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The owner's manual for driving your adolescent brain

Author: JoAnn M Deak; Terrence Deak; Freya Harrison
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Little Pickle Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Think you know everything about your brain? Think again! In this exciting follow-up to Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, you'll get the goods on glia and the news about neurons, presented in a fun and engaging format. Hang on to your hemispheres, and prepare to have your mind boggled as you learn about the workings of the brain in its second decade--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JoAnn M Deak; Terrence Deak; Freya Harrison
ISBN: 9781939775023 1939775027
OCLC Number: 837957812
Awards: Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Nonfiction (8-12 Years)) 2014
Commended for Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Nonfiction) 2014
Description: 71 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Drivers' Ed for your adolescent brain --
From your head to your toes --
Your growing brain --
Adapting to you adolescent brain --
The power of protection --
Train your brain --
Conclusion: Your brain is amazing, and so are you!
Responsibility: by JoAnn Deak, Ph. D. and Terrence Deak, Ph. D. ; illustrated by Freya Harrison.

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"Peppered with colorful cartoons to drive home its serious points, The Owner s Manual for Driving Your Adolescent Brain lives up to its title and is enthusiastically recommended especially for grade Read more...

 
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Dr. Deak has done it again

by KhadijahLPP (WorldCat user published 2013-12-03) Excellent Permalink

Knowing how much my younger children love Dr. Deak's first book, Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, I was not surprised to see how much my older children loved her new book, co-authored with her son, another Dr. Deak!
As with all Little Pickle Press books, this book is written on recycled paper...
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