Parenting Library

Parenting Library

Parenting Library

The following parenting materials are available to borrow free-of-charge through the Counselor's Office. Please contact Diane Zeiger, Counselor, at Highland, telephone number 901-9860.

Happy Parenting!

Positive Discipline A-Z, 1001 Solutions to Everday Parenting Problems by Jane Nelsen Ed.D., Lynn Lott, M.A., M.F. C.C., and H. Stephen Glenn, Ph.D.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Familes by Stephen R. Covey ~ offers precious lessons in creating and sustaining a strong family culture in a turbulent world.

The Secret Language of Children by Dr. Lawrence E. Shapiro ~ How to understand what your kids are really saying.

A Volcano in My Tummy by Elaine Whitehouse and Warwick Pudney ~ Helping Children to Handle Anger.

Ned and the General, A Lesson About Deployment by Ron Madison

Pre-Referral Intervention Manual ~ The most common learning and behavior problems encountered in the educational environment by Stephen B. McCarney, Kathy Cummins Wunderlich, and Angela M. Bauer.

I'm on Your Side by Jane Nelsen and Lynn Lott ~ Resolving conflict with your teenage son or daughter.

Organizing from the Inside Out for Teens by Julie Morgenstern and Jessi Morgenstern-Colon ~ The foolproof system for organizing your room, your time, and your life.

Adlerian Family Counseling by Oscar C. Christensen, Ed.D. ~ encourages a democratic view of interpersonal relationships, emphasizing the influences of family atmosphere, family constellation, and the purposeful nature of behavior.

Children Learn What They Live, Parenting to Inspire Values by Dorothy Law Nolte, Ph.D., and Rachel Harris, Ph.D. ~ expanding on the universally loved poem, this book offers a simple but powerful guide to parenting-by inspiring values through example.

A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine, M.D. ~ different minds learn differently writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known learning experts and pediatricians in America today shows how every child can succeed.

PEACE in 100 Languages: A One-Word Multilingual Dictionary by M. Kabattchencko, V. Kochurov, L. Hohanova, E. Kononenko, D. Kuznetsov, A. Lapitsky, V. Monakov, L. Stoupin, and A. Zagorsky ~ Peace in ancient, national, local and special languages; phrases from historical and famous persons enliven the dictionary, making it an inspiration to read; the vision, research and development of many years of work by Soviet peace activists.

Alicia's Best Friends by Lisa Jahn-Clough ~ Alicia finds her own wonderful way of solving the happy dilemma of being blessed with not one, but many best friends.

Don't Laugh At Me by Steve Seskin & Allen Shamblin ~ A Reading Rainbow Book that offers a new language that will give you the words you need to take charge and stop the cycle of teasing.

A Guide for Parents on Bullying, What Parents Can Do About It by Daniel F. Perkins, Ph.D. and Elaine Berrena, M.Ed. of The Pennsylvania State University.

Active Parenting Now by Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D. (The program combines 6 video tapes 25 - 30 minutes long, workbook activities and discussion).

Every Child Has A Gift ~ Strategies, Suggestions, & Hints for Helping Kids Make the Most of Their Raw Material by Tom Carr, M.S., L.P.C.

Worthy Is The Child ~ 32 moral uplifting stories to change you and your child's life forever by Richard Polzin.

The Children's Book of Heroes by William J. Bennett.

The Play Therapy Primer by Kevin J. O'Connor.

Solution-Focused Therapy with Children ~ Harnessing Family Strengths for Systemic Change by Matthew D. Selekman.

The Girls & Boys Book About Good & Bad Behavior by Richard A. Gardner, M.D.

T.A. for Kids ~ Powerful techniques for developing self-esteem by Alvyn and Margaret Freed.

T.A. for Tots ~ Transactional Analysis for everybody series by Alvyn Freed, Ph.D.

Caring Messages for the School Year ~ 40 Weeks of Daily Discussion Ideas on Character, by Sharon L. Banas.

The Lion Who Lost His Roar ~ A Story About Facing Your Fears by Marcia Shoshana Nass.

The Hyena Who Lost Her Laugh ~ A Story About Changing Your Negative Thinking by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro.

The Penguin Who Lost Her Cool ~ A Story About Controlling Your Anger by Marla Sobel.

The Bear Who Lost His Sleep ~ A Story About Worrying Too Much by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro.

The Chimp Who Lost Her Chatter ~ A Story About Overcoming Shyness by Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.

The Rabbit Who Lost His Hop ~ A Story About Self-Control by Marcia Shoshana Nass.

The Cheetah Who Lost Her Speed ~ A Story About Staying Fit by Marcia Shoshana Nass

The Koala Who Wouldn't Cooperate ~ A Story About Responsible Behavior by Lawrence Shapiro, Ph.D.

The Horse Who Lost Her Herd ~ A Story About Getting Along With Others by Lawrence Shapiro, Ph.D.

What Color Is Your Parachute? ~ A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers, by Richard Nelson Bolles.

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (The set includes the book, workbook, and six-part video tape series).

How To Talk So Kids Can Learn At Home and In School by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish.

Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

Liberated Parents, Liberated Children, Your Guide To A Happier Family by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

Between Brothers & Sisters ~ A Celebration of Life's Most Enduring Relationship by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

1-2-3 Magic ~ Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. (The set includes the book and video tape).

The Twenty Minute Counselor by Charles H. Huber, Ph.D. & Barbara A. Blacklund.

Good Friend's Are Hard To Find ~ Help your child find, make and keep friends and also deal with teasing, bullying, meanness & stormy relationships by Fred Frankel, Ph.D.

13 Steps To Better Grades by Sharon Hernes Silverman.

The Challenging Child ~ A guide for parents of exceptionally strong-willed children by Mitch Golant, Ph.D. and Donna G. Corwin.

The Defiant Child ~ A parent's guide to oppositional defiant disorder by Dr. Douglas A. Riley.

The Oppositional Child ~ How to recognize and change the self-defeating behavior of a child (or adult) who persists in doing the opposite of what he should do, and the opposite of what he really wants to do by O. Randall Braman.

The Unmotivated Child ~ Helping your underachiever become a successful student by Natalie Rathvon, Ph.D.

The Good Son ~ Shaping the moral development of our boys and young men by Michael Gurian.

The Children's Book of Virtues, Edited by William J. Bennett.

Child Behavior ~ The classic child care manual from the Gesell Institute of Human Development by Frances L. Ilg, M.D., Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D., and Sidney M. Baker, M.D.

The Answer is "NO" ~ Saying it and sticking to it by Cynthia Whitham, MSW.

The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids ~ How to understand, live with, and stick up for your gifted child by Sally Yahnke Walker.

Asperger Syndrome, A User Guide to Adolescence by Luke Jackson

Teaching Kids with Mental Health and Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom by Myles L. Cooley, Ph.D.

School Crisis Prevention and Intervention by Mary Margaret Kerr

Learning to Get Along Series by Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.:

Accept and Value Each Person

Know and Follow Rules

Respect and Take Care of Things 

Try and Stick With It

Listen and Learn

Share and Take Turns

Understand and Care

Join In and Play

Reach Out and Give

Talk and Work It Out

When I Feel Afraid

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