Tag Archives: Adolescents

45. Tiger Eyes (Judy Blume)

After listening to Judy Blume speak about Tiger Eyes at her engagement at the Toronto reference library last week, I was curious to reread Tiger Eyes.  Reading her novels in my younger days, they seemed to grow with me and … Continue reading

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41. In the Unlikely Event (Judy Blume)

Judy Blume books were among my favourite stories while I was growing up – in fact, I still have some well-loved, dog-eared and yellowed copies of Superfudge, Blubber and Are You There God, Its Me Margaret.  The audience for her … Continue reading

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8. The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults ( Frances E. Jensen, MD)

“Try not to be winning the battles, when you should be winning the war” CBC radio had a clip featuring Frances Jensen, the author of The Teenage Brain, a few weeks ago. It was interesting listening to her speak of … Continue reading

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