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Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Be Your Best You

Be Your Best You

Author: Honor Head Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

This book aims to help children aged nine and above develop and maintain good mental and physical health. It discusses how to overcome feelings of stress and anxiety and safely navigate the pitfalls of the time spent on social media. It encourages children to understand their feelings and look after their brain and body. There are hints and tips throughout on quick ways to improve mental health that can be done every day or as often as needed. The text has been approved by consultants working in the field of young people's mental health at ChildNet, Tavistock Psychotherapists and CAMHS.

My Troubled Mind

My Troubled Mind

Author: Andy Glynne Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

An authentic and compelling look at mental health issues, as experienced by real-life young people My Troubled Mind brings together seven stories of teenage struggles, from body image issues to drug abuse, as experienced by real-life teenagers. First produced as animated documentaries by the BBC, each story has unique honesty and is brought to life with sophisticated, but accessible artwork. This book will help young people to better understand mental health issues, empathise with those who are struggling and possibly even see their own experiences reflected, making them feel more supported and less alone. The stories are supported by specialist advisory notes supplied by the UK mental health charity MIND.

Dreams for our Daughters

Dreams for our Daughters

Author: Ruth Doyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A star-scattered night, a brand new baby, and all the potential in the world... This is a poetic introduction to what it means to be raised as a girl in the challenging times we live in, and all of the dazzling possibilities the world has to offer. The poignant message at the heart of this book is that we can be whoever we want to be. This lavishly foiled, inspiring picture book is the perfect gift for every key moment in a child's life, from birth to graduation.

Here the Whole Time

Here the Whole Time

Author: Vitor Martins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2021

'I love this book!' Rainbow Rowell Felipe doesn't believe someone like Caio could ever fall for someone like him. But over the next fifteen days, everything will change ... If you love Rainbow Rowell and Heartstopper, you'll fall for this body-positive love story about the assumptions we make about each other, and the bravery we need to be yourself. Felipe is fat. And he doesn't need anyone to remind him, which is, of course, what everyone does. That's why he's been waiting for summer: a break from school and the classmates who tease him incessantly. His plans include catching up on TV, finishing his TBR pile, and watching YouTube tutorials on skills he'll never actually put into practice. But things get a little out of hand when Felipe's mom informs him that Caio, the neighbour kid from apartment 57, will be spending the next fifteen days with them while his parents are on vacation. Felipe is distraught because A) he's had a crush on Caio since, well, for ever, and B) Felipe has a list of body image insecurities and absolutely NO idea how he's going to entertain his neighbor for two full weeks. Suddenly, the days ahead of him that once promised rest and relaxation (not to mention some epic Netflix bingeing) end up bringing a whirlwind of feelings, forcing Felipe to dive head-first into every unresolved issue he has had with himself - but maybe, just maybe, he'll manage to win over Caio, too. A queer love story for anyone who's ever got into a pool with their shirt on.

Feelings

Feelings

Author: Libby Walden, Richard Jones Format: Board book Release Date: 07/01/2021

What you feel is who you are... Explore the world of emotions with this stunning peep-through book. The lyrical text and enchanting illustrations bring each emotion to life to help children understand the universal and unique nature of feelings.

This Book Will (Help) Make You Happy

This Book Will (Help) Make You Happy

Author: Suzy Reading Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Discover how you can cut the stress, catch up on sleep and breathe a little easier with 50 practical tips to really make you feel happier! The world is a pretty stressful place, and we all need some help reminding us to take care of ourselves. But the good news is that there are loads of easy tips and tricks to keep yourself feeling happy, from customising your own bedtime ritual to how to resolve arguments with your parents. Complete with simple breathing exercises, yoga poses and even advice on the best food to eat when you're feeling down, this is a one-stop guide to transform worried kids into happy, confident ones. Author Suzy Reading, a mum of two as well as being a chartered psychologist and yoga teacher, knows that the emotional wellbeing of children is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health allows children to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults. Funny, engaging and practical - and brought to life with illustrations by Alex Paterson - this is the ideal book to help readers cope with their emotions and face each day raring to go.

The Dare to Be You Journal

The Dare to Be You Journal

Author: Matthew Syed Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Boys and girls everywhere have been finding their awesome and daring to be themselves thanks to bestselling author Matthew Syed. Now he's created an interactive journal full of life hacks, challenges and activities to give kids the confidence to come up with their own plan of action to be themselves, live happy and think differently. Whether thinking about what's truly important to you, seeing your differences as ultimately your greatest strengths, working out how to speak up for yourself or keeping anxiety at bay with breathing exercises, readers will love the brilliant activities in the Dare to Be You Journal. This is the perfect toolkit for anyone who wants to discover their own unique qualities and fearlessly step into the world.

It's Not OK to Feel Blue (and other lies)

It's Not OK to Feel Blue (and other lies)

