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Romance and Suspense for your July reads!

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What happens when danger lurks in unexpected places, faith is broken, and Madalene must rely on Jean Marc to stay alive?


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Will the music—and the pull of true love and family—put their hearts back in harmony?


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She's a gorgeous distraction he can't afford... or ignore.


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She's his everything....


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Love is an act of bravery


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Marrying the shy princess…


Stressed-Out Girls
Roni Cohen-Sandler

Helping Them Thrive in the Age of Pressure

Viking
August 2005
288 pages
ISBN: 067003438X
Hardcover
$24.95
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We constantly read about it in the news: achievement standards across the country are at an all-time high, and competition in schools is fierce. Teenagers today face an enormous, unprecedented expectation to excel--but at what cost?

In Stressed-out Girls, Roni Cohen-Sandler, a clinical psychologist and expert on adolescent girls, illustrates why girls feel more intensely pressured than boys to succeed academically and socially with detrimental effects to their performance, self-esteem, and well-being. While trying to shine academically, juggle hectic extracurricular activities, and navigate complex social situations, teenage girls often feel disconnected from their true selves--and yet feel compelled to hide their distress from the teachers and families they want to please. Based on her clinical work, interviews, and a comprehensive survey of three thousand teens, Cohen-Sandler identifies five at-risk groups of girls and gives parents and educators practical strategies to reduce their stress, build resiliency, and bolster their confidence.

Filled with eye-opening firsthand stories from real girls, this groundbreaking book gives a rare and candid glimpse into the secret struggles of teenage girls today in their quest for success.

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