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101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Teens

By Nancy J. Keane
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1610691350
  • Pages : 263
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 816
  • File Pdf: 101-great-ready-to-use-book-lists-for-teens.pdf

Book Summary:

Building on the author's work in The Big Book of Teen Reading Lists, this book provides 101 new and revised reading lists created in consultation with teachers and public librarians—an invaluable resource for any educator who plans activities for children that involve using literature.

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  • Pages : 150
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  • File Pdf: real-life-bully-prevention-for-real-kids.pdf

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Many states currently mandate character education, and school districts across the country need anti-bullying education programs to counter the rising tide of aggression and relational aggression that is the norm among many students. In fact, many school districts now require teachers to include lessons on bully prevention in their curriculum. Real Life Bully Prevention For Real Kids addresses this pervasive problem by offering students hands-on activities. Teachers will want to use this book in their classrooms with their students as part of the school’s anti-bullying curriculum. As an added bonus, the activities reinforce English/language arts, social studies, and health education curricular goals. Counselors, therapists, and school administrators can also use the activities in large and small group instruction. Additionally, leaders of after-school programs and youth leadership programs, such as scouting, dramatics classes, and religious education classes, will find the activities helpful in addressing their bully prevention programs. Each activity contains a description, goals for children, and helpful hints for adults to guide their youngsters through the program.

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  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
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  • File Pdf: parenting-with-scripture.pdf

Book Summary:

Parenting with Scripture is an easy to use topical resource that parents with young children can use when teachable moments arise. This effective guide helps teach young children how to think and apply God's Word in their daily lives. Kara Durbin's revised book helps parents capture those teachable moments and use Scripture to shape their children's behavior. The 101 alphabetically sorted topics address behavior, attitude, emotions, and actions. Examples include Forgiveness, Humility, Anger and Procrastination. Each topic includes scripture passages, discussion questions, action items, and parenting tips. Questions and tips are written so older children can teach younger children. This new edition of Parenting with Scripture includes detailed help for parents to quickly identify teachable moments, and what to do when they appear.

Talk with Teens about what Matters to Them

By Jean Sunde Peterson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
  • Isbn : 1575423847
  • Pages : 282
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 774
  • File Pdf: talk-with-teens-about-what-matters-to-them.pdf

Book Summary:

"Originally published in 2007 as The essential guide to talking with teens: ready-to-use discussions for school and youth groups"--T.p. verso.

Reading Engagement for Tweens and Teens: What Would Make Them Read More?

By Margaret K. Merga
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1440867992
  • Pages : 174
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 616
  • File Pdf: reading-engagement-for-tweens-and-teens.pdf

Book Summary:

Identifies evidence-backed and easy-to-implement strategies for encouraging young people to read, and helps you to position your library as an indispensable resource for supporting reading. • Considers strategies for countering the biggest barriers to reading as identified by young people • Explains how to most effectively implement common strategies to support reading engagement at your school, such as implementing sustained silent reading, having conversations about books, and reading aloud to older children • Offers strategies for promoting awareness of the ongoing value of reading and for teaching parents and teachers to encourage reading beyond the point of independent reading skill acquisition • Moves away from generalizations that reinforce gender stereotypes and stereotypes about tweens and teens related to their technology use and skills • Highlights the importance of access to books and provides evidence for the role of libraries as reading-supportive spaces

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD

By John F. Taylor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
  • Isbn : 1575425556
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 174
  • File Pdf: the-survival-guide-for-kids-with-adhd.pdf

Book Summary:

What are ADHD? What does it mean to have ADHD? How can kids diagnosed with ADHD help themselves succeed in school, get along better at home, and form healthy, enjoyable relationships with peers? In kid-friendly language and a format that welcomes reluctant and easily distracted readers, this book helps kids know they’re not alone and offers practical strategies for taking care of oneself, modifying behavior, enjoying school, having fun, and dealing with doctors, counselors, and medication. Includes real-life scenarios, quizzes, and a special message for parents.

Sex, Brains, and Video Games, Second Edition

By Jennifer Burek Pierce
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Isbn : 0838915485
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 495
  • File Pdf: sex-brains-and-video-games-second-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

How do we break through and truly reach our young adult patrons? It begins with understanding them. Librarians who work with teens need information and a big-picture perspective on adolescence that reflects the latest knowledge of cognate fields and the contemporary realities of young people’s lives. In this greatly revised and updated edition of her popular guide Burek Pierce provides exactly that, selecting and synthesizing emerging information from multiple fields of research to effectively support librarians’ work with teens. Far-reaching but pragmatic, this book discusses such important topics as identity and community, sex and sexualities, what experts can tell us about the adolescent brain, and how teens use technology to mediate the world;replaces outdated developmental theories that have been discarded in their home fields but are still sometimes used in the LIS world;looks at how to blend what research tells us about teens with day-to-day work in libraries;reflects new norms of professional practice, such as the increased importance of communityengagement and partnerships, offering librarians a path towards cooperation and collaboration with peers outside the library world; andincludes a bibliography of essential reading for YA librarians. Educators and practitioners, as well as students preparing to enter the field, will all benefit from this compact overview of contemporary research on adolescence.

Reading Still Matters: What the Research Reveals about Reading, Libraries, and Community

By Catherine Sheldrick Ross,Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie,Paulette M. Rothbauer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1440855773
  • Pages : 258
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 370
  • File Pdf: reading-still-matters.pdf

Book Summary:

Drawing on scholarly research findings, this book presents a cogent case that librarians can use to work towards prioritization of reading in libraries and in schools. • Provides proof of the library's vital role in readers' lives, information that may be used to justify services and collections • Compiles current research on reading from diverse sources and presents it intuitively, saving librarians time and energy when searching for research findings • Offers a clear rationale for making pleasure reading a priority in libraries and in schools

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

By Deb Perelman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Appetite by Random House
  • Isbn : 0449015807
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 518
  • File Pdf: the-smitten-kitchen-cookbook.pdf

Book Summary:

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Celebrated food blogger and best-selling cookbook author Deb Perelman knows just the thing for a Tuesday night, or your most special occasion—from salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe. “Innovative, creative, and effortlessly funny." —Cooking Light Deb Perelman loves to cook. She isn’t a chef or a restaurant owner—she’s never even waitressed. Cooking in her tiny Manhattan kitchen was, at least at first, for special occasions—and, too often, an unnecessarily daunting venture. Deb found herself overwhelmed by the number of recipes available to her. Have you ever searched for the perfect birthday cake on Google? You’ll get more than three million results. Where do you start? What if you pick a recipe that’s downright bad? With the same warmth, candor, and can-do spirit her award-winning blog, Smitten Kitchen, is known for, here Deb presents more than 100 recipes—almost entirely new, plus a few favorites from the site—that guarantee delicious results every time. Gorgeously illustrated with hundreds of her beautiful color photographs, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is all about approachable, uncompromised home cooking. Here you’ll find better uses for your favorite vegetables: asparagus blanketing a pizza; ratatouille dressing up a sandwich; cauliflower masquerading as pesto. These are recipes you’ll bookmark and use so often they become your own, recipes you’ll slip to a friend who wants to impress her new in-laws, and recipes with simple ingredients that yield amazing results in a minimum amount of time. Deb tells you her favorite summer cocktail; how to lose your fear of cooking for a crowd; and the essential items you need for your own kitchen. From salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe Cake, Deb knows just the thing for a Tuesday night, or your most special occasion.