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Accidental Brothers: The Story of Twins Exchanged at Birth and the Power of Nature and Nurture

NANCY SEGAL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The riveting story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth and improbably reunited as adults, a dream case for exploring nature and nurture.Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who discovered at age 25 that they were mistakenly...
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The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It

Warren Farrell · BenBella Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

What is the boy crisis? It's a crisis of education. For the first time in American history, our sons will have less education than their dads. It's a crisis of mental health. As boys become young men, their suicide rates go from equal to girls to six times that of young women. It's a crisis...
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Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds

STEVE CASNER · Riverhead Books
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover

"Gripping, page-turning material . . . a new way of thinking about survival in a world filled with hazards and distractions." - Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster Better and The Power of HabitA safety expert reveals why few of us are as careful as we think we are, and what...
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The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

ANNE GISLESON · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Recommended Summer Reading -- Louise Erdrich, New York TimesA memoir of friendship and literature chronicling a search for meaning and comfort in great books, and a beautiful path out of griefAnne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, had been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina,...
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Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry

Sheila Achar Josephs PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"... thoughtful tools for helping young people help themselves." - Library Journal Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works...
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How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

MANDY LEN CATRON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This," (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they...
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How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds

Alan Jacobs · Convergent Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art can rescue our inner lives from the chaos of modern life. As a celebrated cultural critic and a writer for national publications like The Atlantic and Harper's, Alan...
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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

HECTOR GARCIA · Penguin Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The internationally bestselling guide to the Japanese concept of ikigai - the happiness of always being busy - as revealed by the daily habits of the world's longest-living people "Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years." - Japanese proverb According...
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The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children

Suzanne M Bouffard · Avery
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening look inside pre-K in America and what it will take to give all children the best start in school possible. At the heart of this groundbreaking book are two urgent questions: What do our young children need in the earliest years of school, and how do we ensure that they all get it? Cutting-edge...
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Overcoming Distractions: Thriving with Adult ADD/ADHD

David A Greenwood · Sterling
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

We know that Attention Deficit Disorder makes it tough for children to focus in school. But what happens when those kids grow up? How can they make the transition to a successful professional life? And how can newly diagnosed adults meet the challenges of the workplace? David Greenwood,...
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Password

Martin Paul Eve · Bloomsbury
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.Where does a password end and an identity begin? A person might be more than his chosen ten-character combination, but does a bank know that? Or an email provider? What's an 'identity...
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Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness

Rick Hanson · Harmony
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

These days it's hard to count on the world outside. So it's vital to grow strengths inside like grit, gratitude, and compassion - the key to resilience, and to lasting well-being in a changing world. True resilience is much more than enduring terrible conditions. We need resilience every...
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The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives

William Stixrud · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"An invaluable resource for the thinking parent." - Lisa Damour, bestselling author of UntangledA clinical neuropsychologist and test-prep guru combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to make a radical case for giving kids more agency to unleash...
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Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate

Sue Scheff · Sourcebooks
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging, sharp, and important -- Shame Nation will inspire you to open your eyes and be better." -- Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions and Deputy Director of Intelligence on CBS' HuntedIn today's digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet...
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Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won't Save Black America

Stacey Patton · Beacon Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A challenge to the cultural tradition of corporal punishment in Black homes and its connections to racial violence in AmericaSeventy percent of all Americans say they favor spanking, but African American culture seems to have a special attachment to it. The overwhelming majority of Black...
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