Spring 2001 Book List
Edited by Laurele Riippa. Compiled by Lynn Andriani, Dena Croog, Robert Dahlin, Charles Hix, Julia Moberg, Karole Riippa and Bella Stander. -- 1/22/01
Health, Beauty &Fitness | Childcare &Parenting | Reference
Politics | War &Military
Health, Beauty &Fitness
Cancers of the Colon and Rectum-A Patient's Guide to Treatment (June, $14.95) by Paul Ruggieri, M.D., is a guide to diagnosis and treatment.
Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Apr., $14.95) by Dr. Alastair Jackson. A doctor discusses the enigmatic illness.
Back Sufferer's Bible (June, $14.95) by Sarah Key. The physiotherapist to Prince Charles and the Queen Mother offers a model for understanding the human spine.
365 Ways to Live to 100 (Apr., $9.95) by Siimon Reynolds includes suggestions that have proven to slow down the aging process. 20,000 first printing.
Perfect Balance: Ayurvedic Nutrition for Mind, Body and Soul (May, $16.95) by Atreya Smith offers individualized plans for achieving ideal weight, renewed energy and restored health through this holistic system.
Smart Medicine for Your Skin: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Conventional and Alternative Therapies to Heal Common Skin Problems (July, $16.95) by Jeanette Jacknin, M.D., is a guide to hundreds of skin conditions.
Reprint: From Fatigued to Fantastic: A Proven Program to Regain Vibrant Health Based on a New Scientific Study Showing Highly Effective Treatment for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia, 2nd Ed. (June, $14.95) by Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.
The Sinus Cure: 7 Simple Steps to Relieve Sinusitis and Other Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions (Mar., $12.95) by Debra Fulghum Bruce and Murray Grossan, M.D., provides a program to reduce the effects of chronic sinusitis. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
AIDS: The Challenge for South Africa (Mar., $10.95) by Alan Whiteside and Clem Sunter reviews the crisis and how it is affecting South Africa.
The Experience of Alzheimer's Disease: Life Through a Tangled Veil (May, $26.95) by Steven Sabat looks at the psychology behind the disease.
The Portable Personal Trainer: 365 Tips to Energize Your Workouts and Bring out the Athlete in You (May, $10.95) by Eric Harr. A triathlete gives tips for reaching one's personal peak.
Surviving Cancer: One Woman's Story and Her Inspiring Program for Anyone Facing a Cancer Diagnosis (Aug., $12.95) by Margie Levine. Eleven years after doctors told her she had six months to life, Levine is cancer-free and tells her story.
Reprint: Lose Those Last Ten Pounds (Apr., $12.95) by Denise Austin.
Yoga for Life (May, $22.50) by Liz Lark. An experienced instructor shows how to find and learn the right form of yoga for one's lifestyle.
CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD.
The Castle Connolly Guides: The Best Senior Living and Eldercare Options on Long Island; ...in Manhattan; ...in Brooklyn; ...in Westchester/Rockland/Fairfield, CT; ...Central New Jersey; ...in Northern New Jersey (Mar., $19.95 each) contain information on the range of services available to seniors and their caregivers in the New York metro area.
Hit Below the Belt: Facing Up to Prostate Cancer (Mar., $14.95) by F. Ralph Berberich, M.D. An oncologist recounts his own experience with the disease while providing timely medical information.
Natural Alternatives to HRT Cookbook: Understanding Estrogen and Foods That Benefit Your Health (Mar., $17.95) by Marilyn Glenville. A nutritional therapist provides recipes for helping women remain healthy through menopause.
The New Complete Book of Herbs, Spices &Condiments: A Nutritional, Medical, and Culinary Guide (June; $19.95, cloth $45) by Carol Ann Rinzler presents information in A-Z format.
COLLINS &BROWN (dist. by Sterling)
The Food Doctor in the City: Maximum Health for Urban Living (May, $19.95) by Ian Marber explains how city residents can detoxify and strengthen their systems.
