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Helpful Books for the Teen Years


Brainstorm- Dan Segal

Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be- Frank Bruni

The Gift of Failure - Jessica Lahey

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall - Anthony Wolf

How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & How To Listen So Teens will Talk- Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy - Michael Bradley

Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids - Alexandra Robbins

Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World - Jill Rigby

Raising Unselfish Children in a Selfish World - Jill Rigby

Raising Everyday Heroes - Elisa Medhus

The Price of Privilege - Madeline Levine

Drugs and Alcohol

Buzzed- Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzweler, Wilkie Wilson

Beautiful Boy - David Sheff

Tweak - Nic Sheff

The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls

Relationships (friendships and dating)

Queen Bees and Wannabees - Rosalind Wiseman

Breathing Underwater- Alex Flinn

Hooking Up- Kathleen Bogle

George - Alex Gino

Raising Cain- Dan Kindlon

Odd Girl Out - Rachel Simmons

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