Parenting Family & Relationships Books

Different--A Great Thing to Be! Cover Image
By Heather Avis, Sarah Mensinga (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593232651
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Published: WaterBrook - June 29th, 2021

This joyful rhyming book encourages children to value the “different” in all people, leading the way to a kinder world in which the differences in all of us are celebrated and embraced.

Forest School Wild Play Cover Image
By Jane Worroll, Peter Houghton (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781786784209
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Published: Watkins Publishing - June 8th, 2021

Aimed at parents, teachers and Forest School leaders, this new book from Jane Worroll & Peter Houghton is packed full of fantastic new Forest School activities. It has a special focus on the elements and on making children feel connected to the natural world through imagination and storytelling.   

The Fourth Trimester Journal: Practices and Reflections to Honor Your Journey into Motherhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611808384
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Published: Shambhala - June 29th, 2021

Becoming a mother is radical, powerful, shocking, redemptive, and ripe for insights. This journal is a tangible place to collect thoughts and images during the postpartum period, to help explore, work with, and record the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of each new mother's personal journey.

Healthy Living for Teens: Inspiring Advice on Diet, Exercise, and Handling Stress (YC Teen's Advice from Teens Like You) Cover Image
By Youth Communication (Editor), Al Desetta (Editor)
ISBN: 9781510759909
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Published: Sky Pony - June 29th, 2021

In Healthy Living for Teens, young writers show that it’s possible to overcome bad habits and lead healthy lives in a time when substance abuse, junk food, and low self-esteem and self-worth are major social problems.

Inspire teen and preteen readers to take responsibility for and make wiser decisions about their lives with the essays in this book—each w

How to Tell Stories to Children Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358449270
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - June 22nd, 2021

Storytelling is one of the oldest and most essential skills known to humankind, a timeless parenting tool that helps families celebrate life’s joys, navigate its challenges, and raise healthy, well-adjusted kids.

Stories help children manage their emotions, empathize with others, and better understand the complex world we live in.

I Can Be Brave: A Child's Guide to Boosting Self-Confidence (Child's Guide to Social and Emotional Le #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510764088
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Published: Sky Pony - July 13th, 2021

Does your child appear nervous in social situations? Perhaps they express worries about what other people will think of them, or are sad and withdrawn? Do they seem reluctant to take part in their usual interests and hobbies? These could be signs that your child is struggling with low confidence.

This practical guide combines cognitive behavioral therapy and mind

The Worry Workbook: A Kid's Activity Book for Dealing with Anxiety Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510764071
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Published: Sky Pony - June 15th, 2021

The Worry Workbook is here to help by explaining what worry is, offering creative ways to calm and distract yourself when worry strikes.

Worries come in all shapes and sizes, creeping up on us when we least expect them. Worries, and anxiety in general, are like little clouds floating above our heads that seem menacing and threatening at first glance.

Norman's First Day at Dino Day Care Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735844148
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Published: NorthSouth Books - July 6th, 2021

Have courage, little dinosaur!

It’s Norman’s first day at Dino Day Care. Who wouldn’t be nervous? First, Norman does what he does best: he makes himself invisible. But eventually he manages to find his courage—with a little help from a new friend and just a hint of magic.

Sean Julian playfully reminds us that it’s okay to be shy.

The Calm Book: Finding Your Quiet Place and Understanding Your Emotions Cover Image
ISBN: 9781783126514
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Published: Welbeck Children's - May 18th, 2021

The Calm Book is a playful, warm and inviting non-fiction picture book designed to encourage children to pay attention to their moods, and learn to cope with the stresses and excitements of the busy modern world without becoming overwhelmed.

It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, Gender, and Sexual Health (The Family Library) Cover Image
By Robie H. Harris, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536207217
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Published: Candlewick - May 18th, 2021

Fully and fearlessly updated, this vital new edition of the acclaimed book on sex, sexuality, bodies, and puberty deserves a spot in every family’s library.

The Missing Potty Cover Image
ISBN: 9781605376394
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Published: Clavis - May 25th, 2021

A happy book to help toddlers with potty training, with surprising flaps For toddlers ages 30 months and up.

Bunny loves her potty. She likes to sit on it all the time. But one day, Bunny can't find it. And Bunny really needs to go potty What will she do now? She can't hold it anymore Will using the real potty be as scary as it looks?

Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy: The New Science for a Safe Birth and a Healthy Baby Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544986640
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 11th, 2021

An indispensable guide to the revolutionary advances in pregnancy and childbirth, Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy contains trailblazing science that explains:  

  • Why the first eight weeks are the most important and how to optimize them
  • Which prenatal genetic tests are risk‑free and which are a waste of money
  • Why miscarriages are commo