Books about Support

  1. The Five Love Languages of Children

    by Gary Chapman
    A guide to understanding and communicating with children through their primary emotional needs.

    More than 1 million sold! ,, You know you love your child. But how can you make sure, your child, knows it?, The #1, New York Times, bestselling, The 5 Love Languages®, has helped millions of couples ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. Tell the Wolves I'm Home

    by Carol Rifka Brunt
    A young girl's journey of grief and healing as she discovers the secrets of her beloved uncle's life.

    June Elbus is a 14-year-old girl living in Westchester in 1986. She is in love with her gay uncle, Finn Weiss, a fact she is scared to admit even to herself. Finn is dying of AIDS. Being a ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

    by Andrew Solomon
    An exploration of how parents and children adjust to extraordinary differences, and how it affects their dynamic.

    Andrew Solomon’s startling proposition in Far from the Tree is that being exceptional is at the core of the human condition—that difference is what unites us. He writes about families coping with ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

    by Mary Ann Shaffer
    A journey through the aftermath of World War II in the company of a unique and inspiring cast of characters.

    In January 1946, 32-year-old Juliet Ashton embarks on a cross-country tour across England to promote her latest book. Written under her pen-name Izzy Bickerstaff , the book is a compilation of ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Guess How Much I Love You

    by Sam McBratney
    A tender story of a hare and a rabbit who compete to express their love for each other.

    Guess How Much I Love You follows the story of two hares , Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare. The two are never stated to be father and son in the original storybooks, though are referred to ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Bookends

    by Jane Green
    Two women's friendship and life journeys, exploring the joys and challenges of adulthood.

    On the heels of her national bestsellers, Jemima J, and, Mr. Maybe, British sensation Jane Green delivers a sparkling tale of old friends reunited and old jealousies rekindled. Catherine Warner and ... (Goodreads)

  7. A Visitor for Bear

    by Bonny Becker
    A persistent mouse tries to befriend a grumpy bear, eventually succeeding in creating an unlikely friendship.

    Cheery persistence wears down a curmudgeonly bear in a wry comedy of manners that ends in a most unlikely friendship. Bear is quite sure he doesn't like visitors. He even has a sign. So when a mouse ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Kissing Hand

    by Audrey Penn
    A young raccoon learns to cope with the anxiety of being away from home with the help of his mother's comforting kiss.

    School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her ... (Barnes & Noble)

  9. Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons

    by Lorna Landvik
    Five friends gather for weekly meetings, supporting each other through various life struggles.

    The women of Freesia Court are convinced that there is nothing good coffee, delectable desserts, and a strong shoulder can’t fix. Laughter is the glue that holds them together—the foundation of a ... (Goodreads)

  10. Days with Frog and Toad

    by Arnold Lobel
    A collection of stories about two friends, Frog and Toad, exploring the joys of friendship.

    Frog and Toad enjoy spending their days together. They fly kites, celebrate Toad's birthday, and share the shivers when Frog tells a scary story. Most of all, they have fun together—every day of the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. The Secret Life of Bees

    by Sue Monk Kidd
    A young girl's journey of self-discovery and healing, set against the backdrop of civil rights-era South Carolina.

    Set in 1964 in the fictitious town of Sylvan, South Carolina , The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of a 14-year-old white girl, Lily Melissa Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred ... (Wikipedia)

  12. Fruits Basket, Vol. 2

    by Natsuki Takaya
    A young girl's journey of self-acceptance, overcoming personal obstacles with the help of her newfound friends.

    When she was living in a tent pitched on the Sohma family's land, Tohru Honda's primary concerns were dirt and slugs. But now that she's living with the Sohmas, she's gotten a crash course in magical ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer

    by Harvey Karp
    A guide to calming a newborn baby and helping them to sleep longer.

    In perhaps the most important parenting book of the decade, Dr. Harvey Karp reveals an extraordinary treasure sought by parents for centuries –an automatic “off-switch” for their baby’s crying. No ... (Goodreads)

  14. One Plus One

    by Jojo Moyes
    A single mother's struggle to make a better life for her and her daughter.

    One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the, New York Times, bestselling author of, The Giver of Stars, American audiences have fallen in love with ... (Goodreads)

  15. Far from the Tree

    by Robin Benway
    A story of family, love and acceptance, exploring the power of chosen family.

