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The St. Louis County Foundation and The Novel Neighbor present Stephanie Malia Krauss, author of “Whole Child, Whole Life: 10 Ways to Help Live, Learn and Thrive.”

The event will take place on Saturday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Rd., St. Louis MO, 63123.

The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Novel Neighbor.

“Whole Child, Whole Life” is a book that speaks to the ‘wholeness’ not just of children, but to those of us who love, care for, and educate them. Practical strategies interwoven with moving personal narratives make this a must-read for anyone looking to expand their compassion, competency, and knowledge about what it takes to positively impact a future generation.” -Gina Warner, CEO, National Afterschool Association

An educator, social worker, and mom, Stephanie Malia Krauss regularly contributes to education and parenting outlets, including EdSurge and Scary Mommy. In her new book, “Whole Child, Whole Life,” Krauss gives ten proven practices to help children thrive. 

Uncertainty and disruption have created a youth mental health crisis that requires all hands on deck. This urgently needed guidebook offers comprehensive and scientifically-grounded methods you can use to support young people’s well-being, no matter what obstacles they face. Written by an expert with decades of experience in education, youth development, and social work, this timely and timeless resource provides practical advice and time-tested strategies to help kids live and learn.

Stephanie Malia Krauss, MEd, MSW, is a leading voice on what young people need to be ready and well in a rapidly changing world. Her clients include US-based networks, coalitions, philanthropies, nonprofits, government, schools, and community groups. Stephanie writes for parenting and education outlets and her work has been featured on PBS NewsHour, US News, NPR, and more. She is the author of two books: "Whole Child, Whole Life: 10 Ways to Help Kids Live, Learn, and Thrive" and "Making It: What Today's Kids Need for Tomorrow's World." 

Program sites are accessible. With at least two weeks' notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Call 314-994-3300 or contact us.

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