• People & places (Children's/YA)
      October 2019

      50 Real Heroes for Boys

      True Stories of Courage, Integrity, Kindness, Empathy, Compassion, and More!

      by Christy Monson

      50 Real Heroes for Boys teaches young boys everywhere that being a man only requires being yourself—but your best self. Bright, colorful portraits by over a dozen international artists accompany true stories of men who knew that character—things

    • Becoming Free

      A Woman's Guide to Internal Strength

      by Monson, Christy

      Throughout our lives we tend to build up armor that inhibits our growth. Our armor comes in many disguises: depression, self-deprecation, or the inability to act. We often create our own armor, our own protection, unique to us, but this protection actuall

    • June 2014

      Family Talk

      How to Organize Family Meetings to Solve Problems and Strengthen Relationships

      by Monson, Christy

      Christy Monson, a retired family therapist, provides in concrete examples and clear language the keys to family success through family councils. While families are diverse and their needs are unique, a family council provides a safe and strong enviro

    • August 2013

      Love, Hugs, and Hope

      When Scary Things Happen

      by Nawyn, Lori - Nawyn, Lori - Monson, Christy

      Written after the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Love, Hugs, and Hope: When Scary Things Happen is an invaluable tool for helping children identify feelings that overwhelm them with anxiety and despair. Author Christy Monson guides readers throu

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