    National Book Award Winner, PEN America Award Winner, and New York Times Bestseller! Perfect for fans of, This Is Us, Robin Benway’s beautiful interweaving story of three very different teenagers ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing

    by Christiane Northrup
    An empowering exploration of female health, inspiring women to take charge of their own wellbeing.

    Międzynarodowy bestseller – biblia kobiecego zdrowia „Ciało kobiety, mądrość kobiety” dr Christiane Northrup to ekscytująca podróż przez kobiecość w wymiarze fizycznym i duchowym. Książka, która na ... (Goodreads)

  17. When Bad Things Happen to Good People

    by Harold S. Kushner
    Reflections on how to cope with life's tragedies, with guidance from religious faith.

    When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions: Why, ... (Goodreads)

  18. P.S. I Love You

    by Cecelia Ahern
    A woman's journey of grief, recovery, and courage in the wake of her husband's death.

    Holly and Gerry are a married couple who live in Dublin. They are deeply in love, but they fight occasionally. By winter that year, Gerry suddenly dies of a brain tumor and Holly realizes how much he ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Reasons to Stay Alive

    by Matt Haig
    A memoir exploring mental illness and its effects on the author's life.

    Matt Haig’s accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live. Like nearly one in five people, Matt Haig suffers from ... (Goodreads)

  20. No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

    by Daniel J. Siegel
    Practical strategies to nurture children's social and emotional development while managing challenging behavior.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER - The pioneering experts behind, The Whole-Brain Child, and, The Yes Brain, tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a ... (Goodreads)

  21. Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction

    by David Sheff
    An intimate look at a father's struggle to understand and help his son through his addiction.

    With a new afterword Now a Major Motion Picture What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted David Sheff’s journey through ... (Goodreads)

  22. Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

    by Alcoholics Anonymous
    A guidebook for those in recovery from addiction, outlining the twelve steps and traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.

    Librarian's Note: This is an alternate-cover edition for, ISBN 0916856011 / 9780916856014, Originally published in 1952, this classic book is used by A.A. members and groups around the world. Bill ... (Goodreads)

  23. Hunting and Gathering

    by Anna Gavalda
    A story of four friends who form an unlikely family and learn to take comfort in one another.

    Camille is doing her best to disappear. She barely eats, works at night as a cleaner and lives in a tiny attic room. Downstairs in a beautiful, ornate apartment, lives Philibert Marquet de la ... (Goodreads)

  24. The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

    by Mariana Zapata
    A woman unexpectedly falls in love with her brooding, NFL-star neighbor.

    Vanessa Mazur knows she's doing the right thing. She shouldn't feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. Heart and Soul

    by Maeve Binchy
    A group of doctors and nurses come together to open a heart clinic in Dublin, facing personal and professional challenges along the way.

    Clara Casey has more than enough on her plate. Her daughters Adi and Linda were no problem during the usually turbulent teens. Now Adi is always fighting for or against something: the environment or ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

    by Andrew Solomon
    Exhaustive exploration of depression, its causes, and its effects on individuals and society.

    With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, award-winning author Andrew Solomon takes the reader on a journey of incomparable range and resonance into the most pervasive of family secrets. ... (Goodreads)

  27. Leaders Eat Last

    by Simon Sinek
    Explores the power of trust and how leaders can create a real connection with their teams.

    The highly anticipated follow-up to Simon Sinek’s global bestseller, Start with Why, Simon Sinek is an optimist, a visionary thinker, and a leader of the cultural revolution of WHY. His second book ... (Goodreads)

  28. All My Puny Sorrows

    by Miriam Toews
    A heart-wrenching story of two sisters as one battles depression and the other struggles to keep her alive.

    The novel recounts the tumultuous relationship of the Von Riesen sisters, Elfrieda and Yolandi, the only children of an intellectual, free-spirited family from a conservative Mennonite community. ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

    by Melody Beattie
    A guide for overcoming codependency and finding a healthier, more fulfilling life.

    In a crisis, it's easy to revert to old patterns. Caring for your well-being during the coronavirus pandemic includes maintaining healthy boundaries and saying no to unhealthy relationships. The ... (Barnes & Noble)

  30. After Ever After

    by Jordan Sonnenblick
    A humorous and heartwarming story about a boy who survived cancer and now faces the challenges of middle school.

