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  • The way of mindful education : cultivating well-being in teachers and students

    The way of mindful education : cultivating well-being in teachers and students2014

    by Daniel J Rechtschaffen

    (187)

    BOOK

    Call #: 370.1 REC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • How to do nothing : resisting the attention economy

    How to do nothing : resisting the attention economy2019

    by Jenny Odell

    (37,090)

    Summary: A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention -- and our personal information -- that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 303.483 ODE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Indistractable : how to control your attention and choose your life

    Indistractable : how to control your attention and choose your life2019

    by Nir Eyal

    (15,787)

    Summary: You sit down at your desk to work on an important project, but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning. Later, as you're about to get back to work, a colleague taps you on the shoulder...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 153.7 EYA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Stolen focus : why you can't pay attention--and how to think deeply again

    Stolen focus : why you can't pay attention--and how to think deeply again2022

    by Johann Hari

    (8,683)

    Summary: Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From New York Times bestselling author, Johann Hari, comes a ground-breaking examination of why this is happening -- and how to get our attention back....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 153.7 HAR

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

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  • Now you see it : how the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn

    Now you see it : how the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn2011

    by Cathy N Davidson

    (1,258)

    Summary: Documents a 2003 experiment at Duke University where the author had free iPods issued to the freshman class to see how the device could be used academically, in a report that reveals other technological ideas that are revolutionizing education.

    BOOK

    Call #: 153.7 DAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Driven to distraction at work : how to focus and be more productive

    Driven to distraction at work : how to focus and be more productive2015

    by Edward M. Hallowell

    (589)

    Summary: "Hallowell, known for his work with children and adults, now identifies the underlying reasons why people really lose their ability to focus at work--where many of today's adults feel distracted and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 650.1 HAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Smart but scattered teens : the

    Smart but scattered teens : the "executive skills" program for helping teens reach their potential2013

    by Richard Guare

    (756)

    Summary: Uses key principles from the business world to help teens get organized, stay focused, and control their impulses.

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.874 GUA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Chimpanzees for tea!

    Chimpanzees for tea!2016

    by Jo Empson , illustrator

    (415)

    Summary: A silly, fun version of the game "telephone" in which a grocery list committed to memory goes playfully awry.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P NEIGHBOR EMPSON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Neighbors

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  • I just want to do it my way!

    I just want to do it my way!2013

    by Julia Cook

    (223)

    Summary: RJ's way of doing things isn't working out for him. His teacher is upset because so many of his assignments are missing or incomplete, but RJ blames other students for distracting him. He learns how...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P GROWING COOK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Growing Up

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  • Five good minutes in the evening : 100 mindful practices to help you unwind from the day & make the most of your night

    Five good minutes in the evening : 100 mindful practices to help you unwind from the day & make the most of your night2006

    by Jeffrey Brantley

    (162)

    BOOK

    Call #: 158.12 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Five good minutes : 100 morning practices to help you stay calm & focused all day long

    Five good minutes : 100 morning practices to help you stay calm & focused all day long2005

    by Jeffrey Brantley

    (216)

    BOOK

    Call #: 158.12 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The worst day of my life ever! : my story about listening and following instructions ( --or not!)

    The worst day of my life ever! : my story about listening and following instructions ( --or not!)2011

    by Julia Cook

    (332)

    Summary: When RJ learns to use such skills as listening and following instructions, he has the best day of his life.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P GROWING COOK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Growing Up

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  • Baa baa boom! [launchpad] : school review & prep

    Baa baa boom! : school review & prep2021

    Summary: Students will stay engaged with learning all summer long with these interactive games and books. Learn fun facts about animals. Improve concentration and memory. Practice basic math skills. Develop vocabulary.

    KIT

    Call #: J LAUNCHPAD BAA

    Location: Learning Tools

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  • Listen and learn

    Listen and learn2003

    by Cheri J Meiners

    (94)

    Summary: Introduces and explains what listening means, why it's important, and how to listen well.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 155.4 MEI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Caveboy crush

    Caveboy crush2019

    by Beth Ferry

    (238)

    Summary: Will the caveboy's crush respond favorably to his grand, attention-getting gestures?

    BOOK

    Call #: E FERRY

    Location: Picture Books

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  • ADHD : what every parent needs to know

    ADHD : what every parent needs to know2019

    by Mark Wolraich

    (88)

    Summary: This guide offers parents balanced, reassuring information to help them manage their child's ADHD. Topics include: evaluation and diagnosis, coexisting conditions, behavior therapy, ADHD and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 WOL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Winning with ADHD : a playbook for teens & young adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

    Winning with ADHD : a playbook for teens & young adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder2019

    by Grace Friedman

    (35)

    Summary: If you're a teen with ADHD, you care about academic and social success just as much as your peers do, but you may also experience difficulties keeping up in school and maintaining good relationships...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 FRI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Women with attention deficit disorder : embrace your differences and transform your life

    Women with attention deficit disorder : embrace your differences and transform your life2005

    by Sari Solden

    (1,354)

    Summary: "In this pioneering exploration of ADD and AD/HD, Sari Solden combines real-life histories and treatment experiences with the latest clinical research." "Solden depicts the shame many women...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 SOL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The middle of somewhere [downloadable ebook]

    The middle of somewhere2007

    by J. B Cheaney

    (172)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Ronnie loves organization, especially because her brother has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, but traveling with their grandfather who is investigating wind power in Kansas brings some pleasant, if chaotic, surprises.

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  • Joey Pigza swallowed the key [downloadable audiobook]

    Joey Pigza swallowed the key2003

    by Jack Gantos

    (16,585)

    Summary: To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription medications wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired.

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • What would Joey do? [downloadable audiobook]

    What would Joey do?2005

    by Jack Gantos

    (1,100)

    Summary: A dazzling conclusion to the Joey Pigza trilogy! Are they flirting or fighting? This is Joey Pigza's question when the fireworks suddenly start to explode between his long-separated mom and dad. The...  more »

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  • I am not Joey Pigza [downloadable audiobook]

    I am not Joey Pigza2007

    by Jack Gantos

    (844)

    Summary: The award-winning Joey Pigza series continues in this rocket-paced audiobook where Joey discovers what identity and forgiveness really mean. Joey Pigza is knocked for a loop when his good-for-nothing...  more »

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  • Joey Pigza loses control [downloadable audiobook]

    Joey Pigza loses control2004

    by Jack Gantos

    (5,011)

    Summary: Joey, who is still taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the hard-drinking father he has never known and tries to help the baseball team he coaches win the championship.

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • The ADD answer : how to help your child now

    The ADD answer : how to help your child now2004

    by Frank Lawlis

    (69)

    BOOK

    Call #: 618.92 LAW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Thriving with ADHD : workbook for kids

    Thriving with ADHD : workbook for kids2018

    by Kelli Miller

    (117)

    Summary: Everybody has things that make them extra special. For millions of kids across the world one of those things is ADHD. Though ADHD is very common, the symptoms might make kids feel frustrated, alone,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 MIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • What your ADHD child wishes you knew : working together to empower kids for success in school and life

    What your ADHD child wishes you knew : working together to empower kids for success in school and life2018

    by Sharon Saline

    (345)

    Summary: A veteran psychologist presents a proven roadmap to help ADHD kids succeed in school and life. You've read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 SAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Miss Little's gift

    Miss Little's gift2009

    by Douglas Wood

    (55)

    Summary: Author Douglas Wood tells of the teacher who led him to love reading, in spite of his ADHD.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P BIO WOOD

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Biography

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Curious to the bone! [launchpad] : animals.

    Curious to the bone! : animals.2018

    Summary: These games, challenges, and learning tools will help kids learn all about animals while developing a strong foundation of skills needed throughout preschool. Children will develop creativity and...  more »

    KIT

    Call #: J LAUNCHPAD CURIOUS

    Location: Learning Tools

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Delivered from distraction : getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder

    Delivered from distraction : getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder2005

    by Edward M Hallowell

    (3,752)

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.85 HAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Driven to distraction

    Driven to distraction1994

    by Edward M Hallowell

    (11,258)

    BOOK

    Call #: 618.92 HAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mindful parenting for ADHD : a guide to cultivating calm, reducing stress, & helping children thrive

    Mindful parenting for ADHD : a guide to cultivating calm, reducing stress, & helping children thrive2015

    by Mark Bertin

    (193)

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 BER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Flipping ADHD on its head : how to turn your child's

    Flipping ADHD on its head : how to turn your child's "disability" into their greatest strength2020

    by Jim Poole

    (96)

    Summary: Author Jim Poole introduces and explores a holistic, integrated, and empowering approach to identifying and promoting the strengths of ADHD children. Rather than framing ADHD as a disability, Dr. Jim...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 POO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Finally focused : the breakthrough natural treatment plan for ADHD that restores attention, minimizes hyperactivity, and helps eliminate drug side effects

    Finally focused : the breakthrough natural treatment plan for ADHD that restores attention, minimizes hyperactivity, and helps eliminate drug side effects2017

    by James Greenblatt

    (238)

    Summary: Dr. James Greenblatt's strong, integrative approach to dealing with ADHD uses natural minerals to treat imbalances in the body so that any child (or adult) can flourish without being held back by...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 GRE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Mrs. Gorski, I think I have the wiggle fidgets

    Mrs. Gorski, I think I have the wiggle fidgets2008

    by Barbara Esham

    Series: Adventures Of Everyday Geniuses

    (479)

    Summary: David Sheldon finds it difficult to pay attention and follow directions. His teacher, Mrs. Gorski, has had enough of David's brainstorms, but David "brainstorms" a way to manage his "wiggle fidgets."

    BOOK

    Call #: J P STORIES ESHAM

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Stories

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  • Joey Pigza swallowed the key [Playaway]

    Joey Pigza swallowed the key2013

    by Jack Gantos

    Series: Joey Pigza Series - #1

    (16,575)

    Summary: To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription medications wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F GANTOS

    Location: Junior Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Joey Pigza swallowed the key [CD book]

    Joey Pigza swallowed the key2003

    by Jack Gantos

    Series: Joey Pigza Series

    (16,585)

    Summary: To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription medications wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F GANTOS

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • ADHD : what everyone needs to know

    ADHD : what everyone needs to know2016

    by Stephen P. Hinshaw

    (24)

    Summary: Rates of diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are skyrocketing, throughout America and the rest of the world. U.S. rates of youth diagnosis have increased 40% from just a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 HIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The love letters of Abelard and Lily
    Staff Pick

    The love letters of Abelard and Lily2017

    by Laura Creedle

    (2,852)

    Summary: When Lily Michaels-Ryan ditches her ADHD meds and lands in detention with Abelard, who has Asperger's, she's intrigued--Abelard seems thirty seconds behind, while she feels thirty seconds ahead. It...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CREEDLE

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Fast minds : how to thrive if you have ADHD (or think you might)

    Fast minds : how to thrive if you have ADHD (or think you might)2013

    by Craig Surman

    (378)

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8589 SUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Right-brained children in a left-brained world : unlocking the potential of your ADD child

    Right-brained children in a left-brained world : unlocking the potential of your ADD child1997

    by Jeffrey Freed

    (336)

    BOOK

    Call #: 371.93 FRE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details