Book Recommendations


– Books about Parenting
Dare to Discipline by J. Dobson
Six-Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Chilren by J. Rosemond
Parenting Isn’t For Cowards by J. Dobson
Your ____ Year Old by L. Frances & L. Ilg (Ages available: one – fourteen)
Parenting With Love and Logic by F. Cline & J. Fay

– Books about Montessori
The Montessori Method by M. Montessori
Montessori Play and Learn: A Parents’ Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six by L. Britton
Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work by E. Standing
The Absorbent Mind by M. Montessori
The Montessori Controversy by J. Chattin-McNichols

– Sign Language Books
The Beginning Sign Language Series by S. Collins offers many wonderful sign language books for children. Some include:
* An Alphabet of Animal Signs
* Signing at School
* Songs in Sign
* Fruits & Vegetables
* Family & Community
* Holidays & Celebrations and many more!
The Joy of Signing by L. Riekehof
American Sign Language Dictionary by M. Sternberg
Signs for Me: Basic Sign Vocabulary for Children, Parents & Teacher by B. Bahan & J. Dannis

– Books About Having a New Baby
Biscuit and the Baby by A. Capucilli
The Berenstain Bears’ New Baby by Stan Berenstain
The New Baby by Mercer Mayer

– Books about Going to the Hospital
Franklin Goes to the Hospital by P. Bourgeois
Curious George Goes to the Hospital by H. A. Rey & M. Rey

– Books about Manners
OOPS! Excuse Me Please! by B. McGrath
The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Teasing by S. & J. Berenstain
The Children’s Book of Virtues by W. Bennett
Three’s a Crowd by G. Hooks
The Two Tyrones by W. Hudson
Time to Say “Please”! by M. Willems
Emily’s Everyday Manners by P. Post & C. Sennings
Pretty Please: A Royally Fun Book of Manners by Disney
Excuse Me! A Little Book of Manners by K. Katz

– Books to Help Understand and Cope with Death
Saying Good-bye to Grandma by J. Thomas
Badger’s Parting Gifts by S. Varley
My Grandson Lew by C. Zolotow
Nonna by J. Bartoli
The Two of Them by A. Brandenberg
The Dead Bird by M. Brown
Nana Upstairs and Downstairs by T. DePaola
The Grandpa Tree by M. Donahue
Losing Uncle Tim by M. Jordan
David has AIDS by D. Sanford
I’ll Miss You Mr. Hooper by N. Stiles

Don’t forget! You can order books online through our monthly Scholastic Book Order.