books about: herself
Frida Kahlo (GB): The Artist who Painted Herself (Smart About Art)
Grosset & Dunlap
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Through original artwork as well as beautiful reproductions of Kahlo's paintings, the latest Smart About book explores the creative, imaginative world of Mexico's most celebrated female artist.
Starring Jules #1: Starring Jules (as herself)
Scholastic Press, 2013
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 ...
Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul: A Woman's Guide to Promoting Herself, Her Business, Her Product, or ...
Master the art of self-promotion with style and substance. Does publicity mean sell-out to you? Do you worry that marketing yourself means compromising your values -- that you'll have to brag, beg, or sell your soul to get what you want? Relax. The secrets to selling yourself while staying true to your beliefs are within reach. Whether you're a company employee looking to move up the corporate ladder or an entrepreneur wanting to position ...
Smelling Herself: A Novel
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 ...
The Little Bookroom eleanor farjeon's short stories for children chosen by herself
Oxford University Press
Little Bookroom: Eleanor Farjeon's Short Stories for Children Chosen By Herself
Henry Z. Walck
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, ...
Big Topics at Midnight: A Texas Girl Wakes Up to Race, Class, Gender and Herself
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.
Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals ...
A deeply moving story by a survivor of the commercial sex industry who has devoted her career to activism and helping other young girls escape "the life" At thirteen, Rachel Lloyd found herself caught up in a world of pain and abuse, struggling to survive as a child with no responsible adults to support her. Vulnerable yet tough, she eventually ended up a victim of commercial sexual exploitation. It took time and incredible resilience, ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...
She's Not Herself: A psychotherapist's journey into and beyond her mother's mental illness
Dream of Things, 2014
On the surface, her childhood seemed normal—even idyllic. Linda grew up in the iconic immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with her parents and a gifted older brother. But she spent her days at home alone with a mother who suffered major bouts of depression. At such times, young Linda was told, "Your mother…she’s not herself today." Those words did little to help Linda understand what she was witnessing. Instead, she ...
JoAnne Liebeler's Do It Herself: Everything You Need to Know to Fix, Maintain, and Improve Your Home
Bridget Boscotti Bradley
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 womans perspective, with a blend of expertise and wit that women will appreciate. This book was ...
Not Going Gently: A Psychologist Fights Back against Alzheimer's for Her Mother. . .and Perhaps Herself
A poignant mother-daughter memoir, Not Going Gently fuses story and science together into a unique book. Constance L. Vincent, PhD, shares her mother’s personal experience living with Alzheimer’s, intertwined with her own professional research into the disease. Striving to use her skills to protect her mother’s mental and emotional health, Dr. Vincent must cope with the fact that she is too late to stop the disease. And as she ...
Soul Searching: A Girl's Guide To Finding Herself
Simon Pulse/Beyond Words
In this girl-to-girl look at the big picture, teenager Sarah Stillman offers sound advice for discovering what is really important in life, unlike teen magazines, which cover fashion and movie stars but don't offer much insight into self-discovery. Her recommendations, spelled out in easy guidelines and hands-on exercises, include keeping a daily journal, practicing simple meditation, and learning to relax. Other chapters focus on dreams and ...
The Bride Makes Herself Ready: Preparing for the Lord's Return
XP Publishing, 2010
Are You Ready to Be His Bride? Insights from Hebrew wedding traditions and biblical feasts and festivals help you understand in a deeper way Jesus’ all-consuming love for you. You are invited to respond to that love and step into the place of bridal devotion, abandoned love and intimacy with Him as never before. In The Bride Makes Herself Ready, you will learn about the place He Has prepared for you, the intimate encounters He has planned for ...
The Day My Mother Murdered...herself
Finite Publishing Australia, 2013
A great who-dunnit, mystery thiller! Why would someone, with everything to live for, want to die? Faced with the tragic death of her mother, what path will Amber take? How will she deal with this unforseen catastrophe? A chilling, realistic account of a young woman's story of despair. Amber's family had it all. Good looks, money, success . So why then, would her beautiful, kind, loving mother, do such a terrible thing? When Amber ...
The Woman Who Spilled Words All Over Herself : Writing and Living the Zona Rosa Way
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."
All by Herself
Ann Whitford Paul
Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers
Amelia Earhart, Golda Meir, Pocahontas, Rachel Carson, Wanda Gág, Wilma Rudolph, and other determined young women--both famous and less familiar--took risks and made sacrifices to do brave things. Each of these inspiring poems proves that every girl, no matter who she is or where she lives, is capable of making a difference.
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