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Full: How one woman found yoga, eased her inner hunger, and started loving herself
Kimber Simpkins

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

One book can change the way you feel about your body for good. This is that book. Sick of dieting and hating her body, Kimber decided to get to the bottom of her hunger and unhappy relationship with her body. The wise teachings of yoga and meditation showed her that she didn’t have to live under a cloud of self-dissatisfaction. In this darkly joyful book, Simpkins wrestles her inner demons of hunger and perfection, discovers her inner best ...


Smelling Herself: A Novel, 2013

Smelling Herself is told through the voice of Bernadine, a precocious eleven-year-old wordsmith. Being an African American girl living in West Oakland projects in 1964 is a vulnerable and scary affair. Bernadine is convinced that the solution to her predicament is to grow up. But she soon discovers that growing up is more complicated than she expected. Bernadine’s precarious sense of well-being begins to unravel when Jessie Mae, a girl not ...


Fanny Herself
Edna Ferber

Dodo Press, 2007

Early twentieth-century novel by Edna Ferber, the American, novelist, author and playwright whose novels generally featured a strong female as the protagonist, although she fleshed out multiple characters in each book. She usually highlighted at least one strong secondary character who faced discrimination ethnically or for other reasons; through this technique, Ferber demonstrated her belief that people are people and that the non-so-pretty ...


Big Topics at Midnight: A Texas Girl Wakes Up to Race, Class, Gender and Herself
Nancy M. Thurston

Rosegate Press, 2012

Big Topics at Midnight: A Texas Girl Wakes Up to Race, Class, Gender and Herself   is not only one woman's journey, but also a call for social change.  Rooted in a lively spirituality, Nancy Thurston excavates history--family, personal, global--for the sake of cross-generational healing and transformed relationships.


Starring Jules #1: Starring Jules (as herself)
Beth Ain

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

Lights! Camera! Action! A hilarious chapter book debut from a fabulous new talent! Things to Know About Me by Jules Bloom 1. I am a scrambled-eggs-and-chocolate-milk type person. 2. I have an audition for a TV commercial (which would be great if I were a tall-icy-drink type person.) 3. I am in between best friends right now. 4. I am worried that the audition will be a disaster. (See #1 and #3!) Jules doesn't want to ruin THE OPPORTUNITY OF A ...


Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness and Finding a Better Way
Patti Kelley Criswell

American Girl, 2009

This book teaches girls how to spot bullying and how to stand up and speak out against it. Quizzes, quotes from other girls, and "what do you do?" scenarios present advice in an age-appropriate, digestible way. The message in this book is that there is no one right way to deal with bullying. Instead, there are lots of options for girls to try, from ignoring a bully and trying a few clever comebacks to reporting bullying to a trusted adult. ...


Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul: A Woman's Guide to Promoting Herself, Her Business, Her Product, or ...
Susan Harrow

Harper Paperbacks, 2003

Whether you're a company employee looking to move up the corporate ladder or an entrepreneur wanting to position yourself as a hot property, Susan Harrow will show you how to master the art of self-promotion with style and substance. Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul will teach you: To be the message you want to give. The formula professional publicists use to create a winning press kit. Strategies to master any type of media ...


Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals ...
Rachel Lloyd

Harper, 2011

"Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero. . . . Never again will you look at young girls on the street as one of 'those' women—you will only see little girls that are girls just like us." —Demi Moore, actress and activist  With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone , Rachel Lloyd’s riveting ...


Herself When She's Missing: A Novel

Soft Skull Press, 2012

Cry Wolf saved Andrea's life, or that's how she likes to tell it. Forever in search of spiritual fulfillment, Andrea has rejected everything from religion to eating disorders, in favor of "I'm-with-the-band" style fanaticism, all centered on Cry Wolf, a brother-sister folk/rock duo with an eccentric hodgepodge of followers. When Andrea meets fellow groupie Jordan outside a concert, their connection is undeniable: Jordan is powerfully seductive, ...


