It s Not the Stork

Title : It s Not the Stork
Author : Robie H. Harris
Publisher : Candlewick Press
ISBN 13 : 9780763658632
Date : 2011-08-09

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From the expert team behind IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL and IT'S SO AMAZING! comes a book for younger children about their bodies — a resource that parents, teachers, librarians, health care providers, and clergy can use with ease and confidence. Young children are curious about almost everything, especially their bodies. And young children are not afraid to ask questions. What makes me a girl? What makes me a boy? Why are some parts of girls' and boys' bodies the same and why are some parts different? How was I made? Where do babies come from? Is it true that a stork brings babies to mommies and daddies? IT'S NOT THE STORK! helps answer these endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Through lively, comfortable language and sensitive, engaging artwork, Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley address readers in a reassuring way, mindful of a child's healthy desire for straightforward information. Two irresistible cartoon characters, a curious bird and a squeamish bee, provide comic relief and give voice to the full range of emotions and reactions children may experience while learning about their amazing bodies. Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, the information is up-to-date, age-appropriate, and scientifically accurate, and always aimed at helping kids feel proud, knowledgeable, and comfortable about their own bodies, about how they were born, and about the family they are part of.

It s So Amazing

Title : It s So Amazing
Author : Robie H. Harris
Publisher : Candlewick Press
ISBN 13 : 9780763669980
Date : 2014-09-09

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How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies?—?and about sex and sexuality, too. It’s So Amazing! provides the answers?—?with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and up in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies. Created by the author and illustrator of It’s Perfectly Normal, this forthright and funny book has been newly updated for its fifteenth anniversary.

It s Perfectly Normal

Title : It s Perfectly Normal
Author : Robie H. Harris
Publisher : Candlewick Press
ISBN 13 : 9780763669973
Date : 2014-09-09

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The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today’s kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary. For two decades, this universally acclaimed book on sexuality has been the most trusted and accessible resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Now, in honor of its anniversary, It’s Perfectly Normal has been updated with current and correct information on subjects such as safe and savvy Internet use, gender identity, emergency contraception, and more. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and STDs, It’s Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need?—?now more than ever?—?to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.

The Lose Your Belly Diet

Title : The Lose Your Belly Diet
Author : Travis Stork, M.D.
Publisher : Ghost Mountain Books
ISBN 13 : 9781939457615
Date : 2016-12-27

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We want to be healthy. We want to be lean. And we want to lose that annoying fat around our bellies! We can achieve ALL of these goals with The Lose Your Belly Diet. Based on exciting new research about the dramatic benefits of vibrant gut health and a diverse gut microbiome, this plan nurtures your gut while helping you burn off excess weight and harmful belly fat. This plan is built around a very clear, research-based concept: Eating food that nourishes and protects the microbes in your gut paves the way for weight loss, a slimmer middle, and better overall health. It’s not just about weight loss. Having great gut health is linked to good health throughout your body. Scientists in this rapidly growing field are finding connections between gut microbes and the immune system, weight loss, gastrointestinal health, , allergies, asthma, and even cancer. With every study that’s published, scientists become more convinced that having a healthy gut leads to having a healthy body. We’re accustomed to thinking of bacteria as bad—and some are—but most of the bacteria and microbes in our guts do amazing things, like working with our immune system to fight disease and helping our bodies digest food. Not only can’t we live without them, but as their numbers and diversity increase, so too does our health. In this book, we look at all of the ways you can improve your own gut health, starting with the food you eat. My diet recommendations, meal plans, and recipes will help feed and protect your gut microbes. And we look at the many other steps you can take to support your beneficial bacteria, from avoiding unnecessary antibiotics to changing the way you think about dirt and germs. Even the choices you make about how you bring your children into the world can have an impact on your family’s microbiomes. In The Lose Your Belly Diet, we’ll cover all the bases, giving you everything you need to know to make dramatic changes in your GI health, your weight, your belly fat, and your overall health.

