Parents come visit the Parent's Corner in the LIC (Library Information Center) at MSP!
If you are interested in checking out a book contact Joyce Lynch and she will send the book(s)/DVD(s) home with your child or you can pick it up. Lynchj@plainvilleschools.org

PARENTING / ADOLESCENCE

Common Sense Parenting: Teaching Children Self-Control How to keep your cool while stopping your child's temper tantrums, meltdowns, stonewalling, and other acts of defiance! Boys Town Press

7 Things Your Teenager Won't Tell You - And How to Talk About Them Anyway by Jennifer Marshall Lippincott & Robin M. Deutsch, Ph.D.

GRANDPARENTING

Raising Your Children's Children: Help for Grandparents Raising Grandkids by Martha Evans Sparks

SCHOOL SKILLS

Homework: A Parent's Guide to Helping Out Without Freaking Out by Neil McNerney, M.Ed., LPC

Common Sense Parenting: Building Relationships Take steps to a great family life: Catch your kids being good, hold dynamic family meetings, Create predictable routines, and establish treasured family traditions! Boys Town Press

Common Sense Parenting: Correcting Misbehavior How to stay calm and be confident when kids misbehave: use positive and negative consequences effectively, teach alternate, appropriate behaviors, and help children practice for success Boys Town Press

Dealing With Your Kids' 7 Biggest Troubles: Lying, Cheating, Stealing, Sexual Acting Out, Drugs & Alcohol, Suicide and Violence By Val. J. Peter

Get Out Of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? by Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D.

Getting To Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens & Teens by Kaura S. Kastner, Ph.D. & Jennifer Wyatt, Ph.D.

Have A New Teenager By Friday: From Mouthy and Moody to Respectful and Responsible in 5 Days by Dr. Kevin Leman

Parent Talk: How to Talk to Your Children in Language That Builds Self-Esteem and Encourages Responsibility by Chick Moorman

Parenting Today's Adolescent: Helping Your Child Avoid the Traps of the Preteen and Teen Years  by Dennis & Barbara Rainey with Bruce Nygren

Parenting without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool, Calm, and Connected by Susan Stiffelman, MFT

Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success by Madeline Levine, Ph.D.

What Teens Need to Succeed: Proven, Practical Ways to Shape Your Own Future by Peter L. Benson, Ph.D., Judy Galbraith, M.A., & Pamela Espeland

What Kids Need to Succeed: Proven, Practical Ways to Raise Good Kidsby Peter L. Benson, Ph.D., Judy Galbraith, M.A., & Pamela Espeland

Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen by David Walsh, Ph.D.

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy! Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind by Michael J. Bradley, Ed.D.

Smart but Scattered: Boost Any Child's Ability to: Get Organized, Resist Impulses, Stay Focused, Use Time Wisely, Plan Ahead, Follow Through on Tasks, Learn From Mistakes, Stay in Control of Emotions, Solve Problems Independently, Be Resourceful by Peg Dawson, Ed.D & Richard Guare, Ph.D.

The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond by Donna Goldberg with Jennifer Zwiebel

SCHOOL TRANSITIONS

Help! My Child is Starting Middle School! A Survival Handbook for Parents. What Parents and Students Should Know the First Year of Middle School by Jerry L. Parks, Ed.S.,NBCT

SPECIAL NEEDS

School Success for Kids with ADHD by Stephen M. Silverman, Ph.D., Jacqueline S. Iseman, Ph.D., & Sue Jeweler

School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrome by Stephen M. Silverman, Ph.D. & Rich Weinfeld

School Success for Kids with Autism by Andrew L. Egel, Ph.D., Katherine C. Holman, Ph.D., & Christine H. Barthold, Ph.D

School Success for Kids with Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties by Walter E. Dunson, Ph.D.

School Success for Kids with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders by Michelle R. Davis, Vincent P. Culotta Ph.D., Eric A. Levine, Ed.D., & Elisabeth Hess Rice, Ed.D.

DIVORCE

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way by M. Gary Neumann, L.M.H.C.

OTHER

Moving Past Perfect: How Perfectionism May Be Holding Back Your Kids (and You!) and What You Can Do About It by Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D.

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls by Rachel Simmons

Queen Bees & Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman

The Bully, The Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School - How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence by Barbara Coloroso

The Secret Life of the Brain (DVD) by PBS

MAGAZINES

A Parent's Handbook: Help Keep Your Family Safe from Internal Dangers

A Parent's Handbook: Guiding Your Child Through Adolescence

A Parent's Handbook: Help Your Teen Make a Smooth Transition to High School

A Parent's Handbook: How to Encourage Your Child's Attendance and Success at School

Parenting Corner: Achieving Homework Success

Parenting Corner: Easing the Move to Middle School

Parenting Corner: Staying Active in Your Child's Education

Studying for Success: Tips to Help Build Effective Study Habits

Time for Everything: Tips to Help You Manage Time Well and Stay Organized

Be Your Best on Tests: Tips to Help You Improve Test Scores