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Reading List


The Complete Book of International Adoption
Dawn Davenport

Baby, Child & Teen Care

Caring For Your Baby & Child: Birth to Age 5
S. Shelov, MD

Caring for Your School Age Child: Age 5-12
E.L. Schor

Caring For Your Teenager, Complete & Authoritative Guide
Donald Graydanus

Guide to Your Child’s Symptoms Birth Through Adolescence
Donald Schiff, MD and Steven Shelov, MD

Happiest Baby on the Block
Harvey Karp, MD

Heading Home with your Newborn: from Birth to Reality
L. Jana, MD and J. Shu, MD

The Happiest Toddler on the Block
Harvey Karp, MD

The Magic Years
Selma Freiberg

The New Basics A-Z Baby & Child Care for the Modern Parent
M. Cohen, MD

Touchpoints – Birth to 3: Your Child’s Emotional & Behavioral Development
T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow

What to Expect the First Year
Eisenberg, Murkoff & Hathaway

Baby Tactics (Parenting Tips that Really Work)
Barbara Albers Hill

Your Child’s Health: The Parents’ One-Stop Reference Guide to: Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior Problems, and Healthy Development
Barton D. Schmitt

Your Three Year Old: Friend or Enemy
Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D & Francis llg MD

Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers
Michael Riera Ph.D


The Anti Diet: How to Eat, Lose and Live
Mickey Harpaz, Ph.D

The Complete Book of Breastfeeding
Sally Olds, Laura Marks, Marvin Eiger

Eat Fit, Be Fit
Linda Arpino MA, RD, CON

Feed Me I’m Yours
Vicki Lansky

Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed with Insight, Humor and a Bottle of Ketchup
Laura Jana, MD and Jennifer Shu, MD

New Mother’s Guide To Breastfeeding
Joan Younger Meek, MD

The Nursing Mother’s Companion
Kathleen Huggins, RN, MS

The Sneaky Chef
Missy Chase Lapine

Winning The Food Fight: How To Introduce Variety into Your Child’s Diet
Natalie Rigal

Sleep Issues

Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Baby
Marc Weissbluth, MD

Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems
Richard Ferber, MD

Discussing Difficult Topics

Helping Children Cope with Divorce
Edward Teyber

Not in Front of the Children
Lawrence Baiter, Ph.D

The Talk (What Your Kids Need to Hear from You about Sex)
S. Maxwell, Ph.D

What Shall We Tell the Kids?
Bennett Olshaker, MD

What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried (for kids)
James Christ, Ph.D

When Your Child is Afraid
Robert Schachter, MD & Carole Spearin McCauley

Educational Issues

A Mind at a Time
Mel Levine, MD

ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide
Michael Reiff, MD

Driven to Distraction
E. Hallowell, MD and J. Rateyin, MD

How Can My Kid Succeed in School: What Parents and Teachers Can Do to Conquer Learning Problems
Craig Pohlman, Ph.D

It’s Nobody’s Fault: New Hope and Help For Difficult Children and Their Parents
Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More
Martin L. Kutscher, MD

The Myth of Laziness
Mel Levine, MD

Eating Disorders

The Beginner’s Guide to Eating Disorders Recovery
Nancy Kolodny, MA, MSW


1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
Thomas Phelan

Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?
Anthony Wolf, Ph.D

Loving Without Spoiling
Nancy Samalin

Raising Twins: From Pregnancy to Preschool
Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP

The Difficult Child
Stanley Turecki

The Overscheduled Child
Alvin Rosenfeld, MD & Nicole Wise

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Parenting
Piven, Borgenicht & Jordan

Who’s In Control? (Discipline without Combat)
Lawrence Baiter, Ph.D


Vaccines: What You Should Know
Paul Offit, MD & Louis Bell, MD