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Cinderella Ate My Daughter

Peggy Orenstein · Harper; First Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author of the groundbreaking bestseller Schoolgirls reveals the dark side of pink and pretty the rise of the girlie-girl she warns is not that innocent Pink and pretty or predatory and hardened sexualized girlhood influences our daughters from infancy onward telling them...
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Love and Logic Magic When Kids Leave You Speechless

Jim Fay · Love and Logic Press
Pages: 233
Format: Book

For years, parents have asked Jim Fay and Dr. Charles Fay for specific words they can use when kids leave them speechless. The book is finally here! Twenty-three chapters include parent-child dialogues and plenty of information about how to handle the most frustrating things kids say.
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Cool: How the Brain's Hidden Quest for Cool Drives Our Economy and Shapes Our World

Steven Quartz · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

If you have ever wondered why SUVs replaced minivans, how one rap song turned the cognac industry upside down, or what gives Levi's jeans their iconic allure, look no further-in Cool, Steven Quartz and Anette Asp finally explain the fascinating science behind unexpected trends and enduring...
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Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love

Debra Gwartney · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An intensely emotional and redemptive memoir about a mother's mission to rescue her runaway daughters After a miserably failed marriage, Debra Gwartney moves with her four young daughters to Eugene, Oregon, for a new job and what she hopes will be a new life for herself and her family....
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Moral Combat: Good and Evil in World War II

Michael Burleigh · Harper; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Magnificent. . . . Seldom has a study of the past combined such erudition with such exuberance." —The Guardian "No-one with an interest in the Second World War should be without this book; and indeed nor should anyone who cares about how our world...
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Raising Human Beings: Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child

ROSS W GREENE · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence.Parents have an important task: figure out who their...
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You Need Help!: A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling

Mark S. Komrad · Hazelden
Format: Print book

Just about everyone knows a relative, friend, or coworker who is exhibiting signs of emotional or behavioral turmoil. Yet figuring out how to reach out to that person can feel insurmountable. We know it is the right thing to do, yet many of us hesitate to take action out of fear of conflict,...
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Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You're Going Through

Iyanla Vanzant · SmileyBooks
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her life and the spiritual lessons learned - from the price of success during her meteoric rise as a TV celebrity on Oprah, the Iyanla TV show (produced by Barbara Walters), to the dissolution of her marriage...
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Imagine: How Creativity Works

Jonah Lehrer · Houghton Mifflin; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

This book was pulled from shelves when it came to light that the author fabricated many parts. ISBN is 9780547386072.,
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American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath

Carl Rollyson · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, a startling new vision of Plath--the first to draw from the recently-opened Ted Hughes archiveThe life and work of Sylvia Plath has taken on the proportions of myth. Educated at Smith, she had an epically conflict-filled relationship with her mother,...
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How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America

Moustafa Bayoumi · Penguin Press
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

The story of how young Arab and Muslim Americans are forging lives for themselves in a country that often mistakes them for the enemyArab and Muslim Americans are the new, largely undiscussed "problem" of American society, their lives no better understood than those of African...
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

Michael J. Sandel · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite...
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Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

Jason Boog · Touchstone
Pages: 305
Format: Paperback

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children's book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five.Every parent wants...
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Suttree

Cormac Mccarthy · Peter Smith
Pages: 471
Format: Paperback

This compelling novel has as its protagonist Cornelius Suttree, living alone and in exile in a disintegrating houseboat on the wrong side of the Tennessee River close by Knoxville. He stays at the edge of an outcast community inhabited by eccentrics, criminals and the poverty-stricken....
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