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Fear is a primal human emotion, and it often does play an important role in keeping us safe from threats. It’s part of our evolutionary makeup, after all. But fears can also spiral out of control, and if your perfectly reasonable fear of snakes has metastasized to the point that...
 
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How many times have others cut in front of us in line, talked about us behind our backs, or canceled on us at the last minute? That’s right, too many. Sure, nobody wants to be a dick – but dicks are everywhere! They’re kicking the back of our seat at...
 
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The simplest questions are sometimes the hardest to answer. Why is the sky blue? Why is water wet? Why do we need sleep? Why are there 24 hours in a day? For each question, author Joel Levy provides a simple, single-line answer followed by more in-depth information about the scientific...
 
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Hot tip for potential "Jeopardy" contestants: History really comes alive when you stop to consider the likes of Eva Peron and Nikola Tesla as potential members of your dating pool. Some items for consideration: Stalin was handsome as a devil, but he lived like one too (c.f. the purges). Che...
 
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Told through real-life journals, collages, lists, and drawings, this coming-of-age story illustrates the transformation of an 18-year-old girl from a small-town teenager into an independent city-dwelling college student. Written in an autobiographical style with beautiful artwork, "Little Fish" shows the challenges of being a young person facing the world on...
 
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Jonathan, Sam, Schulz, and Eric usually spend their summers skateboarding at the park and dreaming about the time when they’ll finally move out of the suburbs. But in the summer of 1994 the four teenagers find a small fortune hidden inside an abandoned house, and that changes everything. The money...
 
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Every teacher, school, and class is unique, but there are certain things that successful students have in common no matter what. "Make the Grade" helps students everywhere stay on top of schoolwork by dissecting the school week as students actually experience it, and offering realistic solutions to common problems, from...
 
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"Super-Pop" offers a maximum-pleasure, minimum-effort way to become smarter, happier, and more likely to survive your next family function (or a shark attack). This hilarious and wide-ranging guide sorts nearly 500 different bestsellers, blockbusters, and underappreciated gems into quirky top ten lists, like “How to Outwit Death: Ten Essential Survival...
 
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There are certain things that everyone just has to know how to do in life: unjamming a jar, for instance, fixing a flat tire, and removing a particularly embarrassing stain. They may seem simple in retrospect, but you don’t have to turn all your laundry pink more than once before...
 
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Whether you’re the MVP of your basketball team, an occasional jogger, or a self-acknowledged couch potato, "The Girl’s Guide to Fitting in Fitness" has practical advice that you can really use. The book shows how easy it is to wake up earlier and sharper (using yoga and relaxation techniques), eat...
 
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For most teens, prom night is the biggest night of their high school lives. Some things (like who makes out with whom, and who gets voted prom queen) can’t be planned for; but for everything else, there’s "The Prom Book." Inside, you’ll find advice on how to find a great...
 
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Dear Teen Me includes advice from over 70 YA authors (including Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and Nancy Holder, to name a few) to their teenage selves. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including physical abuse, body issues, bullying, friendship, love, and enough insecurities to...
 
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This unique cookbook is designed to turn kitchen time into mother-daughter bonding time. The 24 recipes included were developed by professional chef Lynette Rohrer Shirk and approved by up-and-coming young cooks, including her own daughter! In addition to the recipes, which are divided equally into mother- and daughter-appropriate tasks,...
 
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A compact and humorous read with invaluable advice, "Dumped" is the ultimate guide to coping, moping, and dealing with heartbreak. Inside, you’ll learn how to read pre-dump warning signs, confront post-dump exes, and move on to greener pastures. Includes tell-all quotes from real teens.
 
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Teens deal with all kinds of crap, from nagging teachers to backstabbing friends. But crap doesn’t have to ruin one’s day — or one’s life, for that matter. Learn how to get through it in this humorous and unconventional look at everyday annoyances in teen life.
 
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