Griffen Cook is overjoyed when he learns that he is moving to the farm, nearer to Cat. Theyve felt a connection to each other since the day they met, but will proximity bring them closer or tear them apart?
Devon Clark is dealing with the death of his dad and stepmother. Moving with the Cook family to the farm may be his salvation, until he starts receiving calls from his Uncle Dave, trying to pull him back to the life hes trying so hard to leave behind.
Journey along with Zeke, Griffen, and Devon to learn more about our connection to the spiritual realm and to one another in this story of courage, faith, and redemption.
Every decision requires a choice.
Zeke and Griffen Cook are learning all about choices and the way that the decisions they make impact their friends, their family, and themselves. Each brother is confronting choices in his own way as they both face life-changing challenges and events.
Zeke, the younger brother, is faced with a choice about what to do concerning a message that he has received from beyond the grave. Even after he makes his decision, signs and messages continue to arrive as he tries to unravel the true meaning of a fiery car crash, a swooping hawk, drugs, alcohol, and a dream that includes being presented with three doors, of which he may choose only one. Will he choose the right door, and what will he find on the other side?
Older brother Griffen is faced with life-challenging choices. He wants to make his parents happy, but when he is invited to a party by classmate Devon Clark, he has to choose between making his parents happy and trying to fit in with his classmates.
As the brothers lives interconnect with Devon and a family friend, a secret is revealedone involving choices and decisions to be made with consequences that will impact all of their lives.
"This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a book like this when I was a kid struggling with gender identity questions. I found it deeply moving in its simplicity and honesty."—Laverne Cox (who plays Sophia in “Orange Is the New Black”)
From the time she was two years old, Jazz knew that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body. She loved pink and dressing up as a mermaid and didn't feel like herself in boys' clothing. This confused her family, until they took her to a doctor who said that Jazz was transgender and that she was born that way. Jazz's story is based on her real-life experience and she tells it in a simple, clear way that will be appreciated by picture book readers, their parents, and teachers.
It's okay to be a different color.
It's okay to talk about your feelings.
From the bestselling author Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are.
Told with Todd Parr's signature wit and wisdom, It's Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and confidence in an accessible, child-friendly format. The book features the bold, bright colors and silly scenes that made Todd a premiere voice for emotional discussions in children's literature. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book will inspire kids to celebrate their individuality through acceptance of others and self-confidence--and it's never to early to develop a healthy self-esteem.
It's Okay to be Different is designed to encourage early literacy, enhance emotional development, celebrate multiculturalism and diversity, and promote character growth.
This smart book is jam-packed with completely new content, including illustrations and unbelievably fun extras, with tips on everything from Best Accessory (Box of tissues for when your drama queen BFF starts crying!) and Best Pet (Puggle!) to the Best Date idea (hot air balloon ride). The teen version is colorful, dynamic, and totally addictive.
So what's the deal?
Chicken Soup for the Soul knows that school is more than classes and tests. It's also a social scene, filled with cliques, clubs and life-changing decisions (or so it seems this week). It's where you meet your best friends…and run into your worst enemies. And it’s an opportunity to figure out what you want to do—whether it's kick a soccer ball, play the trombone or act in a play.
Sometimes it's overwhelming and confusing, but don't worry, it's like that for everyone. That's what the stories in this book are all about. They’re from real teens, and they're about the bizarre, embarrassing and sometimes triumphant things that really happened to them. And they’re here to give you some perspective on everything that goes down at your school...and outside of it, too.
Put that together with weird facts, cool graphics, fun advice and quizzes designed to help you figure out who you are and what you're up to, and you've got the real deal on school—full of all the laughter, tears and daily drama that life is all about.
"And yet the big questions still keep coming up. At every age we all need to know what life is really all about. Not just on the surface, but deep down.
"Teenagers are no exception. They deserve a spiritual life all their own. One that offers the kind of comfort we hope to give our children, but is different at the same time. More full of ideas. More mature. More fitting for the whole wide future that lies ahead.
"That's what I've tried to do in this book, as fully and as honestly as possible."
