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Ancestors: Who We Are and Where We Come From

David Hertzel · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

People involve their ancestors in every aspect of culture. Individuals and societies worldwide and throughout history have incorporated ancestors into rituals public and private, religious and secular. Societies often organize their aristocracies, tribes, and other kinship groups around...
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What to Believe When You're Expecting: A New Look at Old Wives' Tales in Pregnancy

Jonathan Schaffir · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Pregnant women encounter advice from many directions about how to have a healthy pregnancy - not only from health care providers, but from relatives, friends, and the Internet. Some of these pieces of advice (on topics that range from inducing labor to telling the baby's gender to improving...
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Why I Didn't Rebel: A Twenty-Two-Year-Old Explains Why She Stayed on the Straight and Narrow---and How Your Kids Can Too

Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In this unique combination of personal history, interviews, and social science, a young millennial shares surprising reasons that youthful rebellion isn't inevitable and points the way for raising healthy, grounded children who love God.Teen rebellion is seen as a cultural norm, but Rebecca...
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We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter

CELESTE HEADLEE · Harper Wave
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"WE NEED TO TALK."They are, perhaps, the most dreaded four words in the English language. But in her timely, insightful, and wonderfully practical book, We Need to Talk, Celeste Headlee - who earns a living by talking on the airwaves of National Public Radio - makes the case that...
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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse Is Making Our Kids Dumber

JOE CLEMENT · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Over the past decade, educational instruction has become increasingly digitized as districts rush to dole out laptops and iPads to every student. Yet the most important question, "Is this what is best for students?" is glossed over. Veteran teachers Joe Clement and Matt Miles...
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Getting Ahead of ADHD: What Next-Generation Science Says about Treatments That Work―and How You Can Make Them Work for Your Child

Joel T Nigg · The Guilford Press
Pages: 299
Format: Paperback

Does toxic pollution cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ? What about screen use? Are alternative treatments worth exploring? Can dietary changes help? From leading ADHD researcher Joel T. Nigg, this book presents exciting treatment advances grounded in the new science...
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Becoming MomStrong: How to Fight with All That's in You for Your Family and Your Faith

Heidi StJohn · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever looked into the faces of the people who call you "mom" and wondered what in the world you got yourself into?If you're like many Christian moms today, you've been reading the headlines and watching the rapid-fire changes in our culture with frustration and fear....
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Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience

Meg Jay · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Dr. Meg Jay reveals the world of the "supernormal": those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.Whether it is bullying, the loss of a parent to divorce or death, an alcoholic or mentally ill family member,...
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De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less

Douglas Noll · Atria Books/Beyond Words
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Discover how to successfully and efficiently calm an angry person or diffuse a volatile situation in ninety seconds or less with this proven and accessible peacekeeping method by self-described "lawyer turned peacemaker" Douglas E. Noll.We live in an increasingly divided world...
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The Boy's Body Book: Fourth Edition

Kelli S Dunham · Applesauce Press
Pages: 147
Format: Paperback

This fourth edition of the #1 bestselling book for pre-teen boys has been fully updated and expanded to include everything you need to know about your changing body, texting and social media, friendship and peer pressure, leadership, and so much more!Growing up isn't as easy as it looks....
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