books about: talking
Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers
Mary Ellen Giacobbe
In the early grades, talking and drawing can provide children with a natural pathway to writing, yet these components are often overlooked. In Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers Martha Horn and Mary Ellen Giacobbe invite readers to join them in classrooms where they listen, watch, and talk with children, then use what they learn to create lessons designed to meet children where they are and lead them into the world ...
Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say "No Way" -- and Parents Say "Way to Go"
John S. March MD MPH
The Guilford Press
No one wants to get rid of obsessive-compulsive disorder more than someone who has it. That's why Talking Back to OCD puts kids and teens in charge. Dr. John March's eight-step program has already helped thousands of young people show the disorder that it doesn't call the shots-- they do. This uniquely designed volume is really two books in one. Each chapter begins with a section that helps young readers zero in on specific problems and ...
Talking to Ourselves: A Novel
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
A searing family drama from one of Latin America's most original voices One trip. Two love stories. Three voices. Lito is ten years old and is almost sure he can change the weather when he concentrates very hard. His father, Mario, anxious to create a memory that will last for his son’s lifetime, takes him on a road trip in a truck called Pedro. But Lito doesn’t know that this might be their last trip: Mario is gravely ill. Together, ...
Cheryl McIntyre, 2014
I had no idea when I met Linken Elliot that he would be capable of doing this to me. I was perfectly unhappy, living my miserable existence before he came along. I was fine humping strange men’s faces in dirty bar bathrooms. I was comfortable living like a hermit and drinking myself into oblivion. I. Was. Fine. Now I want things. I want him. Link and Rocky's story continues in this third installment of the Dirty series. *This ...
On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals
Yawning, lip-licking, sneezing, even scratching are just a few of the 30-plus signals or that dogs use to communicate with one another. Now, with On Talking Terms with Dogs, you can learn to recognize these signals and use them to interact with your dog. The new second edition has color photographs throughout with detailed captions explaining the behavior. Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas has made it her life work to study ...
Talking Dirty With the Player: A Talking Dirty Novel (Entangled Indulgence)
Entangled: Indulgence, 2013
Up-and-coming photographer Judith Ashton is pretty sure she has everything in her life under control. That is, until a blast from the past comes back to taunt her, in the shape of Caleb Steele, her older brother's best friend--the same man who broke her heart eight years ago. Their chemistry is combustible, but she's been fooled once by this player, and she's not going there again. To pro rugby player Caleb, Judith has always been Kryptonite, ...
Talking Dirty with the CEO: A Talking Dirty Series Book (Entangled Indulgence)
Entangled: Indulgence, 2013
Gadget journalist Christie St. John is more geek than chic. But when research for an article she has to write on online dating leads to the bed of the hottest guy she’s ever met, she knows that if the geek is to keep the hottie CEO, she’s going to have to come out of her digital shell. Tech mogul Joseph Ashton never expected an Internet blind date to end in the best sex of his life. Yet as the chemistry between him and Christie burns ...
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue ...
Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past
With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret , Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs—with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life—from the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children . Each image in Talking Pictures reveals a singular, frozen ...
How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It
Men are right. The “relationship talk” does not help. Dr. Patricia Love’s and Dr. Steven Stosny’s How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness: Love is not about better communication. It's about connection. You'll never get a closer relationship with your man by talking to him like you talk to one of your girlfriends. Male emotions are like women's sexuality: you ...
Talking to Your Kids About Sex: turning "the talk" into a conversation for life
Discover how and when to teach your kids all they need to know about sexual health. Talking to your child about sex can be a straightforward and rewarding experience. You just need to be equipped with the right tools: clear, easy-to-explain information; age-appropriate questions; good-timing; and an open, honest manner. Renowned therapist and educator Dr. Laura Berman gives you these tools to open up the lines of communication and make the talk ...
Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death
James Van Praagh
James Van Praagh is a spiritual medium--someone who is able to bridge the physical and spiritual worlds. Unaware of his spiritual gifts until he was in his twenties, he slowly came to terms with his unique abilities. In addition, many of his sessions with grieving people who came to him looking to contact the spirits of deceased loved ones are explored. From a devastated mother recieving a message of hope from her deceased little girl to ...
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
It’s boys vs. girls when the noisiest, most talkative, and most competitive fifth graders in history challenge one another to see who can go longer without talking. Teachers and school administrators are in an uproar, until an innovative teacher sees how the kids’ experiment can provide a terrific and unique lesson in communication. In No Talking, Andrew Clements portrays a battle of wills between some spunky kids and a creative teacher with ...
Talking Dirty With the Boss: A Talking Dirty Novel (Entangled Indulgence)
Entangled: Indulgence, 2013
Marisa Clair wants to get her artist dreams back on track after a life detour. That means no partying, no shopping…and definitely no men to distract her. Should be easy, but there’s something about her hot and exceedingly uptight boss and she can't seem to stop herself from ruffling Mr. Tall, Dark and Irritating. Financial consultant Luke McNamara lives his life strictly by schedule – his OCD simply won't allow him to do anything else. ...
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[ Crucial Conversations ] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.” —from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People ...
Talking to Heaven Mediumship Cards: A 44-Card Deck and Guidebook
James Van Praagh
Unlike Doreen Virtue's other angel cards, these Talking to Heaven cards are Conversational in nature. They are actually conversation cards to help you to receive personalized messages from heaven. As you draw a card, pay attention to your intuition, and you will notice the connection with the other side more clearly. Your loved ones in heaven want to talk with you, and share their love and reassurance to help heal your grief. With these ...
Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language
Square One Publishers
After English and Spanish, it is the third most common language in North America. Over 22 million people use it to communicate. It has its own beauty, its own unmistakable form, and its own inherent culture. It is American Sign Language (ASL), the language of the deaf. Gabriel Grayson has put together a book that makes signing accessible, easy, and fun. Using almost 1,400 photographs, he has created a comprehensive primer to the ...
The Talking Eggs
Robert D. San Souci
Dial Books for Young Readers
The author of such delights as The Christmas Ark and The Enchanted Tapestry joins forces with illustrator Pinkney to resurrect a colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South. A 1989 Caldecott Honor Book.
Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work
William Morrow Paperbacks
Your project went off without a hitch--but somebody else got the credit...You averted a crisis brilliantly--but no one noticed...You came to the meeting with a sensational idea--but it was ignored until someone else said the same thing... HOW CAN YOU GET CREDIT & GET AHEAD? In her extraordinary international bestseller, You Just Don't Understand, Deborah Tannen transformed forever the way we look at intimate relationships between women and ...
Talking to the Dead: A Novel
A mesmerizing and thrilling novel—perfect for fans of Tana French and Stieg Larsson—that introduces a modern, unforgettable rookie cop whose past is as fascinating and as deadly as the crimes she investigates. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times SHE KNOWS WHAT IT’S LIKE. . . . At first, the murder scene appears sad, but not unusual: a young woman undone by drugs and prostitution, ...
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