-- Deepak Chopra
LANCE ARMSTRONG is the premier cyclist in sports history. But the road to victory has not been smooth, which makes his story all the more compelling. In 1991 he was the National Amateur Cycling Champion, and a professional career seemed guaranteed. But a grim diagnosis of cancer in 1996 threatened to cut the career -- and his life -- short. With the help of family, friends, and a dedicated team of doctors, Lance began the hard work not only to beat the disease, but to get back on the bike. By the summer of 1999 Lance was not only back, he was leading the pack to his first Tour de France win. And he hasn't stopped winning since that sweet victory. Here's the story of Lance Armstrong, from his first ride, to his most recent race, and all the twists and turns in between!
Children and adults will be inspired by The Magic of Love! My kids love to read it before bed, and I find it a great tool to explore the principles of mindful living. Its joyous rhymes evoke positive emotions, inner listening, and an appreciation for our unique selves and the connections we have to the world around us. It teaches every one of us to shine from the inside out!
Kristen Race, Ph.D., author of Mindful Parenting, creator of Mindful Life, and an expert in child, family, and school psychology
When attempting to find a simple, engaging, and unbiased approach to world religions for her own family, Marilyn McFarlane discovered such a book did not exist. Understanding how important it is for children to build both respect for and knowledge of a variety of religions, regardless of their own faith, McFarlane created Sacred Stories: Wisdom from World Religions.
Each captivating story and accompanying sidebar facts and spot illustrations brings to life the key tenets of a particular belief system, while the comprehensive glossary and resource list enable readers to expand their explorations. Including easy-to-understand descriptions and essential stories from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Native American, and Sacred Earth, Sacred Stories is perfect for parents and teachers who want to expand young readers’ understanding of world traditions.
The simple, informative, unbiased language of Sacred Stories, combined with its comprehensive resource list and glossary, makes it an ideal learning tool for teachers, librarians, and other educators.
SOMETIMES BEING A GIRL SUCKS. A lot. Take it from Ashley Rickards, star of the internationally popular MTV show Awkward., who used to be a little awkward herself. She's been picked on and bullied, binged and purged, financially cut off and lived to tell the tale. But it wasn't easy. Throughout the whole process, she felt alone, scared, confused and sorta hungry. Sound familiar?
Well, RELAX. Ashley is here to share all kinds of stories, advice and corny jokes to help get you through it all, kind of like the cool big sister you never had (or wish your sister was). Plus, professional experts like spiritual coach Deepak Chopra, finance expert Zac Bissonnette and celebrity trainer Lalo Fuentes offer their tricks of the trade and behind- the-scenes secrets so you'll be well-versed in Pretty Much Everything About Everything.
You'll learn stuff like:
How to discover your talents and go after what you really want
How to eat right and work out for your body type
All the skin/hair/makeup/fashion tips you'll ever need to look like a rock star (or other kind of star)
Decorating your room to suit your style and organizing your crap so you're on top of lifeTips for making, saving and spending money
Getting along with your family and friends—no drama allowed
Most important: how to learn to love yourself (seriously, guys)
Whatever you need to know, A Real Guide to Really Getting It Together Once and for All has it all so that you can discover your true self, define your own mold and kick ass along the way.
Upon approaching one of their planets, you’ll immediately notice that habits have been formed out of their structures of thought, which are often based on emotions, except in cases in which a blend of cybernetic material with human tissue has led to form a new tendency.
In a transitional stage you may find these beings depending on electronic devices in a daily basis.
Avoid an attachment to this net of paradigms, which often promote hallucination and dementia!
Humanoids are naturally drawn by emotional-based instincts due to their genetic background and to worship etheric values, as well as godly images which aren’t corresponding to the unlimited laws of the universe.
This tendency creates huge setbacks that delay the progress of our galaxy.
Therefore, enslavement comes as a natural procedure of the order when the species cannot promote truthful life by itself.
Each species has its own delusional and unstable tendencies that must be controlled. This is the manual that shall allow it.
"You are old enough to learn about things," he says mysteriously. "And who is going to teach you but me?"
The old man gives the boy four days of "soul training," a time of riddles, tricks, parables, and incredible twists that brings out surprising answers to each of four burning questions about spirituality:
Do I have a soul?
How do wishes come true?
What is the supreme force in the universe?
How can I change the world?
"The old man with the white beard showed me the spiritual side of life," writes Deepak Chopra, "where real passion and excitement come from. So before you begin, take a deep breath. This story could turn out to be yours."
