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Summer Reads!!

Posted on General, Parenting July 1, 2019 by Mary George

The beach, mountains, pool, or maybe your screened porch – ahh, the blissful days of summer and a perfect time to catch up on our reading! We thought that we would share with you a few of the books on our list this summer. If you are looking for good books for your kids, check the post below to our summer picks for them!
 
We would love to hear from you! So if you have any books similar to ours in nature, please post them to our Facebook page and share! We will also be highlighting books during the summer on our Instagram feed so do not miss out on our latest finds! It truly takes and village and we are all in this together!
 
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What we are reading…
 
Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls
by Lisa Damour, Ph.D
 
 
Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives
by Rachel Simmons
 
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
 
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
 
 
by Abby Wambach
 
 
How to Raise a Boy – The Power of Connection to Build Good Men
by Michael C. Reichert, PhD.
 
 
— Mary & Claire **My Remarkable Self is available to give private workshops, school/camp workshops/assemblies and classes for parents, students, educators and businesses. Please contact us at info@myremarkableself.com for further information.**

Kids & YA Books for your Summer Adventures!

Posted on General June 24, 2019 by Mary George

Books for ages 8 – 12


All the Greys on Greene Street by Laura Tucker

Checked by Cynthia Kadohata  

Choose Kind Journal by R. J. Palacio

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh

Just Jaime (Emmie & Friends) by Terri Libenson 
 
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends) by David Stabler 

Restart  by Gordon Korman  

Same Sun Here by Silas House 
 
The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Selfby Katty KayClaire ShipmanJillEllyn Riley  

The Contract Series Books 1-5: The Contract; Hit & Miss; Change Up; Fair Ball; Curveball by Derek JeterPaul Mantell 

YA Books

All American Boys by Jason ReynoldsBrendan Kiely
  
Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed 
 
Behind the Canvas by Alexander Vance  

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes  

Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) by Jarrett J. Krosoczka 

Here to Stay by Sara Farizan   

On The Come Up by Angie Thomas  

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper 

Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt  

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver  

You Are a Girl Who Can Do Anything: A Very Special Book to Cheer You on and Help You Achieve Greatness by Ashley Rice 

— Mary & Claire

**My Remarkable Self is available to give private workshops, school/camp workshops/assemblies and classes for parents, students, educators and businesses. Please contact us at info@myremarkableself.com for further information.**