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What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias

By: Gallo, Donald R.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Candlewick: July 2006

Seller ID: 45578

ISBN: 0763626546

Condition: Used - Good


Renowned anthologist Donald R. Gallo calls on eleven top authors to explore what happens when fear takes on a mind of its own. Everyone is afraid of something. But for those who have phobias, that fear is exaggerated and their reactions are extreme: the heart races, sweat beads up on skin, the eyes narrow, and the throat tightens. The ten stories in this fascinating anthology all present people with debilitating anxiety -- from Alex Flinn's gripping psychological portrait of a teen with agoraphobia to David Lubar's humorous tale of a boy faced with dread incarnate in the form of his gi... View more info

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The Book of Virtues for Boys and Girls: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

By: Bennett, William J.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Aladdin: September 2008

Seller ID: 46162

ISBN: 1416971254

Condition: Used - Good


This exciting collection of fables, folktales, and poems, collected by William J. Bennett, illustrates some of the best human values: courage, honesty, work, friendship, and loyalty. With writings by great authors -- among them Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Anne Frank, Horatio Alger, Helen Keller, and Aesop -- these works, some old and some new, will always have great meaning for young people as they make their way through life. View more info

Who Moved My Cheese?

By: N/A

Price: $3.95

Publisher: G. P. Putman's Sons: January 2002

Seller ID: 46391

ISBN: B009JRBVJE

Condition: Used - Good


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Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book 4th Edition

By: AA Services

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.: February 2002

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 48072

ISBN: 1893007170

Condition: Used - Good


Alcoholics Anonymous-the Big Book-has served as a lifeline to millions worldwide. First published in 1939, Alcoholics Anonymous sets forth cornerstone concepts of recovery from alcoholism and tells the stories of men and women who have overcome the disease. With publication of the second edition in 1955, the third edition in 1976, and now the fourth edition in 2001, the essential recovery text has remained unchanged while personal stories have been added to reflect the growing and diverse fellowship. The long-awaited fourth edition features 24 new personal stories of recovery. Key features and... View more info

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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way

By: Amanda Ripley

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: August 2013

Seller ID: 48753

ISBN: 1451654421

Condition: Used - Good


How Do Other Countries Create "Smarter" Kids? In a handful of nations, virtually all children are learning to make complex arguments and solve problems they've never seen before. They are learning to think, in other words, and to thrive in the modern economy. What is it like to be a child in the world's new education superpowers? In a global quest to find answers for our own children, author and Time magazine journalist Amanda Ripley follows three Americans embed-ded in these countries for one year. Kim, fifteen, raises $10,000 so she can move from Oklahoma to Finland; Eric, eighte... View more info

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A Short Guide to a Happy Life

By: Anna Quindlen

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Random House: October 2000

Seller ID: 49105

ISBN: 0375504613

Condition: Used - Good


"Life is made of moments, small pieces of silver amidst long stretches of tedium. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones most of us lead now, that won't happen. We have to teach ourselves now to live, really live...to love the journey, not the destination." In this treasure of a book, Anna Quindlen, the bestselling novelist and columnist, reflects on what it takes to "get a life"--to live deeply every day and from your own unique self, rather than merely to exist through your days. "Knowledge of our own mortality is the greatest g... View more info

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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

By: Anne Lamott

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Anchor: September 1995

Seller ID: 44995

ISBN: 0385480016

Condition: Used - Good


" Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, 'Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'" View more info

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Twenty-Four Hours A Day

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing: January 1992

Seller ID: 48394

ISBN: 0894868349

Condition: Used - Good


Since 1954, "Twenty-Four Hours a Day" has become a stable force in the recovery of many alcoholics throughout the world. With over six and a half million copies in print (the original text has been revised), this "little black book" offers daily thoughts, meditations, and prayers for living a clean and sober life. A spiritual resource with practical applications to fit our daily lives. "For yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision" is part of the Sanskrit proverb quoted at the beginning of the book which has become one of the basic building blocks for a life of sobriety. In a... View more info

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The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year (New Father Series)

By: Armin A. Brott

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Abbeville Press: May 2004

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 46287

ISBN: 0789208156

Condition: Used - Good


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What Do You Stand For? For Teens: A Guide to Building Character

By: Barbara A. Lewis

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing: September 2005

Seller ID: 48782

ISBN: 1575420295

Condition: Used - Good


Young people need guidance from caring adults to build strong, positive character traits--but they can also build their own. This book by the best-selling author of "The Kid's Guide to Social Action" invites children and teens to explore and practice honesty, kindness, empathy, integrity, tolerance, patience, respect, and more. Quotations and background information set the stage. Dilemmas challenge readers to think about, discuss, and debate positive traits. Activities invite them to explore what they stand for at school, at home, and in their communities. True stories profile real kids w... View more info

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You're Not the Boss of Me: Brat-proofing Your Four- to Twelve-Year-Old Child

By: Betsy Brown Braun

Price: $3.95

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: April 2010

Seller ID: 48738

ISBN: 0061346632

Condition: Used - Good


"Save me My child is acting like a brat "What parent hasn't thought her child was a brat at one point or another? Whether your child really is a brat, is at risk of becoming one, or is simply trying to grow up in a world filled with temptations and distractions, you'll love this book It's the ultimate hands-on guide to cultivating character traits that are tried-and-true "bratbusters." Full of no-nonsense, practical "Tips and Scripts," You're Not the Boss of Me offers just the help you need to deal with many of the more challenging behaviors typical of four- to twelve-year-olds. With B... View more info