Lays out the inside scoop on the biggest issues affecting our planet, such as global warming and overflowing landfills Offers dozens of tips on how to shop, dress, eat, and travel the green way Includes interviews with teens like you who are involved with fun, innovative green causes Shows that being environmentally conscious can be a natural part of your life -- and your generation's contribution to turning things around.
It doesn't matter if you can't vote or drive. Your efforts -- big or small -- will contribute to saving the planet. It's time for all of us to take action. It's time to go green!
Join Andrew as he visits each site, snooping around eerie rooms and dark corners, talking to people who swear to their paranormal experiences, and giving you a first-hand account.
Enjoy Ghosthunting Southern New England from the safety of your armchair or hit the road, using the maps, "Haunted Places" travel guide with 50 more spooky sites and "Ghostly Resources." Buckle up and get ready for the spookiest ride of your life.
What makes us have chills when we go to a haunted house?
Can dogs detect cancer?
Your senses send your brain messages. But what do those messages say? Find out how to interpret your senses and explore ways that technology is changing the way we experience the world around us.
While fashion magazines, television programs, and websites emphasize the superficial and foster insecurities, Sarah Stillman directs teen girls to a healthy place where a strong sense of self and direction take center stage. Originally written when the author was just sixteen, Soul Searching has been fully updated and expanded to address the concerns of today’s teens, bringing girl power to the printed page by offering young women a clear path to self-discovery and empowerment. Through fun quizzes, insightful exercises, and provocative statistics, Stillman guides young women through the complex maze between adolescence and adulthood.
Featuring updated sections on safe cell-phone use, social media, health, and gender, as well as including updated resources throughout, Soul Searching is a must-read for teenage girls.
“Civilizations have been born and completed and then forgotten again and again. There is nothing new under the sun. What is has been. All that we learn and discover has existed before” (Colonel James Churchward, 33rd degree Freemason). However, “each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it” (George Orwell, 33rd degree Freemason).
Maybe you’ve been able to somehow challenge the system in which you’ve been raised by achieving some things that weren’t expected in your lifetime while complying with many others that you weren’t in favor of, but surely you didn’t transform it enough, or you would have lost friends, relatives, jobs and even love. “Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing” (George Orwell, Freemason).
Do you remember quitting your dreams? It was supposed to happen. Any advice received from people around you, especially the ones that love you the most, were fabricated to make you follow the same mind programming in which you and them are included so that nobody goes out of it. “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought” (George Orwell, Freemason), and that’s how the sentences heard since you were born, from parents, teachers and friends, as well as ideas strongly imposed by the media, conditioned the way you think as an individual.
This programming is so strong that interferes with our emotions and affects our personality. Nonetheless, within this book a path is shown to deprogram yourself, develop the power of being aware of the universal truth and change life as much as you want it to be changed. Hopefully, you’ll “stretch thinking and awareness” while “uncovering many truths” just like other readers of this bestseller recognized to have accomplished.
We’re now living in the Age of Aquarius, and “as Aquarius is an airy, scientific and intellectual sign, the New Faith for this age must be rooted in reason” (Max Heindel, Rosicrucian Fellowship). This is the prophecy and this book shows the way to understand it and accept it by alchemically transforming your conscience and spirit for the order of the new world.
Taking into consideration the amount of information presented here and the level of simplification applied, this is surely the most empowering, enlightening, complete and uplifting book you’ll ever read in your entire life about gaining wealth, power and health with the law of attraction.
What we are seeking throughout this book is to understand all needs and hierarchies of needs, by modeling and classifying them accurately, helping you acknowledge, predict, and manage everything at will, in order for you to be able to discern what is good, useful, necessary, and prioritized in life and in the world.
This particular study of the hierarchy of your needs does not only span your entire life and behavior on all their distinct levels and classes, but it allows you to develop and remain aware of your reasoning, since the level of your reasoning itself must match precisely each level and perspective of each need and fulfillment modeled and classified here. This is why, for a better understanding, I integrate this study within the entire cognitive system, while making further correlations to adjacent topics and systems as the human body and mind, the human development, society, civilization, natural laws of the universe, existence, and life. If you want to learn more about yourself and the world, if you want to understand the multitude of needs and feelings spanning your life, if you want to understand and manage your life and behavior, then this book is for you!