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Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
NATIONAL BESTSELLER Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well. No writer is better poised to explore this territory than Emily Bazelon, who has established herself as a ...
Feiwel & Friends
Fourteen-year-old Stark McClellan (nicknamed Stick because he’s tall and thin) is bullied for being “deformed” – he was born with only one ear. His older brother Bosten is always there to defend Stick. But the boys can’t defend one another from their abusive parents. When Stick realizes Bosten is gay, he knows that to survive his father's anger, Bosten must leave home. Stick has to find his brother, or he will never feel whole again. ...
50 Things To Know To Stick With A Workout: Motivational Tips To Start The New You Today
50 Things to Know, 2013
Starting a new workout can be difficult. Staying with a workout can be even more challenging. Many challenges can occur along the way. Preparing for these issues ahead of time can set you up for success. These 50 easy tips are from people who know how beneficial these tips can be. Many people start to exercise but quickly lose momentum. Don’t give up! Learn to stick with your workout and start to see results.
Introducing everyone's new best friend: Stick Dog! He'll make you laugh . . . he'll make you cry . . . but above all, he'll make you hungry. Follow Stick Dog as he goes on an epic quest for the perfect burger.
Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying
WHAT'S IN STICK AND RUDDER: The invisible secret of all heavier-than-air flight: the Angle of Attack. What it is, and why it can't be seen. How lift is made, and what the pilot has to do with it. Why airplanes stall How do you know you're about to stall? The landing approach. How the pilot's eye functions in judging the approach. The visual clues by which an experienced pilot unconsciously judges: how you can quickly learn to use ...
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.” Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve ...
Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid's Guide to Personal Power & Positive Self-Esteem (Revised & Updated Edition)
Free Spirit Publishing
First published in 1990, this perennial best-seller has helped countless children build self-esteem and assertiveness skills. Newly revised and updated, it’s the ultimate resource for any kid who’s ever been picked on at school, bossed around, blamed for things he or she didn’t do, or treated unfairly—and for any kid who sometimes feels frustrated, angry, powerless, or scared. Simple words and real-life examples show how children can ...
Stick is a frog who likes to do things on his own? with no help from Mom. But one day he gets carried away . . . literally. His tongue accidentally sticks to a dragonfly, and off he?s pulled across the swamp and into the big city of New Orleans, causing havoc along the way. When he finds himself stranded at the seashore, will he finally be ready to ask for help?
The Complete Book of Lipsticks - How to make your own lipsticks (Cosmetic Making)
The Aroma Shoppe, 2013
Contains everything you wanted to know about lipsticks with historical titbits, and ingredients used in the making of natural lipsticks with 100% natural colourants. How to make Aromatherapy Lipsticks with the safe use of essential oils! Learn how to make organic lipsticks with healthy and all natural ingredients. Also included: how to start your own cosmetic making business. Recipes included are Baby pink, Bella rosa, Spice, Rudy, Coco la ...
Stick: A Novel
William Morrow Paperbacks
“A little beauty of a story….A hot, fast read with pungent characters.” — Los Angeles Times “A slam-bang, no-bull action thriller…and nobody but nobody writes better dialogue.” — New York Daily News It’s an established fact: Elmore Leonard is “the uncontested master of the crime thriller” ( Washington Post ) who “does crime fiction better than anyone” ( Cleveland Plain Dealer ), and nowhere is this more obvious ...
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives? The primary obstacle is a conflict that’s built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick . Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems—the rational mind and the emotional mind—that compete for control. The rational mind wants a great beach ...
Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog
In Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog , Tom Watson's hilarious sequel to Stick Dog , Stick Dog returns with the same crew of friends, and they're hungrier than ever. As the dogs embark on their quest for hot dogs, they learn they're not the only ones on a mission—a band of raccoons are following close behind, and they're ravenous, too! In this second book, Stick Dog and his four friends, Poo-Poo, Mutt, Stripes, and Karen, must execute a master plan ...
Boots and Leather: Ugly Stick Saloon
Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2012
This biker chick longs for the open road…until two Kiowa cowboys shift her gears. Ugly Stick Saloon, Book 2 Eight months ago, Libby Jones parked her motorcycle in Temptation, Texas, to work at the Ugly Stick Saloon. Since then she’s grown to love the bar’s feeling of family, but now it’s time to hit the road. The longer she stays, the greater the risk her father’s investigators will track her down. Yet she can’t resist ...
Stickman Odyssey, Book 1: An Epic Doodle
When Zozimos is banished by an evil witch (his stepmother!) from the kingdom of Sticatha-the kingdom he was next in line to rule-he trains at battle (if you call chasing after butterflies training), travels across stormy seas (thanks for that, Poseidon), slays golems and monsters (with a lot of help), charms beautiful women (not really), and somehow (despite his own ineptitude) survives quest after quest. By the love of Zeus, though, none of it ...
Boots and Lace (Ugly Stick Saloon)
Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2013
She wants no strings…but he wants it all. After her philandering husband left her, Lacey Lambert found sanctuary, and a better class of friends, at the Ugly Stick Saloon. She learned that the best revenge—against her ex, and the “friends” who kicked her out of the Temptation Garden Club—is to live life to the fullest. Now that her best friend is moving out of her apartment building, she’s feeling a little lonely. And more than ...
Stuff on a Stick
Stuff on a Stick offers you full step-by-step instructions for 21 quirky recipes for food served on a stick. Learn how to make entire meals from starters to desserts, all served on sticks! All projects are written by carnival food experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily do it yourself. It’s better on a stick!
Stick Man's Really Bad Day
Stick Man is that guy you see around town but don't really know very well. Everywhere you go, there he is, crossing the street, waiting for the bus, issuing warnings about potential disasters at sea and on land, at the mall and at work. But when he's not offering advice, what does a day in the life of Stick Man actually look like? This catastrophe-packed book uses images derived from real signs to follow a continuous narrative as Stick Man ...
It's a Stick-Up: 20 Real Wheat Paste-Ups from the World's Greatest Street Artists
Laurence King Publishers
This is the first book to look at an increasingly popular form of street art: the "wheatie" or wheat paste-up. Many street artists don't graffiti or stencil any more but use pre-prepared paper images that can be taken down, thereby avoiding a vandalism charge. The book will show the work of 20 artists, with photographs of their work, an article about their work, and a fold-out paste-up. The fold-out pages are perforated so they can easily be ...
Boots and Bareback (Ugly Stick Saloon)
Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2012
Old Man O’Brien’s plan to get his sons hitched is about to work a little too well… An Ugly Stick Saloon Story Isabella Severs’s life is a shambles. When her fiancé dumped her, he took the horse she’d raised from a colt, and she wants him back. The horse, not the fiancé. Though she’s scrounging every penny working at the Ugly Stick Saloon, there’s no way she’s going to make enough to buy Sundance back before he’s put up ...
Stickman Odyssey, Book 2: The Wrath of Zozimos
Greek tragedy has never been so funny Zozimos' journey to the kingdom of Sticatha has been anything but smooth. He's survived enslavement, battled golems and a ravenous Cyclops, and generally served as plaything to gods and goddesses looking for a good laugh. All for the sake of reclaiming the Sticathan royal throne--stolen from him by an evil witch, aka his stepmother. You'd think that a stickman would catch a break after all that, but you'd ...
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