BOOKS

Books for Parents

  • Baileu, Becky A. (2000). I love you rituals. New York: Harper Collins.
  • Brazelton, T. Berry. (1992). Touchpoints: The essential reference: Your child’s emotional and behavioral development. Reading, MA: Perseus.
  • Brazelton, T. Berry, and Stanley Greenspan. (2000). The irreducible needs of children: What every child must have to grow, learn and flourish. Reading, MA: Perseus.
  • Dischler, Patricia. (2006). Because I loved you: A birthmother’s view of open adoption. Madison, WI: Goblin Fern.
  • Faber, Adele, and Elaine Mazlish. (1980). How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk. New York: Avon.
  • Forehand, Rex, and Nicholas Long. (2002). Parenting the strong-willed child: The clinically proven five-week program for parents of two- to six-year-olds (Revised). New York: Contemporary.
  • Gray, Deborah D. (2002). Attaching in adoption: Practical tools for today’s parents. Indianapolis, IN: Perspectives.
  • Gray, Deborah D. (2007) Nurturing Adoptions. Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma. Indianapolis, IN : Perspectives.
  • Greene, Ross W. (1998). The explosive child: A new approach to understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible children. New York: Harper Collins.
  • Heller, Sharon. (1997). The vital touch: How intimate contact with your baby leads to happier, healthier development. New York: Holt.
  • Hill, Barbara A. (1991). Baby tactics: Parenting tips that really work. New York: Avery.
  • Keck, Gregory C. PhD. and Kupecky, Regina M. L.S.W. ( 2002) Parenting the Hurt Child. Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow. Colorado Springs, CO: Pinon Press
  • Keck, Gregory C. PhD. and Kupecky, Regina M. L.S.W. (1995) Adopting the Hurt Child : Hope for Families with Special Needs Kids. Colorado Springs, CO: Pinon Press
  • Keck, Gregory C. PhD. (2009) Parenting Adopted Adolescents. Understanding And Appreciating Their Journeys. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress
  • James, Arletta. (2009) Brothers and Sisters in Adoption. Helping Children Navigate Relationships When New Kids Join the Family. Indianapolis, IN: Perspectives.
  • Kitzinger, Sheila. (1990). Being born. New York: Penguin.
  • Kranowitz, Carolyn S. (2003). The out-of-sync child has fun: Activities for kids with sensory integration dysfunction. New York: Perigee.
  • Kranowitz, Carolyn S. (1995). 101 activities for kids in tight spaces: At the doctor’s office, on car, train, and plane trips, home sick in bed. New York: Skylight.
  • Kurcinka, Mary S. (1998). Raising your spirited child. New York: Harper Perennial.
  • Kurcinka, Mary S. (1998). Raising your spirited child workbook. New York: Harper Perennial.
  • Lansky, Vickie. (1991). Baby proofing basics: How to keep your child safe. Minnesota: Book Peddlers.
  • Lerner, C and Amy Laura Dombro. (2000). Learning and growing together: Understanding and supporting your child’s development. Washington, DC: Zero to Three.
  • Paley, Vivian Gussin. (1992). You can’t say you can’t play. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
  • Paley, Vivian Gussin. (1999). The kindness of children. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
  • Purvis, Karyn B. PhD., Cross, David R. PhD. and Sunshine, Wendy Lyons (2007) The Connected Child. For Parents Who Have Welcomed Children: From other countries and cultures, From troubled backgrounds, With special behavioral or emotional needs. New York: McGraw Hill.
  • Ramey, C.T. and Sharon Ramey. (1999). Right from birth: Building your child’s foundation for life. Birth to 18 months. New York: Goddard.
  • Riley, Debbie, M.S. with Meeks, John, M.D. (2006) Beneath the Mask. Understanding Adopted Teens. Burtonsville, MD: C.A.S.E. Publications.
  • Segal, Marilyn. (1998). Your child at play: Birth to one year: Discovering the senses and learning about the world (2nd ed.). New York: Newmarket.
  • Segal, Marilyn. (1998). Your child at play: One to two years: Exploring, learning, making friends, and pretending (2nd ed.). New York: Newmarket.
  • Silber, Kathleen and Patricia Martinez Dorner. (1989). Children of open adoption. San Antonio: Corona.
  • Silberg, Jackie. (1993). Games to play with babies. Maryland: Gryphon.
  • Stanton, Melissa G. and Debra Cohen (Eds.). (1995). Life with father. New York: Little, Brown and Company.
  • Stanton, Melissa G. and Debra Cohen (Eds.). (1995). Life with mother. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Books for Kids

