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Praying for Emily

by Danelle Morton, Tom Whitehead, Emily Whitehead & Kari Whitehead et al. Worthy Books (October 05, 2020)

Discover the incredible true story of Emily Whitehead, the first child to receive CAR-T cell treatment for her leukemia -- and learn how her family's faith journey guided them in the fight for her life.

When...


The Connected Parent

by John Palfrey & Urs Gasser Basic Books (October 05, 2020)

An essential guide for parents navigating the new frontier of hyper-connected kids.

Today's teenagers spend about nine hours per day online. Parents of this ultra-connected generation struggle with decisions...


Why Will No One Play with Me?

by Caroline Maguire & Teresa Barker Grand Central Publishing (September 23, 2019)

MOM'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER

From renowned parent expert Caroline Maguire, Why Will No One Play with Me? is a groundbreaking program that has helped thousands of children struggling with social skills to make friends,...


Middle School Matters

by Phyllis L. Fagell Da Capo Lifelong Books (August 05, 2019)

A counselor and popular Washington Post contributor offers a new take on grades 6-8 as a distinct developmental phase--and the perfect time to set up kids to thrive.

Middle school is its own important, distinct...


Beeline

by Shalini Shankar Basic Books (April 29, 2019)

An anthropologist uses spelling bees as a lens to examine the unique and diverse traits of Generation Z--and why they are destined for success

At first glance, Generation Z (youth born after 1997) seems to be...


Viral Parenting

by Mindy McKnight Grand Central Publishing (April 01, 2019)

Mindy McKnight, YouTube's favorite mom, shares the tools parents need to keep kids safe in their online lives--and shows how to create stronger family relationships as they do.

A cross between Jen Hatmaker...


The Test

by Anya Kamenetz PublicAffairs (June 24, 2018)

"[The anti-testing] movement now has a guidebook. . . . Kamenetz shows how fundamentally American it would be to move toward a more holistic system." -New York Times Book Review

The Test is an essential and critically...


Prime-Time Parenting

by Heather Miller Da Capo Lifelong Books (September 03, 2018)

A two-hour school-night routine that helps parents support their children's social, emotional and intellectual development.

School nights are a real challenge for most parents. Just as your energy flags, a slew...


Beyond Birds and Bees

by Bonnie J. Rough Seal Press (August 20, 2018)

A provocative inquiry into how we teach our children about bodies, sex, relationships and equality -- with revelatory, practical takeaways from the author's research and eye-opening observations from the world-famous...


A Letter for Every Mother

by Kara Lawler & Regan Long Center Street (April 02, 2018)

"HuffPost Parents bloggers, Kara Lawler and Regan Long, have written a beautiful, inspiring collection of essays that speak to mothers at all stages of their journey."--Arianna Huffington, founder and editor-in-chief...


Alone Together

by Sherry Turkle Basic Books (November 06, 2017)

A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner ones

Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall...


Life after the Diagnosis

by Steven Pantilat Da Capo Lifelong Books (February 13, 2017)

A renowned expert in palliative care, who is featured in the Netflix documentary, End Game, Dr. Pantilat delivers a compassionate and sensitive guide to living well with serious illness.

In Life After the Diagnosis...


How Children Learn, 50th anniversary edition

by John Holt Da Capo Lifelong Books (July 31, 2017)

This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, "learning is...


Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?

by Joy Loverde Da Capo Lifelong Books (October 23, 2017)

Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old age

For those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating...


Creative Care

by Anne Basting HarperAudio (May 19, 2020)


The Underdogs

by Melissa Fay Greene & Christina Delaine HarperAudio (May 17, 2016)

From two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene comes a profound and surprising account of dogs on the front lines of rescuing both children and adults from the trenches of grief, emotional, physical,...


Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition

by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka & Abby Craden HarperAudio (March 15, 2016)

Including real life stories, this newly revised third edition of the award-winning bestseller--voted one of the top twenty parenting books--provides parents with the most up-to-date research, effective discipline...


Uncommon Voyage

by Laura Shapiro Kramer & Jayme Mattler Fifth House Productions (February 11, 2020)

In 1984, when he was ten months old, Laura's son Seth was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Suddenly the direction of Laura's life changed. She embarked on a journey to improve the quality of Seth's life, plunging...


My Dyslexia

by Philip Schultz & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (October 26, 2011)

An inspiring memoir of a Pulitzer Prize winner’s triumph over disability

Despite being a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2008, Philip Schultz could never shake the feeling of being exiled to the...


The Boy Who Played with Fusion

by Tom Clynes & P. J. Ochlan Blackstone Publishing (June 09, 2015)

This is the story of how an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactor.

By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven,...


The Wonder of Boys

by Michael Gurian Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2017)

What can parents, mentors, and educators do to shape boys into exceptional men? Michael Gurian, a respected therapist, storyteller, and recognized expert in family systems, explains the basic needs of every...


Boys Should Be Boys

by Meg Meeker & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (May 20, 2008)

In Boys Should Be Boys, one of our most trusted authorities helps parents restore the delights of boyhood and enable today's boys to become the mature, confident, and thoughtful men of tomorrow. Boys will always...


For the Children's Sake

by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay & Mary Woods Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Every parent and teacher wants to give children the best education possible. Everyone would like education to be a joyous adventure and celebration of life, as well as a solid preparation for living. Sadly,...


