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  • Engaging Autism

    Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think

    Series series A Merloyd Lawrence Book
    An essential guide to the highly recommended Floortime approach for treating children with any of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD).From the renowned child psychiatrist who developed the groundbreaking Floortime approach for children with autism spectrum disorder, Engaging Autism is a clear, compassionate road-map for parents. Unlike approaches that focus on changing specific behavior, Dr. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Mind in the Making

    The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs

    “Ellen Galinsky—already the go-to person on interaction between families and the workplace—draws on fresh research to explain what we ought to be teaching our children. This is must-reading for everyone who cares about America’s fate in the 21st century.”— Judy Woodruff, Senior Correspondent for The PBS NewsHourFamilies and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky (Ask the Children, The Six Stages ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Whole-Brain Child

    12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • More than 1 million copies in print! • The authors of No-Drama Discipline and The Yes Brain explain the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures in this pioneering, practical book.“Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D.In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Ido in Autismland. Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison.

    by Ido Kedar ...
    What is autism? Is it a long list of behaviors, or is it more? Experts looked at my outside deficits—eye contact impairment, hand flapping and social delay–and concluded that my inside was equally impaired. They assumed I did not understand language, recognize my parents or have a thought more advanced than a toddler’s. They supposed my brain could be molded in increments by drilling me on names ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Good Inside

    A Guide to Becoming the Parent You Want to Be

    INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn Instant Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Indie Bestseller“This book is for any parent who has ever struggled under the substantial weight of caregiving—which is to say, all of us. Good Inside is not only a wise and practical guide to raising resilient, emotionally healthy kids, it’s also a supportive resource for overwhelmed parents who need more compassio ... Read more

    $21.49 USD

  • The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014!Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results from a 32 nation study, the book presents the latest research on the extent to which spanking is used ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • The Emotional Life of the Toddler

    Now updated with new material throughout, Alicia F. Lieberman’s The Emotional Life of the Toddler is the, detailed look into the varied and intense emotional life of children aged one to three.Anyone who has followed an active toddler around for a day knows that a child of this age is a whirlwind of explosive, contradictory, and ever-changing emotions. Alicia F. Lieberman offers an in-depth ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Child Abuse and Culture

    Working with Diverse Families

    This expertly written book provides an accessible framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • The Optimistic Child

    A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience

    New York Times bestselling author Martin E. P. Seligman's The Optimistic Child is "the first major work to provide an effective program for preventing depression in childhood — and probably later in life" (Aaron T. Beck, author of Love is Never Enough).The epidemic of depression in America strikes 30% of all children. Now Martin E. P. Seligman, the bestselling author of Learned Optimism, and his ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities

    A Clinician's Guide

    Children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems who are referred to mental health services for assessment often have undiagnosed mild learning disabilities, and this guide is written for clinicians involved in making such assessments.It provides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. ... Read more

    $57.99 USD

  • Helping Children Develop a Positive Relationship with Food

    A Practical Guide for Early Years Professionals

    by Jo Cormack ...
    This simple, insightful resource explains how to help children develop a healthy relationship with food. Giving practical guidance on how to support lasting positive eating behaviours in children, it includes valuable information and advice about how to resolve issues including fussy eating, obesity, and special needs related feeding difficulties. ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Bad Mother

    A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “hilarious, heartbreaking, and edgy” (Newsweek) memoir on modern motherhood.In our mothers’ day there were good mothers, indifferent mothers, and occasionally, great mothers. Today we have only Bad Mothers: If you work, you’re neglectful; if you stay home, you’re smothering. If you discipline, you’re buying them a spot on the shrink’s couch; if you let them run wild, they ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Last Samurai

    by Helen DeWitt ...
    Called “remarkable” (The Wall Street Journal) and “an ambitious, colossal debut novel” (Publishers Weekly), Helen DeWitt’s The Last Samurai is back in print at lastHelen DeWitt’s 2000 debut, The Last Samurai, was “destined to become a cult classic” (Miramax). The enterprising publisher sold the rights in twenty countries, so “Why not just, ‘destined to become a classic?’” (Garth Risk Hallberg) And ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Gardener and the Carpenter

    What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children

    by Alison Gopnik ...
    In The Gardener and the Carpenter, Alison Gopnik, one of the world's leading child psychologists, illuminates the paradoxes of parenthood from a scientific perspective and shatters the myth of "good parenting".Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call “parenting” is a surprisingly new invention. In the past thirty years, the concept of parenting and the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Met the End

    An investigation of the past, a daughter's duty to herself.

