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The Richardella-dulcisica, better known as the taste berry, is a unique fruit. When eaten, it causes the taste buds to experience all food eaten afterwards-even distasteful food-as sweet and delicious. Likewise, there are people who, through their love and compassion, make the lives of others better. Like the taste berry, these people can turn sour days into delightful, even joyful, ones.
With all the confusion, turmoil and heartache that teens experience, they need "taste berries" more than any other group. The authors - a mother/daughter team sensitive to the special needs of teens- have collected a wide array of inspirational material, which they interweave with teens' comments and critiques. The book is divided into units on self-worth, self-respect and self-esteem; friendship; love and meaningful relationships; finding meaning, purpose and direction in life; giving, sharing and making a difference; encouragement and success; and coping with pressure, stress and tough issues.
Real teens reviewed this book and the authors completed it with the collaborative feedback of those teens. This innovative approach enables Taste Berries for Teens to show teens - by means of the responses and reactions of their peers, rather than the rhetoric of adults - what it means to be a "taste berry" and to appreciate the "taste berries" in their lives. In addition, the authors offer their own suggestions and counsel to provide structure for the teen responses.
Taste Berries for Teens--a unique combination of timeless and heartwarming narratives, teen responses and reactions, and the authors' own loving and wise commentary and advice--is sure to become every teen reader's constant guide and trusted companion.
|Publisher:||Health Communications, Incorporated|
|Series:||Taste Berries for Teens Series , #1|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.84(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Jennifer Leigh Youngs dedicates her life to helping others. At 24, she is already a nationally recognized speaker and workshop presenter, whose audiences consist primarily of teens and parents.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is a very helpful guide for troubled teens or teens with abusive parents this will change your life!!
I recommend this book for any teen, or parent! It is a fascinating book that fills you with hope and inspiration! Please read this book! --- This book may require a box of tissues:)
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This book helped so much in so many ways. I recently and still going through a depression. This past summer I was forced to move to a new and smaller town away from al of my really nice friends. The people who I grew up with the people who I loved. This book helped me cope with things that I have had to expierence lately. I could tell that the authors were very into what they were writing about!
This book has so many stories about teens just like me. My problems are very similar and I just think this book is very crucial for every teenager to read.