Recommended by Speaker Lynn Surin Lawrence:

• Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children by Linda Lantieri

• Building Resilience in Children and Teens by Kenneth Ginsburg

• Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child by Elias, Tobias & Friedlander

• Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn

• Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by Gottman, Declaire and Goleman

• Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope and Optimism in Your Child by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

• Reclaiming Childhood: Letting Children Be Children in Our AchievementOriented Society by William Crain

• Thinking Parent, Thinking Child by Myrna Shure

Recommended by Speaker Maureen O’Hara, MA:

• Children: The Challenge by Rudolph Dreikurs

• STEP: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting by Don Dinkmeyer and Gary McKay.

Recommended by Speaker John Duffy, Psy.D:

• Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

• Uncommon Sense in Raising Teens and Tweens by Michael Riera

Recommended by Speaker Janet Triner:

• The NDD Book: How Nutrition Deficit Disorder Affects Your Child’s Learning, Behavior, and Health, and What You Can Do About It – Without Drugs by William Sears, MD

• Eat Healthy, Feel Great by William Sears, MD; Martha Sears, RN; and Christie Watts Kelly (this is a children’s book)

• Feed Your Brain: How to boost your brain power with food by Philippa Norman, M.D., M.P.H (geared for 5th – 8th graders but younger ages can benefit from reading it as will parents.).

Recommended by Parent Community Network Volunteers/Board

• The Available Parent: Radical Optimism for Raising Teens and Tweens by Dr. John Duffy

• The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel

• Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy by Michael Bradley

• When Things Get Crazy with Your Teen by Michael Bradley

• Why Do They Act That Way by Dr. David Walsh

• The Over-Scheduled Child by Alvin Rosenfeld and Nicole Wise

• The Price of Privilege by Madeline Levine

• What do you really want for your child? by Wayne Dyer

• The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel

• Children: The Challenge by Rudolf Dreikurs

• Dare to Discipline by James Dobson

• To Kindle a Soul by Lawrence Kelemen

• Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Dan Kindlon

• Bringing up Boys by James Dobson

• Raising Boys by Steve Biddulph

• The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Recommended by Parent Community Network (PCN) Facebook and Website Fans:

• Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids by Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross

• Love and Logic series of books by Jim Fay

• NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

• The Wonder of Boys by Michael Gurian

• Children are from Heaven by John Grey

• Books by Dr. Sears (and Dr. Suess!)