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By Anita Naik. 1999
This guide tells children what rights they do and don't have in common situations. It covers laws relating to health,… education, family, sex, work, the police and leisure. It also contains detailed contact addresses for getting further information and help in the UK and Republic of Ireland. For junior high readers.
By Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro. 1998
Written with two teenage boys as advisors, this book presents the facts about puberty for boys. It includes straightforward information… about sex, sexually transmitted diseases, and also what happens to girls during puberty. The author includes answers to many related questions, and explains things in a factual but fun way. Some strong language. Grades 4-7. 1998.
By Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff. 2001
What do new babies look like? Why do new babies cry so much? And most importantly, why do new babies… get so many presents? Angus the Answer Dog takes care of these questions and concerns from kids who have a new baby brother or sister. Grades P-2. 2001. (What to expect kids)
By David Borgenicht, Robin Epstein. 2007
Inside you'll find hands-on, step-by-step instructions to help you to deal with being grounded, to survive a school dance, to… fix up a messy room in a snap, to give an oral report without passing out, and much more! Grades 4-7. 2007.
By Bill O'Reilly, Charles Flowers. 2005
Conservative television talk-show host, former teacher, and author of "The O'Reilly Factor" offers guidance in the form of a "survival… guide" for young people. Topics range from school and friendship to sex, drinking, and bullies. Advises on facing challenges and making correct choices. For junior and senior high readers. 2004.
By Eda J LeShan. 1972
The author uses specific situations involving such emotions as love, hate, fear, anger and jealousy to illustrate the conflicts and… confusion children experience, and to help them understand and accept their feelings. Grades 4-7. 1972.
By Anita Naik. 1999
Are you scared to take risks in case you make a fool of yourself? Do you need other people's approval?… If a boy likes you, do you think there must be something wrong with him? Do you hate your body? Learn to believe in yourself and get ready for a positive future with this essential wise-guide. Grades 4-7.
By Michele Elliott. 1997
These stories will help you work out what to do if something ever happened to you - or a friend.… A guide for kids to stay safe, whatever the situation. Grades 2-4.
By Tricia Kreitman. 1996
This book will show you how to make a stand and assert yourself. it gives advice about how to judge… and evaluate situations and relationships, and how to develop negotiating skills. Each chapter contains letters and accounts from real teenagers. For senior high readers.
By Carol Weston, Jill Eckersley. 1993
By Caroline Plaisted. 1998
The confidence code for girls: taking risks, messing up, & becoming your amazingly imperfect, totally powerful self
By Claire Shipman, Katty Kay. 2018
In this tween adaptation of the bestselling adult book 'The Confidence Code', the origins and effects of confidence are explored… and explained in a vibrant, approachable way. For a lot of girls, preteen years are when they're most in need of that boost of confidence. Journalists Katty Kay and Claire Shipman explore key concepts in how to strive for and achieve confidence, and provide a winning formula for how to overcome that dangerous voice in your head telling you that you can't succeed. Grades 4-7. 2018.
By Karen Bokram, Alexis Sinex. 2000
Advice for girls on everyday challenges, such as friendship and family, boyfriends and crushes, popularity and conflicts, self-esteem and body… issues (menstruation, bras, braces), and "tough stuff" like moving and grief. Based on questions frequently handled by Girls' Life magazine. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.
By Barbara Sheen. 2004
Examines how and why some teenagers become alcoholics, and discusses the ripple effect of teen alcoholism as well as treatment… and preventative measures. Includes an overview of alcoholism as an addiction or a disease, and looks at its physiological, psychological, and emotional dimensions. Both the individual and societal consequences of teen alcoholism are considered. Some descriptions of violence. For Senior High readers. 2004.
By Patricia Evans. 2003
A book on verbal abuse, for parents, teachers, and teens to share. Defines verbal abuse and describes how teens are… particularly affected by it. The author looks at verbal abuse in the media, on the sports field, at home, and in school, and explains how to stop it, with separate chapters for parents, teachers, teens, and "boyfriends and girlfriends." Some descriptions of sex and violence, some strong language. For senior high readers and older. 2003.
By Sean Covey. 1998
Based on his father's bestselling book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People", Sean Covey applies the same principles to… teens, including be proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things first; and think win-win. He includes humour, innovative ideas, quotes, and stories about real teens from all over the world. He even includes a section titled "The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens," which includes some, shall we say, counterproductive practices. For junior and senior high readers. 1998.
What if every kid had a handy toolbox of ways to get along with others? That's just what this book… is: a collection of 21 strategies kids can pull out and use to express themselves, build relationships, end arguments and fights, stop bullying, and beat unhappy feelings. Like the Mighty Might, which takes all the fun out of teasing. And the Thought Chop, which helps kids resist self-defeating thoughts. Grades 3-6. 2005.
By Anita Roberts. 2001
The author explains violence, looking at its roots, identifying potentially dangerous behaviour, and always offering teens strategies to protect themselves… and diffuse situations--from small misunderstandings to outright assault. The book also includes discussion of gender stereotypes, self-esteem, handling cliques and social pressures, acknowledging and transforming emotions, and differentiating between "good sex" and harmful sex. Poems, quotes, and practical exercises are also added. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2001.
By Sharlene Azam. 2001
Author Sharlene Azam is the founder of "Reluctant Hero", a magazine for and by teenaged girls that discusses everything from… body image to boys. It can be tough being a teenaged girl, and Azam provides advice and information to guide you through what can be a traumatic and turbulent time. This is a book that reminds young women that, in spite of all that goes on in their lives - good and bad - they are not alone. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2001.