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  • 100 New Yorkers: A Guide to Illustrious Lives and Locations

    By Julia Holmes

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781892145314
    • Publisher: The Little Bookroom
    • Published: 2004
    A dazzling miscellany of New Yorkers - writers, artists, athletes, actors, politicians, and famed visitors - and the places where their presence continues to resonate. A biographical sketch of each of the one hundred is followed by descriptions of their homes and haunts. Andy Warhol, John Lennon, Diana Vreeland, Diego Rivera, Dawn Powell, Walt Whitman, Tallulah Bankhead, Truman Capote, Weegee, Babe Ruth and Jackson Pollock are only a few of the luminaries that light up these pages. Indexed by neighborhood, era, and profession, this book includes easy-to-use maps and 100 black-and-white photographs. 250p.
  • Let's Be Friends

    By Lawerence E. Shapiro

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781572246102
    • Publisher: New Harbinger Pubns Inc
    • Published: May 2008
    Building positive friendships is a critical part of a child's development. When adults look back on their childhoods, they rate their friendships as one of the most important factors in their happiness.But researchers report that half of children have difficulty making and keeping friends. These problems predispose them to lifelong relationship challenges. What's more, parents report that they rarely know what to do to help their children make friends. Social problems in childhood may lead to more serious problems in adolescence and adulthood, so it's wise to help your child with these skills now.The activities in this book offer you effective tools for helping your child become a better friend-maker. The activities in Let's Be Friends teach kids a wide variety of social skills including the making and keeping of new friends, finding friends with common interests, ways of coping with rejection, and tips for developing give and take in relationships. With practice, the skills in this book can help youngsters locate support during transitions, build self-esteem, and develop into healthy, resilient adults.

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