Reading/Interest Level: Intermediate, Young Adult
Author: Wendy L. Moss, PhD, and Robin A. DeLuca-Acconi, LCSW
Publisher: Magination Press
Do you constantly find yourself stressed because of school? School Made Easier is the book for you! This book seeks to provide readers with a toolbox of strategies for doing well in school and coping with academic stress. It talks students through understanding their anxiety, learning to relax, and being organized and prepared. Additionally, the book contains tips for prioritizing and getting work done. Advice for studying and several specific techniques to cope with stress are also discussed. Full of examples based off the struggles and questions of actual kids, this book is very relatable and demonstrates how to put the skills it teaches into practice.
Colorful and well-organized, this book is easy to follow and read. It is full of graphic organizers and visuals that help readers understand and retain the information presented. Each section is color-coded, which can help keep material straight. The reading experience is interactive, as it includes blanks to fill in goals and lists, and neat checklists for readers to analyze how they are doing within each category. The content of this book tackles real problems that students face in school and generates useful and applicable solutions for confronting those problems. Easy-to-understand and apply, this book is a great resource for students who feel anxious about school. Who knows, you may even realize that school is fun!