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By Frieda Wishinsky, Elizabeth MacLeod. 2021
Just Get Started! Be Unstoppable! Dream Big! How to Become an Accidental Activist profiles almost 100 activists from around the world, including…change-makers like Greta Thunberg, Pete Seeger and Lilly Singh. This book shows us how ordinary people have persevered throughout history to do extraordinary things to help themselves and others.These activists come from many different backgrounds and a drives to take action. They work for human rights, to help the environment, to preserve historic buildings and more. This book will inspire young readers by giving them tips on getting started, continuing when the going gets tough and encouraging others to get involved. They will learn how to use determination, channel their passions and dream big to change the world.
By New Scientist. 2021
We all want to be happier, more successful and less stressed, but what really works?From improving creativity to building confidence,…self-care to self-esteem, forming better habits and feeling happier,Fix Your Life debunks the fads and explores the real science of self-help.Can you learn to make better decisions?Or break bad habits and form new ones?What should you eat to feel happier?How do you learn a skill faster?Does mindfulness really work?Dispelling mental health myths and self-help fads, here is the truth about meditation, making smarter choices, addiction, CBT, Tai Chi, success, diet, healthy relationships, anxiety, antidepressants, intelligence, willpower and much more.Full of the latest research and ground-breaking evidence, packed with useful advice, this book really could fix your life.
By Ann Shoket, Editors of Seventeen Magazine. 2014
After the excitement of prom and high-school graduation festivities, young women begin to focus on the next big milestone; starting…college. <P><P>Filled with tips and stories from real students, Seventeen Ultimate Guide to College reveals everything a girl needs to know to feel confident campus and make the next years her best yet. It contains insider secrets she won't learn from her high school guidance counselor or a college information packet, including: How to bond with your roomie; Navigating the college hookup scene; Sneaky ways to avoid going broke in college; Plus a bonus style section on what to wear at every type of school.
By Nyasha Williams. 2021
Learn the power of language and love with this empowering alphabet book of affirmations to inspire and remind Black children…of their inner power, strength, and worth. From A is for Afro, to J is for Justice, to R is for Rally, this alphabet book offers affirmations featuring Black children and role models to help children nurture and embrace their authentic selves and to enjoy the magic of childhood.
Help young fans get in touch with their inner geeks with the ultimate guidebook for creating, sharing, and enjoying the…world of fandom.Being a fan is a big deal. Whether it's comics, video games, podcasts, cosplay, books, films, or something else, there are so many ways to share and celebrate with the things that you love. So, it's high time for a guide to help young fans navigate the world of fandom and its many flourishing communities—from fan works to cosplay, gaming, podcasting, and more!Filled with history, trivia, tips and advice to getting started, and insight from creators and artists from across pop culture and specializing in a wide variety of mediums, A Kid's Guide to Fandom is the perfect geeky primer for young fans. Organized by type of fandom medium, each chapter offers a brief introduction, facts, history sidebars, and easy to digest information on how to:Create Fan Fic or Fan ArtDesign and Create a CosplayStart a PodcastDesign and Create Games (video games, tabletop, and other role playing games)Find and Create Supportive CommunitiesFind and Attend Conventions Plus, interviews with popular creatives like Alan Gratz, Erin Lefler, Jen Bartel, Daniel José Older, Rose Eveleth, Kat Kruger, Jordan Dené Ellis, Liz Crowder, and more.
By Matt Christopher. 2021
The #1 sports series for kids takes readers on the court and behind the scenes with beloved NBA icon Kobe…Bryant in this inspiring biography.As the son of Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, a former NBA player and star of various European teams, Kobe spent his childhood watching professional basketball. From the moment he could pick up a ball, he was learning to dribble and shoot. His basketball education was unique -- a combination of lessons on basic fundamentals, one-on-one games against his dad, and observation and analysis of the world's best players.At age eighteen, Kobe was given the chance to prove his skills when he was drafted into the NBA. Fresh out of high school, Kobe showed that he had the talent and heart to make it in the pros -- and the rest is history.This biography gives readers a courtside seat to the achievements of one of basketball's greatest legends as it traces Kobe's life from childhood to his five NBA championships to his successful career outside of the game to his tragic death and lasting legacy.
By Mallika Chopra. 2021
Teach your kids how to understand their emotions and communicate in a healthy and productive way with this full-color guide…to growth from Mallika Chopra, the daughter of Deepak Chopra.Following in the footsteps of wellness author Mallika Chopra's successful Just Breathe and Just Feel, her third book, Just Be You, is an engaging, easy-to-read guide for young kids to learn tools that will help them live a good life. The United States and other nations are quickly becoming aware of the importance of children's ability to be independent and meet challenges head on; parents are eager for resources that help kids learn how to navigate life on their own.Just Be You will help kids become focused on growth mindset by self-reflection, setting intentions for their lives, and being of service to themselves, their families, and the global community. Designed specifically with kids ages 8-12 in mind and with full-color illustrations throughout, Mallika's book offers mindful exercises to help young people explore and find their voice. Mallika believes that if children learn early on to reflect, to be comfortable with uncertainty, to contribute in a way that's unique to them, and to feel good about the journey, they will lead healthier, more adjusted, and happier lives.
By Kristi Holl. 2005
Beautiful and insightful, With All Your Heart offers girls 90 honest and relatable devotions to strengthen their heart, spirit, and…faith.God wants every girl to know she's awesome in his sight. He cares about everything—from boys to bullies, friends to future goals, disappointments to discoveries. In this ninety-day devotional, girls will grow closer to God as they share with him their everyday achievements and dilemmas.Each devotion includes a Scripture verse, an encouraging message, discussion questions, and a short prayer. As they read through the devotions, girls will grow more confident in their faith and the plans God has for them. Page by page, girls will discover the amazing things in store for them when they follow God with all their heart.