Miss Nelson Is Missing!
Harry G. Allard Jr.

HMH Books for Young Readers, 1985

The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school. So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don’t proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute ...


When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-Injury
Sony Khemlani-Patel PhD, Merry McVey-Noble PhD, ...

New Harbinger Publications, 2006

A Compassionate Guide for Parents As a parent, what's harder to deal with than seeing your child in pain? It's especially frustrating when you feel like you've exhausted the resources you could use to help him or her stop hurting. And if your child is cutting or engaging in another form of self-injury, a behavior that you simply can't make any sense of in the first place, this feeling of helplessness can be unbearable. This book offers you ...


The Little Bookroom : Eleanor Farjeon's Short Stories for Children, Chosen By Herself
Eleanor. Illustrated By Edward Ardizzone Farjeon

Oxford University Press, 1956


The Woman Who Spilled Words All Over Herself : Writing and Living the Zona Rosa Way
Rosemary Daniell, 1998

For more than fifteen years, Rosemary Daniell has led Zona Rosa, a creative writing workshop for people of all ages and all walks of life. In this dual memoir and writing guide, she describes the difficulties and the rewards of the writing life while also providing inspiration and helpful tips for writers in all stages of their careers."


101 Ways to Help Your Daughter Love Her Body
Brenda Lane Richardson, Elane Rehr

Harper Perennial, 2001

Sit up straight so your tummy doesn't hang out. Thin is always in. You look so much prettier when you smile. Guys like girls with big boobs. Now that you've got your period, you's better be careful. I'd kill to have legs like yours. With negative messages bombarding our girls on a daily basis -- from misguided adults, from peers, from the media -- how can our daughters possibly feel good about their bodies? While you may not single-handedly be ...


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an ...
Harriet Jacobs, Frederick Douglass

Simon & Brown, 2013

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave By Harriet Jacobs, Frederick Douglass


The Bride Makes Herself Ready
Patricia King

XP Publishing, 2010

Preparing for the Lord's Return. Jesus is coming back for His glorious Bride who is awaiting. His return is with great anticipation. Who is this glorious Bride? Is it you ? The author shares insights from Scripture and Hebrew wedding traditions to help you understand Jesus' all-consuming love for you and how to prepare yourself to be His Bride !


Soul Searching (EasyRead Comfort Edition): A Girl's Guide to Finding Herself
Sarah Stillman

ReadHowYouWant, 2009

Are you a Soul Searcher? Do you believe there's more to life than buying the hippest clothes or catching the latest TV show? YOU ARE NOT ALONE. If you're searching - for your center, your inner voice, the meaning of life itself - hold on to this book! Soul Searching will guide you on the path to self-discovery. You'll learn the secrets of: Feng Shui, Aromatherapy, Yoga, Meditation, Dream Analysis, Journaling, and much more! As a young girl, ...


The Little Bird Who Found Herself
Edwin M. McMahon, Ph.D.

Steuben Press, 2010

The Little Bird Who Found Herself was written long ago by Ed McMahon for the young daughter of friends. Years later this same little girl went on to college, and hoping to pass the story on to others asked her friend and fellow classmate, Prabhjot Jody Uppal, to put pictures to the Little Bird story. Over the past several years Peter A. Campbell, Ph.D. has helped coordinate the process of illustrating this wonderful story that is a joy to share ...


The Little Bookroom eleanor farjeon's short stories for children chosen by herself
Eleanor Farjeon

Oxford University Press, 1964


JoAnne Liebeler's Do It Herself: Everything You Need to Know to Fix, Maintain, and Improve Your Home
JoAnne Liebeler, Bridget Boscotti Bradley

Oxmoor House, 2007

The time is right for an authoritative how-to guide written by and for women. Statistics show that 85% of women are or expect to be solely responsible for a home at some point in their lives. And single women now comprise the second largest group of home buyers, just after married couples. Author JoAnne Liebeler approaches home improvement from a woman's perspective, with a blend of expertise and wit that women will appreciate. This book ...



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