The Goldfinch

It begins with a boy Theo Decker, a thirteen year old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don t know how to t

Go Ask Alice

It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city It was a journey that would rob her of her innocence

Sweet Sorrow

One life changing summer nCharlie meets Fran n nIn 1997, Charlie Lewis is the kind of boy you don t remember in the school photograph His exams have not gone well At home he is looking after his father, when surely it should be the other way round, and if he thinks about the future at all, it is w

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled An invaluable read for anyone who has girls, works with girls, or cares about girls for everyone Claire Shipm

Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

A tour through the groundbreaking science behind the enigmatic, but crucial, brain developments of adolescence and how those translate into teenage behavior n nThe brain creates every feeling, emotion, and desire we experience, and stores every one of our memories And yet, until very recently, scie