The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World (July, $17.95) by John Robbins. This sequel to Diet for a New America addresses today's politically charged food issues. 50,000 first printing. 8-city author tour.
The Blood Thinner Cure: A Revolutionary Seven-Step Lifestyle Plan for Stopping Heart Disease and Stroke (Mar., $14.95) by Kenneth R. Kensey, M.D., and Carol A. Turkington recommends a plan to prevent injured arteries by keeping the blood thin.
The Insulin Resistance Diet: How to Turn off Your Body's Fat-Making Machine (Mar., $14.95) by Cheryle R. Hart, M.D., and Mary Kay Grossman explains how to combine controlled portions of carbohydrates with protein to lose weight effectively and permanently.
THE CROSSING PRESS
The Future of Healing: Exploring the Parallels of Eastern and Western Medicine (Apr., $16.95) by Michael P. Milburn brings together the frontiers of Western biological science and ancient Chinese medicine.
KISS Guide to Weight Loss (Apr., $18.95) by Barbara Ravage is a new addition to the Keep It Simple series.
Women's Health Handbook (Apr., $24.95) by Dr. Miriam Stoppard keeps women informed and in charge of their own well-being.
90-Day Fitness Plan (May, $14.95) by Matt Roberts, personal trainer to stars including Madonna and Sting, takes readers through a plan that promises results.
The Cancer P try Project: Healing P ms by Cancer Patients and Those Who Care for Them (Apr., $12.95), edited by Karin B. Miller, presents more than 100 p ms selected from more than 1,200 national submissions.
Overcoming Teen Depression: A Guide for Parents (May, $16.95) by Miriam Kaufman offers advice.
Epilepsy and Seizures (June, $14.95) by Donald Weaver, M.D, explains this disorder and gives detailed counsel.
Living with Anxiety: A Clinically Proven Step-by-Step Plan for Drug-Free Management (Apr., $15) by Bob Montgomery and Laurel Morris helps anxious people learn to cope without resorting to medication.
7-Day Juicing Health Plan (May, $13.95) by Helen J. Simpson explains how and why the process works then shows the benefits from the program.
HAMLYN (dist. by Sterling)
Back in Shape: The 10-Week Post-Baby Recovery Plan (June, $17.95) by Sally Lewis teaches the secrets of regaining one's figure, strength and vitality.
Healthy Living Space: 50 Practical Ways to Detoxify the Body and Home (June, $18.95) by Richard Leviton includes interviews with seven detox experts.
Reprint: RealAge: Are You As Young As You Can Be? (May, $15) by Michael F. Roizen, M.D.
Strength Training for Strong Bones: A Step-by-Step Program to Prevent Osteoporosis and Stay Fit and Active for Life (June, $21.95) by Susie Dinan and Joan Basset, M.D. This new installment in the Stand Up series will help women reverse symptoms of bone loss, increase energy and feel younger.
Living with Hepatitis B: A Survivor's Guide (Aug., $15.95) by Gregory T. Everson, M.D., and Hedy Weinberg offers answers, guidance, hope and inspiration.
Managing Cancer: The African American's Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment (May, $16.95) by George W. Rawls, M.D., Frank Lloyd, M.D., and Herbert Stern is a guide to more than 20 types of cancer and explores the emotional aspects of the disease. 35,000 ad/promo.
Reprint: The Heart of the Matter: The African American's Guide to Heart Disease, Heart Treatment, and Heart Wellness (May, $16.95) by Hilton M. Hudson II, M.D.
Control Your Child's Asthma: A Breakthrough Program for the Treatment and Management of Childhood Asthma (May, $14) by Harold J. Farber, M.D., and Michael Boyette offers an easy-to-follow holistic approach.
Eat Your Colors: Maximize Your Health by Eating the Right Foods for Your Body Type (Aug., $13) by Marcia Zimmerman. The ancient wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine meets nutritional science in a guide to matching diet and body type.
