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Organ Transplants

Organ Transplants Author Tina P. Schwartz
ISBN-10 9781461670278
Release 2005-04-20
Pages 256
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Talks to teens and offers practical advice and suggestions for coping with and surviving the situation of when a family member has an organ transplant, or when they are personally facing an organ transplant. It covers how to deal with events that happen before, during, and after the surgery.



Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Author Melanie Ann Apel
ISBN-10 081084821X
Release 2006
Pages 259
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Provides practical information on living with cystic fibrosis, discussing what the disease is, how to manage it, treatment options, and related issues.



Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile Arthritis Author Kelly Rouba
ISBN-10 081086715X
Release 2009-03-20
Pages 304
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A self-help guide for youth, Juvenile Arthritis: The Ultimate Teen Guide is also useful to family members, friends, and caregivers of those suffering from the disease. Author Kelly Rouba has prepared a truly comprehensive resource without making it overwhelming, in order to help those who have the disease lead the best life possible. As someone diagnosed with a severe form of juvenile arthritis at the age of two, Rouba is very familiar with how difficult—physically and emotionally—it can be to live with this chronic illness. Readers get an overview of juvenile arthritis from the point of view of teenagers and their parents, and the book also includes discussions related to diagnosis, symptoms of the disease, its history, and various related conditions. Treatment options are also provided, as well as tips on how to adapt to life with the disease including exercise, diet and therapy. A list of applicable Web sites and other helpful resources is included at the end of most chapters.



Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Author Natalie Rompella
ISBN-10 0810867206
Release 2009-04-23
Pages 192
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder strikes one in fifty adults. However, the disorder often remains untreated in young adults, despite advances in diagnostics. Though so many people suffer from OCD, very few seek professional help. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide helps teens understand OCD in greater detail. The guide explains different forms of OCD (checking, cleaning, scrupulosity) and related disorders (such as Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, and Asperger's Disorder). Author Natalie Rompella voices many common concerns teens have when confronted with OCD, including how to deal with school, work, and friends. The book also discusses uncomfortable topics, such as obsessions with sexuality and other unwanted thoughts. The book features insights from teens who suffer from OCD, letting others know they are not alone. The book also encourages teens to seek help through treatment and provides details of different treatment options.



Animals and Teens

Animals and Teens Author Gail Green
ISBN-10 0810866560
Release 2009-01-19
Pages 272
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Teens live in an imperfect world where people judge each other on looks, popularity, bank accounts, or clothing styles-a world where people are not always treated fairly. But animals do not care about poor test scores or bad skin; they simply love unconditionally. Such devotion makes the human-animal bond so special. In Animals and Teens: The Ultimate Teen Guide, author Gail Green illustrates various situations in which young adults become involved with animals, including providing foster care, pursuing career opportunities, or simply raising pets at home. Green shows how animals can enhance teens' lives and how teens can improve the welfare of animals that face abuse or live in shelters and wildlife preserves. Green discusses what is involved in the handling of service animals, such as dogs that provide physical assistance or horses that help with therapy. Animals and Teens also covers such basics as caring for animals and dealing with the loss of a pet. The voices in this book come from a large cross section of teens and young adults whose stories will resonate with anyone who loves animals. From helping with animal rescue to overcoming learning disabilities, these heartwarming experiences demonstrate how each of us can make a difference through the incredibly rewarding human-animal bond.



Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder Author Francis Tabone
ISBN-10 9781442262423
Release 2016-08-04
Pages 232
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Firmly grounding this subject in facts while providing advice for those affected by Autism Sprectrum Disorder (ASD)—both directly and indirectly—this book will be of interest to young adults as well as to their family members and friends. As a result, readers will better understand how to interact and work with those with ASD as well as gain a broader acceptance of those who may be different. With helpful advice and a list of resources, Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide is a much needed book for anyone wanting to know more about Autism Spectrum Disorder.



LGBTQ Families

LGBTQ Families Author Eva Apelqvist
ISBN-10 9780810885370
Release 2013-08-28
Pages 208
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This book focuses on the difficulties young people face as members of households in which one or more members are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. It offers encouragement, insights, and resources to help them cope with and embrace the uniqueness of their family life. Teens and adults from LGBTQ families—and teens who identify as LGBTQ themselves—tell their personal stories and share strategies they use to deal with a sometimes unaccepting society. Topics discussed include politics, religion, media, and bullying.



