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Lancaster, Jen

Summary: Every day, Americans are bombarded with terrifying news about crime, the environment, politics, and the health consequences of the foods we've been enjoying for years. We're judged by social media users, pressured into maintaining a perfect home, and expected to base our self-worth on retweets, faves, likes, and followers. Our collective FOMO (fear of missing out), and the disparity between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

Lender, Stacey

Summary: Priced out of Manhattan, Jessica, Aaron and their daughters move to the one place they swore they would never go: the suburbs. But to her surprise, life in the commuter belt makes a great first impression.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kaylie Jones Books, an imprint of Akashic Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEN

Summary: The Villain Kids are back in a high-stakes adventure that's badder than ever! When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she flees Auradon only to have Evie and the rest of the gang sneak onto the Isle to retrieve her. But there's a new, self-proclaimed queen of evil in town: Mal's archenemy Uma, daughter of Ursula. Together with her pirate crew, including Captain Hook's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Thurber, Christopher A.

Summary: "How parents can guide their kids on a path to success -- while avoiding burnout. It's a tough world out there and, in order to succeed, kids need to learn how to perform under pressure. But how can parents foster that resilience at a time when kids are already more stressed out and anxious than ever before? The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure addresses one of the biggest dilemmas for today's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Go 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gravett, Emily

Summary: After buying one outrageous hat after another in an attempt to keep up with the latest fashions set by his teasing animal friends, Harbet the dog learns that true happiness comes from being yourself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GRA

English, Karen.

Summary: Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The development of authentic self-esteem and a healthy sense of self has always been a vitally important part of growing up. But this process is a challenge that has gotten even trickier to negotiate due to the widespread integration of digital technology into everyday living. Drawing on the insights of a clinical psychologist/family therapist, an adolescent psychologist, and a number of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Hartzler, Aaron.

Summary: "The story of a town torn apart by the events surrounding the rape of a drunk girl at a house party, from the perspective of the partygoers who witnessed it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAR

Summary: This video provides basic lessons in netiquette with the help of a fun musical metaphor. Teens get a taste of ballroom dancing-and quickly realize that learning the steps of technology manners is like learning dance steps. By applying good manners to the Internet, cell phones, iPods, and other gadgets, students learn to keep in touch without losing the personal touch. Dynamic visuals and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Initiate lectures and class dialogue with this cluster of ABC News segments on violence, aggressive behavior, and crime. In each scenario, actors draw unassuming spectators into tense and often disturbing situations-with a broad spectrum of results. Scenes include intense verbal bullying by three teen girls against one in a very public setting; a racially loaded incident in which three...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program simplifies the complexities of decision-making by sorting out the various types of decisions: practical and principled, long-term and short-term, conscious and unconscious, and reversible and irreversible. The steps involved in making good decisions are also considered, as well as the importance of learning from mistakes. The bottom line? To err is human, but thoughtful...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Teenagers face many decisions in high school: whether to go to college or to work; which college or career to choose; whether to get involved with drugs, drinking, or sex; what to wear to a party; whether to study or have fun. Some decisions are minor, others major; some easy, others hard. Despite these differences, all are decided using the same process. Many factors influence the final...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Mike talks with his mouth full, Emma makes weird noises, and Gwen dresses most peculiarly. Even worse, Greg will not share, Barry never smiles, and Chase acts like a bully. In an effort to help these socially challenged students learn to get along with their classmates at Fairfield Junior High, the staff of the school newspaper decides to do a story on social skills. This dramatization uses...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: She's a high school girl from the wrong side of town. He's the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pretty 1086

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD PRE

Summary: Featuring an interview with acclaimed author and cultural observer Judith Warner, this ABC News program conveys the perspective of an American mother who has done much of her parenting outside the United States. Warner discusses her book Perfect Madness and its observations about the hectic, competitive lifestyle embraced by many American moms-a lifestyle increasingly fraught with anger and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Sauer, Tammi.

Summary: "Everyone knows that minnows and sharks can't be friends! Can Nugget and Fang be different?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC SAU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAU

Klengel, Katja

Summary: Cartoonist Katja Klengel tackles the subjects that have shaped her life: from body shaming to the exploration of female sexuality, from the representation of women in the media, and the social pressure on women who have not yet started a family all with a sense of humor, an open heart, and an unsparing candor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 KLE

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