Consumer's Guide to Alternative Health (May, $16) by Jane Brody, Denise Grady and New York Times reporters takes a look at the products, the research and the scams that are part of the alternative health movement.
Coping with Vision Loss--Maximizing What You Can See and Do (Mar., $16.95) by Bill Chapman explains what visually impaired people can do to improve their lives.
The Interval Training Workout--Build Muscle and Burn Fat with Anaerobic Exercise (Apr., $16.95) by Joseph Nitti, M.D., and Kimberlie Nitti presents a workout based on training methods of elite athletes.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families (May; $15.95, cloth $45) by William J. Weiner, M.D., Lisa M. Shulman, M.D., and Anthony E. Lang, M.D., offers up-to-date information on treatment options and living with this misunderstood disease.
Nursing Homes: The Family's Journey (May; $16.95, cloth $42.50) by Peter S. Silin provides practical advice focusing on how to ensure the best level of care.
The Complete Body, Mind, and Spirit (Mar., $24.95), edited by Nancy Allison, offers a cross-cultural sampling of holistic techniques and methods.
Greater Vision: A Comprehensive Program for Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Clarity (Mar., $16.95) by Marc Grossman and Vinton McCabe. Vision-care specialists outline an eye-care program, which includes exercises to improve vision while enhancing emotional and spiritual clarity.
The Organic Foods Sourcebook (Apr., $15.95) by Elaine Marie Lipson explains the benefits of organic foods, provides information on current legislative activity and includes a complete resource guide.
The Fasting Diet: A Practical Five-Day Program for Increased Energy, Greater Stamina, and a Clearer Mind (May, $15.95) by Steven Bailey reveals how fasting can detoxify the body and strengthen the immune system.
Women's Movement: Self-Empowerment and Disease Prevention Through Exercise (Aug., $17.95) by Sandoval Melim, Susanna Reid and Tori Hudson is a guide to better physical and emotional health for women.
Medicine Moms: Reclaiming Our Children's Health Through Homeopathy and Common Sense (Mar., $12) by Arlene Uhl. A psychotherapist and mother shares her experiences integrating homeopathy with traditional medicine.
The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook: Healing with Western, Chinese, and Ayurvedic Herbs (July, $20) by Alan Keith Tillotson with Naixin Hu Tillotson and Robert Abel Jr., M.D. This reference book explains how to safely use herbs, separately and in combination, for optimal effect.
Living Life Free from Pain: Treating Arthritis, Joint Pain, Muscle Pain, and Fibromyalgia with Maharishi Vedic Medicine (June, $18.95) by Kumuda Reddy, M.D., with Cynthia Lane explains how correct diet, exercise, lifestyle choices and natural remedies can bring permanent relief.
The Dieter's Companion: Seven Secrets to Looking Great and Feeling Even Better (Apr., $6.99) by Diane Hanson provides step-by-step advice. Advertising.
Reprint: The Prostate Cancer Protection Plan: The Foods, Supplements and Drugs That Can Combat Prostate Cancer (May, $14.95) by Dr. Bob Arnot.
Beauty of Yoga: Chakra Poses for Health &Self-Transformation (July, $19.95) by Jacine Harrington shows how to use yoga, specifically as it relates to the chakras, for overall health, strength and balance. Advertising. Author tour.
The Dual-Diagnosis Recovery Sourcebook: A Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Approach to Addiction with an Emotional Disorder (Mar., $17.95) by Dennis Ortman includes information and case studies for those who suffer from combined psychiatric illness and chemical dependency. 15,000 first printing.
The Cancer Pain Sourcebook (Mar., $17.95) by Roger S. Cicala, M.D., offers a compassionate approach to managing pain during cancer therapies. 15,000 first printing.
The Headache Sourcebook (Apr., $17.95) by J l Paulino, M.D., and Ceabert J. Griffith is a guide to managing tension, migraine, cluster and other types of recurrent headaches. 15,000 first printing.
The Glucose Revolution Life Plan: Discover How to Make the Glycemic Index--the Most Significant Dietary Finding of the Last 25 Years--the Foundation for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating (May, $18.95) by Jennie Brand Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell and Johanna Burani includes a low G.I. shopping guide and seven-day menu plans. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
MEDICAL MANOR BOOKS
Diet-Step: 20 Grams/20 Minutes--For Women Only! (May; $15.95, cloth $25.95) by Fred A. Stutman, M.D., offers the doctor's two-step weight-loss plan. 35,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Living Well with Macular Degeneration (Apr., $12.95) by Dr. Bruce P. Rosenthal and Kate Kelly offers help and hope in dealing with this type of vision loss.
Reprint: Whose Body Is It Anyway? Smart Alternative and Traditional Health Choices for Your Total Well-Being (July, $16.95) by Joan Kenley with John C. Arpels, M.D.
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS/FROG, LTD. (dist. by PGW)
Aromatherapy Anointing Oils: Spiritual Blessings, Ceremonies, and Affirmations (July, $12.95) by Joni Keim Loughran and Ruah Bull. The authors describe the simple procedure of applying oil to the body as well as directions for making anointing oils and sprays.
Crash Course: A Self-Healing Guide to Auto Accident Trauma and Recovery (July, $16.95) by Diane and Laurence Heller offers a new approach to healing trauma symptoms that occur in auto accident victims.
Anatomy of Anorexia (Mar., $14.95) by Steven Levenkron emphasizes early diagnosis and treatment.
Reprint: Fight Fat After Forty: The Revolutionary Three-Pronged Approach That Will Break Your Stress-Fat Cycle and Make You Healthy, Fit, and Trim for Life (May, $14) by Pamela Peeke, M.D.
Lose Your Love Handles: A 3-Step Program to Streamline Your Waist in 30 Days (Apr., $15.95) by Mackie Shilstone demonstrates how men can melt off "beer guts."
Reprint: Strong Women, Strong Bones: Everything You Need to Prevent, Treat and Beat Osteoporosis (July, $13.95) by Miriam E. Nelson with Sarah Wernick.
The Anti-Depressant Fact Book: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, and Luvox (June, $10) by Peter R. Breggin answers more than 100 questions.
The Carpal Tunnel Helpbook (June, $14) by Scott Fried, M.D., provides self-healing alternatives for repetitive strain injuries.
Reprint: Comprehensive Cancer Care: Integrating Alternative, Complementary, and Conventional Therapies (Apr., $16) by James S. Gordon, M.D., and Sharon Curtin.
New Hope for People with Diabetes by Porter Shimer; ...with Fibromyalgia by Theresa Foy DiGeronimo; ...with Lupus by Sara J. Henry; ...with BorderlinePersonality Disorder by Neil R. Bockian (Aug., $16.95 each) provide information on the latest research and the best in alternative and complementary therapies.
Reprint: 7-Day Detox Miracle, Revised 2nd Edition (Mar., $15.95) by Peter Bennett, Stephen Barrie and Sara Faye.
Conquering Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Latest Breakthroughs and Treatments (June, $20) by Thomas F. Lee explains the newest available therapies and advances in layperson's terms.
Reprints: Eating Well for Optimum Health: Dr. Weil's Guide to Bringing Health and Pleasure Back to Eating (Mar., $14) by Andrew Weil, M.D.; Relax, This Won't Hurt: Painless Answers to Women's Most Pressing Health Questions (Mar., $13) by Judith Reichman, M.D.; Slow Burn: Burn Fat Faster by Exercising Slower (June, $13) by Stu Mittleman with Katherine Callan.
Reprint: The 30-Day Total Health Makeover: Everything You Need to Do to Change Your Body, Your Health, and Your Life in 30 Amazing Days (June, $16) by Marilu Henner with Laura Morton.
Selene Yeager's Perfectly Fit (Apr., $19.95) by Selene Yeager introduces a new weight-training program. Ad/promo.
