Nicola Morgan is an international speaker and award-winning author for and about teenagers. She has written nearly 100 books, including novels such as Fleshmarket (currently being adapted for the London stage) and Mondays are Red, but in the last twelve years she has become increasingly well known for her passionate factual work on adolescence, with Blame My Brain - The Amazing Teenage Brain Revealed and The Teenage Guide to Stress being seminal titles for teenagers and the adults who work with and care about them. A former teacher and dyslexia specialist, Nicola now writes and speaks around the world on a range of subjects relating to adolescence and wellbeing, as well as the reading brain, reading for pleasure and the effects of life online. Her positive, respectful and empathetic attitude towards young people naturally led her to write Positively Teenage.
The lively presentation, easy readability and plenty of visual material all add up to an approachable, accessible and motivating book which will be dipped into throughout early teen years, and continue to have a lasting and positive impact. - Parents in TouchThere's not much author Nicola Morgan doesn't know about the teenage brain and this new title that focuses on well being for teens is informative, well researched and useful. It's written in a very accessible style and is easy to dip in and out of so it's easily digested. Lots of quizzes throughout promote self reflection and encourage good habits to keep the mind and body healthy. Lots of links for accessing follow on materials are provided and the page layout is fun without looking patronising or childish. A must have for every secondary school library. - Good reads