Author: Scarlett Curtis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2020

'This is the freshest, most honest collection of writings about mental health that I've read...searing wit, blinding passion, bleeding emotion and a fantastic, heroic, glorious refusal to lie down and take it' - Stephen Fry 'Reading this book made me feel more normal about the things I feel sometimes...It's a great book; however you're feeling, it'll help' - Ed Sheeran 'This is the book I needed when I was little. May this be a leap forward in the much needed conversation around mental health' - Jameela Jamil Everyone has a mental health. So we asked: What does yours mean to you? THE RESULT IS EXTRAORDINARY. Over 60 people have shared their stories. Powerful, funny, moving, this book is here to tell you: It's OK. With writing from: Adam Kay - Alastair Campbell - Alexis Caught - Ben Platt - Bryony Gordon - Candice Carty-Williams - Charlie Mackesy - Charly Cox - Chidera Eggerue - Claire Stancliffe - Davina McCall - Dawn O'Porter - Elizabeth Day - Elizabeth Uviebinene - Ella Purnell - Emilia Clarke - Emma Thompson - Eve Delaney - Fearne Cotton - Gabby Edlin - Gemma Styles - GIRLI (Milly Toomey) - Grace Beverley - Hannah Witton - Honey Ross - Hussain Manawer - Jack Rooke - James Blake - Jamie Flook - Jamie Windust - Jessie Cave - Jo Irwin - Jonah Freud - Jonny Benjamin - Jordan Stephens - Kai-Isaiah Jamal - Kate Weinberg - Kelechi Okafor - Khalil Aldabbas - KUCHENGA - Lauren Mahon - Lena Dunham - Maggie Matic - Martha Lane Fox - Mathew Kollamkulam - Matt Haig - Megan Crabbe - Michael Kitching - Michelle Elman - Miranda Hart - Mitch Price - Mona Chalabi - Montana Brown - Nadia Craddock - Naomi Campbell - Poorna Bell - Poppy Jamie - Reggie Yates - Ripley Parker - Robert Kazandjian - Rosa Mercuriadis - Saba Asif - Sam Smith - Scarlett Curtis - Scarlett Moffatt - Scottee - Sharon Chalkin Feldstein - Shonagh Marie - Simon Amstell - Steve Ali - Tanya Byron - Travon Free - Yomi Adegoke - Yusuf Al Majarhi

Think Yourself Gorgeous

Think Yourself Gorgeous

Author: Anita Naik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/12/2020

Young girls entering puberty often experience a crisis of confidence which, if ignored, can lead to life-long issues. In THINK YOURSELF GORGEOUS, experienced agony-aunt Anita Naik shows that low self-esteem and bad body image happens to everyone, no matter how they behave in public (including the most popular girls). And she demonstrates why it pays to love the real you, warts and all. Focusing on issues of weight, beauty, peer pressure, stress, body image, puberty and emotions, THINK YOURSELF GORGEOUS will help young girls to understand why their idea of themselves is taking a downward turn, why it is natural for them to feel that way, and what they can do about it. Packed with bodylicious tips, quotes from other teenagers and practical advice, THINK YOURSELF GORGEOUS addresses all the tricky areas that can damage a girl's confidence and help them learn to feel gorgeous inside and out.

A Problem Shared: Talking About Social Media

A Problem Shared: Talking About Social Media

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/12/2020

A positive and proactive book that helps you understand and cope with using social media. There's two sides to every story. In Social Media, you will read two sides to the dilemmas, sticky situations or issues that children sometimes have to face when using various social media platforms. Encouraging you to put yourself in someone else's shoes to see why they have reacted in a certain way or said certain things will help you to understand why different point of view arise in the first place and why your perspective might cloud your judgement or stop other seeing your point of view. It will help you to find ways to positively and proactively resolve situations, deal with your emotions and maybe even change your mind. Social Media tackles situations including: being left out, spending too much time online, comparing yourself to 'perfect' lives, cyber security and online grooming. The book includes top tips for dealing with your emotions and conflict resolution. The A Problem Shared series looks at tricky situations and common problems from two sides. The books encourage the reader to not only speak out, but also to listen to what others have to say. Some of the core values of PSHE are empathy, mindfulness and engaging with debate and this series puts the reader firmly in the middle, allowing them to make up their own mind about the scenarios presented and to question their own initial assumptions or bias. Perfect resources for students of PSHE at Key Stage 2 aged 9+, these books are also useful as opportunities for discussion topics in class or as role play situations. Title in this series are: Bullying Death Mental Health Prejudice Relationships Social Media

Grow Your Mind: Don't Panic

Grow Your Mind: Don't Panic

Author: Alice Harman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2020

Help children, aged 7 plus, stay calm and turn 'can't' into 'can'. This book is packed with fun and varied ways for children to improve concentration, positivity, confidence and mental wellbeing in a way that works for them. Grow your Mind is a series of books that explore how we develop a 'Growth Mindset' - when children understand their brain is growing and changing, they understand that effort makes them stronger and then the extra time and effort they put in can lead to higher achievement, confidence and self-satisfaction. Written in consultation with Katharine Muncaster, a leading headteacher who has implemented a renowned growth mindset programme in her school, this is a must have for any school, or parent, with wellbeing on their agenda. Part of a series of 8 titles: Ask for Help, Boost Your Brain, Build Resilience, Don't Panic, Face Your Fears, Make Mistakes, Think Positive, Work Smarter.

Grow Your Mind: Think Positive

Grow Your Mind: Think Positive

Author: Alice Harman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2020

Help children, aged 7 plus, focus on the good rather than the bad on any situation. This book is packed with fun and varied ways for children to think positively, celebrate their succcesses and appreciate what they have. Grow your Mind is a series of books that explore how we develop a 'Growth Mindset' - when children believe they can get smarter, they understand that effort makes them stronger and then the extra time and effort they put in can lead to higher achievement, confidence and self-satisfaction. Written in consultation with Katharine Muncaster, a leading headteacher who has implemented a renowned growth mindset programme in her school, this is a must have for any school, or parent, with wellbeing on their agenda. Part of a series of 8 titles: Ask for Help, Boost Your Brain, Build Resilience, Don't Panic, Face Your Fears, Make Mistakes, Think Positive, Work Smarter.