Dr. Shapiro's Picture-Perfect Weight Loss Shopper's Guide (May, $7.99) by Dr. Howard M. Shapiro outlines the doctor's weight-loss program then explains how to read food labels and properly stock a pantry. 150,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.
Doctor's Book of Home Remedies for Managing Menopause (June, $9.99) by Prevention health books editors provides a spectrum of nutritional/herbal/mind-body options. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Eat Smart, Play Hard (July, $21.95) by Liz Applegate proposes a food regimen for active people seeking maximum fitness.
Breath Taking (Aug., $14.95) by Lorin Roche offers 60 techniques for maximizing the 20,000 breaths we take every day. Ad/promo.
Hands on Feet (Mar., $19.95) by Michelle Kluck is a guide to the art of reflexology or foot massage.
Circles of Care: How to Set Up Quality Home Care for Our Elders (Apr., $14.95) by Ann Cason gives advice on creating a nurturing environment for aging parents and relatives.
Conquering Your Migraine: The Essential Guide to Understanding and Treating Migraines for all Sufferers and Their Families (Apr., $13) by Seymour Diamond, M.D., with Mary Franklin details new medications and therapies. Radio satellite tour.
Escape Your Shape: How to Work Out Smarter, Not Harder (May, $12) by Edward J. Jackowski identifies the four basic body types and provides fitness programs designed for each one. Advertising. Author publicity.
Living Organic (Mar., $24.95) by Adrienne Clarke et al., is a guide to removing toxins from one's everyday life.
Sleep Soundly Tonight (Apr., $8.95) by Barbara L. Heller offers more than 150 tips to achieve deep, restful sleep.
Arthritis Survival: The Holistic Medical Treatment Program for Osteoarthritis (June, $14.95) by Robert S. Ivker with Todd Nelson is a guide from the author of Sinus Survival.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Reprint: Simply Well: Choices for a Healthier Life, Revised &Updated (Mar., $9.95) by John W. Travis, M.D., and Regina Sara Ryan.
Body Power: A Unique System of Exercise Developed from the Work of Joseph H. Pilates (Apr., $24.95) by Lesley Ackland covers the complete range of Pilates-based exercises. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Hatha Yoga (May, $24.95) by Godfrey Devereux looks at this most accessible form of yoga. Advertising.
Cosmetics Unmasked (June, $14.95) by Stephen and Gina Mae Antczak provides information to help the public make informed choices about buying toiletries and beauty products. Advertising.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Strollercize: The Workout for New Mothers (Mar., $16) by Elizabeth Trindade and Victoria Shaw turns a stroller into a piece of exercise equipment. Author publicity.
The Business Plan for the Body: Crunch the Numbers for Successful Weight Loss, Manage Your Metabolism, and Invest in the Only Workout You'll Ever Need (Apr., $15) by Jim Karas outlines a program for a lifetime of fitness. Author publicity.
Amazing Arms: Get Toned Triceps, Beautiful Biceps and Sexy Shoulders in Just Minutes a Day! (May, $9.95) by Michele Vourliotis focuses on the "thighs of the upper body."
Reprint: Suzanne Somers' Get Skinny on Fabulous Food (Mar., $16) by Suzanne Somers.
Living Chi: The Ancient Chinese Way to Bring Life Energy and Harmony into Your Life (July, $14.95) by Gary Khor is a guide to revitalizing and rebalancing central life energy.
Jamu: The Ancient Art of Herbal Healing (May, $19.95) by Susan-Jane Beers reveals the secrets of this ancient healing practice.
And Then I Had Teenagers: Encouragement for Parents of Teens and Preteens (July, $12.99) by Susan Alexander Yates blends stories and compassionate advice.
Program Your Baby's Health: The Pregnancy Diet for Your Child's Lifelong Well-Being (Mar., $14) by Barbara Luke presents a nutritional regimen to ensure an offspring's long-term health. Author publicity.
