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Simmons, Rachel

Summary: Offers advice to help parents guide teenage girls to recognize and reject perfectionist messages that lead to self-doubt, unfulfilling relationships, and fears of failure, and teach them self-compassion, how to take healthy risks, and the importance of finding support.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Helveston, Eugene M.

Summary: "The Second Decade" offers a game plan for navigating two of the most important challenges facing today's youth: gaining academic skills through a quality education at school, and acquiring practical skills learned by working at a job. Exposing youth to the benefits of work -- earning money and gaining independence while taking on responsibility and embracing accountability -- adds valuable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MarLi Bar Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.125 Helveston 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Elias, Maurice J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 ELI

Gay, Kathlyn

Contents: Death in your life -- When someone close dies -- Vigils -- Living with deadly diseases -- End-of-life decisions and care -- Euthanasia : mercy killing or murder? -- Suicide survival and loss -- Funerals, burials, and memorials -- Cultural and religious beliefs about death -- Legal matters -- When pets and service animals die -- Living your life -- Appendix -- Further reading -- Glossary --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.9 GAY

Bradley, Michael J.

Summary: Psychologist Michael J. Bradley provides insight into why adolescents act the way they do, and describes the sorts of parenting changes that the modern world requires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harbor Press 2002

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.12 Bradley 2003

Bennett, Brit

Summary: "A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community--and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. It begins with a secret. "All good...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BEN

Walsh, David Allen.

Summary: A science-based guide to developmental changes within teenage brains explains how they affect behavior, offering advice to parents and educators on how to better understand, communicate, and stay connected with young people while managing their erratic behavior and helping them to resist destructive impulses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 WAL

Deurlein, Rebecca.

Summary: As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Day in and day out, teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty, accept or deflect responsibility . . . Teachers are our eyes and ears--and there's a lot they wish we knew....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM 2015

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

Nelsen, Jane.

Summary: " ... Shows parents how to build stronger bridges of communication with their children, break the destructive cycles of guilt and blame that occur in parent-teen power struggles, and work toward greater mutual respect with their adolescents"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2012

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Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Tired of being known as "the gay kid", Rafe Goldberg decides to assume a new persona when he comes east and enters an elite Massachusetts prep school--but trying to deny his identity has both complications and unexpected consequences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KON

McDonagh, Thomas (Thomas M.)

Summary: Provides guidance for teenagers in managing anxiety in areas such as school, parents, and friends, describing strategies including meditation, mantras, and breathing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ulysses Press 2016

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Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: "Ben Carver is back to normal. He's getting all As in his classes at the Natick School. He was just elected captain of the baseball team. He's even won a big scholarship for college, if he can keep up his grades. All that foolishness with Rafe Goldberg last semester is over now, and he just needs to be a Carver, work hard, and stay focused. Except ... There's Hannah, a gorgeous girl who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KON

Perlstein, Linda

Summary: Anthropological look at middle school students, their development, challenges, social lives, etc.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.234 PER

Cline, Foster.

Summary: "Love means giving your teens opportunities to be responsible and empowering them to make their own decisions. Logic means allowing them to live with the natural consequences of their mistakes--and showing empathy for the pain, disappointment, and frustration they'll experience"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Love and Logic Press 2007

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 649.12 Cline 2007

Cline, Foster.

Summary: Explains how to parent teenagers not by punishing but by helping them understand real-world consequences for actions, focusing on preparing them for life on their own; provides practical guidance and sample conversations for specific situations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Piñon Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649.125 CLI

Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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

DiCamillo, Kate

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DIC

Steinberg, Susan

Summary: "Follows a group of teens during a seaside summer and the efforts of a guilt-driven girl to piece together the events that led to a drowning." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC STE
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Stewart, Whitney

Summary: From hormones to homework, parents to peers, health issues to bad habits, life can be a pressure cooker leading to anxiety and even thoughts of suicide. How can we find relief? Author Whitney Stewart introduces readers to the practice of mindfulness. With its roots in ancient Buddhist teachings, mindfulness--the practice of purposefully focusing attention on the present moment--can change a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2019

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Barrow, Rebecca

Summary: "There's a box in the back of Audrey's closet that she rarely thinks about. Inside is a letter, seventeen years old, from a mother she's never met, handed to her by the woman she's called Mom her whole life. Being adopted, though, is just one piece in the puzzle of Audrey's life--the picture painstakingly put together by Audrey herself, consisting not only of the greatest family ever but of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Friel, John C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 158.1 Friel 2008

See, Lisa

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Summary: Explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple, tracing the very different cultural factors that compel them to consume a rare native tea that has shaped their family's destiny for generations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SEE

Sachs, Brad

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trumpeter 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.5 SAC

Wilde, Jen

Summary: Lambasted in the tabloids after a night of reckless partying, bisexual teen drummer Emmy King turns to her friends for support and evaluates the wisdom of getting romantically involved with her bandmate Alfie, which may trigger another scandal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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