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Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had

By: Brad Cohen,Lisa Wysocky

Price: $4.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: November 2008

Seller ID: 46962

ISBN: 0312571399

Condition: Used - Good


As a child with Tourette syndrome, Brad Cohen was ridiculed, beaten, mocked, and shunned. Children, teachers, and even family members found it difficult to be around him. As a teen, he was viewed by many as purposefully misbehaving, even though he had little power over the twitches and noises he produced, especially under stress. Even today, Brad is sometimes ejected from movie theaters and restaurants. But Brad Cohen's story is not one of self-pity. His unwavering determination and fiercely positive attitude conquered the difficulties he faced in school, in college, and while job hunti... View more info

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The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life

By: Bruce H. Wilkinson

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Multnomah Publishers: May 2000

Seller ID: 49096

ISBN: 1576737330

Condition: Used - Good


Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, president of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us. The life of Jabez, one of the Bible's most overlooked heroes of the faith, bursts from unbroken pages of genealogies in an audacious, four-part prayer that brings him an extraordinary measure of divine favor, anointing, and protection. Readers who commit to offering the same prayer on a regular basis will find themselves extravagantly blessed by God, and agents of His miraculous po... View more info

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A Life God Rewards: Why Everything You Do Today Matters Forever

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Multnomah: August 2002

Seller ID: 46253

ISBN: 1576739767

Condition: Used - Good


In this book, you're going to discover that God's son Jesus revealed a direct link between what you do today and what you will experience after you die. Astoundingly, the majority of spiritual seekers around the world -- including millions who follow Jesus -- seem to have missed what He said. Could you be one? If so, your picture of the future is missing about a billion stars. Author Bruce Wilkinson shows you what Jesus said about God's plan to reward you in eternity for what you do for Him today. What you'll discover will unlock the mystery of God's power, plan and will for your life. And you... View more info

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Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life

By: Byron Katie,Stephen Mitchell

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: December 2003

Seller ID: 48291

ISBN: 1400045371

Condition: Used - Good


Out of nowhere, like a breeze in a marketplace crowded with advice, comes Byron Katie and "The Work." In the midst of a normal life, Katie became increasingly depressed, and over a ten-year period sank further into rage, despair, and thoughts of suicide. Then one morning, she woke up in a state of absolute joy, filled with the realization of how her own suffering had ended. The freedom of that realization has never left her, and now in Loving What Is you can discover the same freedom through The Work. The Work is simply four questions that, when applied to a specific problem, enable you t... View more info

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If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path

By: Charlotte Kasl

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: February 1999

Seller ID: 47460

ISBN: 0140195831

Condition: Used - Good


In this practical, playful, yet spiritual guide, Charlotte Kasl, author of the highly successful Finding Joy: 101 Ways to Free Your Spirit and Dance with Life, shows you what it would be like to have the ancient wisdom of the Buddha to guide you through the dating process. Kasl brings a compassionate understanding to the anxiety and uneasiness of new love, and helps readers discover their potential for vibrant human connection based on awareness, kindness, and honesty. She approaches the dating process as a means for awakening, reminding us that when we live by spiritual rules, we bring curios... View more info

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Younger Next Year for Women: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond

By: Chris Crowley, Henry S. Lodge M.D. M.D.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company: October 2007

Seller ID: 45249

ISBN: 0761147748

Condition: Used - Good


Co-written by one of the country's most prominent internists, Dr. Henry "Harry" Lodge, and his star patient, the 73-year-old Chris Crowley, "Younger Next Year for Women" is a book of hope, a guide to aging without fear or anxiety. This is a book of hope, a guide to aging without fear or anxiety. Using the same inspired structure of alternating voices, Chris and Harry have recast material specifically for women, who already live longer and take better care of themselves than men. New material covers menopause and post-menopause, as well as cardiac disease, osteoporosis, sexuality, and more. ... View more info

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Hope and Help for Your Nerves

By: Claire Weekes

Price: $2.94

Publisher: Berkley: September 1990

Seller ID: 43922

ISBN: 0451167228

Condition: Used - Good


A proven program that desensitizes over-wrought nerves and eases feelings of anxiety, panic, and depression by using a variety of breathing and relaxation exercises. "I recommend it with my whole heart." -- Ann Landers View more info

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How to Ace Calculus: The Streetwise Guide

By: Colin Adams,Abigail Thompson,Joel Hass

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Times Books: July 1998

Seller ID: 48745

ISBN: 0716731606

Condition: Used - Good


Written by three gifted--and funny--teachers, "How to Ace Calculus "provides humorous and readable explanations of the key topics of calculus without the technical details and fine print that would be found in a more formal text. Capturing the tone of students exchanging ideas among themselves, this unique guide also explains how calculus is taught, how to get the best teachers, what to study, and what is likely to be on exams--all the tricks of the trade that will make learning the material of first-semester calculus a piece of cake. Funny, irreverent, and flexible, "How to Ace Calculus" show... View more info

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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living

By: Dalai Lama,Howard C. Cutler

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Riverhead Books: October 1998

Seller ID: 48116

ISBN: 1573221112

Condition: Used - Good


Now with more than a million copies in print, this extraordinary bestseller crosses the boundaries of all traditions. View more info