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Always Smile

Carley Allison's Secrets for Laughing, Loving and Living

by Alice Kuipers
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: death & dying, friendship, sports & recreation

Not long ago, seventeen-year-old Carley Allison had it all. She was on the edge of fame as a singer and composer. She was reaching for the highest levels as a competitive skater. She had a brand-new boyfriend and a golden future waiting after graduation. Her world came crashing down when she was diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer in her trachea. …


Relationship Skills 101 for Teens

Your Guide to Dealing with Daily Drama, Stress, and Difficult Emotions Using DBT

by Sheri Van Dijk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: friendship

InRelationship Skills 101 for Teens, Sheri Van Dijk—author ofDon’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens—offers powerful tools based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help you regulate your emotions so you can build better relationships with your parents, friends, and peers.
Do you ever feel like your emotions are out of your cont …