NPSD Family Welcome Center Lending Library

Parent Lending Library 
Family Welcome Center
School/Community Engagement Office
401 E. Hancock Street, Lansdale, PA. 19446

The books in the following categories are available for a 30 days lending period:
Anger Management/Bullying 
Learning Challenges  


Anger Management / Bullying Category

~Coloroso, Barbara – The Bully, the Bullies, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High
School – How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle
~Greene, Ross W. – The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
~Kennedy, Michelle – Tantrums
~Kowalski Ph.D., Robin M. – Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age
~Lerner, Harriet – The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
~Muscari, Mary – Not My Kid: 21 Steps to Raising a Non-Violent Child
~Pollard, Barbara K. Ph.D. – We Can Work It Out: Conflict Resolution for Children
~Samalin, Nancy – Love and Anger: The Parental Dilemma
~Rigby, Ken – Children and Bullying: How Parents and Educators Can Reduce Bullying at School 
~Thomas, Pat & Harker, Lesley – Stop Picking on Me

Community Category

~Epstein, Joyce L. – School, Family and Community Partnerships: Preparing Educators and Improving Schools
~Epstein, Joyce L. – School, Family and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action 
~Giannetti, Charlene C. & Sagarese, Margaret – Cliques: Eight Steps to Help Your Child Survive the Social Jungle
~Henderson, Anne T. – Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family / School
~Hiatt-Michael, Diana – Promising Practices to Connect Schools with the Community
~Hutter, Mark – The Family Experience: A Reader in Cultural Diversity
~Pipher, Mary – The Shelter of Each Other
~Price, Hugh B. – Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed
~Thompson, Michael – Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children
~Wiseman, Rosalind – Queen Bees and Wannabes

Computer / Internet Category

~Dretzin, Rachel – Frontline: Growing Up Online
~Farnham, Kevin M. & Dale G. – MySpace Safety: 51 Tips for Teens and Parents
~Goodstein, Anastasia – Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens Are Really Doing Online
~Kelsey, Candice M. – Generation MySpace: Helping Your Teen Survive Online Adolescence
~Magid, Larry & Collier, Anne – MySpace Unraveled: A Parent’s Guide to Teen Social Networking 
~Willard, Nancy E. – Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly

Death / Loss Category

~Huntley, Theresa M. – Helping Children Grieve: When Someone They Love Dies
~Trozzi, Maria – Talking with Children about Loss

Discipline Category

~Coloroso, Barbara – Kids are Worth It! Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline
~Nelsen Ed.D., Jane – Positive Discipline

Education / Schools Category

~Faber, Adele &  Mazlish, Elaine – How to Talk so Kids Can Learn
~Franklin TGA-495 12-Language Speaking Global Translator
~Harris, Sandra – Standards-Based Leadership: A Case Study Book for the Assistance Principalship
~Henze, Rosemary – Leading for Diversity
~Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara – The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other
~Levine, Mel – A Mind at a Time
~Lindsey, Randall B. – The Culturally Proficient School: An Implementation Guide for School Leaders 
~Shure, Myrna B.; Digeronimo, Theresa Foy; Aher, Jackie; et al – Raising a Thinking Child Workbook: Teaching Young Children How to Resolve Everyday Conflicts and Get Along With Others
~Shure, Myrna B. Ph.D. – Raising a Thinking Child
~Steinberg, Laurence – Beyond the Classroom: Why School Reform Has Failed and What Parents Need To Do
~Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich – The Way They Learn
~Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich – How Your Child Learns and Succeeds

Learning Challenges Category

~Barkley Ph.D., Russel A. – Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents
~Carey MD, William B. – Understanding Your Child’s Temperament
~Dornbush, Marilyn P. – Teaching the Tiger
~Hallowell, Edward M. & Ratey, John J. – Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood
~Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy – Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent and Energetic
~Laney Psy.D., Marti Olsen – The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child: Helping Your Child Thrive in an Extroverted World
~Shure, Myrna – Thinking Parent, Thinking Child: How to Turn Your Most Challenging Problems into Solutions
~Turecki, Stanley MD – The Difficult Child

Parenting Category

~Borba Ed.D., Michele – Parents Do Make a Difference: How to Raise Kids with Solid Character, Strong Minds, and Caring Hearts
~Borba Ed.D., Michele – The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries
~Brazelton, T. Berry and Sparrow, Joshua D. – Understanding Sibling Rivalry – The Brazelton Way
~Brazelton, T. Berry MD – Touchpoints: The Essential Reference
~Brooks, Robert and Goldstein, Sam – Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child 
~Brott, Armin A. – The Single Father: A Dad’s Guide to Parenting Without a Partner
~Calladine, Carole & Andrew – Raising Brothers and Sisters without Raising the Roof
~Canter, Lee – Parents on Your Side Workbook
~Clarke, Jean Illsley – How Much Is Enough? Everything You Need to Know to Steer Clear of Overindulgence and Raise Likeable, Responsible, and Respectful Children
~Constantino, Steven M. – 101 Ways to Create Real Family Engagement
~Covey, Stephen R. and Sandra M. – 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families 
~Curran, Dolores – Traits of a Healthy Family
~Dawson, Connie & Clarke, Jean Illsley – Growing Up Again – Second Edition: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children
~Einstein, Elizabeth and Albert, Linda – Strengthening Your Step Family
~Elkind, David – The Hurried Child  
~Elkind, David – Ties That Stress: The New Family Imbalance
~Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine – How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
~Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine – How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen so Teens Will Talk
~Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine – Siblings without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together so You Can Live Too
~Frisbie, David and Lisa – Happily ReMarried: Making Decisions Together * Blending Families Successfully * Building a Love That Will Last
~Gill, Libby – Stay-at-Home Dads: The Essential Guide to Creating the New Family
~Gilligan, Carol – In a Different Voice
~Goleman, Daniel – Emotional Intelligence:  Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
~Gurian, Michael – The Wonder of Boys
~Gurian, Michael – The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters
~Hartley-Brewer, Elizabeth – Raising Confident Boys: 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers
~Josel, Carol A. – Otherwise and Schoolwise: A Parent Guidebook
~Joseph, Joanne A. & Joanne M. – The Resilient Child: Preparing Today’s Youth for Tomorrow’s World
~Kalter, Neil – Growing Up with Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems
~Kindlon, Dan – Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age
~Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy – Kids, Parents and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime
~Levine, Madeline – The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids
~Levine, Mel – The Myth of Laziness
~Lickona, Thomas – Raising Good Children: From Birth Through the Teenage Years
~MacKenzie Ed.D., Robert J. – Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm and Respectful Boundaries
~O’Shea, Kevin and Windell, James – The Fatherstyle Advantage: Surefire Techniques Every Parent Can Use to Raise Confident and Caring Kids
~Pickhardt, Carl E. Ph.D. – Keys to Single Parenting
~Riera, Michael – Staying Connected to Your Teenage: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They’re Really Saying
~Riera, Michael – Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers
~Sears, William – Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep
~Taffel, Ron – Parenting by Heart: How to Stay Connected to Your Child in a Disconnected World ~Temple-Plotz, Lana – Practical Tools for Foster Parents
~Ziegahn Ph.D., Suzen J. – 7 Steps to Bonding with Your Stepchild

Self-Esteem Category

~Briggs, Dorothy – Your Child’s Self-Esteem
~Clarke, Jean Illsley – Self-Esteem: A Family Affair
~Clemes, Harris – How to Raise Children’s Self-Esteem (The Whole Child Series)
~Schachter, Robert – When Your Child is Afraid