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I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose, and #bethatgirl

Alexis Jones - Evolve Publishing
Format: Paperback

In a crazy, media distracted world the important questions often get lost like: What's your passion? What's your purpose? Who do you want to be? Alexis Jones has built a career listening to and helping girls around the world figure out those questions in order to inspire them to think for themselves,...
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Kidding Ourselves: The Hidden Power of Self-Deception

Joseph T Hallinan - Crown Publishers
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Why We Make Mistakes, an illuminating exploration of human beings' astonishing ability to deceive themselves. To one degree or another, we all misjudge reality. Our perception - of ourselves and the world around us - is much...
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Montessori for Every Family: A Practical Parenting Guide to Living, Loving and Learning

DK - DK
Format: Paperback

The Montessori method is gaining popularity, and for good reason--it is eminently child-centered and focused on laudable values such as curiosity, independence, and respect. Research shows that Montessori-schooled children are calm, confident, and intelligent, and grow up to become responsible,...
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The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life

ANYA KAMENETZ - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

"Blending scholarly evidence and the experiences of numerous families, The Art of Screen Time is a well-researched and reassuring guide to raising kids in a world where technology is everywhere." -danah boyd, author of It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked TeensFinally...
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Seeing Gender: An Illustrated Guide to Identity and Expression

Iris Gottlieb - Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

Seeing Gender is an of-the-moment investigation into how we express and understand the complexities of gender today. Deeply researched and fully illustrated, this book demystifies an intensely personal - yet universal - facet of humanity. Illustrating a different concept on each spread,...
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The Book of Tea: Beauty, Simplicity and the Zen Aesthetic

Okakura Kakuzo - Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback

"Transcending the narrow confines of its title, presents a unified concept of life, art and nature. Along the way exploring topics related to tea appreciation, including Zen, flower arranging and Taoism. An early cultural activist, Okakura's mission was to preserve Japanese art and aesthetic...
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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Naoki Higashida - Random House
Format: Print book

"One of the most remarkable books I've ever read. It's truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid." - Jon Stewart, The Daily ShowNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNPR * The Wall Street Journal * Bloomberg Business * BookishFINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER...
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The Edge of Every Day: Sketches of Schizophrenia

Marin Sardy - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

The debut of an important new literary voice: an extraordinarily affecting, fiercely intelligent memoir that unflinchingly traces the path of the schizophrenia that runs in the author's family.Against the starkly beautiful backdrop of Anchorage, Alaska, where the author grew up, Marin Sardy...
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Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers

Jo Boaler - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

In this revolutionary book, a professor of education at Stanford University and acclaimed math educator who has spent decades studying the impact of beliefs and bias on education, reveals the six keys to unlocking learning potential, based on the latest scientific findings.From the moment...
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Light Therapies: A Complete Guide to the Healing Power of Light

Anadi Martel - Healing Arts Press
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive guide to the therapeutic benefits of light and color and how they affect our physical and psychological well-being * Shares scientific research on how different wavelengths of light influence our cells, brain function, sleep patterns, and emotional stability * Examines...
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