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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

Julie Lythcott-Haims · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"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"For parents...
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The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be

Anya Kamenetz · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Standardized assessments test our children, our teachers, our schools - and increasingly, our patience.Your child is more than a score. But in the last twenty years, schools have dramatically increased standardized testing, sacrificing hours of classroom time. What is the cost to students,...
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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 348
Format: Hardcover

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyAs seen on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best,...
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What to Feed Your Baby: A Pediatrician's Guide to the Eleven Essential Foods to Guarantee Veggie-Loving, No-Fuss, Healthy-Eating Kids

Tanya Remer Altmann · HarperOne
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

Dr. Tanya Altmann is an experienced pediatrician and knows exactly how to get your baby to eat well and happily. What to Feed Your Baby provides easy, fun, and tasty advice (Harvey Karp, MD, FAAP, author of The Happiest Toddler on the Block and The Happiest Baby on the BlockAs a pediatrician,...
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Beyond Bullying: Breaking the Cycle of Shame, Bullying, and Violence

Jonathan Fast · Oxford University Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

The first book to integrate shame research into a single overarching theory· Why are some kids magnets for bullying?· Why do gay teens commit suicide four times as frequently as "straight" teens? · Why do we have more men and women in prison than any other country in the world?·...
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How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly's Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life

Heather Havrilesky · Doubleday
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

A collection of original, impassioned, and inspiring letters by the author of the popular advice column Ask PollyShould you quit your day job to follow your dreams? How do you rein in an overbearing mother? Will you ever stop dating wishy-washy, noncommittal guys? Should you put off having...
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Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating

Moira Weigel · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Does anyone date anymore? Today, the authorities tell us that courtship is in crisis. But when Moira Weigel dives into the history of sex and romance in modern America, she discovers that authorities have always said this. Ever since young men and women started to go out together, older...
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Father Lincoln: The Untold Story of Abraham Lincoln and His Boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad

Alan Manning · Lyons Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

President Abraham Lincoln is known as the Great Emancipator, the Savior of the Union, and as an American martyr to the people who read about him. But that was not how his sons knew him. Presidential historian and lawyer Alan Manning invites readers to see not the thoughtful, burdened president...
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What to Expect When You're Expecting

Heidi Murkoff · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

Announcing a brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. What to Expect When You're Expecting is a perennial New York Times bestseller and one of USA Today's 25 most influential books of the past 25 years. It's read by more than 90% of pregnant women who read a pregnancy...
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Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges

Janice Green Attorney · Nolo, 2016.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Divorce rates are soaring among seniors, but the legal and emotional challenges you face as an older adult are different from those that apply to younger divorcees. That's why you need Divorce After 50, the only guide around that addresses the challenges unique to your age group. Written...
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In Time of Plague: The History and Social Consequences of Lethal Epidemic Disease

Arien Mack · NYU Press
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Plague. The word itself is like a blow, connoting misery, miasma and death. Plague takes many forms: influenza, typhus, cholera, the Black Death, and, recently, AIDS. AIDS has reminded us that epidemic infectious disease is not simply a historical phenomenon - or one limited like famine...
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Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maryanne Bruni · Woodbine House
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

The popular book, Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome is now available in a completely revised third edition. The author, an occupational therapist and parent of an adult with Down syndrome, describes how the characteristics of Down syndrome can impact the acquisition and progression...
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Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life

JEN HATMAKER · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Jen Hatmaker, with playful hilarity, shameless honesty, and refreshing insight, assures readers they have all the pluck they need for vibrant, courageous, grace-filled lives. Jen Hatmaker believes backbone is the birthright of every woman. Women have been...
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The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

Erika Christakis · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"Teach your children well. It's easier to sing than do. Erika Christakis wants to foment a revolution in early childhood education, and with this deeply insightful, scientifically grounded, and utterly original book, she may just get her way." - Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling...
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Your New Pregnancy Bible: The Experts' Guide to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

Keith A. Eddleman · Hamlyn; 4 edition
Format: Hardcover

Recognized by women and caregivers as simply the best pregnancy guide available, this latest edition of Your Pregnancy Bible has been updated to take account of recent changes in antenatal and newborn care and to provide more comprehensive discussion of caesarean deliveries. Given...
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