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The Blessing of A B Minus: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781416542049
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 13th, 2011

New York Times bestselling author, internationally known clinical psychologist, and lecturer Wendy Mogel returns with a revelatory new book on parenting teenagers.


iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--And Completely Unprepared Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501151989
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Published: Atria Books - August 22nd, 2017

A highly readable and entertaining first look at how today's members of iGen--the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later--are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, from the renowned psychologist and author of Generation Me.


Igen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--And Completely Unprepared Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501152016
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Published: Atria Books - September 4th, 2018

As seen in Time, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning, BBC, PBS, CNN, and NPR, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation.


Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501110078
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Published: Touchstone Books - May 23rd, 2017

Hailed as "an absolute must-read" (Jean Twenge) and a book that "will change your kids' lives" (Jack Canfield), UnSelfie by Dr. Michele Borba explains what parents and educators MUST do to combat the growing empathy crisis among children today--including a 9-step empathy-building program with tips to guide kids from birth through college, and beyond.


Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781119022442
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Published: Jossey-Bass - July 27th, 2015

Praise for Overloaded and Underprepared


How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250093639
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - August 2nd, 2016

New York Times Bestseller

"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . . A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well


The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Timeless Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781416593065
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Published: Scribner Book Company - December 2nd, 2008

The beloved bestseller that offers a practical, inspiring new roadmap for raising self-reliant, ethical, and compassionate children.


Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501111105
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 3rd, 2016

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed--be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people--that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls "grit."


The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062299253
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 23rd, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER