I Adulted

I Adulted Author Robb Pearlman
ISBN-10 9780789332905
Year 2017-02-21
Pages 66
Language en
Publisher Rizzoli Publications
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A whimsically illustrated book containing 100 removable stickers that congratulate supposed grown-ups on a job well done... or at least a job done. Despite official reports, members of Generation X and younger feel completely and totally ill-prepared to deal with anything. They still, as purportedly self-sufficient adults, look toward Baby Boomers and the Greatest Generation and think, How did they do that? So the easiest and best way to find comfort is to look not ahead at uncertainty (or, heaven forbid, around at the chaos currently surrounding them), but to the past to their simpler childhoods. The generation who championed the coloring book-as- relaxation trend grew up in a world in which they spent hours obsessing over, trading, and decorating with stickers. And it is with brightly colored stickers that they will finally find peace of mind. For a little while, at least. Filled with 100 full-color removable stickers that can be used to decorate journals, notebooks, or your lapel to proudly and publicly proclaim life's little victories, I Adulted! is the ideal nostalgic and practical book for anyone who feels a sense of accomplishment by making it through a day without calling their mother for help.

I Adulted Today Other Delightful Doodles to Color

I Adulted Today   Other Delightful Doodles to Color Author Carolynn Schwartz
ISBN-10 1535367865
Year 2016-07-20
Pages 66
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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A collection of clean doodles to color from the creator of "Interesting Insults and Creative Curses for Adults to Color." 30 Hand-drawn kooky and inspirational phrases for your meditation-seeking-mind.

Adulting Is Hard

Adulting Is Hard Author Samantha Crosby
ISBN-10 9781329845954
Year 2016-01-21
Pages 34
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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Coloring book for adults with a diverse lexicon. 30+ pages of your favorite colorful curse words.

Rhett Link s Book of Mythicality

Rhett   Link s Book of Mythicality Author Rhett McLaughlin
ISBN-10 9780751570564
Year 2017-10-12
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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"Internetainers" Rhett & Link met in first grade when their teacher made them miss recess for writing profanity on their desks, and they have been best friends ever since. Today, their daily YouTube talk show, Good Mythical Morning, is the most-watched daily talk show on the Internet, and nearly 12 million subscribers tune in to see the guys broadcast brainy trivia, wild experiments, and hilarious banter (not to mention the occasional cereal bath). Now the award-winning comedians are finally bringing their "Mythical" world to the printed page in their first book. A hilarious blend of autobiography, trivia, and advice, Rhett & Link's Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery will offer twenty ways to add "Mythicality" to your life, including: Eat Something That Scares You Make a Bold Hair Choice Invent Something Ridiculous Say "I Love You" Like It's Never Been Said Speak at Your Own Funeral The goal of these offbeat prompts? To learn new things, laugh more often, and earn a few grown-up merit badges along the way. Heartfelt and completely original, this book will be the perfect gift for anyone looking for a fresh dose of humor and fun.

Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture

Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture Author Maria Nikolajeva
ISBN-10 9781317160984
Year 2016-05-13
Pages 180
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood and identity, the mapping of sexual awakening onto postcolonial awareness, hybridity and trans-racial romance, transgressive sexuality, the sexually abused adolescent body, music as a code for identity formation, representations of adolescent emotion, and what neuroscience research tells us about young adult readers, writers, and young artists. Throughout, the volume explores the ways writers configure their adolescent protagonists as awkward, alienated, rebellious and unhappy, so that the figure of the young adult becomes a symbol of wider political and societal concerns. Examining in depth significant contemporary novels, including those by Julia Alvarez, Stephenie Meyer, Tamora Pierce, Malorie Blackman and Meg Rosoff, among others, Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture illuminates the ways in which the cultural constructions 'adolescent' and 'young adult fiction' share some of society's most painful anxieties and contradictions.

Magic to the Bone

Magic to the Bone Author Annie Bellet
ISBN-10
Year 2016-03-19
Pages 220
Language en
Publisher Doomed Muse Press
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Boss Fight: Samir! Roll for initiative… Bruised, battered, but not even close to broken, Jade and her friends must reunite, and get ready to take out her psycho ex once and for all. Leveled up and wiser, Jade stands a chance this time. As long as she takes out Samir BEFORE he turns into a god… This is book seven in USA Today bestselling The Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.

Making Sense of Adult Learning

Making Sense of Adult Learning Author Dorothy MacKeracher
ISBN-10 9781442690493
Year 2004-11-01
Pages 315
Language en
Publisher University of Toronto Press
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Learning is an inseparable part of human experience. Understanding how adults learn and applying that expertise to practical everyday situations and relationships opens the window on a broader understanding of the capacity of the human mind. Dorothy MacKeracher's Making Sense of Adult Learning was first published in 1996, and was acclaimed for its readability and value as a reference tool. For the second edition of this essential work, MacKeracher has reorganized and revised many of the chapters to bring the text up-to-date for contemporary use. Concepts are presented from learning-centred and learner-centred perspectives, while related learning and teaching principles provide ideas about how one may enable others to learn more effectively. Written for people preparing to become adult educators, Making Sense of Adult Learning provides background information about the nature of adult learning and the characteristics that typify adult learners. This new edition will be quick to assert its place as the premier guide in the field.

