• The Resilient Teen: 10 Key Skills to Bounce Back From Setbacks and Turn Stress Into Success

    The Resilient Teen: 10 Key Skills to Bounce Back From Setbacks and Turn Stress Into Success

    Raja, Sheela

    "More than ever, teens need tools to manage stress and increase resilience. Based on the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, The Resilient Teen offers ten key skills to help readers bounce back from difficult situations, deal with difficult emotions, and cultivate a sense of joy, even in the face of modern-day stressors"--

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  • The Self-compassionate Teen: Mindfulness & Compassion Skills to Help You Conquer your Critical Inner Voice

    The Self-compassionate Teen: Mindfulness & Compassion Skills to Help You Conquer your Critical Inner Voice

    Bluth, Karen

    "Teens can be extremely self-critical, and are often nicer to others than they are to themselves. In The Self-Compassionate Teen, psychologist Karen Bluth offers powerful, everyday self-compassion and mindfulness tools to help teen readers overcome self-judgment, stop comparing themselves to others, and cultivate the courage to be themselves."--

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  • Tasha's Cauldron of Everything

    Tasha's Cauldron of Everything

    The wizard Tasha has gathers bits and bobs of precious lore during her illustrious career as an adventurer. Her enemies wouldn't want these treasured secrets scattered across the multiverse, so in defiance she has collected and codified them for the enrichment of all! Baked into this book are rule options for all the characters classes in the Player's Handbook-- including new subclasses. And the book is sprinkled with the archmage's musings on everything from her wizardly rivals to the nature of the multiverse. -- Adapted from back cover.

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  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Teens

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Teens

    "A compilation of personal, revealing stories about teens' real-life experiences that provides a roadmap for teens to be the very best they can be. Values such as effort, honesty, respect, self-esteem, family bonding, diversity, and volunteering are illustrated by the stories. Some stories are followed by quizzes or inspirational quotes that reinforce the lessons learned in the stories."--

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  • This Book Is Feminist

    This Book Is Feminist

    Wilson, Jamia

    "Explore the points where gender, race, class, ability, sexuality, and culture meet. Learn from author Jamia Wilson's lived experiences, read the statistics, and gain strength in quotes from feminist firebrands and activists. Along the way, respond to calls to action and form you own views on the 'F' word. This book is for everyone."--Back cover.

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  • Be More Vegan

    Be More Vegan

    Webster, Niki

    We all want to be a bit more vegan... and this book shows you how. Whether you're ready to commit to a fully plant-based lifestyle or you'd just like to add a few meat-free dishes to your weekly meal plan, this is the ideal guide. It explains the reasons behind going vegan, including environmental, health and animal welfare benefits, in clear and simple language that helps young people make up their own minds. It answers all the nagging questions about nutrition and ethics, as well as giving bang-up-to-date information about the best vegan ingredients, substitutions and food hacks. Best of all, it contains over 50 mouthwatering recipes for every situation, from lunchbox staples to midweek meals, and moreish snacks to amazing cakes and desserts. There's so much to love about the vegan life, so get Be More Vegan and start making a difference in the most delicious way possible!

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  • This Book Is Cruelty Free: Animals and Us

    This Book Is Cruelty Free: Animals and Us

    Newbery, Linda

    This guide for older children and young teenagers demystifies the morals and ethics around animals, wildlife and the environment. How can we follow a cruelty-free diet? What are the ethics around pet ownership? What are the issues around show animals--zoos, circuses, and holiday attractions? Why are insects important? This essential book teaches us how to question ourselves, our family, our friends, and society, and make the right choices to live a cruelty-free life

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  • We Are Not Broken

    We Are Not Broken

    Johnson, George M.

    "This is a memoir of George's boyhood in New Jersey, growing up with their brother and two cousins, all under the supervision of their larger-than-life grandmother"--

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  • Last Witnesses: Adapted for Young Adults

    Last Witnesses: Adapted for Young Adults

    Aleksievich, Svetlana

    "A collection of personal narratives told by those who were children during World War II and survived harrowing experiences. So many children were separated from their loved ones in the midst of the terror and chaos. As a result, some grew up in orphanages or were raised by grandparents or extended family; others were taken in and cared for by strangers who risked punishment for such acts. Still others lived on their own or became underage soldiers . . . these oral histories of survival reveal the heart-rending details of life during wartime while reminding us that resilience is possible, no matter the circumstances"--Adapted from publisher description.

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  • Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall

    Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall

    Demetrios, Heather

    "To say Virginia "Dindy" Hall was ambitious would be an understatement. She was that girl at your high school who makes everyone else look like a slacker, no matter how hard they're working. But how many of them can say they've been on Nazi Germany's Most Wanted list? At a time when most women were expected to becomes wives and mothers, Virginia craved adventure. And with the world gearing up for a second World War, this fearless woman knew that she had to find a way to get involved. When the State Department proved to be a sexist boy's club that wouldn't allow her in, she went to England to join their Special Operations unit, which was more than happy to hire this talented, brilliant woman. Even after a terrible accident left her needing a wooden leg, she remained undeterred. Soon Virginia became an essential part of the Allied mission and the French Resistance, earning the dangerous honor of being named "the most dangerous of all Allied spies" by the Gestapo. This is a smart and spirited celebration of Virginia Hall, a woman with audacious courage and kickass spy skills"--

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