    Jeff is a little baby child in remission. Even though cancer should be far behind him, Jeff still worries that it will return. He has got normal teen stuff to deal with, too - friends, parents, ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Just as Long as We're Together

    by Judy Blume
    Stephanie navigates the ups and downs of middle school with her best friends, dealing with family issues and growing up along the way.

    From the, New York Times, bestselling author of, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, and the adult bestseller, In the Unlikely Event, comes a tale of family, friendship, and pre-teen life like only ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. Circle of Friends

    by Maeve Binchy
    A story of friendship, love, heartache, and acceptance set in a small Irish town.

    Big, generous-hearted Benny and the elfin Eve Malone have been best friends growing up in sleepy Knockglen. Their one thought is to get to Dublin, to university and to freedom... On their first day ... (Goodreads)

  33. Just Listen

    by Sarah Dessen
    A young girl's journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance, navigating the complexities of teenage life.

    Annabel Greene is a girl who has it all—at least, that's how it seems on TV commercials. Annabel's life is far from perfect. , Her friendship with her best friends Clarke and Sophie ended bitterly. ... (Wikipedia)

  34. Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

    by Jordan Sonnenblick
    A humorous and heartfelt story of a young boy's struggle with leukemia and its effect on his family.

    The protagonist of the book is Steven Alper, a 13-year-old boy living in New Jersey . The Alper family consists of Dad, an accountant; Mom, an English teacher; Steven, an enthusiastic and talented ... (Wikipedia)

  35. Claudia and Mean Janine

    by Ann M. Martin
    Claudia struggles to connect with her sister Janine, who is academically gifted but emotionally distant. Can they find common ground?

    Claudia's participation in the Baby-sitters Club is curtailed when Grandmother Mimi suffers a stroke and Claudia finds herself "Mimi-sitting" and fighting more frequently with her sister. ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Easy Way to Stop Smoking: Join the Millions Who Have Become Nonsmokers Using the Easyway Method

    by Allen Carr
    A step-by-step guide for quitting smoking using the Easyway Method.

    A new edition of the revolutionary bestseller, with four million copies in print. Allen Carr’s innovative Easyway method—which he discovered after his own 100-cigarette-a-day habit nearly drove him ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

    by Naoki Higashida
    Insightful and moving exploration of life with autism from the perspective of a young boy.

    Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, ... (Goodreads)

  38. Hooway for Wodney Wat

    by Helen Lester
    A rodent named Rodney with a speech impediment becomes a hero when he outsmarts the class bully.

    In this lighthearted moral tale, an unlikely hero defeats a school bully and is finally celebrated by his classmates for his secret super power: his speech impediment. Poor Rodney Rat can't pronounce ... (Barnes & Noble)

  39. The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes

    by Diane Chamberlain
    A young woman's journey to uncover her past, revealing secrets of her family history.

    In 1977, pregnant Genevieve Russell disappeared. Twenty years later, her remains are discovered and Timothy Gleason is charged with murder. But there is no sign of the unborn child. CeeCee Wilkes ... (Goodreads)

  40. The Shell Seekers

    by Rosamunde Pilcher
    A family explores their past, present, and future while examining the importance of treasured objects.

    Shifting in time, the novel tells the story of Penelope Keeling, the daughter of unconventional parents (an artist father and his much-younger French wife), examining her past and her relationships ... (Wikipedia)

  41. A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets

    by James Bowen
    A remarkable true story of a man and his cat, forging an unbreakable bond in the face of homelessness and despair.

    The moving, uplifting true story of an unlikely friendship between a man on the streets and the ginger cat who adopts him and helps him heal his life. ... (Goodreads)

  42. Hold Still

    by Nina LaCour
    A young girl navigates the grief of losing her best friend through photography and self-discovery.

    An arresting story about starting over after a friend’s suicide, from a breakthrough new voice in YA fiction. dear caitlin, there are so many things that i want so badly to tell you but i just can’t. ... (Goodreads)

  43. Holding Up the Universe

    by Jennifer Niven
    A story of two teens, each facing their own set of challenges, learning to accept and embrace themselves.

    Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed "America's Fattest Teen." But no one's taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom's death, ... (Goodreads)

  44. Fruits Basket, Vol. 10

    by Natsuki Takaya
    Friends and family unite to heal old wounds and face the future with hope.

    The world's number one shojo manga continues, as Tohru and the Sohmas spend time at the Sohma's summerhouse. Alas, it's not all fun in the sun on this little trip. Akito pays a surprise visit, ... (Goodreads)

  45. The Knitting Circle

    by Ann Hood
    A group of women come together to knit and share their stories of loss, grief, and healing.

    After the sudden loss of her only child, Mary Baxter joins a knitting circle in Providence, Rhode Island, as a way to fill the empty hours and lonely days. The women welcome her, each teaching Mary a ... (Goodreads)

  46. The Friday Night Knitting Club

    by Kate Jacobs
    A group of women come together to support one another and find strength in friendship.

    Once a week, an eclectic group of women comes together at a New York City yarn shop to work on their latest projects - and share the stories of their lives... At the center of Walker and Daughter is ... (Goodreads)

  47. Is It Just Me?

    by Miranda Hart
    An exploration of the joys, challenges and complexities of everyday life.

    10th Anniversary of hit TV show. A Sunday Times Number One Bestseller, Miranda Hart will carry you along with the sheer force of her charm, bumbling cheer and charisma. -, Sunday Express, Well hello ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients

    by Irvin D. Yalom
    A guide to the principles of psychotherapy, exploring the relationship between therapist and patient.

    Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume. The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Yalom’s ... (Barnes & Noble)

  49. Fly Away

    by Kristin Hannah
    Mother and daughter battle a terminal cancer diagnosis, discovering strength and hope along the way.

    The #1 New York Times bestselling author returns to the characters in, Firefly Lane, in her next blockbuster novel,, Fly Away. , Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called ... (Barnes & Noble)

  50. The Story of Arthur Truluv

    by Elizabeth Berg
    A young boy and two older people form an unlikely friendship, finding solace in one other amidst life's struggles.

    A beautiful, life-affirming novel about a remarkably loving man who creates for himself and others second chances at happiness. A moving novel about three people who find their way back from loss and ... (Goodreads)

  51. Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You, Vol. 1

    by Karuho Shiina
    A shy girl, Sawako, struggles to make friends due to her resemblance to the horror movie character Sadako. But her life changes when she meets the popular boy, Kazehaya.

    Sawako “Sadako” Kuronuma is the perfect heroine...for a horror movie. With her jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor, Sawako “Sadako” Kuronuma always had trouble fitting in. But her ... (Barnes & Noble)

  52. Real Friends

    by Shannon Hale
    A story of friendship, exploring the highs and lows of navigating relationships.

    “Fresh and funny.” —,New York Times, Book Review Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  53. All-of-a-Kind Family

    by Sydney Taylor
    Five sisters navigate life in early 1900s New York, learning lessons in love and family.

    Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertrude are five sisters growing up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 1912. The book follows them through a year of their childhood, as they deal with mundane ... (Wikipedia)

  54. The Astronaut Wives Club

    by Lily Koppel
    The story of the women who supported America's early space program, showing strength and resilience.

    As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from ... (Goodreads)

  55. Secrets

    by Jacqueline Wilson
    A young girl discovers a family secret that changes her life forever. She must navigate the challenges of growing up and finding her place in the world.

    Treasure lives with her mother and her abusive stepfather, Terry the terrible who she hates very much. When Terry whips Treasure with his belt, scarring her forehead, her grandmother Rita puts her ... (Wikipedia)

  56. The Illustrated Mum

    by Jacqueline Wilson
    A young girl's plight to navigate the difficult relationships between her mother and siblings.

    Dolphin and her older sister, Star, live with their mother, Marigold, in a small London flat. Marigold, an avid lover of tattoos, suffers from bipolar disorder and also has a drinking problem. ... (Wikipedia)

  57. The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat

    by James Bowen
    A heartwarming tale of a man and his cat, Bob, as they navigate the ups and downs of life on the streets of London.

    James and his street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB James, with Bob's help, has begun to find his ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Family Under the Bridge

    by Natalie Savage Carlson
    A homeless man's life changes when he meets a family living under a bridge in Paris.

