Magination Press On Your Own

The hard truth is that not all teens who enter college may graduate on time or at all. And often it isnt academics and classwork that trip students up. Instead, transitioning to independent living can be too much or too challenging for teen...s and this sometimes gets the best of the brightest students! Thats where On Your Own: A College Readiness Guide for Teens With ADHD/LD can help. While teens are still in high school, they can prepare for college life by assessing their living-on-your-own skills such as problem solving/decision making, communication, self-awareness, and identifying what needs improving. Parents can work with their teen make a plan to meet these challenges head on and get ready for college. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/15/2011 Pages: 128 Author: Patricia O. Quinn Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 8.3in length x 5.5in width x 0.4in height Weight: 5.6 oz Read More

Thomas Nelson
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Want to change the world? Did you know You Were Made to Make a Difference? This adaptation of Outlive Your Life for teens offers p...ractical tips youth can take out into their community to make a difference, plus real-life stories about those who have done just that. Teens learn that God can use them to make a difference right now. He wants to use them today, without waiting for them to be older, stronger, richer, or even more together. God can use their minds, their spirits, and their hands and feet to make permanent change for His kingdom. Also included are valuable resources, interesting facts about the needy in the world and how little it takes to make a big difference, and other interactive elements such as journaling opportunities for writing personal ideas and service goals. Teens will learn that their role in life is bigger than themselves, and that theyre not too young to make a difference for God. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/14/2010 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Max Lucado Publisher: Thomas Nelson Dimensions: 5.39in length x 0.59in width x 8.5in height Weight: 8.8oz. Read More

William Morrow
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Ready, Set, Grow! In her uniquely warm and funny style, Lynda wrote this entirely new book especially for younger girls to give th...em what they need to know to celebrate and accept the new and exciting changes that are happening to their bodies during puberty. Illustrated with delightful drawings, Ready, Set, Grow! is the sixth book in the popular Madaras Whats Happening to My Body? series of growing-up books for girls and boys. Praised by parents, teachers, nurses, doctors, and especially kids, the bestselling Whats Happening to My Body? books for older girls and boys are on the Best Books for Young Adults list from the American Library Association, and have been translated into 12 languages. Over 2,000,000 copies of the Whats Happening to My Body? series are in print. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2003 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: William Morrow Dimensions: 7in length x 0.31in width x 7in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

William Morrow
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Everything preteen and teen girls need to know about their changing bodies and feelings Written by an experienced educator and her... daughter in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, The Whats Happening to My Body? Book for Girls gives sensitive straight talk on: the bodys changing size and shape; the growth spurt; breast development; the reproductive organs; the menstrual cycle; body hair; diet and exercise; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on anorexia and bulimia, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and birth control. Featuring detailed illustrations and real-life stories throughout, plus an introduction for parents and a helpful resource section, this bestselling growing-up guide is an essential puberty education and health book for all girls ages 10 and up. Selected as a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/6/2007 Pages: 288 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: William Morrow Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.78in width x 5.98in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Scholastic Paperbacks
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World War III becomes an unstoppable reality in the action-packed first installment of the Tomorrow series--an international bests...eller in an eye-catching new paperback. When Ellie and her friends go camping, they have no idea theyre leaving their old lives behind forever. Despite a less-than-tragic food shortage and a secret crush or two, everything goes as planned. But a week later, they return home to find their houses empty and their pets starving. Something has gone wrong--horribly wrong. Before long, they realize the country has been invaded, and the entire town has been captured--including their families and all their friends. Ellie and the other survivors face an impossible decision: They can flee for the mountains or surrender. Or they can fight. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/1/2006 Pages: 304 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: John Marsden Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Dimensions: 8in length x 5.2in width x 0.6in height Weight: 9.59oz. The battle continues as five ordinary kids must journey back into the heart of an epic conflict. Five months into World War III, Ellie and her four remaining friends have barely escaped the Australian town of Wirrawee with their lives and their sanity intact. But as the next step becomes clear, they realize they must once again sacrifice their hard-won comfort and safety. A group of soldiers has recruited the kids to guide the way to the Wirrawee air base. What could possibly motivate Ellie and her friends to return? This risky sabotage mission may be their only hope of rescuing their families, too. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/1/2006 Pages: 272 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: John Marsden Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Dimensions: 8.03in length x 5.51in width x 0.61in height Weight: 9.12oz. In the penultimate installment of the internationally bestselling Tomorrow series, Ellie and her friends look after a gang of orphans whose wild behavior reveals the true impact of war. Amidst a brutal war with no end in sight, Ellie and her four remaining friends discover that their hidden refuge becomes a crowded place when they decide to care for an uncooperative crew of orphans. Things only get worse when Ellie and Homer learn that mysterious visitors have discovered their sanctuary. Has the enemy found them out? Five ordinary teens brave the worst in this electrifying continuation of their battle to stay safe and sane in a war zone that was once their home. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/1/2007 Pages: 256 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: John Marsden Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Dimensions: 7.94in length x 5.4in width x 0.57in height Weight: 9.6oz. Life in the war zone enters its sixth month of heart-stopping tension in the latest installment of the internationally bestselling Tomorrow series. In the third installment of the Tomorrow saga, the anything-to-survive existence of Ellie and her friends has sharpened their senses and emboldened their plans. They arent merely on the defensive anymore; theyre also striking back. Their strategy? Attack the enemy not just on land, but also on water. If they have any hope of sabotaging the formidable container ship at Cobblers Bay, then stealth is a must, but so, too, is one very big explosion. And if they fail, they may face a whole new kind of terror -- imprisonment. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2006 Pages: 288 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: John Marsden Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Dimensions: 6.98in length x 5.78in width x 0.64in height Weight: 11.36oz. Read More

