New Titles for MOSE Ready Reader/Family Place

July 5, 2012

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
 
Raising Generation Tech: Prepare Your Children for a Media-fueled World
Taylor, Jim
A psychologist explores how technology impacts children’s values, thinking, decision-making and relationships, and presents parents with the realistic steps they can take to provide their children with a healthy balance of technology and strong values.
 
Read With Me: Best Books for Preschoolers
Zvirin, Stephanie
This authoritative guide–with a core focus on reading readiness and helping position children to succeed in school–offers more than 300 age-appropriate and subject-specific book selections from librarians for reading time with children. From board and picture books to hot new books, these recommendations reflect family, community, play, and the environment. Mirroring a child’s world as they grow and mature, chapters include segments on reading together, friendship, places near and far, and making believe. These titles have been culled from the American Library Association’s “best” lists and professional review journals.
 
Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection With Your Teenage Daughter
Hemmen, Lucie
Parenting a Teen Girl offers parents effective tips and strategies for understanding the dramatic, confusing highs and lows of adolescence and improving communication with their teenage daughters. Drawn from positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and the author’s years of experience, the skills in this workbook will help parents guide their daughters past the challenges of adolescence and toward healthier and more productive behaviors.
 
Homeschooling: Take a Deep Breath, You Can Do This!
Bittner, Terrie Lynn
Challenges opinions about the skills and organization required for an effective homeschooling practice, counseling everyday parents on how to address key aspects through a sequence of comprehensive and manageable steps.
 
Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year
Mayo Clinic (COR)
Provides a guide to the first twelve months of life with a new baby, including information on feeding, immunizations, development, sleeping, and medical care.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
  
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