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About Jolene

Jolene Roehlkepartain is the author of 33 books, including books for young adults, such as Not in My Family and Surviving School Stress. She also writes books for adults, including Parenting Preschoolers with a Purpose, Spark Student Motivation, Raising Healthy Children Day by Day, Doing Good Together, and The Best of Building Assets Together. Her books have been translated into a number of foreign languages, including Chinese, Hindi, and Bahasa Indonesian.

When she's not writing, Jolene occasionally presents workshops and gives speeches. She focuses on the power of stories and how stories transform our lives and give us meaning and purpose.


She has previously been featured in publications including The Washington Post, Time, Psychology Today, Glamour, Ms. Magazine, and Women's Day. She also has appeared on TV and radio, including National Public Radio.

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