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Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School Library: Skills for Success

Middle School Book Battle

FICTION BOOKS

Climb on! : dynamic strategies for teen success by John R. Beede

Call Number: FIC BEE

ISBN: 0-9765697-0-1

A parable story designed to teach teens how they can achieve success in whatever they pursue in which a student moves to Las Vegas and is thrown in with a mix of eccentric characters who teach her simple lessons for success.

NONFICTION BOOKS

 

The 7 habits of highly effective teens by Sean Covey    

Cal Number: 158 COV

ISBN: 0-684-85609-3

Applies the proven wisdom of the 7 habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face.

 

Teen success! : ideas to move your mind by Beatrice J. Elyé

Call Number: 646.7 ELY

ISBN: 0-910707-83-9

Offers advice for teenagers to achieve better success in life, and discusses speed reading, time management, organization, mentors, frustrations, self-esteem, courage, solitude, and more.

 

Self-advocacy : the ultimate teen guide by Cheryl Gerson Tuttle

Call Number: 646.7 TUT

ISBN: 0-8108-5646-8

 Encourages teenagers to talk about what is bothering them with adults and their peers and explains how voicing their worries can help them overcome their problems and find reasonable solutions.

 

You can be an optimist by Lucy MacDonald

Call Number: 149.5 MAC

ISBN: 978-1-50817590-2

In this title, readers will find twenty exercises including practices such as journaling, affirmation, and physical exercises that will teach them to be optimistic.

 

You can improve your memory by Dominic O'Brien.

Call Number: 153.14 OBR

ISBN: 978-1-53838001-7 

In this title, readers will encounter straightforward techniques and shortcuts to help enhance the power of their memory.