1. Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs (Parenting, $2.99)

    1. By Ellen Galinsky.
    2. 4.6/5 stars with 224 reviews.
    3. Ellen Galinsky—already the go-to person on interaction between families and the workplace—draws on fresh research to explain what we ought to be teaching our children. This is must-reading for everyone who cares about America’s fate in the 21st century.
  2. Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career (Personal Development, $3.99)

    1. By Scott Young.
    2. 4.6/5 stars with 803 reviews.
    3. The challenge of learning new skills is that you think you already know how best to learn, as you did as a student, so you rerun old routines and old ways of solving problems. To counter that, Ultralearning offers powerful strategies to break you out of those mental ruts and introduces new training methods to help you push through to higher levels of retention.
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