insights are the secret sauce behind any transformative journey to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Leadership, an imprint of HarperCollins 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.12 MOR

Sanderson, Catherine Ashley

Summary: "Now and then, we hear about everyday heroes riding to the rescue when they see someone suffering or being harassed. But most bystanders don't intervene. Catherine Sanderson turns to cutting-edge research in social psychology and neuroscience to explain why we so often fail to act and offers practical strategies to nudge us into being brave"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2020

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

Cassidy, Sukhinder Singh

Summary: "A fresh new approach to taking risks in one's career, with specific advice on how to persevere when one's decisions aren't working out, along with key insights on how to turn mistakes into successes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 CAS

Kaufmann, Eric

Summary: When we see leaders from the outside, we are often focused on their power, authority, and status. But from the inside, true leaders succeed through cultivating the same essential qualities found in the classic heros journey. With The Four Virtues of a Leader, top executive coach Eric Kaufmann presents a must-read guide to help you awaken and amplify the fundamental competencies that every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 KAU

Summary: Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Into 2007

Crowder, Melanie

Summary: Accepted into the Forest Service's class of smokejumpers, nineteen-year-old wildland firefighter Blair Scott takes unnecessary risks to prove herself and struggles to cope when everything rages wildly out of control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kogan, Natasha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 KOG

Headon, Abbie

Summary: "Discover the power of YES and all the amazing things it can do for you. So often we are afraid of failure, of disappointment, of being vulnerable, and we settle for 'no'. The practical tips and inspirational advice within these pages will help you embrace positivity and find a new sense of freedom in each area of your life, from your career, to your relationships, to your dreams and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ilex, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Brené.

Summary: Discusses how to embrace vulnerability in order to live whole, courageous lives, explaining that traits typically regarded as character flaws and weaknesses are actually clear paths to engagement and meaningful connections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ediciones Urano 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 BRO

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: Continues the story of Caroline Abbott, a young girl living during the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

Kellerman, Jonathan.

Summary: "Grace Blades is a master psychologist, respected by her peers and adored by her patients. She is hardworking and highly competent, a model of self-control. But in private, Grace indulges a secret thrill-seeking darkness, pursuing danger as an escape fromthe regimented life she's established. Closing her eyes as she flies down the Los Angeles freeway or targeting a stranger in a hotel bar for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS KEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY KEL

Giffin, Emily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martins Griffin 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GIF

Oliver, Lauren

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In the poor town of Carp, New York, a group of teens enters a high-stakes game that involves a series of secretive, possibly deadly challenges throughout the summer, with the winner receiving more than $50,000--enough money to start a new life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Childrens Books 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION OLI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cave, Damien

Summary: "New York Times Australia Bureau Chief Damien Cave delivers an impactful and informative account of how risk taking in parenting, and in all aspects of life, creates happier, healthier individuals and communities. Cave's exploration of Australian parenting culture, through gripping research and storytelling, will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about safety, risk,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAVE, DAMIEN CAV

Hatcher, Robin Lee

Summary: Samantha Winters lives her life the way a good accountant should-- measured, deliberate, and safe. After her father died in a skiing accident, she decided never to allow risk into her life again. She didn't count on falling for Nick Chastain. Against Samantha's warnings, Nick plans a dangerous kayaking trip over spring break, and she ends their fledgling relationship with harsh words. Two years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAT

Willems, Mo

Summary: A surprising lesson about the importance of listening to one's inner gosling ensues when a very hungry fox issues a dinner invitation to a very plump goose

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2013

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Burstein, John.

Summary: Learning to say "no" to cigarettes, drugs, and other dangers is one of the most important tools a child can have. In this new book by Slim Goodbody, children are taught to understand when and why they need to say "no", and how to refuse and still keep their friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.3 BUR

MacNeal, Susan Elia

Summary: London, December 1942. As the Russian army repels German forces from Stalingrad, Maggie Hope finds herself living dangerously as a spy. When she's called upon to look into the theft of a Stradivarius, one of the finest violins ever made, Maggie can't resist. Meanwhile, there's a serial killer on the loose in London, targeting conscientious objectors. Little does she know that investigating this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, C. Brené.

Summary: Discusses how to embrace vulnerability in order to live whole, courageous lives, explaining that traits typically regarded as character flaws and weaknesses are actually clear paths to engagement and meaningful connections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 BRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 158 BRO

Summary: Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD INT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD INT RATED R

MacNeal, Susan Elia

Summary: "London. December, 1942. As the Russian army repels German forces from Stalingrad, Maggie Hope, secret agent and spy, takes a break from the Special Operations Executive division to defuse bombs in London. But Maggie herself is like an explosion waiting to happen. Shaken by a recent case, she finds herself living more dangerously--taking more risks than usual, smoking again, drinking gin and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

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