Beautiful

Author: Marie D'Abreo
Publisher: Marie d'Abreo
ISBN: 9780991528516
Size: 26.37 MB
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Book one of the Beautiful series introduces children and teens to the inner critic. High schooler, Lily, gets a lot of messages about what it means to be a successful and desirable woman in today's world. It seems like the bottom line is, you've got to have gorgeous looks, a winning personality... and a cute boyfriend to prove it. Beautiful: A trip through the looking glass takes us on a poignant and comical journey through the inner and outer voices we all struggle with. And Lily's ultimate discovery about the true nature of life itself. Graphic novel. For ages 9 and up. It sucks to have big, frizzy hair and a decidedly average body, when you really want to have model good looks and a cool boyfriend. That's why Lily's on a mission to get beautified, or at least get a red-hot makeover. And the attention of her crush. Now if she could only stop that pesky unwanted visitor from messing with her plans!

Lost In Guyville

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ISBN: 9780991528554
Size: 28.82 MB
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From the creator of 'Beautiful: A Girl's Trip Through the Looking Glass' Alex has a problem. Well, three problems to be precise. A sweet but boring love interest; a persistent, stuffy ex; and an intriguing, European coworker - who might as well have red warning flags stamped all over him. It's Minneapolis in the late '90s. Recently graduated from art school and now out in the real world of roommates, rent and career choices, Alex must juggle her increasingly confusing love life. Can she find her own way, or is she destined to remain 'Lost in Guyville?' Graphic novel. For ages 11 and up.

Better With Books

Author: Melissa Hart
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632172283
Size: 48.68 MB
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Needed now more than ever: a guide that includes 500 diverse contemporary fiction and memoir recommendations for preteens and teens with the goal of inspiring greater empathy for themselves, their peers, and the world around them. As young people are diagnosed with anxiety and depression in increasing numbers, or dealing with other issues that can isolate them from family and friends–such as bullying, learning disabilities, racism, or homophobia–characters in books can help them feel less alone. And just as important, reading books that feature a diverse range of real-life topics helps generate openness, empathy, and compassion in all kids. Better with Books is a valuable resource for parents, teachers, librarians, therapists, and all caregivers who recognize the power of literature to improve young readers’ lives. Each chapter explores a particular issue affecting preteens and teens today and includes a list of recommended related books–all published within the last decade. Recommendations are grouped by age: those appropriate for middle-grade readers and those for teens. Reading lists are organized around: Adoption and foster care Body image Immigration Learning challenges LGBTQIA+ youth Mental health Nature and environmentalism Physical disability Poverty and homelessness Race and ethnicity Religion and spirituality

Beautiful

Author: Marie D'Abreo
Publisher: Bowker Identifier Services
ISBN: 9780991528578
Size: 55.27 MB
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Lily soon finds out that going on a school camping trip comes with more than a few challenges. Bunking with an eclectic bunch of girls, hiking chop-busting trails, figuring out her crush

Through The Looking Glass Darkly

Author: Ruth Johnson-Ewing
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469118769
Size: 22.84 MB
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASSDARKLY is based on real life experiences suffered by two children deserted by their mother at an early age. They were thrust into a life of emotional and physical abuse in a foster home, where they remained for 14 years. Released to their father as teens, they ran headlong into unfamiliar territory. They fought their way to becoming productive adults. Their innate ability to survive lifes trials, given the absence of love and nurturing, was a hard lesson in growth and maturity. And this they did, becoming the best they could be.

Alice S Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101153822
Size: 46.79 MB
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The two Alice books--Lewis Carroll's masterpieces--are ranked by many as peers of the great adult works of English literature. And despite their riches of "untranslatable" puns, nonsense, and parody, they have been happily translated around the world. The matchless original illustrations by Tenniel share with Carroll's text the glory of making Alice immortal.

The Armchair Detective

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ISBN: 9780892963294
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Gathers book and movie reviews, a brief mystery parody, and articles on book collecting, research, mystery writers, and espionage.