Book Resources

Our providers have compiled a selection of reading material for parents to read on a variety of issues.


ADHD/Executive Functioning

Smart but Scattered, by Peg Dawson EdD and Richard Guare, Ph.D.



Freeing Your Child from Anxiety, by Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.



A Parents Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Your Child Roots and Wings, (American Academy of Pediatrics) by Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D.

Raising a Thinking Child, by Myrna Shure, Ph.D.

Raising a Thinking PreTeen, by Myrna Shure, Ph.D.

The Explosive Child, by Ross Greene, Ph.D.

Parenting the Strong Willed Child, by Rex Forehand, Ph.D. and Nicholas Long, Ph.D

Parenting that Works, by Edward Christophersen, Ph.D and Susan Mortweet,Ph.D.

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, by John Gottman Ph.D., Joan DeClare, and Daniel Goleman


Chronic Illness

Young People and Chronic Illness:  True Stories, Help, and Hope, by Kelly Huegel

When Will I Feel Better? Understanding Chronic Illness, by Monroe



The Truth about Children and Divorce: Dealing With the Emotions So You and Your Children Can Thrive, by Robert Emery, Ph.D.

Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child, by Isolina Ricci Ph.D.



American Academy of Pediatrics. Immunizations and Infectious Diseases:  An Informed Parent’s Guide. Fisher MC, ed. Elk Grove Village, IL:  American Academy of Pediatrics; 2006

Myers MG, Pineda D. Do Vaccines Cause That?! A Guide for Evaluating Vaccine Safety Concerns. Galveston, TX: Immunizations for Public Health; 2008

Offit PA. Autism’s False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure. New York, NY: Columbia University Press; 2008

Offit PA. Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All. New York, NY: Basic Books; 2011

Mnookin S. The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster; 2011

Offit PA, Moser CA. Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction. New York, NY: Columbia University Press; 2011



Sleep Fairy, by Janie Peterson (children’s story book to read with kids)

Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and their Parents can get a Goods Night Sleep, by Jodi Mindell, Ph.D.

Take Charge of Your Child’s Sleep, by Judy Owens, M.D. and Jodi Mindell, Ph.D.


Toilet Training

Everybody Poops, by Taro Gomi