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Parent Reference Materials

​Our library has a growing collection of parent reference materials (books, videos, DVDs).  The materials cover a wide variety of topics, including:  A.D.D., ADHD, AIDS, anger management, anxiety, anoroexia nervosa and bullimia, behavioral challenges, bossiness, bullying, cliques, conflict resolution, discipline, divorce, drugs, gender research, giftedness, learning styles, listening skills, melded families, mother-daughter relationships, peer pressure, reading, right brain-left brain research, self-esteem, setting limits, sex and sexuality, shared parenting, surviving adolescence, video gaming (excessive), etc.  A partial list follows.  See Mr. Gillett if interested in any of these titles:

  • 1-2-3 Magic:  Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (book and video versions)
  • 1-2-3 Magic:  Managing Difficult Behavior in Children 2-12 (DVD)
  • 1-2-3 Magic:  Good Behavior, Independence and Self-Esteem (DVD)
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families (Stephen Covey) 
  • 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Kids
  • 8th Habit, The:  From Effectiveness to Greatness (Stephen Covey)
  • 10 Conversations you need to have with your Children
  • Adolescence:  The Survival Guide for Parents and Teenagers
  • AIDS and Youth
  • All About Attention Deficit Disorder (DVD)
  • Be your best Self (video—constructive assertive behavior)
  • Boys Adrift:  Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
  • Boys and Girls Learn Differently:  A Guide for Teachers and Parents
  • Building Moral Intelligence:  The Seven Essential Virtues that Teach Kids to do the Right Thing
  • The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander (Barbara Coloroso)
  • Calming your Anxious Mind:  How Mindfulness & Compassion can free you from Anxiety, Fear & Panic
  • Child’s Play:  Rediscovering the Joy of Play in our Families and Communities (Silken Laumen)
  • Cliques:  8 Steps to Help your Child Survive the Social Jungle
  • Cliques, Phonies and other Baloney
  • Do it my way (video—bossiness)
  • The Elements:  How Finding your Passion Changes Everything
  • Learning to Manage Anxiety & Panic Attacks
  • Especially You (video—dealing with negative peer pressure)
  • Even Hockey Players Read:  Boys, Literacy and Learning
  • Explosive Child, The
  • Fighting Their Fears:  Child and Youth Anxiety (DVD)
  • Get off my Case (video—bullies and bullying)
  • Gift of Reading, The (David Bouchard)
  • Girls and the Edge:  The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls
  • Girls will be Girls:  Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters
  • Go, Go Goals!  How to get There (video)
  • Greatness Guide, The (Robin Sharma)
  • Guiding the Gifted Child:  A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers
  • He said, She said (video—conflict resolution)
  • Helping Boys Succeed in School:  A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Hold on to your Kids:  Why Parents need to matter more than Peers
  • Home, where Reading and Writing Begins
  • How to Raise Children's self-esteem
  • How to Talk so Kids can Learn at Home and in School  
  • How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk
  • I Never get Anything:  How to Keep your Kids from Running your Life
  • Info-Kids:  How to use Nonfiction to turn Reluctant Readers into Enthusiastic Learners
  • It’s a Girl Thing:  How to Stay Healthy, Safe, and in Charge
  • It’s so much Work to be your Friend:  Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities find Social Success
  • Just Because it’s not Wrong doesn’t make it Right
  • Kids and Drugs;  Prevention Education for Parent Activity Book
  • Kids are Worth It:  Giving your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline (Barbara Coloroso)
  • Leader in Me, The:  How Schools and Parents Around the World are Inspiring Greatness, one Child at a Time
  • Last Child in the Woods:  Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder Left Out (video—excluding others)
  • Letters to Judy:  What Kids wish they could tell You (letters to popular children’s writer, Judy Blume)
  • Literacy Begins at Birth
  • Living LIfe to the Full (tackling mood and depression)
  • Lost at School:  Why our kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and  how we can Help Them
  • Medications for ADHD:  Yes or No?  A Practical Guide (DVD)          
  • Minds of Boys:  Saving our Sons from Falling Behind in School and Life
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House:  Making Two Homes for Your Child
  • My so called Friends (video—conflict resolution)
  • No can Do (video—peer pressure)
  • No:  Why Kids of all ages need to hear it and ways Parents can say It
  • Odd Girl Out:  The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
  • Odd Girl Speaks Out:  Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy
  • Omnipotent Child, The
  • Parenting Gifted Kids:  Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Gifted Children
  • Parenting Through Crisis:  Helping Kids in Times of Loss, Grief, and Change
  •  Parenting Today (magazine)
  • Parents’ Book about Bullying:  Changing the Course of your Child’s Life
  • Parenting Through Crisis:  Helping Kids in Time of Loss, Grief and Change
  • Parents do Make a Difference:  How to Raise Kids with Solid Character, Strong Minds, and Caring Hearts
  • Positive Self-Talk for Children:  Teaching Self-Esteem Through Affirmations—A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors
  • PlayStation Nation
  • Prevention of Child Abuse—Your Body Belongs to You (Parent/Teacher Training)
  • Queen Bees and Wannabees:  Helping your daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and Other Realities of Adolescence
  • Raise you Kids without Raising your Voice
  • Raising Boys:  Why Boys are Different—and how to help them Become Happy and Well Balanced Men
  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
  • Raising Healthy Eaters
  • Reading Begins at Home
  • Reading Magic:  Why Reading Aloud to our Children will Change their Lives Forever
  • Reviving Olphelia:  Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
  • Right-Brained Children:  Unlocking the Potential of your ADD Child in a Left-Brained World
  • Self-Esteem Revolutions in Children:  Understanding and Managing the Critical Transitions in your Child’s Life
  • Setting Limits with your Strong-Willed Child:  Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and   Respectful Boundaries
  • Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents (Deepak Chopra)
  • SEX spelled out for Parents (video)
  • Siblings with Rivalry:  How to help Children live togther so you can Too
  • Straight Facts about Drugs and Drug Abuse
  • Supernanny:  How to get the best from your Child
  • Surviving Ophelia:  Mothers Share their Wisdom in Navigating the Tumultuous Teenage Years
  • Surviving Your Adolescents (DVD-book package)
  • Raising Boys:  Why Boys are Different—and how to help them Become Happy and Well Balanced Men
  • Taking Cystic Fibrosis to School (others topics covered in this series intended for children include:  diabetes, cerebral palsy, seizure disorders, Tourette Syndrome, dyslexia, autism, allergies, food allergies, asthma, Down Syndrome, and A.D.D.)
  • Teaching the Male Brain:  How Boys Think, Feel, and Learn in School
  • Television and Youth:  25 Years of Research and Controversies
  • Tweens:  What to Expect from—and how to survive—your child's pre-teen years
  • Understanding Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia
  • What Stories does my Son Need?  A Guide to Books and Movies that Build Character in Boys
  • What's a Parent to do?:  Proactive Parenting
  • When Panic Attacks:  The New, Drug-free Anxiety Therapy that can Change you Life (audio CD)
  • Why Boys don't talk and why it Matters
  • Why do they Act that Way?   A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for your and your Teen
  • Why Gender Matters:  What Parents and Teachers need to know about the Emerging Science of Sex      Differences
  • Winning at Parenting (video—Barbar Coloroso)
  • Women Teaching Boys:  Caring and Working in the Primary School
  • World Needs your Kid:  How to Raise Children who care and Contribute
  • The Wonder of Girls:  Understanding the Hidden Nature of our Daughters
  • You Bug Me (video—bothersome situations)
  • Your Child’s Growing Mind:  A Practical Guide to Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence