The Gap-Year Advantage
by Karl Haigler, Rae Nelson
Those words need not cause panic and fear for parents. Taking time off before or during college is no longer the road less traveled for many students in the United States. A gap year offers students the opportunity to gain focus and discipline, learn to set realistic goals, get real-world experience, and ultimately get the most out of a college education.
by Barbara Strauch
Clear up all the myths and misconceptions you may have held about how and why your teen does what he does, from a neurological standpoint. This breezy and smart book by a New York Times science and health writer and parent Barbara Strauch is geared for laymen and offers much needed insight into the problems of organization, goal setting, impulsivity, volatility, planning and prioritizing. A must for your library.
Tools for Thought
by Jim Burke
Visual spatial learners will be delighted with these graphic organizers, ideal for note taking from novels, text and organizing thoughts for essays in a variety of forms.
by William Pollack
Real Boys is a wake up call for parents and educators to reexamine their own perceptions of masculinity and reflect on how they unknowingly mold and encourage boys to hide their true emotions and feelings.
Organizing from the Inside Out for Teens
by Julie Morgenstern & Jessi Morgenstern-Colon
All Kinds of Minds
by Mel Levine
A Young Student's Book About Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders
A Mind at a Time
by Mel Levine
Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades
by Sylvia Rimm