  • Adams, Eric J. and Kathleen Adams. (2000). On the day his daddy left. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman.
  • Appelt, Kathi (2000). Oh my baby, little one. San Diego: Harcourt.
  • Arnold, Tedd. (1995). Five ugly monsters. New York: Scholastic.
  • Bacharach, Burt and Hal David. (2002). I’ll say a little prayer for you. New York: Scholastic.
  • Bang, Molly. (1999). When Sophie gets angrey — really, really angry… New York: Scholastic.
  • Berger, Barbara. (1984). Gradfather Twilight. New York:Scholastic.
  • Blomquist, Geraldine M., and Paul B. Blomquist. (1990). Zacahry’s new home: A story for foster and adopted children. Washington, DC: Magination (APA).
  • Brown, Marc. (1987). Play Rhymes. New York: Scholastic.
  • Buller, Jon and Susan Schade. (1998). I love you, good night. New York: Aladdin.
  • Bunting, Eve. (2000). The memory string. New York: Clarion.
  • Burningham, John. (1989) Hey! Get off our train. New York: Crown.
  • Butler, M. Christina and Tina Macnaughton. (2005). Snow friends. New York: Scholastic.
  • Cain, Janan. (2000). The way I feel. New York: Scholastic.
  • Campbell, Bebe Moore. (2003) Sometimes my mommy gets angry. New York: Putnam.
  • Cauley, Lorinda Bryan. (1992). Clap your hands. New York: Scholastic.
  • Cave, Kathryn and Nick Maland. (2003). You’ve got dragons. Atlanta: Peachtree.
  • Cousins, Lucy. (1999) Maisy’s bedtime. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.
  • Cowen-Fletcher, J. (1993). Mama zooms. New York: Scholastic.
  • Curtis, Jaimee Lee and Laura Cornell. (1998). Today I feel silly and other moods tha make my day. New Yorl: Joanna Cotler.
  • Davis Katie. (1999). I hate to go to bed! New York: Scholastic.
  • Desimmi, L. and Mauhurin, M. (2004). My beauthiful child. New York: Scholastic.
  • Field, Eugene. (1982). Wynken, Blynken, and Nod. New York: E.P. Dutton.
  • Fox, Mem. (1998). Tough Boris. San Diego: Harcourt Brace.
  • Fox, Mem. (1997). Whoever you are. New York: Scholastic.
  • Freymann, Saxton and Joost Elffers. (2002). Dog food. New York: Scholastic.
  • Freymann, Saxton and Joost Elffers. (1999). How are you peeling? Foods with moods. New York: Scholastic.
  • Gliori, Debi. (1999). No matter what. San Diego: Harcourt.
  • Harrison, Joanna. (1994). Dear Bear. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda.
  • Henkes, Kevin. (2000). Wemberly worried. Hong Kong: Greenwillow.
  • Henkes, Kevin. (1987). Sheila Rae, the brave. New York: Mulberry.
  • Henson, Jim. (1999). I can go potty. New York: Golden.
  • Herron, Ron. (1996). Getting along with others: Charts and tips to help you teach social skills to children and reward their good behavior. Boys Town, NE: Boys Town.
  • Holmes, Margaret M. (2000). A terrible thing happened. Washington, DC: Magination (APA).
  • Hoose, Phillip and Hannah. (1998). Hey, little ant. New York: Scholastic.
  • Jeffers, Susan. (1973). A Mother Goose rhyme: Three huntsmen. Author.
  • Joose, B.M. (2005). Papa, do you love me? San Francisco: Chronicle.
  • Joose, B.M. (1991). Mama, do you love me? San Francisco: Chronicle.
  • Katz, Alan. (2001). Take me out of the bathtub and other silly dilly songs. New York: Scholastic.
  • Keats, Ezra Jack. (1977). Whistle for Willie. New York: Penguin.