BERGIN &GARVEY (dist. by NBN)
Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities: Saturday's Child (Apr., $22) by Jane Utley Adelizzi and Diane B. Goss clarifies the fuzzy world of L.D. terminology and theory.
Teaching Right from Wrong: 40 Things You Can Do to Raise a Moral Child (May, $13) by Arthur Dobrin helps parents rear caring and compassionate children.
Math Coach (Aug., $14) by Wayne A. Wickelgren and Ingrid Wickelgren is an easy math guide for parents to help their kids.
Maybe You Know My Teen: A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Adolescent with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (June, $15) by Mary Fowler draws on the latest research and first-person advice.
Hot Flashes, Warm Bottles: First-Time Mothers in Midlife (May, $14.95) by Nancy London is a prescriptive and anecdotal guidebook for older moms.
KISS Guide to Pregnancy (Apr., $18.95) by Felicia Eisenberg Molnar covers morning sickness, labor, delivery and more.
Drawing Together to Develop Self-Control (May, $7.95) by Marge Heegaard offers art therapy for children with controllable behavioral problems.
FARRAR, STRAUS &GIROUX
The Art of Teaching Art to Children: In School and at Home (Aug., $15) by Nancy Beal with Gloria Bley Miller uses collage, drawing, painting and more to release children's gifts of expression.
Better Baby Food (June, $19.95) by Daina Kalnins explores babies' nutritional needs from birth to 24 months.
I'll Be the Parent, You Be the Child: Encourage Excellence, Set Limits and Lighten Up (Apr., $16) by Paul Kropp advocates practical approaches to fundamental child-rearing issues.
Letters from Nin--Wisdom, Advice, and Encouragement for a First-Time Mother (Mar., $14.95) by Eleanor Weisberger collects lively conversations between a new mother and her child therapist aunt.
Reprint: Stupid Things Parents Do to Mess up Their Kids (June, $14) by Dr. Laura Schlessinger.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
Reprint: Smart Love: The Compassionate Alternative to Discipline That Will Make You a Better Parent and Your Child a Better Person (May, $15.95) by Martha Heineman Pieper and William J. Pieper, M.D. 25,000 first printing.
Nannies, Au Pairs &Babysitters (June, $16) by Jerri Wolfe considers crucial matters of at-home childcare.
Reprint: Battles, Hassles, Tantrums &Tears (Apr., $14) by Susan Beekman and Jeanne Holmes.
The Parent's Guide to Food Allergies (Apr., $14) by Marianne Barber et al., shows how to handle emergencies, stock a kitchen with safe foods and help a child adjust in school.
Reprint: Raising a Thinking Preteen (Apr., $14) by Myrna Shure.
The Power of a Positive Mom (Mar., $14.99) by Karol Ladd suggests seven principles for shaping a family. 15,000 first printing.Advertising.
Outwitting Toddlers (Mar., $13) by Bill Adler Jr. and Peggy Robin enables parents to cope with humor and dispatch.
The Attachment Parenting Book (Aug., $13.95) by William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears recommends parental responsiveness to a baby's dependency needs. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Multiple Pregnancy Sourcebook (Mar., $16.95) by Nancy Bowers assesses the physical, financial and emotional challenges of this high-risk condition. 15,000 first printing.
Thinking Games for Preschoolers (Mar., $15.95) by Susan Baltrus suggests fun and stimulating play.
Reprint: Dr. Ruth Talks About Grandparents: Advice for Kids on Making the Most of a Special Relationship (Aug., $15.95) by Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and Pierre A. Lehu.
Reprint: Real Boys' Voices (May, $14) by William S. Pollack with Todd Shuster. 100,000 first printing.
The Girlfriend's Guide to Getting Your Groove Back: Loving Your Family Without Losing Your Mind (Apr., $13.95) by Vickie Iovine deals with the mommy rut.
What Your Baby Wants You to Know: A Complete Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy (July, $14.95) by Boris Petrikovsky, M.D., et al., explains what the expectant mother should do and what she should avoid.
