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Child Development

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  • Hold On to Your Kidsby Gordon Neufeld; Gabor Mate

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    International authority on child development Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D., joins forces with bestselling author Gabor Maté, M.D., to tackle one of the most disturbing trends of our time: Children today looking to their peers for direction?their values, identity, and codes of behavior. This ?peer orientation? undermines family cohesion, interferes with healthy... more...

  • Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Edby Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 0.99

    Newly revised, featuring the most up-to-date research, effective strategies, and real-life stories The spirited child?often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"?possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. Research shows that spirited kids are wired to be "more"?by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive,... more...

  • Child Senseby Priscilla J. Dunstan; Linda Acredolo; Susan Goodwyn

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00

    Your infant is crying and you don?t know why. Your toddler refuses every kind of food?except one. Your preschooler wages war with you each morning over what to wear. Every day, parents struggle unsuccessfully to understand why their children act the way they do. Now child development expert Priscilla J. Dunstan breaks down those barriers to understanding... more...

  • 20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeedby Sherrie Eldridge

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    Do I have what it takes to be a successful adoptive parent? Does my child consider me a successful parent? Will I ever hear my rebellious teen say, ?I love you?? What tools do I need to succeed? In her groundbreaking first book, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew , Sherrie Eldridge gave voice to the very real concerns... more...

  • Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knewby Sherrie Eldridge

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    "Birthdays may be difficult for me." "I want you to take the initiative in opening conversations about my birth family." "When I act out my fears in obnoxious ways, please hang in there with me." "I am afraid you will abandon me." The voices of adopted children are poignant, questioning. And they tell a familiar story of loss, fear, and hope. This... more...

  • Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent Worldby H. Stephen Glenn; Jane Nelsen

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 15.95

    No Parent or Educator Can Afford to Ignore This Groundbreaking Work! Bestselling authors H. Stephen Glenn and Jane Nelsen have helped hundreds of thousands of parents raise capable, independent children with Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World. On its tenth anniversary, this parenting classic returns with fresh, up-to-date... more...

  • Diaper-Free Before 3by Jill Lekovic

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 15.00

    Conventional wisdom tells parents that they should delay potty training to toddler age, and only after seeing signs of readiness. But is that really the best way? In Diaper-Free Before 3, Dr. Jill Lekovic presents the new case that early training--beginning as early as nine months olds--is most natural, healthy, and beneficial for your child, based... more...

  • Mind in the Makingby Ellen Galinsky

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.74

    ?Ellen Galinsky?already the go-to person on interaction between families and the workplace?draws on fresh research to explain what we ought to be teaching our children. This is must-reading for everyone who cares about America?s fate in the 21st century.? ? Judy Woodruff, Senior Correspondent for The PBS NewsHour  Families and Work Institute President... more...

  • Investing in Young Childrenby Sophie Naudeau; Naoko Kataoka; Alexandria Valerio

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    The World Bank created this Early Child Development (ECD) Guide in response to a growing demand from Task Team Leaders (TTLs) for advice and support to facilitate the policy dialogue on the topic of ECD and to help policy makers make and implement relevant choices on how to best invest in ECD in the context of their country’s economy and national... more...

  • Backtalkby Carolyn Crowder; Audrey Ricker

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 12.99

    "So what? All the other kids get to do it!" Few behavioral problems challenge and frustrate parents, caregivers, and teachers as does verbal rudeness in children of any age. Reinforced by the wise-cracking kids on TV and in the movies, backtalk has become all too common among today's youngsters. But there is nothing cute about this behavior. Remarks... more...