The Available Parent

by John Duffy, David Colacci & Thomas Phelan Blackstone Publishing (June 10, 2014)

We have a tendency today to over-parent, micromanage, andunderappreciate our adolescents. Dr. John Duffy's The Available Parent isa revolutionary approach to taking care of teens and tweens.

Teenagers are often...


The Collapse of Parenting

by Léonard Sax & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (December 29, 2015)

In The Collapse of Parenting, Leonard Sax, an acclaimed expert on parenting and childhood development, identifies a key problem plaguing American children, especially relative to other countries: the dramatic...


Overcoming Dyslexia

by Sally Shaywitz & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

From one of the world's leading experts on reading and dyslexia comes the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book yet to help one understand, identify, and overcome the reading problems that plague...


Healing and Preventing Autism

by Jenny McCarthy, Jerry Kartzinel & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (April 09, 2009)

Since 2006, autism has become the leading disorder affecting children in the United States. As children continue to be diagnosed at epidemic rates and parents struggle to find help, a school of DAN (Defeat Autism...


Superparenting for ADD

by Edward M. Hallowell, Peter S. Jensen & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (December 30, 2008)

With decades of experience working with ADD children, Dr. Edward Hallowell has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a "disability." Now he teams up with top academic...


The War against Parents

by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Cornel West, Marguerite Gavin & Lloyd James Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

“One of the best-kept secrets of the last thirty years is that big business, government, and the wider culture have waged a silent war against parents, undermining the work that they do…parents have been...


Rosemary

by Kate Clifford Larson & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2015)

They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference.

Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive...


The Blessing of a Skinned Knee

by Wendy Mogel & Carrington MacDuffie Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

In the trenches of a typical day, every parent encounters a child afflicted with ingratitude and entitlement. In a world where material abundance abounds, parents want so badly to raise self-disciplined, appreciative,...


Mother Warriors

by Jenny McCarthy & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (September 23, 2008)

Stories of hope and recovery from a nation of parents of autistic children by the high-profile bestselling author of Louder than Words

When Jenny McCarthy published the story of her successful efforts to save...


Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

by Frank Bruni Grand Central Publishing (March 16, 2015)

Read award-winning journalist Frank Bruni's New York Times bestseller: an inspiring manifesto about everything wrong with today's frenzied college admissions process and how to make the most of your college...


The Mislabeled Child

by Brock Eide & Fernette Eide Hachette Books (June 08, 2004)

An incredibly reassuring approach by two physicians who specialize in helping children overcome their difficulties in learning and succeeding in school For parents, teachers, and other professionals seeking...


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms

by Kristine Carlson Hachette Books (April 09, 2012)

In this insightful, practical guide, Kristine Carlson offers proven strategies and techniques that empower mothers to manage their busy lives with less stress, more happiness, and greater harmony within themselves...


How to Rock Your Baby

by Erin Bried Hachette Books (April 02, 2012)

Just what every new mother needs--100 charming and useful step-by-step how-to's, advice, and stories, culled from mothers and grandmothers throughout the ages. As a first-time mother, Erin Bried found she had...


Familyhood

by Paul Reiser Hachette Books (May 09, 2011)

For the longest time, based on no evidence other than our own insecurity and sense of incompetence, my wife and I were convinced that we were the flat-out, no-question-about-it, least-skilled parents in the...


Believing It All

by Marc Parent Little, Brown and Company (May 22, 2001)

The acclaimed book in which a natural-born storyteller relays the vital lessons and inspiration he has drawn from life's most perfect teachers: children.


What Our Children Teach Us

by Piero Ferrucci Grand Central Publishing (April 08, 2001)

Children: They have the ability to turn our lives upside down, to disrupt our plans and our sleep, to try our patience, and to elicit our most ferocious love. But children also have the power to teach us the...


Roadblocks to Learning

by Lawrence J. Greene Grand Central Publishing (May 29, 2009)

This book lays out the symptoms, terms, and strategies parents will encounter if their child has a learning block and explains how to convey their child's needs and condition to teachers. Categorized and cross-referenced...


Love, Nina

by Nina Stibbe Little, Brown and Company (April 21, 2014)

"Breezy, sophisticated, hilarious, rude and aching with sweetness: Love, Nina might be the most charming book I've ever read." -- Maria Semple, author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette

In 1982, 20-year-old Nina...


Baby Knows Best

by Deborah Carlisle Solomon Little, Brown Spark (December 16, 2013)

Raise self-confident, self-reliant children using the RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) Approach.

Your baby knows more than you think. That's the heart of the principles and teachings of Magda Gerber, founder...


The Autism Book

by Robert W. Sears Little, Brown Spark (April 01, 2010)

With clarity and compassion, Dr. Robert Sears guides the reader through the maze of autism, explaining what precautions parents can take to decrease their baby's risk, how to detect autism at the earliest possible...


Exiting Nirvana

by Clara Claiborne Park Little, Brown and Company (June 26, 2009)

Exiting Nirvana details Clara Claiborne Park's continuing efforts to have her daughter Jessy 'exit Nirvana,' develop as an artist, and connect with our world.


The Horse Boy

by Rupert Isaacson Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 2009)

When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse...