- Cool Women, Hot Jobs ... And How You Can Go for it, Too! By Tina Schwager & Michele Schuerger 650.1408 SCHWAGER
- Profiles twenty-two women and the jobs they do, from choreographer to FBI agent, describing their education, duties, personality traits, and other factors in their career success, and gives specific ways to determine one's own future work.
- Dreams to Reality: Help for Young Moms: Education, Career, and Life Choices By Laura Haskins-Bookser; illustrated by Jami Moffett. 306.8743 HASKINS
- The author draws on her own experiences as a teenage mother to offer tips on setting and accomplishing goals, providing information on relationships, finances, college, paternity issues, job training, and travel.
- First in the Family: Advice about College from First-Generation Students By Kathleen Cushman 378 CUSHMAN
- Help for students who are the first of their families to attend college; how to stay on track academically and develop socially while staying connected to one's roots.
- Flying Solo: How to Soar Above Your Lonely Feelings, Make Friends, and Find the Happiest You By Pascale Perrier; illustrations by Klaas Verplancke 158.250835 PERRIER
- Gives teens the confidence they need and reassures them that they are not alone.
- GirlWise: How to be Confident, Capable, Cool, and in Control By Julia DeVillers 646.7008352 DEVILLER
- A guide to personal empowerment for teen girls offers advice by top experts in such fields as fashion, the martial arts, auto repair, psychiatry, and multimedia, sharing a wealth of information including how to change a tire, unfreeze a computer, and say no effectively.
- Guys, Let's Keep It Real!: A Message of Hope for Boys Growing up in Poverty, Racism, and Despair By Farrell Artis 646.7008694 ARTIS
- Let's face it -- very, very few will have the talent or luck to make it to the NBA, or win the big prize on a reality show. But there are many other paths you can follow that are worthwhile and satisfying. So, what's the best way to get what you want in life?
- Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny By Hill Harper 170.8421 HARPER
- The film and television star draws on personal experiences to present a series of motivational letters that explores such topics as the value of a good education and the media's inappropriate emphasis on material wealth.
- Little Sisters, Listen Up!: A Message of Hope for Girls Growing Up in Poverty, Racism, and Despair By Ruby Asugha 158.108352 ASUGHA
- A writer who grew up in a poor, inner-city neighborhood helps teens learn what it takes to succeed and get what you want in life.
- Make Things Happen: The Key to Networking for Teens By Lara Zielin ERC 650.140835 ZIELIN
- Explains the nature of social networks and the advantages that come from networking, and provides advice on successful networking techniques and ways to overcome the fear of approaching people.
- My Feet Aren't Ugly: a Girl's Guide to Loving Herself from the Inside Out By Debra Beck; illustrations by Maggie Anthony 158.10835 BECK
- Aims to help young women feel good about themselves, covering such topics as peer pressure, treating other people well, developing healthy habits, eating disorders, and personal responsibility.
- Organizing from the Inside Out for Teens: the Foolproof System for Organizing Your Room, Your Time, and Your Life By Julie Morgenstern and Jessi Morgenstern-Colón 646.700835 MORGENST
- Offers advice to teens on organizing bedrooms, lockers, backpacks, drawers, closets, and photographs in addition to creating realistic schedules that include time for school, activities, and fun.
- Reaching Your Goals By Robin L. Silverman 153.8 SILVERMA
- Examines how to use imagination, thought, determination, and other abilities to transform a wish into a goal, visualize achieving it, plan how to reach it, and ultimately find success.
- See You Later, Procrastinator! (Get it Done) By Pamela Espeland & Elizabeth Verdick; illustrated by Steve Mark 155.232 ESPELAND
- Helps young readers overcome their desire to put things off, including studying, homework, and chores, and get them done on time using such tools as prioritization, lists, routines, and rewards.
- Start Something: You Can Make a Difference By Earl Woods and the Tiger Woods Foundation with Shari Lesser Wenk 158.1 WOODS Start so
- The father of Tiger Woods offers advice to children and young adults on how to make a difference in themselves and the world around them by doing simple activities such as cleaning up a park, settling an argument, and helping another young person.
- Teen Decisions: Education and College Edited by William Dudley 378.1942 EDUCATIO
- Designed to help teenagers thoughtfully decide about higher education, including picking a school, financial issues, and college admissions.
- Teens Ask Deepak: All the Right Questions By Deepak Chopra 305.235 CHOPRA
- The popular doctor and philosopher writes on dealing with life's many challenges and getting in touch with one's spirituality in order to find one's true path in life.
- Uncool: a Girl's Guide to Misfitting In By Erin Elisabeth Conley 646.7008352 CONLEY
- A guide for teenage girls provides tips and advice for those who are not in the "popular" or "cool" crowd at school, showing that individuality has positive aspects and that everyone is a little bit of a misfit.
- We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success By The Three Doctors (Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt); with Sharon M. Draper. 610.922 DAVIS; YPBK D
- Three boys, who made a pact to stick together through the rough times in their impoverished Newark neighborhood, found the strength to work through their difficulties and complete high school, college, and medical school together.
- "Yo, Little Brother--": Basic Rules of Survival for Young African American Males By Anthony C. Davis and Jeffrey W. Jackson 305.235 DAVIS Yo littl
- Advice to help guide the African-American male and increase his chance of success in today's society.