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Dream Up Now: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery

Dream Up Now™

The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery

with community outreach advisor Lesley Holmes

Dream Up Now™ offers a safe space for creative self-expression of all emotions, both positive and negative. Every emotion is valid in this journal, and teens are encouraged to move from dark (negative) to light (positive) emotions. For example:
  • From tired to fired up
  • From confused to confident
  • From jealous to appreciative
  • From loss to peace
To help teens understand, manage, and channel their emotions into passion for the life they want to live, this guided journal with a convenient lay-flat design includes 36 activities for creative self-expression. Crafted by community leaders across North America, these activities encourage teens to create, draw, listen to music, and put pen to paper as they process emotions, discover more about themselves, and pursue what they want out of life.

Using simple journal prompts and art project ideas, with plenty of room for writing and reflection, Dream Up Now is a powerful tool for navigating emotions and creative self-expression. A digital leadership guide includes information to help teens advocate for school music programs, find their passion, and start a club in their school.

Part of Self-Help for Teens®
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Paperback $15.99 85492 Paperback 85492 $15.99
Paperback, lay-flat binding: 978-1-63198-549-2
Reading Level: Grade 7 & up
Interest Level: Ages 13 & up
Guided Reading Level: Z+
Lexile Measure: 910L
Illustrated: 1-color
Trim Size: 7.25" x 9.25"
Page Count: 176
Praise for Dream Up Now

“An incredible resource.”—Barbara Gruener, The Corner on Character
  • Common Core State Standards


  • ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

    MS.1, MS.2, MS.3, MS.4, MS.5, MS.6, BS.LS.1, BS.LS.2, BS.LS.4, BS.LS.6, BS.LS.7, BS.LS.9, BS.SMS.1, BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.3, BS.SMS.4, BS.SMS.5, BS.SMS.6, BS.SMS.7, BS.SMS.8, BS.SMS.9, BS.SMS.10, BS.SS.1, BS.SS.2, BS.SS.3, BS.SS.4, BS.SS.5, BS.SS.6, BS.SS.7, BS.SS.8, BS.SS.9

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