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Dr. Michael J. Bradley Crazy-Stressed: Saving Today’s Overwhelmed Teens With Love, Laughter, And The Science of Resilience Chats With Dr. Alvin

Michael Bradley A little resilience goes a long way.... Peel back the cheerful facade that parents present, and you'll find that many are worried about their teens. Mood swings, impulsiveness, poor judgment, and other problems peak in these years. Add stressors such as screen addiction, cyberbullying, increasing academic demands, and time-consuming athletic commitments . . [...]

Little Mercies By Heather Gudenkauf chats with Dr. Alvin

Heather Gudenkauf Click Here To Listen In her latest ripped-from-the-headlines tour de force, New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf shows how one small mistake can have life-altering consequences… Veteran social worker Ellen Moore has seen the worst side of humanity—the vilest acts one person can commit against another. She is a fiercely dedicated children's [...]

My Very First I Can Read: Learn To Read With Tug The Pup And Friends By Dr. Julie M. Wood chats with Dr. Alvin

Julie M Wood Click Here To Listen Enter into the world of reading with My Very First I Can Read! This comprehensive emergent reading program addresses all the components of reading mastery based on the latest early literacy research. Written by educator and reading specialist Dr. Julie M. Wood, with lively illustrations by Sebastien Braun, [...]

I Am Rosa Parks By Brad Meltzer chats with Dr. Alvin

Brad Meltzer-I Am Rosa Parks Click Here To Listen   “Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography – for his own kids, and for yours. Each book tells the story of one of America’s [...]

Love Is All You Need By Kim Rocco Shields chats with Dr. Alvin

Kim Rocco Shields Click Here To Listen Kim is a talented and controversial filmmaker, Kim Rocco Shields of Genius Pictures, has a multiple-award-winning viral short Love Is All You Need which has garnered over 30 million hits on YouTube and is about to become a full-length feature film. The concept of the film follows the [...]

Make Me A Mother By Susanne Antonetta chats with Dr. Alvin

Susanne Antonetta Click Here To Listen In Make Me a Mother, acclaimed memoirist Susanne Antonetta adopts an infant from Seoul, South Korea. After meeting their six-month-old son, Jin, at the airport—an incident made memorable when Susanne, so eager to meet her son, is chased down by security—Susanne and her husband learn lessons common to all [...]

Seven Wonders By PeterLerangis chats with Dr. Alvin

Peter Lerangis Click Here To Listen Three friends left Jack McKinley and his friends defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, unearthed the treasures of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and recovered two of the seven lost Loculi—only to find they'd been betrayed. Two sides split With Babylon in ruins, Marco on the Massa side, and ancient [...]

1,107 Baby Names That Stand The Test Of Time By Jennifer Griffin chats with Dr. Alvin

Jennifer Griffin Click Here To Listen There are tens of thousands of baby names out there—and books that dutifully list them. And then there is 1,107 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time—a curated, considered, opinionated, and richly informative guide that winnows down the world of baby names to help moms and dads make [...]

How To Babysit Grandma By Jean Reagan chats with Dr. Alvin

Jean Reagan Click Here To Listen When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky . . . it's a sleepover at her house! And with the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time. (Be sure to check out the sections on: How to keep a grandma [...]