Living with Cancer

Living with Cancer Author Denise Thornton
ISBN-10 9780810872783
Release 2011-03-18
Pages 190
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Cancer hits hard at any age, but it is especially challenging for teens who must battle their disease while negotiating the tricky terrain of adolescence. This book explores the range of challenges cancer places on both teens who have cancer and teens who have friends or family members with cancer. Denise Thornton follows cancer's devastating path through a teen's life from diagnosis to treatment and survivorship, with special attention to how cancer can affect relations with friends and family, and its impact on school life. Living with Cancer explores the toll cancer can take on self image and looks at how teens facing cancer have found a sense of balance and control. Each chapter takes advantage of expert knowledge and new information that is continually coming to light, but the bulk of the book is made up of narratives shared by teens whose lives have been changed by cancer. This book will prove immensely useful for teens who are facing cancer, as well as friends and family members who want to understand and support them.



Immigration

Immigration Author Tatyana Kleyn
ISBN-10 9780810869998
Release 2011-02-24
Pages 238
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As the future of our democratic society, youth from U.S.-born and immigrant backgrounds alike will need to make informed decisions on our diverse nation's behalf. To do so, young adults need to be provided with access to accurate information and varied perspectives about immigration. In Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Tatyana Kleyn (an immigrant herself) examines the myths and realities of immigration, as well as the laws and policies that regulate it. She explores a number of issues associated with immigration, including cultural clashes and discrimination, the debate on language, undocumented immigrants, and what it means to be an American. The book includes an overview of the nation's history with immigration, definitions of relevant terms, and recent statistical and demographic information. It also discusses why and how many immigrants make the journey to the United States. Other aspects the book addresses include undocumented immigrants and refugees/asylees, laws and policies that either support or hinder immigration, and how young immigrants can reconcile their competing identities. Aiming to generate a discussion on immigration with factual and contemporary information, real life stories, experiences, and quotes from teenagers and young adults, Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide presents a comprehensive and engaging approach to informing readers about the varied ways immigration is experienced, viewed, and disputed.



Writing and Publishing

Writing and Publishing Author Tina P. Schwartz
ISBN-10 0810869365
Release 2009-12-31
Pages 282
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In this book, author Tina Schwartz discusses many matters that are not often presented in guides to writing and publishing, such as the importance of mentors and critique groups, as well as courses and extracurricular activities that can be of great help to the up-and-coming teen author. The book explores various writing careers and the basics of publishing and marketing, including how to write query letters. Schwartz also provides tips on writing both fiction and nonfiction, as well as genres a new author can explore, like poetry and songwriting.



Food Choices

Food Choices Author Robin F. Brancato
ISBN-10 0810869780
Release 2010-03-19
Pages 240
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There are a host of books on dieting, nutrition, cooking, and all other areas related to food, yet books targeted to teens tend to emphasize weight and the dangers of unhealthy eating. Food Choices: The Ultimate Teen Guide provides teens with a new look at food and eating. In this book, author Robin Brancato chooses not to dwell on food-related pathologies like anorexia, bulimia, or obesity. Instead, she guides teens into a greater knowledge and enjoyment of food and healthy eating. This book discusses numerous topics related to food and eating, including the biological and chemical reasons we prefer certain foods and the eating habits that are unique to teens today. This book also covers the latest medical research, the vast amount of literature on weight loss and dieting, and the cultural influences that affect what food we eat. Throughout, teens are presented with the best tips on how to develop healthy eating habits for a lifetime of enjoying food.



Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog

Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog Author Anne Price
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105119764400
Release 2006
Pages 1237
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Classiified Catalog -- Nonfiction -- Fiction -- Story collections -- List of recommended periodicals -- List of recommended electronic resources -- Author, title, subject, and analytical -- Index.



School Library Journal

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ISBN-10 PSU:000054948402
Release 2005-10
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School Library Journal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from School Library Journal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full School Library Journal book for free.



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Release 2005
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Depression

Depression Author Tina P. Schwartz
ISBN-10 9780810883888
Release 2014-10-16
Pages 196
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Serious depression afflicts over two million teenagers each year in the United States alone, and it can often be difficult for teens to recognize, cope with, and get help for their depression. This book helps teens and young adults learn how to deal with this often debilitating affliction.



The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide

The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide Author Linda Runyon
ISBN-10 9780936699103
Release 2009-04-01
Pages 320
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Full of data, charts, nutritional breakdowns, and a poisonous look-alike section, this guide discusses how to identify, gather, prepare, store, and enjoy an endlessly nutritious and renewable resource of wild, edible plants.



I m Not Lance

I m Not Lance Author Scott Alcott
ISBN-10 9780557122332
Release 2009-11-23
Pages 143
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I'm Not Lance! is about what happens when regular people and their families find themselves in the very irregular situation that is cancer. It's an experience and survival guide for ordinary people. All proceeds go to Liddy Shriver Sarcom Initiative. Visit www.imnotlance.com for more information.