You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses (picture book)
By Taeeun Yoo
Pretend to be different animals and learn some yoga poses while you’re at it in this bright, fun picture book.
Game Changer (teen fiction)
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
Eighth-grader KT Sutton blacks out during a championship softball game and awakes in a world where the usual roles are reversed: Athletes are outcasts and nerds are popular.
Llama Llama Hoppity-Hop (board book)
By Anna Dewdney
Llama Llama does exercises and performs such activities as hops, jumps, thumps, bends, taps, stretches and bows.
The Mayo Clinic Kids’ Cookbook: 50 Favorite Recipes for Fun and Healthy Eating (juvenile nonfiction)
By Mayo Clinic
This recipe collection includes healthy versions of kids’ favorite dishes as well as special-occasion treats.
Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand (juvenile biography)
By Eric LeGrand with Mike Yorkey
In this uplifting memoir, now adapted for young readers, Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand tells the amazing story of how he rebuilt his life after an accident that paralyzed him from the neck down.
Recommended Reads from Nieca Nowels, Adult Librarian
Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat
By Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet
Stay true to your health-related New Year’s resolutions by learning from this book, in layman’s terms, how to regain your health and lose weight through optimizing nutrition and detoxifying your diet.
The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer
By Gretchen Reynolds
The New York Times “Phys Ed” columnist shares stories from scientists and lay people alike to show which kinds of and how much exercise you need to stay healthy and get fit.
Ballet Beautiful: Transform Your Body and Gain the Strength, Grace, and Focus of a Ballet Dancer
By Mary Helen Bowers
Professional ballerina Bowers blends the artistry and athleticism of ballet with an easy eating plan requiring no dance experience. This threefold approach will reshape your body and mind.
The Essential Herbal for Natural Health: How to Transform Easy-to-Find Herbs into Healing Remedies for the Whole Family
By Holly Bellebuono
Connect with nature by making your own remedies from easy-to-find herbs. By starting with these 13 basic herbs, you’ll discover the safe road to natural herbal remedies.
The Self-Health Revolution
By J. Michael Zenn
Is your quest to get healthy? Zenn advises doing one thing three times a day for 15 minutes every day to lose weight, feel more energetic, get rid of aches and pains, and avoid chronic illness.