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Decisive Parenting: Strategies That Work with Teenagers

by Michael Hammond

Decisive Parenting is unique; there is no other book like it. Never before has a book provided such a detailed roadmap for success in deterring problematic teenage behavior while increasing the occurence of...


The Passage from Youth to Adulthood: Narrative and Cultural Thresholds

by Pierluca Birindelli

This book investigates how young adults build their identities in modern society. Looking at narratives from Italian young adults living with their parents and from university students, along with sociological,...


When Your Children Marry: How Marriage Changes Relationships with Sons and Daughters

by Deborah M. Merrill

Based on interviews with married adult children, both sons and daughters, and mothers who have at least one married son and one married daughter, this book examines how marriage changes relationships with parents....


Sophomore Year, 92-93

by Megan B. March

A year ago, a naive Mia Adams entered high school as a freshman. If you had asked her where she'd be in a year, she would not have imagined just how different her life would be. Now, entering her sophomore year,...


Six Steps to an Emotionally Intelligent Teenager: Teaching Social Skills to Your Teen

by James Windell

Practical parenting ideas for kids from ages 13 to 19

Helping teenagers navigate the rocky years between childhood and adulthood has always been a parenting challenge--a challenge that has only grown more difficult...


Big Talk: Talking to Your Child about Sex and Dating

by Laurie Langford

A very accessible, step-by-step guide that provides simple yet meaningful ways to discuss this crucial subject. Makes talking about sex easy and opens lines of important communications between parents and children....


Type 2 Diabetes in Teens: Secrets for Success

by Jean Betschart-Roemer

Get a handle on your diabetes and get on with your life!

If you're a teenager who has Type 2 diabetes, you're not alone. More and more people your age are being diagnosed with Type 2-and most of them also struggle...


The Smell of Sugarcane

by Beverly Ann Menke

Abandoned in Puerto Rico, Sophia James, the eldest of six Californian children, is in charge of her five younger siblings—and she is only eleven. Told through the eyes of the sixty-year-old Sophia as she paints...


Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): 325 Ideas, Insights, Tips and Strategies

by Brenda Boyd

325 astute and practical ideas, insights, tips and strategies address how to maintain an open and healthy relationship with your child as they become independent adults, designed to foster understanding between...


Clueless in the Kitchen: A Cookbook for Teens

by Evelyn Raab & George A. Walker

This thorough and witty culinary guide demystifies the kitchen and its contents for young adults and anyone who's found themselves in front of a full fridge exclaiming, "There's nothing to eat here!"


Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years

by Shana Nichols, Samara Pulver-Tetenbaum, Ginamarie Moravcik & Liane Holliday Willey

This book covers the concerns faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to friendships and "fitting in". Looking at these issues within the context of specific areas of difficulty...


Wising Up: A Youth Guide to Good Living

by Reynold Feldman & Jan M. Rumi

Written especially for teens and young adults, Wising Up distills the wisdom of many traditions to set out 80 principles of good living in bite-size two-page spreads. Know Yourself, Seize the Day, Respect Others,...


Rescuing Your Teenager from Depression

by Norman T. Berlinger, M.D.

One in eight high school students is depressed. But depression in teenagers can be deceptive, and authorities estimate that a huge number of depressed teens are undiagnosed. Adults may mistake symptoms as "typical"...


Self-Advocacy: The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Cheryl Gerson Tuttle & JoAnn Augeri Silva

Teens who learn how to advocate for themselves and who then act are not only taking steps to right whatever wrong they have been facing, they are also preparing themselves for successful adult life. Self-Advocacy:...


Helping Your Teen Make Healthy Choices About Dating And Intimacy

by Dr Suzanne Gelb PhD Jd

Is your teen showing interest in dating and intimacy (sex)?

Or already whirling down that path, full speed ahead?

Are you worried your teen might make risky decisions—with potentially life-changing consequences?...


Home Front

by C. D. Peterson

In You Can’t Go Home Again, Thomas Wolfe says, “Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same. Lean down your ear upon the earth and listen.” C. D. Peterson’s Homefront: A Memoir...


The Owner's Guide to the Teenage Brain

by Derek Pugh

"This book is for teenagers and anyone who knows one..."

"If you only buy one survival guide for the teenage years, make it this one..."

"This book [is] accessible, entertaining, humorous, and equally helpful...


A.W.O.L.

by Richard Daniel Curtis

A book for parents of teens or preteens, teachers and professionals.

 

Adolescence is a turbulent time for young people.  Not only do they have to cope with the external pressures surrounding them, such as relationships,...


Man, You Rock!

by Dr. Rex S Vanderwood

As a parent or grandparent, the likelihood is that your biggest desire for your son or grandson is that he will grow up to be happy, healthy, and successful—that he will become a man of character. Man, You...


The Transgender Teen

by Stephanie Brill & Lisa Kenney

What do you do when your son announces he is transgender and asks that you call her by a new name? Or what if your child uses a term you’ve never heard of to describe themselves (neutrois, agender, non-binary,...