    Met the End*,*a true-crime survival memoir, explores the life and death of John Powell, first known victim of American serial killer Donald Harvey, through the eyes of Powell's daughter, Holly Brians Ragusa. When a motorcycle accident in 1986 left Powell in a coma, the nightmare for Brians Ragusa and her family had scarcely begun: Harvey, a nurse's aid, was poisoning him with cyanide, and when ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Price of Privilege

    How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

    In this ground-breaking book on the children of affluence, a well-known clinical psychologist exposes the epidemic of emotional problems that are disabling America’s privileged youth, thanks, in large part, to normalized, intrusive parenting that stunts the crucial development of the self.In recent years, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, seemingly confident and socially skilled ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Second Edition

    James Paul Gee begins his classic book with "I want to talk about video games--yes, even violent video games--and say some positive things about them." With this simple but explosive statement, one of America's most well-respected educators looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. In this revised edition of What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • In Their Own Way

    Discovering and Encouraging Your Child's Multiple Intelligences

    Does your child have a favorite subject, activity, or hobby? Children learn in multiple ways, and educator Thomas Armstrong has shown hundreds of thousands of parents and teachers how to locate those unique areas in each of our children where learning and creativity seem to flow with special vigor.In this fully updated classic on multiple intelligences, Armstrong sheds new light on the "eight ways ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • How to Build Your Baby's Brain

    A Parent's Guide to Using New Gene Science to Raise a Smart, Secure, and Successful Child

    by Gail Gross ...
    **Winner of the 2019 National Parenting Product AwardRanked #1 by BookAuthority for 2019 Best New Parenting Books**Your child’s DNA is not destiny; you are at the helm, guiding their course.The truth is, nature and nurture are in a delicate dance—if one goes too fast, the other one falls. Science tells us that early childhood experiences have the capacity to structure and alter the brain. That ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Trans Kids and Teens: Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition

    A comprehensive guide to the medical, emotional, and social issues of trans kids.These days, it is practically impossible not to hear about some aspect of transgender life. Whether it is the bathroom issue in North Carolina, trans people in the military, or on television, trans life has become front and center after years of marginalization.And kids are coming out as trans at younger and younger ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Help--My Kid is Driving Me Crazy

    The 17 Ways Kids Manipulate Their Parents, and What You Can Do About It

    by David Swanson ...
    A family psychologist offers parents clear and simple techniques for disarming the strategies kids use to manipulate them.Every parent knows that children quickly learn how to push their buttons. Now, this invaluable and insightful book, written by a prominent clinical psychologist, identifies the specific ways kids manipulate their parents?and how to stop each tactic. These uncannily ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • 1-2-3 Magic

    3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting

    by Thomas Phelan ...
    "Everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!"—PopSugar MomsThe most effective parenting guide for tantrums.Do you want to strengthen your parent-child bond? What about learning how to build self-esteem early on in your toddler, preschooler, or middle ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • UnSelfie

    Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

    Hailed as “an absolute must-read” (Jean Twenge) and a book that “will change your kids’ lives” (Jack Canfield), UnSelfie by Dr. Michele Borba explains what parents and educators MUST do to combat the growing empathy crisis among children today—including a 9-step empathy-building program with tips to guide kids from birth through college, and beyond.Teens today are forty percent less empathetic ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Why Do They Act That Way? - Revised and Updated

    A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

    This anniversary edition—revised and updated—goes beyond raging hormones and peer pressure to explain why adolescents act the way they do and what parents and teachers can do about it.Why Do They Act That Way? was the first book to explain the scientific, brain-based reasons behind teens’ impulsive behavior, lack of focus, self-consciousness, territoriality, fatigue, and their quickness to anger ... Read more

    $13.99 USD