• The following is a list of books that you might find as good reference points in helping your children navigate from elementary through the middle school years.  Please let us know if come across other books that you would recommend to parents

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    hese are some excellent books to read if you have younger children..

    Have You Filled a Bucket (Kindness)

    How Do I Stand in Your Shoes - (empathy)

    The Little Engine That Could (perseverance/confidence)

    Charlie the Caterpillar (true friendship)

    Stellaluna (friendship/appreciating differences)

    The Rainbow Fish (sharing)

    Stand Tall Molly Lou (self-esteem)

    Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun (self-esteem/handle bully)

    The Bad Case of Tattle Tale Tongue

    Dinosaurs Divorce

    Was it the Chocolate Pudding (divorce)

    Freddy the Falling Leaf (death)

    It's Hard to Be a Verb (impulses, restlessness)

    My Mouth is a Volcano (teaching not to interrupt)

    Space Camp (personal space)

    Bully Bean (bullying)

    Nobody Knew What to Do (bullying)

    Sorry (bullying)

    Just Kidding (bullying)

    My Many Colored Days (feelings)

    Feelings A to Z

    Any of the Bernstain Bears - great books!


    These are excellent books for the pre-teen/teen school population!


    How to Hug A Porcupine, Negotiating the Prickly Points of the Tween Years, by Julie A. Ross


    How to Talk so Teens will listen & listen so Teens will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish


    Yes, Your teen is Crazy, by Mike Bradley


    Why Good Kids Act Cruel, Carl Pickhardt, Ph.D


    Queen Bees and Wannabes, Rosalind Wiseman


    Odd Girl Out, Rachel Simmons


    Reviving Ophelia, by Mary Pipher


    Girls will be Girls  by JoAnn Deak, Ph.D and Teresa Barker


    Get Out of My Life, but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall

    by Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D


    How to Raise an Adult, by Julie Lythcott-Haims