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  • Maria’s Marvelous Bones

    by Carrie Kollias
    While playing with her little brother on the couch, Maria falls and breaks her arm. Her father rushes her to the hospital, where Maria meets the nurses, doctors, X-ray technician, orthopaedic surgeon and cast technician who are responsible for healing her fractured arm. Maria learns all about how her body works and how bones heal — plus a little bit about being brave. Written by Dr. Carrie Kollias, an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of children, Maria’s Marvelous Bones educa... more
  • The Big P: A Younger Girl's Journey Through Puberty

    by Toyna Chin
    The Big P: A Girl’s Journey Through Puberty is the first series of books based on the tanner scale helping girls traverse the sometimes rocky pathway from girlhood to womanhood. It begins with the onset of puberty, which can start anywhere between the ages of eight and eleven. Those initial body changes lead to the first bra and the first menstrual period as well as the difficult emotional changes that accompany the hormonal shifts of passing from childhood to womanhood. The drive for independen... more
  • The Healing 100: A Practical Guide to Transforming Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

    by Cherie Kephart

    Discover Essential Tools for Healing. Empower Yourself. Transform Your Health. Award-winning author Cherie Kephart brings you The Healing 100, a companion guide to help you on your healing journey. Cherie suffered for years from a mysterious illness that left her bedridden, hallucinating, and being spoon-fed to stay alive. Through perseverance and ingenuity, she found healing practices, remedies, and techniques that took her from the precipice of death to truly living again. To heal, Cherie b... more

  • Worth the Weight: Regain Your Energy and Your Health in 6 Weeks!

    by Kiesha R. Easley
    She followed Dr. Gundry’s recommendations in The Plant Paradox, lost 70 pounds and kept it off! Worth the Weight reveals how she did it. In less than a year, one woman made a transformation that started a ripple effect in her community. Kiesha embarked on a journey to improve her health and transform her body. The transformation was so dramatic that it sparked her family and friends to do the same.
  • The Women's Guide to Health -- RunWalkRun®, Eat Right, and Feel Better

    by Carmen Patrick Mohan
    The Women's Guide to Health -- RunWalkRun®, Eat Right, and Feel Better combines Jeff Galloway’s RunWalkRun® programs with best medical knowledge to help every woman attain a healthy, active lifestyle.  For women interested in using diet and exercise to help prevent or treat medical problems, this action guide contains practical evidence-based tools to assist in having meaningful conversations with a personal physician. The book is particularly salient for women who want to use RunWalkRun® and th... more
  • Home Hospice Navigation: The Caregiver's Guide

    by Judith R. Sands
    Home Hospice Navigation: The Caregiver’s Guide is a practical and comprehensive handbook that grew out of Judith Sands’ experiences as her mother’s caregiver. The book is designed to help caregivers effectively manage the hospice journey, from that crucial conversation about whether to begin hospice care and to select a provider to leveraging the care team, managing in-home care, and saying goodbye. Home Hospice Navigation is full of tips for when and how to advocate for a loved one as well ... more
  • 240 Beats per Minute: Life with an Unruly Heart

    by Roger Mills
    In February 1999, Professor Bernard Witholt, a 58-year-old award-winning Dutch scientist, developed an unpredictable and potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder called ventricular tachycardia. Over the next decade, he documented every detail of his diagnosis and treatment, including his decision to have a defibrillator implanted (ICD.) After his death in 2015, his wife shared his writings with his Amherst College rowing teammate and friend, noted cardiologist Dr. Roger Mills. In 240 Beats per... more
  • The Kind of Parent You Are Journal

    by Brian Vondruska
    This companion to the book, The Kind of Parent You Are, picks up where the reflection exercises in The Kind of Parent You Are leave off. Daily and monthly templates are included for tracking and monitoring progress against your objectives. The names of the months are entered by the journal user, so that you can begin at any time of the year.
  • The Kind of Parent You Are: Becoming Your Best Person So Your Children Can Become Their Best Adults

    by Brian Vondruska
    What imprint will you leave upon the future? How will you incorporate your core beliefs and values into your parenting style? How will you parent with purpose? This book will help you define and develop the best in yourself – and set the stage for your child to do the same.
  • Misbehavior is Growth: An Observant Parent's Guide to the Toddler Years

    by Amber Domoradzki
    Everyone has heard about how children go through the “Terrible Twos.” What if you were to find out that this frustrating behavior has order in it? That the “misbehavior” comes and goes in a predictable way, and each cycle brings with it an amazing new transformation? In this groundbreaking book, Amber Domoradzki presents her research which found that toddlers go through 12 predictable cycles between the ages of 18 months and 3 years old. During each cycle, they fall apart for a period of time, b... more
  • TBC30: 6 Steps to a Stronger, Healthier You

    by Michael Wood
    Certified strength and conditioning specialist and nutrition coach Michael Wood offers readers an inside look at how he trains his private clients using his unique step-by-step approach that follows the same nutrition and exercise strategies that have made him a nationally recognized expert in the field. The TBC30 plan gives readers a game plan for teaching the same science-based approach that has worked for Michael and his clients for more than 30 years. His 6 step plan will help change your... more
  • The Proactive Health Solution: Discover Your Path Toward Optimal Health

    by Nadia Yacoub Cavallini
    The Proactive Health Solution provides an educational roadmap to teach people how to develop a healthy habits and improve all dimensions of health and well-being in mind, body and spirit. While this book has helped many adults transform their life, children (ages 12 and up) absolutely love this book as well! The students at Farmington Steam Academy (Farmington Hills, MI) middle school have recently requested this book to be taught in their classroom. This educational and motivational book is ex... more
  • Chasing Sleep/Lonely Tussles in the Dark

    by Patricia Hinkley
    Chasing Sleep is an exploration of the issues and challenges surrounding sleep deprivation and how to overcome them by changing attitudes and behaviors. Written in an inviting, conversational style, the book focuses on how to find peace of mind, the real secret to overcoming sleeplessness. Through research on the history and science of sleep, interviews with ordinary people on their struggles with lack of sleep, and the author’s training as a holistic psychotherapist, Chasing Sleep aims to chang... more
  • The Incredible Ordinary Hero or The Brave Bystander: Burns

    by Aida Rascanu
    What would you do if you saw someone who was hurt? For her birthday, Emma has one single wish. She wants to help people. However, she is a little doubtful when her mother tells her she can be a hero.“But a hero needs superpowers! the girl said.” Yet, when her cousin is in danger, she has to make a choice. Will Emma be able to overcome her fears and save him?
  • Soccer Training: A Step-by-Step Guide on 14 Topics for Intelligent Soccer Players, Coaches, and Parents

    by Dylan Joseph
    If you are NOT interested in being a better player, coach, or parent of a soccer player, please consider another book. This is NOT for you. With game-proven methods to score more against any team, this is your manual for soccer success! How teams play is unpredictable… or is it? Through countless hours of practice, training, and experience, soccer's elite have shown consistent patterns of in-game skills that when applied, will lead to predictable outcomes - more goals, more assis... more