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Recommended Reading for Children, Teens & Parents

TEENS & ADOLESCENTS

  • Parenting Teens With Love And Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood – Foster Cline
  • Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens + Teens – From Laura Kastner, Ph.D.
  • The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life – From Kastner, Laura, Wyatt, Jennifer

GIRLS

  • The Care & Keeping of You (American Girl Company) – Valerie Schaefer
  • The Care and Keeping of You 2:  The Body Book for Older Girls – Valerie Schaefer
  • The Feelings Book: The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions.
  • A Smart Girl’s Guide to Liking Herself — Even on the Bad Days
  • Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World – Rosalind Wiseman
  • The What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls – Lynda Madaras
  • Reviving Ophelia: saving the selves of our adolescent girls – Mary Pipher

BOYS

  • Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World – Rosalind Wiseman
  • The What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Boys – Lynda Madaras

CHILDREN WITH ADD/ADHD

  • All Dogs Have ADHD – Kathy Hoopmann
  • all cats have ASPERGER Syndrome – Kathy Hoopmann

PARENTING

  • Infants and Mothers – T. Berry Brazelton
  • On Becoming a Family – T. Berry Brazelton
  • Working and Caring – T. Berry Brazelton
  • To Listen to a Child – T. Berry Brazelton
  • Families: Crisis and Caring – T. Berry Brazelton
  • Touchpoints – T. Berry Brazelton
  • How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success – Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting – John Gottman
  • The Hurried Child – David Elkind
  • NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children – Po Bronson
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk – Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Siblings Without Rivalry – Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • The Difficult Child – Stanley Turecki
  • Normal Children Have Problems Too – Stanley Turecki
  • Raising Your Spirited Child – Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • Parenting Your Toddler – Patricia Henderson and Kate Baller
  • The Connected Child – Karyn Purbis & David Cross
  • Parenting with Love and Logic – Faye & Faye
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens – Sean Covey
  • Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall? A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager – Anthony Wolf

MOMS

  • Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink – Katrina Alcorn

KIDS DEALING WITH DIVORCE

  • Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way – Gary Neumann, LMHC