Recommended Books

We love books, especially ones that reveal the world from the child’s point of view. Whether important or interesting, The Bookshelf aims to highlight the best of the offerings on subjects of interest to those passionate about children.

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American Parents Can Chill Out Now!
Everyday Desistance: The Transition to Adulthood Among Formerly Incarcerated Youth (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
Fashionable Childhood: Children in Advertising
Book Smart: How to Develop and Support Successful, Motivated Readers
The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health-from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years
Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change (Raising Achievement for Youth at Risk)
Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why, by Paul Tough
Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith: Children's Myths in Contemporary America, by Cindy Dell Clark, PhD
Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men, by Leonard Sax
Education in the 21st Century
Writing for Their Lives
Pioneers in Literacy Land
Children Past, Present, and Yet-To-Come
Book Cover: Revoluntionary Grandparents