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Books for Parents/Books for Kids

Books for Parents

  • Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
  • The Measure of Our Success by Marion Wright Edelman
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children by Thomas Phelan
  • Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child  by Elias, Tobias and Freidlander
  • Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle and Arthur Robins
  • Homework Without Tears:  A Parent's Guide for Motivating Children 
  • to do Homework and to Succeed in School by Lee Canter
  • Real Boys:  Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood by William Pollack
  • Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter
  • Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves: Transforming Parent-Child Relationships from Reaction and Struggle to Freedom, Power and Joy by Naomi Aldort
  • The Whole Brain Child by Daniel Seigel
  • The ADHD Workbook for Parents by Harvey Parker
  • The Explosive Child by Ross Greene
  • The Family of Adoption by Joyce Macguire Pavao
  • Helping Children Cope with Divorce by Edward Teyber
  • Freeing your Child from Anxiety:  Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias by Tamar Chansky
  • What to Do When You Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner
  • Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents:  A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
  • Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • Freeing your Child from Negative Thinking:  Powerful, Practical Strategies to Build a Lifetime of Resilience, Flexibility, and Happiness by Tamar Chansky
  • Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell

 Books for Kids


  • The Invisible String by Patrice Karst
  •  The Berenstein Bears Get Ready for School by Mike Berenstein
  •  There is a Nightmare in my Closet by Mercer Mayer
  • The Don't Give Up Kid by Jeanne Gehret
  •  Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle and Arthur Robins


  • What to Do When You Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner
  • David and the Worry Beast by Anne Marie Guanci
  • Is a Worry Worrying You? by Ferida Wolff
  • A Boy and A Bear by Lori Lite
  • Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes
  • When My Worries Get Too Big by Kari Dunn Buron
  • The Worry Glasses by Donalisa Helsey
  •  Worries Go Away! by Kes Grey


  • Bully by Patricia Polaco
  • The Juice Box Bully by Bob Sornson


  • When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie Kransy and Marc Brown
  • I Miss You by Pat Thomas


  • The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD by John F. Taylor 


  • Dinosaur's Divorce by Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown


  • Making Friends is an Art by Julia Cook
  • Stand in My Shoes by Bob Sornson

Growing Up:

  • Where Did I Come From by Peter Mayle
  • The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls by Valorie Schaefer
  • The Boys Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up
  • by Kelli Dunham