New Titles for MOSE Ready Readers / Family Place

November 21, 2012

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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Solomon, Andrew
The National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon explores the consequences of extreme personal differences between parents and children, describing his own experiences as a gay child of straight parents while evaluating the circumstances of people affected by physical, developmental or cultural factors that divide families.
 
Oddly Normal: One Family’s Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms With His Sexuality
Schwartz, John
Sharing his family’s own struggles within a culture that is quickly changing, a national correspondent for “The New York Times” and father of a gay teen offers crucial lessons about helping gay kids and how to cope in a potentially hostile world.
 
Parenting Your Child With ADHD: A No-nonsense Guide for Nurturing Self-reliance and Cooperation
Wiener, Craig
In Parenting Your Child with ADHD, a psychologist specializing in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) offers a revolutionary new intervention for ADHD in children. His thirty years in private practice and research form the basis of a cutting-edge approach in which parents identify factors that contribute to the reinforcement of ADHD behaviors and learn to reinforce independent responsibility and empathy toward others instead.
 
Smart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential
Guare, Richard / Dawson, Peg / Guare, Colin
Many tens of thousands of parents have used the bestselling “Smart but Scattered” to teach young kids vital skills for living up to their potential. Now Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson apply their groundbreaking approach to the unique challenges of adolescence. Despite high intelligence, teens with executive skills deficits can be frustratingly disorganized, distractible, forgetful, and moody–leaving worried parents torn between micromanaging and throwing up their hands. This positive guide gives parents step-by-step strategies for promoting teens’ independence by helping them get organized, stay focused, and control their impulses.
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