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Beyond Textbooks

Great Books for You and Your Child

Over the years, we have read, enjoyed, or heard about all of these books. Most are available at local libraries, some might be available to borrow from your child's school, and all are available from Amazon and other booksellers. Click the blue Help button in the lower right corner of this screen if you find a book or resource that you have found useful, and we will list it here!

Yardsticks "Written with warmth and humor, Yardsticks offers clear descriptions of children's development. This comprehensive, user-friendly reference helps teachers and administrators use knowledge of child development to shape classrooms and schools where all children can succeed."

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul "This first batch of Chicken Soup for Teens consists of 101 stories every teenager can relate to and learn from -- without feeling criticized or judged. This edition contains important lessons on the nature of friendship and love, the importance of belief in the future, and the value of respect for oneself and others, and much more."

The 7 Habits of Happy Kids "In The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, Sean Covey uses beautifully illustrated stories to bring his family's successful philosophy to the youngest child."

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens "An indispensable book for teens, as well as parents, teachers, counselors, or any adult who works with teens, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond."'s Parenting Books That Have Stood the Test of Time

The Center for Parenting Education's Recommended Parenting Books



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