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Parenting, Birth to Elementary

Today is 12/17/2018

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Booklists are available in the publication rack of the Youth Services Department.

Look for these books in either the Parenting Collection (J PC) or the Adult Nonfiction Collection

For Toilet Training and Sign Language resources please look for the separate book lists.  

  • Reading with Babies, Toddlers, and Twos: Choosing, Reading, and Loving  Books Together (J PC 028.5 DEL) by K. J. Dell’Antonia   
  • How to Get Your Child to Love Reading: Inspiration and Ideas from a Teacher Who Really Knows (J PC 028.55 COD) by Esmé Raji Codell
  • Understanding Sibling Rivalry (J PC 155.443 BRA) by T. Berry Brazelton
  • The Seven Habits of Happy Kids (J PC 158 COV) by Sean Covey
  • Arguing: Deal With it Word by Word (J PC 303.69 SLA)                            by Elaine Slavens
  • 12 Simple Secrets Real Moms Know: Getting Back to Basics and Raising Happy Kids (J PC 306.8743 BOR) by Michele Borba
  • The Mask of Motherhood: How Becoming a Mother Changes Everything  and Why We Pretend it Doesn’t                               (J PC 306.8743 MAU) by Susan Maushart
  • Baby Read-Aloud Basics: Fun and Interactive Ways to Help Your Little One  Discover the World of Words (J PC 372.4 BLA)                                 by Caroline Blakemore
  • What Should I Feed My Kids?: How to Keep Your Children Healthy by  Teaching Them to Eat Right (J PC 613.2 JUL) by Ronni Litz Julien
  • Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and Their Parents  Can Get a Good Night’s Sleep (J PC 616.8498 MIN) by Jodi A. Mindell
  • Making the “Terrible” Twos Terrific! (J PC 629.122 ROS)                        by John K. Rosemond
  • Simply Natural Baby Food: Easy Recipes for Delicious Meals Your     Infant and Toddler Will Love (J PC 641.5622 OLS) by Cathe Olson
  • Just Tell Me What to Say: Sensible Tips and Scripts for Perplexed     Parents (J PC 649.1 BRA) by Betsy Brown Braun
  • Touchpoints: Your Child’s Emotional and Behavioral Development       (J PC 649.1 BRA) by T. Berry Brazelton
  • How to Negotiate with Kids: Even When You Think You Shouldn’t        (J PC 649.1 BRO) by Scott Brown
  • The New Strong-Willed Child: Birth Through Adolescence                      (J PC 649.1 DOB, CD 649.1 DOB) by James C. Dobson
  • Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears: Helping Your Child Overcome Anxieties, Fears, and Phobias (J PC 649.1 GAR)          by Stephen W. Garber
  • The Parenting Bible (J PC 649.1 GOL) by Robin Goldstein
  • The Everything Parent’s Guide to Tantrums (J PC 649.1 LEV)                 by Joni Levine
  • The Daddy Guide: Real-Life Advice and Tips from over 250 Dads and    Other Experts (J PC 649.1 NEL) by Kevin Nelson
  • Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids Without Losing Your Cool (J PC 649.1 RUN, CD 649.1 RUN)             by Hal Edward Runkel
  • Consumer Reports Guide to Childproofing & Safety (J PC 649.1 SCH)  by Jamie Schaefer-Wilson
  • What to Expect, The Toddler Years (649.122 EIS) by Arlene Eisenberg
  • What to Expect the First Year (649.122 MUR 2003)                                    by Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff
  • On Becoming BabyWise: giving your infant the gift of nighttime sleep    (649.122 EZZ) by Gary Ezzo
  • When Your Baby Won’t Stop Crying: A Parent’s Guide to Colic              (J PC 649.122 KRA) by Tonja H. Krautter
  • The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby      From Birth to Age Two (J PC 649.122 SEA) by William M.D. Sears
  • Playful Parenting: A Bold New Way to Nurture Close Connections,     Solve Behavior Problems, and Encourage Children’s Confidence     (649.5 COH) by Lawrence J. Cohen
  • The No-Cry Discipline Solution: Gentle Ways to Encourage Good Behavior without Whining, Tantrums, and Tears (J PC 649.64 PAN)      by Elizabeth Pantley
  • 1-2-3 Magic (649.64 PHE 2003) by Thomas W. Phelan