Adulting

Adulting Author Kelly Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781455516896
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING GUIDE, WITH UPDATED MATERIAL AND A NEW FOREWORD If you graduated from college but still feel like a student . . . if you wear a business suit to job interviews but pajamas to the grocery store . . . if you have your own apartment but no idea how to cook or clean . . . it's OK. But it doesn't have to be this way. Just because you don't feel like an adult doesn't mean you can't act like one. And it all begins with this funny, wise, and useful book. Based on Kelly Williams Brown's popular blog, ADULTING, makes the scary, confusing "real world" approachable, manageable--and even conquerable. This guide will help you to navigate the stormy Sea of Adulthood so that you may find safe harbor in Not Running Out of Toilet Paper Bay, and along the way you will learn: What to check for when renting a new apartment--Not just the nearby bars, but the faucets and stove, among other things. When a busy person can find time to learn more about the world (It involves the intersection of NPR and hair-straightening.) How to avoid hooking up with anyone in your office--Imagine your coworkers having plastic, featureless doll crotches. It helps. The secret to finding a mechanic you love--Or, more realistically, one that will not rob you blind. From breaking up with frenemies to fixing your toilet, this way fun comprehensive handbook is the answer for aspiring grown-ups of all ages.

Learning Disabilities Literacy and Adult Education

Learning Disabilities  Literacy  and Adult Education Author Susan Ann Vogel
ISBN-10 1557663475
Year 1998-01-01
Pages 377
Language en
Publisher Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
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In this book, experts in the fields of LD and adult literacy describe the characteristics, demographics, education, and employment status of adults with severe learning disabilities and discuss the laws that protect them in the workplace and in educational settings. Sample forms, checklists, resource lists, and examples from staff preparation programs are included.

Things I d Do But Just for You

Things I d Do  But Just for You Author Jack Sjogren
ISBN-10 9781452159874
Year 2016-08-09
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Love comes and goes, but really liking someone? Now that's something special. Illustrator Jack Sjogren celebrates the genuine, under-celebrated emotion of "like" with moments we would happily endure for someone special. This humorous book perfectly channels the boundless generosity we feel for our BFFs, making it a charming and eclectic look at unconditional affection in the modern age.

ADULTING STICKERS

ADULTING STICKERS Author Inc Peter Pauper Press
ISBN-10 1441322574
Year 2016-10-06
Pages
Language en
Publisher Peter Pauper Press
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Being an adult is hard. Trying not to spend all the money, eating vegetables, and matching your socks takes resolve. Mark all those grown-up moments with an #adulting sticker! This fun set comes with 18 adulting stickers -- ''Made my bed,'' ''Ate a vegetable,'' ''Showered today,'' and more! Stick on your shirt, take a selfie, and share on social media! Easy to stick on and peel off clothing. Stickers are 2-3/4 inches round. Package measures 8-1/2 inches wide by 11 inches high.

The Vanishing American Adult

The Vanishing American Adult Author Ben Sasse
ISBN-10 9781250114419
Year 2017-05-16
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America's future. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, America's youth are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding: learning the value of working with your hands, leaving home to start a family, becoming economically self-reliant—are being delayed or skipped altogether. The statistics are daunting: 30% of college students drop out after the first year, and only 4 in 10 graduate. One in three 18-to-34 year-olds live with their parents. From these disparate phenomena: Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse who as president of a Midwestern college observed the trials of this generation up close, sees an existential threat to the American way of life. In The Vanishing American Adult, Sasse diagnoses the causes of a generation that can't grow up and offers a path for raising children to become active and engaged citizens. He identifies core formative experiences that all young people should pursue: hard work to appreciate the benefits of labor, travel to understand deprivation and want, the power of reading, the importance of nurturing your body—and explains how parents can encourage them. Our democracy depends on responsible, contributing adults to function properly—without them America falls prey to populist demagogues. A call to arms, The Vanishing American Adult will ignite a much-needed debate about the link between the way we're raising our children and the future of our country.

A is for Adventures in Adulting

A is for Adventures in Adulting Author Anne Richardson
ISBN-10 1544191367
Year 2017-03-19
Pages 60
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Enjoy an alphabet of delightfully cynical cartoons that capture the thrills of being a responsible adult! Hot off the presses, this new adult coloring book is the perfect way to laugh, color, and relax. Unlike the complicated patterns of other adult coloring books, these simple, comical illustrations make for easy color choices and stress-free doodling! It includes 26 2-page spreads with illustrations of animals in adult situations. Though the humor is cynical, the language is safe to hang on your office wall or the fridge next to the kids' drawings. Double-sided pages give you more bang for your buck! Crayons or colored pencils are recommended. Tear one out and frame it in an 8x10! Here are some of the cartoons you'll color: A is for an Ant on an Airplane who couldn't get an Aisle seat D is for a Dinosaur at the Dog park, picking up poop K is for a Kangaroo Killing it at Karaoke night Q is for a Quail buying Quinoa in the bulk section Y is for a Yak doing Yoga

Making Their Own Way

Making Their Own Way Author Marcia B. Baxter Magolda
ISBN-10 1579220916
Year 2004-01
Pages 356
Language en
Publisher Stylus Publishing, LLC.
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What impact does a college education have on students' careers and personal lives after they graduate? Do they consider themselves well prepared for the demands and ambiguities of contemporary society? What can we learn from their stories to improve the college learning experience? This groundbreaking book extends Marcia Baxter Magolda's renowned longitudinal study and follows her participants' lives from their graduation to their early thirties. We follow these students' journeys to an internally-authored sense of identity and how they make meaning of their lives. From this, the author proposes a new framework for higher education to better foster students' crucial journeys of transformation - through the shaping of curriculum and co-curriculum, advising, leadership opportunities, campus work settings, collaboration, diversity and community building.