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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
By Stephen Covey
ISBN: 0-7432-6951-9
www.stephencovey.com

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity — principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
By Sean Covey
ISBN-13: 978-0-684-85609-4/ISBN-0:0-684-85609-3
www.stephencovey.com

Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens will engage teenagers unlike any other book.

An indispensable book for teens, as well as parents, grandparents, and any adult who influences young people, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is destined to become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond.

The Courage to Be Yourself: A Woman's Guide to Emotional Strength and Self-Esteem
By Sue Patton Thoele
ISBN:1-57324-5 69-0
www.suepattonhoele.com

Sue Patton Thoele continues her quest to help readers enhance their self-esteem and tap into their core emotional strength. Geared to women who too often find themselves meeting the wants of others at the expense of their own needs, the book provides necessary tools to help readers transform their fears into the courage to express their own authentic selves. By sharing her own journey and the journey of other women, Thoele helps readers learn to set boundaries, change self-defeating behavior patterns, communicate effectively, and become a loving and tolerant friend to themselves. This tenth-anniversary edition contains 30 percent new material, including a new introduction.

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Series

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and It’s All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life By Richard Carlson
ISBN: 0-7868-8185-2
www.dontsweat.com  / www.richardcarlson.com
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and It’s All Small Stuff is an audiobook that tells you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy. In thoughtful and insightful language, author Richard Carlson reveals ways to calm down in the midst of your incredibly hurried, stress-filled life.

You can learn to put things into perspective by making the small daily changes Dr. Carlson suggests, including advice such as “Choose your battles wisely”; “Remind yourself that when you die, your ‘in’ box won’t he empty”; and “Make peace with imperfection.” With Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… you’ll also learn how to:
• Live in the present moment
• Let others have the glory at times
• Lower your tolerance to stress
• Trust your intuitions
• Live each day as it might be your last
With gentle, supportive suggestions, Dr. Carlson reveals ways to make your actions more peaceful and caring, with the added benefit of making your life more calm and stress-free.

For Women: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women: Simple and Practical Ways to Do What Matters Most and Find Time for You By Kristine Carlson with Richard Carlson – Contributor

If you’re like most women, “hectic” is how life is on the good days.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. Part of the #1 national best-selling series Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, this guide will escort you through the twists and turns of the everyday with a healthy dose of practical wisdom, calm spirits, and good humor.

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens: Simple Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Times By Richard Carlson
ISBN: 0-7868-8597-1

Now the #1 bestselling author of the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Series, Richard Carlson, Ph.D., offers teenagers simple, helpful wisdom for coping with everyday issues. Anyone who thinks teens have it easy hasn’t been to a high school recently. As the headlines remind us almost daily, America’s teenagers deal with stress in just about every facet of their lives: academics, sports, social situations, family life, money matters, even work. Now Richard Carlson, author of the Don’t Sweat series, with sales of 12 million copies, applies the same techniques to teens that have made his other books required reading for anyone coping with life’s everyday challenges. In simple, straightforward language, Dr. Carlson addresses common teen concerns with chapters such as: “Make Peace with Your Mistakes,” “Be Creative in Your Rebellion,” “Be Okay with Your Bad Hair Day,” “Turn Down the Drama Meter,” and “Notice Your Parents Doing Things Right.” As with his other Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff titles, teens and their parents will find that Richard Carlson’s positive approach helps to minimize the impact stressful situations have on their lives.

The Measure of Our Success: Letter to My Children and Yours By Marian Wright Edelman
ISBN-13: 9780060975463
www.childrensdefense.org/about-us/leadership-staff/marian-wright-edelman/
The #1 New York Times bestseller is a thinking person’s Life’s Little Instruction Book, with simple yet inspirational messages about living.

Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life By Spencer Johnson, with a Foreword by Kenneth Blanchard
ISBN: 399-14446-3
www.spencerdjohnson.com
Spencer Johnson’s Who Moved My Cheese? is a bestselling book that has helped millions of people around the world adapt and succeed in changing times. Now Dr. Johnson has adapted his story for the picture book audience so that, starting from the earliest age, children can view change as a positive thing that can lead to new opportunity.


Young readers will enjoy following the story of the four little characters, Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, who make their way through a maze looking for the “Magical Cheese” that makes them happy. And once they find the Cheese, it seems like it will last forever-until one morning when everything changes. Who moved their Cheese? Will it come back? Or will they have to look for different Cheese, venturing onto strange paths, around corners they’ve never explored? As children follow these friends through the maze of change, they can try to figure out which character they’re most like-or which they most admire-and what their own Magical Cheese might be.


Spencer Johnson, M.D.’s New York Times #1 bestselling book Who Moved My Cheese? – An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change at Work and in Life has inspired and entertained millions of adults. Now even the youngest readers can share the story, learning how to deal with change-and win!