Putnam Juvenile
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Help a teen you know deal with the changes in his or her life with the book that has helped so many others. ?Cheese? is a metaphor... for what you want in life and the book gives teens a fun vocabulary and way to understand change and move forward in their lives. Book Details:Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/28/2002 Pages: 96 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Spencer Johnson Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Dimensions: 8.51in length x 5.65in width x 0.56in height Weight: 9.59oz. Read More

Harvest House Publishers
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Along with Scripture verses and true stories of teens in action, The Power of a Praying- Teen addresses key issues young people f...ace, including purity peer pressure insecurity body/self-image friendships Each segment of the book concludes with a prayer teens can follow or use as a model for their own prayers. Easy-to-access chapters focus on what it means to be maturing in all areas of life, including talking to God in prayer. Young men and women just on the cusp of growing up will find the compassion, help, direction, strength, and stability that comes with knowing and hearing from God in The Power of a Praying- Teen. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/1/2005 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 13 and Up Author: Stormie Omartian Publisher: Harvest House Publishers Dimensions: 5.23in length x 0.47in width x 7.99in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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This is the best and most authoritative guide to classic and contemporary children?s literature today. It is the latest in the bes...t-selling 1001 series, and its informative reviews are the key to differentiating the must-read books from all the rest in the realm of children?s books. Whether you are a parent seeking to instill a love of reading in your child, an educator or counselor looking for inspiration, or a young reader with a voracious appetite, this guide to the best writing for children and young adults covers the spectrum of children?s literature. It is organized by age group?from board books to YA novels and all the gradations in between. Each entry features evaluations by a team of international critics complete with beautifully reproduced artwork from the featured title. The beloved classics are here, but the guide also takes a global perspective and includes the increasingly diverse contributions from African American and Latino authors and illustrators?not to mention important books from around the world. Book Details:Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/27/2009 Pages: 960 Author: Julia Eccleshare Publisher: Universe Dimensions: 6.78in length x 2.43in width x 8.36in height Weight: 72oz. Read More

Instant Help
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If you?re cutting or hurting yourself you?re not alone. Thousands of teens across the country think that hurting themselves is the... only way they can feel better, even though they continue to feel alone and out of control. There are a lot of reasons why teens hurt themselves. None of them are your fault. You can?t change your past, but there is a lot you can do, right now, to make your future a place you?d like to spend some time, a place free from the pain, loneliness and isolation of cutting. This workbook offers a great way for you to make it happen. The exercises in Stopping the Pain will help you explore why you self-injure and give you lots of ideas how you can stop. The book will help you learn new skills for dealing with issues in your life, reduce your stress, and reach out to others when you need to. Work through the book, or just check out the sections that speak to you the most. This is your own personal and private road map to regaining control of your life. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/2008 Pages: 168 Reading Level: Age 13 and Up Author: Lawrence Shapiro PhD Publisher: Instant Help Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.35in width x 9.99in height Weight: 9.59oz. Read More

Free Spirit Publishing
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Written and experiential activities help teens discover their own leadership potential and develop skills that guide them to act r...esponsibly and make a difference in the world around them. Teens gain a greater understanding of who they are, what matters to them, how that translates into leadership, and how leadership relates to everyday life. Written activities encourage reflection; do something activities call for commitment and action. Both enable teens to reach new levels of leadership. Created for use with Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens, this consumable guide also functions as a stand-alone resource for personal growth. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/31/2006 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Mariam G. MacGregor M.S. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Dimensions: 8.9in length x 7.21in width x 0.3in height Weight: 8.8oz. Read More

New Harbinger Publications
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Whether sexual abuse happens in early childhood or just before leaving home, most trauma survivors find that the teenage and early... adult years are crucial for their recovery. With the right kind of support, its then that they have the motivation and capacity for insight that will let them begin the process of healing. This workbook is written for teens and those who treat them. Simple, effective exercises help teens learn about the different aspects of trauma, share the thoughts and emotions of other survivors, clarify their own ideas and beliefs, and explore new ways of feeling and relating. Author William Lee Carter is a psychologist who works with sexually abused teens on a daily basis, and his approach is positive and sensitive to the needs and feelings of this age group. The exercises he provides focus on giving teens the strength and confidence they need to reshape their self-image, connect with others in healthy ways, and develop the skills they need to realize their full potential. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/15/2002 Pages: 182 Reading Level: Age 13 and Up Author: William Lee Carter Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Dimensions: 8.5in length x 0.51in width x 11.02in height Read More

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