Abington Community Library Young Adult Librarian Sandy Longo recommends the following back-to-school themed books for teen readers:
“Teach Yourself: Good Study Skills”
by Bernice Walmsley
Study skills are learned skills. Teach yourself everything from effective reading, note taking, thinking critically, revision skills and so much more.
“Bullying and Violence: Youth with Aggression Issues”
by Kenneth McIntosh and Ida Walker
What are the warning signs that someone has a problem with aggression? How can you help prevent violent behavior that leads to bullying? Find out with Bullying and Violence.
“Test Success! How to Be Calm, Confident & Focused on Any Test”
by Ben Bernstein, Ph.D.
Test Success is a comprehensive guide for reducing stress and improving your performance. It introduces you to nine core tools that are useful for any test and exam, appropriate for high school students and complements every test-content book available.
“How to Remember Everything: Memory shortcuts to help you study smarter”
by Russell Kahn, with Tom Meltzer et al.
Memory shortcuts are mnemonics. Mnemonics are a fun, powerful learning tool and easy way to retrain information on historical events, spelling rules, math formulas, parts of the human body, word definitions, state capitals and so much more. How to Remember Everything can help you study more efficiently and effectively.
“Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry, 2nd Edition”
by Peter Vogt
A comprehensive view of career options in the fashion industry including fashion designer, runway model, fashion buyer, production manager and many more.