Resources for Parents

General Parenting Book Reviews

Apter, Terri (2002). The myth of maturity: What teenagers need from parents to become adults. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Bradley, M.J., & O’Connor, C. (2003). Yes, your teen is crazy! Loving your kid without losing your mind. Gig Harbor, Washington: Harbor Press.

Cline, F., & Fay, J. (2006). Parenting teens with love and logic: Preparing adolescents for responsible adulthood. Updated and expanded edition. Colorado Springs, Co: Piñon Press.

Cooke, B., & Kendrick, C., LCSW. (2003). Take out your nose ring, honey, we’re going to grandma’s. Hanging in, holding on and letting go of your teen. Bloomington, IL: Unlimited Publishing.

DiPrisco, Joseph & Riera, Michael (2001). Field guide to the American teenager: A parent’s companion. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.

Edgette, Janet, Psy.D., M.P.H.(2002). Stop negotiating with your teen: Strategies for parenting your angry, manipulative, moody, or depressed adolescent. New York: Berkley.

Elais, M.J., Tobias, S.E., & Friedlander, B.S. (2002). Raising emotionally intelligent teenagers: Guiding the way for compassionate, committed, courageous adults. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Ezzo, Gary, & Bucknam, Robert (2001). On becoming teenwise: Building a relationship that lasts a lifetime. Oregon: Multnomah Publishers Inc.

Glasser, W. (2002). Unhappy teenagers: A way for parents and teachers to reach them. New York: Harper Collins Publishers.

Marshall, Peter (2007). Now I know why tigers eat their young: How to survive your teenagers – with wisdom and a little humor. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.

McMahon, Tom. (2003). Teen tips: A practical Ssurvival guide for parents with kids 11 to 19. New York: Pocket Books.

Mosatche, H. & Unger, K. (2005). Too old for this, too young for that: Your survival guide for the middle school years. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Nolte Law, D., & Harris, R. (2002). Teenagers learn what they live: Parenting to inspire integrity and independence. New York: Workman Publishing.

Pasick, Patricia (1998). Almost grown: Launching your child from high school to college. NewYork: W.W. Norton.

Popkin, Michael H., Ph.D. (2009). Active parenting of teens: Parent’s guide. Georgia: Active Publishers.

Riera, M. (2004). Uncommon sense for parents with teenagers. Berkeley, CA.: Celestial Arts.

Rosenthal, Maryann, Ph.D. (2006). Be a parent, not a pushover: A guide to raising happy emotionally-healthy teens. New York: Midpoint Trade Books, Inc.

Sonna, Linda. (2003). The everything ’tween book. Avon, MA: Adams Media Company.

Sterling, D. (2007). Parent as coach: The 7 ways to coach your teen in the game of life. Hara Publishing Group.

Strauch, Barbara.(2004).The primal teen: What the new discoveries about the teenage brain tell us about our kids. New York: Doubleday.