Nicola Morgan is a multi-award-winning author and international expert on teenage brains and mental health, how stress impacts well-being and performance, effects of screens and social media and the science of reading for pleasure. A former teacher and dyslexia specialist, Nicola was a prize-winning novelist whose career changed after the success of her best-selling examination of the teenage brain, Blame My Brain, short-listed for the Aventis Prize, and The Teenage Guide to Stress, winner of the School Library Association award in both readers' and judges' categories. The Teenage Guide to Friends, her popular teaching resources, and the forthcoming Positively Teenage and The Teenage Guide to Life Online, have established Nicola as the go-to expert in her field.
Praise for Positively Teen
"This presentation of growing up through the angle of brain
development sends a positive message: Everyone's different, but the
upheavals of adolescence are universal. An upbeat, reassuring tool
kit for tweens and young teens."--Kirkus Reviews
"Teens and tweens will find an abundance of information, tips, and advice that will be vital as they go through their adolescent years. Written with a caring, informative, and positive tone... encompassing topics such as attitudes and thoughts, health, learning techniques, friendships and communication, and stress and worries. The chapters also contain helpful charts and tools to help teens with many aspects of growing up, such as eating healthy, as well as suggested activities, quizzes, and "Positive Boosts," which encourage teens to take small actions and breaks. A useful addition to health and wellness collections."--Booklist