New Titles for MOSE Ready Readers / Family Place

June 11, 2013

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Art Lab for Little Kids: 52 Playful Projects for Preschoolers!
Schwake, Susan / Schwake, Rainer (PHT)
A reference for creating fine art with children through finding the student’s own voice and style includes lessons that build skills and photographs that show different results from different people using the same lesson.
The Bullying Antidote: Superpower Your Kids for Life
Hart, Louise
In this critical, life-saving book, Louse Hart, Ph.D., a leading educator in self-esteem development, gives parents the skills they need to prevent their children–whether 6 or 16–from being bullied. The antidote, she reveals, is to equip moms and dads with the tools to raise confident and resilient kids through positive parenting.
The Everyday Parenting Toolkit: The Kazdin Method for Easy, Step-by-step, Lasting Change for You and Your Child
Kazdin, Alan E. / Rotella, Carlo
The director of the renowned Yale Parenting Center outlines accessible strategies for handling everyday child-rearing challenges, outlining comprehensive approaches to such topics as fussiness, video game overindulgence and respecting others.
The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten Through Grade 5: How to Support Your Child’s Education, End Homework Meltdowns, and Build Parent-teacher Connections
Nichols, M. L.
A candid guide for parents on how to get actively involved in a child’s education outlines strategies for building positive relationships with teachers and schools while providing step-by-step instructions for identifying a student’s learning style and avoiding common obstacles.
Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits
Miller, Donalyn / Kelley, Susan
A companion to the best-selling The Book Whisperer outlines practical strategies for instilling passionate, life-long reading habits in students, drawing on extensive research to offer advice on both making recommendations and helping students to select their own reading material.
Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children
Burnett, Christie
Positive creative and artistic experiences provide for a child’s learning and development, and the most effective engagement goes well beyond learning the names of colors or how to hold a pencil to draw. Time to Create offers easy, accessible art activity ideas for families and educators to explore with their young children. With ideas for fostering creativity, advice for choosing the right art project, and suggestions for minimizing the mess, this handbook is helpful for teachers as well as parents.
What to Feed Your Baby: Cost Conscious Nutrition for Your Infant
Cohen, Stanley A., M.d.
When a baby is born, new parents are bombarded with a variety of feeding choices. Sorting through the different options can be confusing and intimidating. Here, a seasoned pediatrician offers clear and accessible advice about the various feeding options that considers not just the nutritional value of those options but also the costs involved, so that parents can make informed budget-conscious decisions for their precious newborns. 
Posted by Jenifer Brown

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