By Jennifer S. Holland. 2016
A new book from the New York Times bestselling series. Enhanced with beautiful full-color photographs, these true stories of camaraderie,…affection, and remarkable bravery are from the author of the New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships, Unlikely Loves, and Unlikely Heroes, as well as other books and calendars, with nearly two million copies in print. Meet Rex, a German shepherd who learned to love and trust again through the improbable friendship of a goose. The pit bull named Dolly, whose antics with her best friend, Sheldon the tortoise, include games of tag. For the millions of dog lovers, this heartwarming and inspirational book celebrates 37 stories of unusual canine companionship.
By Brian Tracy. 2006
It doesn't matter who you are, what industry you work in, or how well run your company is: from time…to time, everyone is hit with a moment in which setbacks suddenly occur, crises arise, and unexpected problems emerge. In these moments - "crunch points" - the difference between success and failure comes down to how well one handles the pressure. In "Crunch Point", success expert Brian Tracy shows readers how they can not only survive the most stressful and difficult of situations - but thrive in the face of tremendous pressure and come out a winner.
&“Teaches us how we can get through the pain more quickly and extract greater meaning from the nonnegotiable events of…life.&”—Ellyn Spragins, author of What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self These are challenging times. Chances are, at this moment, you&’re confronting some change you never asked for—perhaps a life crisis, like a loss of job or the failure of a dream. Maybe you have to learn to work in new ways or find a new place to live. Bestselling author, thought leader, and change expert M.J. Ryan is here to help. Within the pages of How to Survive Change…You Didn't Ask For, you&’ll find the support and practices you need to adapt successful and ride the wave of this change, whatever it may be. Change is always hard, and it&’s even harder when it&’s thrust upon us, unbidden. But with every change, there is also opportunity. In this book, the New York Times-bestselling author of Attitudes of Gratitude provides strategies to retain your brain and optimize your response to life change, step by step. Best of all, as your adaptability increases, so does your confidence—with her guidance, you will be able to: · Accept change · Expand your options · Take action · Strengthen your adaptability · Turn life transitions into opportunities for success · survive and thrive no matter what life throws your way
Random Acts of Kindness: (treat People With Kindness, For Fans Of Chicken Soup For The Soul) (Practice Of Kindness Ser.)
By The Editors of the Conari Press. 2002
The original collection of inspirational true stories about acts of kindness and generosity of spirit—with suggestions for living more compassionately.…The unprecedented success of Random Acts of Kindness has not only inspired many individuals, but also led Congress to declare a National Random Acts of Kindness Week in February 1995. The inspiration for the kindness movement, Random Acts of Kindness is an antidote for a weary world. The true stories, thoughtful quotations, and suggestions for generosity in this book will inspire you to live more compassionately and experience the joys of sharing and kindness. What if everyone started performing good deeds every day? This inspiring collection presents many true stories of people who&’ve committed, received, and observed voluntary acts of kindness—and seen for themselves how small acts of goodness can make a big difference in people&’s lives. A USA Today Best Bet for Educators
By Bob Goff, Lindsey Goff Viducich. 2021
If you loved Bob Goff's New York Times bestselling book Everybody, Always, you'll enjoy sharing the same beautiful message of…loving without inhibition, insecurity, or restriction with your family in the children's edition. Everybody, Always for Kids will get your children excited about being themselves, caring for others, and making a difference in the world. Bob Goff's magnetic spirit and hilarious wit, alongside his daughter Lindsey Goff Viducich's love and understanding of children, shine through each story in Everybody, Always for Kids. Bob and Lindsey share:40 inspiring stories paired with fun artwork perfect for readers, ages 6-10Childlike wonder they've experienced in their regular day to lives—using a walkie-talkie to talk to a neighbor, swapping places with a limo driver, pretending to be a wax figure, and carrying a bucket around everywhereHow embracing others is the key to living a happier lifeAs the extraordinary success of Love Does, Love Does for Kids, and Everybody, Always shows, Goff's trademark storytelling about unconditional love resonates with every generation as we seek to bring light, laughter, and abundant grace to today's world.
By Alex Tresniowski, Steven J. Carino. 2021
Everyone loves coming-home stories, especially when they include dogs and happy endings! From Steven Carino and Alex Tresniowski comes Oliver…for Young Readers, a heartwarming and true story of a man searching for a beloved lost dog and finding more than he&’d ever hoped for. When Steven Carino discovered his dog, Oliver, had been stolen from his car, he knew he would do anything to get Oliver back. The friendly Yorkie–Shih Tzu mix—with his bundle of black and brown hair, long floppy ears, and big round eyes—had been Steven's companion during even the loneliest days. But it took more than one man to bring Oliver home. It took a community of friends and strangers who believed that love is worth fighting for.Oliver for Young Readers offers a story of good triumphing over despair, a beautiful reminder that a little kindness can truly change the world. This middle grade book:Is for ages 8 to 12Has a kid-friendly design and a four-page photo insert that features Oliver and StevenIncludes Oliver&’s &“thoughts&” during the journey and extra stories of Oliver and Steven&’s adventuresIs a great gift for dog loversHas a companion book for adults: Oliver: The True Story of a Stolen Dog and the Humans He Brought TogetherOliver for Young Readers is a story of good people—including hardworking immigrants, wealthy suburbanites, car mechanics, deli workers, old friends, close relatives, street cops, a dedicated TV news reporter, and one very gifted hairdresser—offering help without asking for anything in return. It's a story of near misses, false hopes, and fresh leads ending in a joy-filled reunion on the streets of a rundown New York neighborhood. It's a story of faith renewed and hope restored.