    In the early 1900s a Parisian hobo named Armand dislikes children; but after meeting three children, Suzy, Evelyn, and Paul and their mother – he reluctantly allows them to share his space under a ... (Wikipedia)

  59. Fruits Basket, Vol. 7

    by Natsuki Takaya
    Tohru Honda continues to navigate the Sohma family's curse and their complicated relationships, while also discovering more about their pasts.

    Tohru and company have been having a lot more fun ever since Kisa came to visit. Now it's time for Tohru to meet another member of the Zodiac - the skillfully sarcastic grade-school student, Hiro! ... (Goodreads)

  60. Fruits Basket, Vol. 11

    by Natsuki Takaya
    Tohru Honda continues to navigate the complicated relationships with the Sohma family, while uncovering their dark secrets and past traumas.

    The curse is crumbling, and Akito is doing anything to clutch at the broken threads that remain. Does the end of the curse mean catastrophe for the members of the zodiac, or will it bring the much ... (Barnes & Noble)

  61. Finding Audrey

    by Sophie Kinsella
    A teenage girl's journey to self-acceptance, learning to trust and open up despite her anxiety.

    A ZOELLA Book Club Pick!,, From the #1, New York Times, bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel ... (Barnes & Noble)

  62. My Friend Is Sad

    by Mo Willems
    Elephant Gerald tries to cheer up his best friend Piggie, who is feeling sad.

    Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In My Friend is Sad , Gerald is sad. How ... (Goodreads)

  63. A New Song

    by Jan Karon
    A journey of faith and family as a retired Episcopal priest returns home to the small town of Mitford.

    In A New Song, Mitford's longtime Episcopal priest, Father Tim, retires. However, new challenges and adventures await when he agrees to serve as interim minister of a small church on Whitecap Island. ... (Goodreads)

  64. Effortless

    by S.C. Stephens
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery, learning to overcome her past and take control of her future.

    After being caught in the middle of a love triangle that led to a devastating betrayal, Kiera pledged to learn from the mistakes she made. She was determined to never again inflict that kind of pain ... (Goodreads)

  65. Firefly Lane

    by Kristin Hannah
    A lifelong friendship between two women, navigating through life's ups and downs.

    From the New York Times bestselling author of On Mystic Lake comes a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . . In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her ... (Goodreads)

  66. Inside the O'Briens

    by Lisa Genova
    A family's battle against Huntington's Disease, discovering strength in the face of tragedy.

    Joe O’Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and ... (Goodreads)

  67. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

    by Mem Fox
    A young boy sets out to help his elderly friend regain her memory by collecting objects that hold special meaning to her.

    Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge lives next door to a nursing home in which several of his good friends reside. Of course, his favorite is Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper, because she has four ... (Goodreads)

  68. A Chair for My Mother

    by Vera B. Williams
    A young girl's journey to support her mother, by saving coins for a special chair.

    After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair for all to enjoy. ... (Goodreads)

  69. Crenshaw

    by Katherine Applegate
    A young boy dealing with family hardships and financial struggles finds solace in an imaginary cat.

    In her first novel since, The One and Only Ivan, winner of the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience., Jackson and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  70. The Story of Tracy Beaker

    by Jacqueline Wilson
    Tracy Beaker, a young girl in foster care, tells her story of longing for a permanent home and dealing with difficult relationships.

    'I'm Tracy Beaker. This is a book all about me. I'd read it if I were you. It's the most incredible dynamic heart-rending story. Honest.' Tracy is ten years old. She lives in a Children's Home but ... (Goodreads)

  71. Best Friends

    by Francine Pascal
    Two best friends navigate the ups and downs of adolescence, including crushes, family drama, and personal growth.

    Growing apart... Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield feel special because they're identical twins. For twelve years they've dressed alike, shared a room, and done everything together. But when they start ... (Goodreads)

  72. Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

    by Lisa Damour
    A guide for parents and caregivers to help teenage girls navigate the seven transitions into adulthood with confidence and resilience.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER •, An award-winning guide to the sometimes erratic and confusing behavior of teenage girls that explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them ... (Barnes & Noble)

  73. George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends

    by James Marshall
    Collection of short stories about two best friends, George and Martha, and their humorous adventures.

