Item description for The High School Survival Guide: Making the Most of the Best Time of Your Life (So Far) by Adam Palmer...
Overview SUBTITLE: Making the Most of the Best Time of Your Life (So Far)
By looking at the lives of some famous teenagers from the Bible, learn how you can deal with the rigors and temptations of high school life without giving up.
High school is the ultimate learning experience. A journey that crams highs, lows, and new experiences into four roller-coaster years. Where freshmen learn to live on the bottom as seniors reign at the top. Where romance blooms and dies, maybe even in the same day. And students may even learn something in the process (if they're lucky). Popular author Adam Palmer takes a laugh-out-loud look at life before adulthood. With his hip and humorous style, Adam shares both personal and collected wisdom about the high school experience. From grade expectations to the opposite sex to balancing the studies with the social, Adam prepares students of any age for a four years they'll never forget.
Publishers Description High schoolers know all about pressure. This humorous guide to high-school life helps put things in perspective for teens just beginning high school to those who are graduating.
Community Description High school is the ultimate learning experience.
A journey that crams highs, lows, and new experiences into four roller-coaster years. Where freshmen learn to live on the bottom as seniors reign at the top. Where romance blooms and dies, maybe even in the same day. And students may even learn something in the process (if they're lucky).
Popular author Adam Palmer takes a laugh-out-loud look at life before adulthood. With his hip and humorous style, Adam shares both personal and collected.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.31" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.46" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2008
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
ISBN 160006129X ISBN13 9781600061295
Availability 168 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 23, 2017 02:19.
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More About Adam Palmer
Adam Palmer is a freelance writer, video/film producer, and musician who spent his early twenties playing in a variety of bands. His previous works include Mooch and Taming a Liger: Unexpected Spiritual Lessons from Napoleon Dynamite. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife and six children, none of whom would actually like listening to Knuckle Sandwich.
Reviews - What do customers think about High School Survival Guide?
A Wealth Of Information Sep 22, 2008
High school can be tough for teens. They're no longer children, but they're not adults either. Suddenly they are facing a lot of new situations with no easy answers. It's a time of searching and growing, of making decisions that can change their lives permanently. Adam Palmer admits he doesn't have all the answers, but he deals with some very tough questions. He doesn't duck the issue either. His advice is solid, and very much on the mark. There's a wealth of information here and all of it based on God's word. I'll definitely pass this book along to the teenagers in my family.
Thank You Mar 12, 2008
Well, well. We finally have a piece of work that deals honestly with G-d and culture and the ways of growing up. Adam Palmer does a magnificent job of attacking subjects such as the meaning of life, our relationships with G-d, family, ourselves and others, how to deal with parents and siblings and friends, temptation, and the future. One of the most refreshing aspects of the book is that Palmer doesn't just stay in the arena of ambiguous abstraction when dealing with big issues such as temptation and relationships, but he comes down to the concrete, here and now, our world experiences when dealing with subjects like sex, masturbation, rule of law set up by the parents, school, homework, etc. This book is most definitely a breath of fresh air designed to get the conversation going between a student and his/her parents. If you are a teenager, or a parent, please get and read this book.