  • Kent, Jack. (1975). There’s no such thing as a dragon. New York: Golden.
  • Kissinger, Katie. (1994). All the colors we are. St. Paul, MN: Redleaf.
  • Lewis, Kim. (1990). The shepherd boy. London: Walker.
  • Littledale, Freya. (1978). The snow child. New York: Scholastic.
  • Lovell, Patty. (2001). Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon. New York: Putnam.
  • Lowe, Alice. (1978). The witch who was afraid of witches. New York: Barnes and Noble.
  • MacLachlan, P. (1982). Mama one, mama two. Harper Collins.
  • Mario, H.S. (1999). I’d rather have an iguana. Massachusetts: Charlesbridge.
  • Markes, Julie. (2001). Good thing you’re not an octopus! New York: Harper Collins.
  • Mayer, Mercer. (1968). There’s a nightmare in my closet. New York: Dial.
  • McBratney, Sam. (2001). I’ll always be your friend. New York: Harper Collins.
  • McGovern, Ann. (1968). Stone soup. New York: Scholastic.
  • McIntyre, Barbara Betker. (2000). Jungle Journey: Grieving and remembering Eleanor the Elephant. Traverse City, MI: Traverse.
  • Muhlemann, Elisabeth (trans.). (1985). ” I’ll make you well, Tiger”, said the Bear. New York: Adama.
  • Munsch, Robert. (1980). Love you forever. Willowdale, Ontario: Firefly.
  • Muncsch, Robert. (1980). The paper bag princess. Toronto: Annick.
  • Nemiroff, Marc A., and Jane Annunziata. (1999). A child’s first book about play therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Numeroff, Laura Joffe. (1998). If you give a pig a pancake. New York: Scholastic.
  • Numeroff, Laura Joffe. (1985). If you give a mouse a cookie. New York: Scholastic.
  • Parr, Todd. (2001). It’s OK to be different. New York: Little, Borwn.
  • Penn, Audrey. (1993). The kissing hand. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America.
  • Pellegrini, Nina. (1991). Families are different. New York: Scholastic.
  • Pinkney, Sandra L. (2000). Shades of Black: A celebration of our children. New York: Scholastic.
  • Puttock, Simon, and Alison Bartlett. (2001). A story for Hippo: A book about loss. New York: Scholastic.
  • Ryan, Cheli Duran. (1971). Hildilid’s night. New York: Macmillan.
  • Scarry, Richard. (1997). Things to love. New York: Golden.
  • Shannon, David. (1998). No, David. New York: Scholastic.
  • Sheppard, Caroline H. (1998). Brave Bart: A story for traumatized and grieving children. Grosse Pointe Woods, MI: Institute for Trauma and Loss in Chilren.
  • Smith, Charles S., Jr. (2000). Brown sugar babies. New York: Hyperion.
  • Smith, WIll. (1980). Just the two of us. New York: Scholastic.
  • Spinelli, Eileen. (1998). When Mam comes home tonight. New York: Simon and Shuster.
  • Swain, G. (1999). Celebrating. Minnesota: Carolrhoda.
  • Tazewell, Charles. (1946). The littlest angel. New York: Scholastic.
  • Viorts, Judith. (1972). Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. New York: Scholastic.
  • Weniger, Brigitte, and Eve Tharlet. (1996). What have you done, Davy? New York: Dial.
  • Yaccarino, Dan. (2001). Unloveable. New York: Scholastic.
  • Yolen, Jane. (1987). Owl Moon. New York: Scholastic.
  • Zolotow, Charlotte. (1966). Big sister and little sister. New York: Harper Collins.

 

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