    35 Stories. George and Martha: not, as one might think, the first president and his spouse, but two hippopotamuses created by the singular talent of James Marshall. For the past quarter century, ... (Goodreads)

  74. Between Sisters

    by Kristin Hannah
    A story of entangled family dynamics, exploring the strength of sisterly bonds.

    "We all make mistakes, but for Meghann Dontess the terrible choice she made some years ago cost her everything, including the love of her sister, Claire. Meghann is now a highly successful attorney, ... (Goodreads)

  75. Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood

    by Edward M. Hallowell
    An exploration of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and its effects on individuals, families, and society.

    Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes — from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  76. Make Lemonade

    by Virginia Euwer Wolff
    A teenage mother takes a job cleaning for a writer and learns to make the best of her situation.

    An award-winning novel about growing up and making choices, Virginia Euwer Wolff's groundbreaking novel, written in free verse, tells the story of fourteen-year-old LaVaughn, who is determined to go ... (Goodreads)

  77. The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

    by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
    A young man's journey to understanding his identity, culture, and family.

    A “mesmerizing, poetic exploration of family, friendship, love and loss” from the acclaimed author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe . ( New York Times Book Review ) Sal ... (Barnes & Noble)

  78. Owen

    by Kevin Henkes
    A young boy learns to understand and accept his emotions, and the emotions of others.

    “Fuzzy goes where I go.” Owen’s fuzzy yellow blanket is his favorite possession. Everywhere Owen goes, his blanket goes with him. Upstairs, downstairs, in-between. Inside, outside, upside down. ... (Goodreads)

  79. Second Chance Summer

    by Morgan Matson
    A family's summer vacation is an opportunity to heal old wounds, gain new perspectives and create lasting memories.

    Sandwiched between two exceptional siblings, Taylor Edwards never felt like she stood out—except for her history of running away when things get too complicated. Then her dad receives unexpected, ... (Goodreads)

  80. When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

    by Gabor Maté
    The impact of stress on the body and how it can lead to illness. The author explores the connection between emotional stress and physical health.

    In this accessible and groundbreaking book–filled with the moving stories of real people--medical doctor and bestselling author Gabor Maté shows that emotion and psychological stress play a powerful ... (Goodreads)

  81. Just Another Kid

    by Torey L. Hayden
    A special education teacher's journey with a troubled child who has been rejected by society.

    " Just Another Kid is not just another book. This remarkable teacher's memoir reminds us that love takes many forms." - The New York Times From the bestselling author of, One Child, comes the true ... (Barnes & Noble)

  82. Left Neglected

    by Lisa Genova
    A woman's struggle to find balance and acceptance after suffering a traumatic brain injury.

    Sarah Nickerson is like any other career-driven supermom in Welmont, the affluent Boston suburb where she leads a hectic but charmed life with her husband Bob, faithful nanny, and three children - ... (Goodreads)

  83. Ms. Bixby's Last Day

    by John David Anderson
    Three students embark on a mission to give their beloved teacher, Ms. Bixby, the perfect last day before she leaves for cancer treatment.

    Everyone knows there are different kinds of teachers. The good ones. The not-so-good ones. The boring ones, the mean ones, the ones who try too hard. The ones you’ll never remember, and the ones you ... (Goodreads)

  84. Paradise Valley

    by Robyn Carr
    A woman seeks refuge in a small town after escaping an abusive relationship, finding love and healing in unexpected places.

    Marine corporal Rick Sudder is home early from Iraq—his tour ended abruptly on the battlefield. The carefree boy is gone, replaced by a man who believes his future is as bleak as his mirror image. ... (Goodreads)

  85. In Between

    by Jenny B. Jones
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    Can we overcome our past? Katie Parker is about to get a new life—whether she wants one or not. With her mom in prison, and her father AWOL, Katie is sent to live with a squeaky-clean family who ... (Goodreads)

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    A story of the power of friendship and the search for a place to call home.

    “Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.” —Harlan Coben “Complex, ... (Barnes & Noble)

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    A guide for women to deepen their prayer life and connect with God on a deeper level, finding strength and peace in their faith.

    Stormie Omartian's bestselling The Power of a Praying® series (more than 28 million copies sold) is rereleased with fresh new covers and new material to reach a still-growing market of readers eager ... (Barnes & Noble)

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