The Memory of Light

Title : The Memory of Light
Author : Francisco X. Stork
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
ISBN 13 : 9780545634021
Date : 2016-01-26

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"When Vicky Cruz wakes up in the Lakeview Hospital Mental Disorders ward, she knows one thing: After her suicide attempt, she shouldn't be alive. But then she meets Mona, the live wire; Gabriel, the saint; E.M., always angry; and Dr. Desai, a quiet force. With stories and honesty, kindness and hard work, they push her to reconsider her life before Lakeview, and offer her an acceptance she's never had. But Vicky's newfound peace is as fragile as the roses that grow around the hospital. And when a crisis forces the group to split up, sending Vicky back to the life that drove her to suicide, she must try to find her own courage and strength. She may not have them. She doesn't know. Inspired in part by the author's own experience with depression, The Memory of Light is the rare young adult novel that focuses not on the events leading up to a suicide attempt, but the recovery from one -- about living when life doesn't seem worth it, and how we go on anyway."

Marabou Stork Nightmares

Title : Marabou Stork Nightmares
Author : Irvine Welsh
Publisher : Random House
ISBN 13 : 9781407019390
Date : 2009-01-01

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Roy Strang is engaged in a strange quest in a surrealist South Africa. His mission is to eradicate an evil predator-scavenger bird, the marabou stork, before it drives away the peace-loving flamingo from the picturesque Lake Torto. But behind this world lies another: the world of Roy's bizarre family, the Scottish housing scheme in which he grew up, his mundane job, a disastrous emigration to Africa, and his youthful life of brutality with a gang of soccer casuals. As one world crashes into the other, this potentially charming story of ornithological goodwill mutates into a filthy tale of violence, abuse and redemption.

Marcelo in the Real World

Title : Marcelo in the Real World
Author : Francisco X. Stork
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
ISBN 13 : 9780545056908
Date : 2011-02-01

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Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm.

Hi New Baby

Title : Hi New Baby
Author : Robie H. Harris
Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN 13 : PSU:000049999921
Date : 2003

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A father recalls his young daughter's first reactions to her new baby brother.

The Doctor s Diet

Title : The Doctor s Diet
Author : Travis Stork
Publisher : Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN 13 : 9781455538201
Date : 2015-12-08

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THE DOCTOR'S DIET is way more than just an eating plan: It's a blueprint for a longer, healthier, happier life! THE DOCTOR'S DIET is the solution to unhealthy eating, an American epidemic with a death toll higher than that of car accidents, drug abuse, smoking, and gun violence combined. Here, Dr. Stork offers a flexible and workable diet plan that addresses this health crisis by helping you lose weight, restore your health, and ultimately add years to your life. Because Dr. Stork understands the urgency of this weight crisis, he created a simple 14-day jump-start STAT plan so that you can begin losing weight right away. Readers will be inspired by Dr. Stork's encouragement, and will establish healthy new eating habits with great-tasting meals, easy-to-follow recipes, and enough flexibility that anyone can follow along, from vegetarians to meat-eaters and everyone in between! This is a diet that can work for you.

The Stork Club Bar Book

Title : The Stork Club Bar Book
Author : Lucius Beebe
Publisher : New Day Pub
ISBN 13 : 0974325910
Date : 2005-09-01

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From pre–Civil War bartending to the night clubs of the 1940s, these bar books document the trends and mores of their respective eras. Beginning with the first known recipe book compiled for those seeking to serve sophisticated beverages, through the birth of many of the 21st century's drink standards and the tales of those who consumed them, these drink guides provide an insider's glimpse into the excess and splendor of the pre- and post-Prohibition eras. A famous oasis after the ravages of Prohibition, the Stork Club was the place for celebrities to see and be seen. This bar book offers a historical glimpse into the high life in New York City at this legendary spot and who was drinking which concoctions. Penned by a legendary wit and bon vivant, this book contains recipes, humor, and stories about the rich and famous who frequented this elegant club, and sly essays on such subjects as the mint julep and the zombie.