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Your Fantastic Elastic Brain free pdf Did you know you can stretch and grow your own brain? Or that making mistakes is one of the best ways your brain learns? Just like how lifting weights helps your muscles get stronger, trying new things without giving up like finding the courage to put your face in the water the first time you re at a pool strengthens your brain. Next time, your brain will remind you that you overcame that fear, and you will be braver! As a consultant to schools worldwide on issues of brain development and gender equity, author JoAnn Deak, Ph.D., and illustrator Sarah Ackerley, have crafted a fun and engaging introduction to the anatomy and functions of the brain that will empower each young reader to S-T-R-E-T-C-H and grow their Fantastic, Elastic Brain! Your Fantastic Elastic Brain has sold over 250,000 copies and won six awards: The Mom s Choice Gold Award- The Moonbeam Gold Award for Non-Fiction Picture Book- The Pewter Gold Ink Award for Distinguished Printing- The Parent s Choice Silver Award for Interior Design, Children s/Young Adult- The Nautilus Silver Award for Children s Non-Fiction- The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Winner for Interior Design, Children s/Young Adult. It was also honored as a Next Generation Indie Award Finalist for Children s/Juvenile Nonfiction. The Your Fantastic, Elastic Brain book app is a Mom s Choice Gold Award winner."

About Dr Joann Deak

Joann Deak, Ph. D., has spent more than thirty years as an educator and psychologist, helping children develop into confident and competent adults. The latter half of that period has also focused on working with adults, parents and teachers in their roles as guides or 'neurosculptors' of children. On her website is a quote that best describes her perspective on her work: ""Every interaction a child has, during the course of a day, influences the adult that child will become." Parents and educators at schools from New York to Hawaii, as well as such organizations as the National Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Association of International Schools, the American Montessori Society and the International Baccalaureate Association, have heralded Dr. Deak's ability to demystify complex issues of child development, learning, identify formation and brain research. Dr. Deak has been an advisor to Outward Bound, a past chair of the National Committee for Girls and Women in Independent Schools, on the advisory board for the Center on Research for Girls [Laurel School], for the Seattle Girls' School, Bromley Brook School, the Red Oak School, Power Play and GOAL. She consults with organizations and schools across the United States. She has been awarded the Woman of Achievement Award by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools, was given the first Female Educator of the Year Award by Orchard House School, and the Outstanding Partner for Girls Award from Clemson University. Sarah Ackerley, grew up in Waxahachie, Texas in a family of seven children. Her parents had a reputation for giving books as gifts for all holidays-and so Sarah had no choice but to read them. Fortunately, she loved to read and she developed an early fascination with picture books that she never lost. After earning her BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, Sarah began pursuing a career in children s book illustration. Sarah lives in Los Altos, California with her husband and two fickle cats. She divides her time between illustrating books and creating whimsical paintings and portraits for kids of all ages. Visit Sarah on the web at www.sarahackerley.com."

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Author : Dr Joann Deak
Publisher : Little Pickle Press
Data Published : 13 December 2010
ISBN : 0982993803
EAN : 9780982993804
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 24 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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