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UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World
Borba, Michele

$22.00 $7.99

Bestselling author Michele Borba offers a 9-step program to help parents cultivate empathy in children, from birth to young adulthood - and explains why developing a healthy sense of empathy is a key predictor of which kids will thrive and succeed in the future.Is the Selfie Syndrome Undermining ...


Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
Sax, Leonard

$21.99 $7.99

Why America's sons are underachieving, and what we can do about it.Something is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates...


The Grown-Up's Guide to Teenage Humans: How to Decode Their Behavior, Develop Trust, and Raise a Respectable Adult
Shipp, Josh

$21.00 $7.99

A practical guide to understanding teens from bestselling author and global youth advocate Josh Shipp.In 2015, Harvard researchers found that every child who does well in the face of adversity has had at least one stable and committed relationship with a supportive adult. But Josh Shipp didn’t ne...


Touchpoints: Birth to Three
Brazelton, T. Berry

$23.49 $8.69

From America's most beloved pediatrician comes the classic guide to a child's physical, emotional, and behavioral development.All over the U.S. and in over twenty countries around the world, Touchpoints has become required reading for anxious parents of babies and small children. T. Berry Brazelt...


Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life
Shanker, Stuart

$22.54 $9.39

There’s no such thing as a bad kid. That’s what a lifetime of experience has taught Dr. Stuart Shanker. No matter how difficult, out of control, distracted, or exhausted a child might seem, there’s a way forward: self-regulation. Overturning decades of conventional wisdom, this radical new techni...


The Absorbent Mind
Montessori, Maria

$21.99 $8.69

In response to the crisis in American education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone. Written by the woman whose name is synonymous worldwide with child development the...


The Marshmallow Test: Why Self-Control Is the Engine of Success
Mischel, Walter

$20.49 $7.99

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her beha...


The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years
Hibbs, B. Janet

$37.99 $10.89

From two leading child and adolescent mental health experts comes a guide for the parents of every college and college-bound student who want to know what’s normal mental health and behavior, what’s not, and how to intervene before it’s too late. All parenting is in preparation for letting go. Ho...


The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
Jensen, Frances E.

$37.11 $10.09

Drawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist - and mother of two boys - Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice for both pare...


Supernormal: The Secret World of the Family Hero
Jay, Meg

$23.49 $3.69

Whether it is the loss of a parent to death or divorce; bullying; alcoholism or drug abuse in the home; mental illness in a parent or a sibling; neglect; emotional, physical or sexual abuse; having a parent in jail; or growing up alongside domestic violence, nearly 75 percent of us experience adv...


Supernormal: The Secret World of the Family Hero
Jay, Meg

$23.49 $2.29

Whether it is the loss of a parent to death or divorce; bullying; alcoholism or drug abuse in the home; mental illness in a parent or a sibling; neglect; emotional, physical or sexual abuse; having a parent in jail; or growing up alongside domestic violence, nearly 75 percent of us experience adv...


Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences (2nd Edition)
Sax, Leonard

$22.99 $7.99

A revised and updated edition (with more than 70% new material) of the evergreen classic about the innate differences between boys and girls and how best to parent and teach girls and boys successfully, with completely new chapters on sexual orientation and on transgender and intersex kids.Eleven...


Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Pipher, Mary

$17.50 $8.69

A clinical psychologist observes the psychological pitfalls faced by teenage girls growing up in a dangerous world in which violence, sexual harassment, eating disorders, promiscuity, and drug use have become the norm.


The Spiritual Child - The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving
Miller, Lisa

$22.99 $10.09

In The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows that children who have a positive, active relationship to spirituality: * are 40%...


How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids
Bertin, Mark

$22.47 $7.99

How do children thrive? As a parent, you probably think about this all the time. You want your children to have happy, healthy, and meaningful lives - but what’s the best way to support them? In How Children Thrive, developmental pediatrician and parent Dr. Mark Bertin provides a positive, simple...


Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World
Zander, Rosamund Stone

$23.00 $4.39

As children, we develop stories about how the world works, most of which get improved upon and amended over time. But some do not, even as we mature in other ways. Opinionated, self-centered and fear-driven, these “child stories” are the source of the behavioral and emotional patterns that hold ...


Assassination Generation: Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing
Grossman, Dave

$31.50 $10.09

The author of the landmark work On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide - and what we must do about it.Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school. Littleton, Colorado, 1999: two high school senior...


Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience
Willard, Christopher

$22.47 $6.59

Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and adults) ...


Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
Turkle, Sherry

$22.50 $8.69

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 prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook fri...


The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction
Gurdon, Meghan Cox

$33.50 $13.69

A Wall Street Journal writer’s conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another, transformi...


The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children - And the World
Thurow, Roger

$23.49 $6.59

"Your child can achieve great things."A few years ago, pregnant women in four corners of the world heard those words and hoped they could be true. Among them were Esther Okwir in rural Uganda, where the infant mortality rate is among the highest in the world; Jessica Saldana, a high school studen...


Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children
Willard, Christopher

$22.47 $7.99

In every spiritual tradition, we find teachings on the virtues and qualities that we most want to pass on to our kids - such as generosity, kindness, honesty, determination and patience. Today, a growing body of research from neuroscience and social psychology supports these teachings, offering i...


Screen Time: How Electronic Media - From Baby Videos to Educational Software - Affects Your Young Child
Guernsey, Lisa

$21.00 $5.79

As a mother, Lisa Guernsey wondered about the influence of television on her two young daughters. As a reporter, she resolved to find out. What she first encountered was tired advice, sensationalized research claims, and a rather draconian mandate from the American Association of Pediatricians: n...


The Grown-Up's Guide to Teenage Humans: How to Decode Their Behavior, Develop Unshakable Trust, and Raise a Respectable Adult
Shipp, Josh

$33.50 $12.99

Harvard's Center on the Developing Child found that every kid who succeeds in the face of adversity has had at least one committed relationship with a supportive adult. But Josh Shipp didn't need Harvard to understand that. Once an at-risk foster kid, he was facing down a bleak future that was li...


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