Reprint: Endangered: Your Child in a Hostile World (Aug., $10) by Johann Christoph Arnold.
Fit Kids: Raising Physically and Emotionally Strong Kids with Real Food (May, $14.95) by Eileen Behan encourages parents to help their children lose weight while keeping to a good nutritional diet.
Rookie Dad: Fun and Easy Exercises and Games for Dads and Babies in Their First Year (May, $13.95) by Susan Fox. Sports-themed activities help new fathers get involved.
PRENTICE HALL press
Keeping Kids Safe (July, $12) by Kenneth Shore equips parents with knowledge about gun violence, gangs and Internet safety.
How to Say It to Teens (Aug., $16) by Richard Heyman enhances parental communication skills.
Better Math in 5 Minutes a Day (May) by Fran Gibson; Better Phonics and Beyond... (May) by Lisa Deters; Better Test-Taking Skills... (May) by Mark Pennington; Better Spelling... (May, $9.99 each) by Mark Pennington are part of an interactive series for parents with 8- to 12-year olds.
101 Ways to Help Your Daughter Love Her Body (Aug., $13) by Brenda Richardson and Elaine Rehr offers mother-to-mother advice on how to help daughters break the cycle of body hatred. 25,000 first printing. 25-city radio satellite tour. Author publicity
The 7 O'Clock Bedtime: Early to Bed, Early to Rise, Makes a Child Healthy, Playful, and Wise (May, $14) by Inda Schaenen points out the benefits of an early bedtime for the whole family. 20,000 first printing. Author publicity. 25-city radio satellite campaign.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Angry Kids: Understanding and Managing the Emotions That Control Them (June, $14.99) by Richard L. Berry challenges parents and children to be accountable for their actions.
Reprint: Our Last Best Shot: Guiding Our Children Through Early Adolescence (Aug., $14) by Laura Sessions Stepp.
ParentsMagazine's The Best Advice I Ever Got (May, $17.95) by Parents Magazine editors, edited by Sally Lee, contains 1,023 sound ideas on all major child-rearing topics. 20,000 first printing.
Dr. Dave's Cyberhood: Making Media Choices That Create a Healthy Electronic Environment for Your Kids (Mar., $13) by David Walsh encourages parents to teach kids how to interact with media intelligently and responsibly.
Reprint: Don't Make Me Stop This Car: Adventures in Fatherhood (June, $12) by Al Roker.
7 Steps to Bonding with Your Stepchild (Mar., $13.95) by Suzen J. Ziegahn shares secrets for forging a relationship.
Baby Names Now: The Last Word on First Names (Aug., $11.95) by Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela Redmond Satran revises the classic A-Z baby name book.
Reprint: The Over-Scheduled Child: How to Avoid the Hyper Parenting Traps and Raise Really Successful Kids (Apr., $13.95) by Alvin Rosenfeld, M.D., and Nicole Wise.
Breeder: Real Life Stories from the New Generation of Mothers (May, $16), edited by Ariel Gore and Bee Lavender, anthologizes young mothers' essays on Gen-X parenting.
SORIN BOOKS (dist. by Ave Maria Press)
I'm Counting to 10... Hope and Humor for Frazzled Parents (Mar., $11.95) by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner. These short reflections on parenting first appeared in Sesame Street Parents magazine.
Kids Who Laugh: How to Develop Your Child's Sense of Humor (Apr., $11.95) by Louis Franzini asserts that humor makes children happier and healthier.
Treat Your Child the Natural Way (May, $19.95) by Amanda Cochrane outlines natural health treatments for babies and children. 35,000 first printing.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Mom Manual: Over 800 Tips and Advice from Hundreds of Moms for Baby's First Year (June, $13) by Mary Jeanne Menna. These notions, tested in the trenches by experienced moms, were vetted by a pediatrician.
You &Your Babysitter (June, $14.95) by Parenting Magazine editors is a kit with suggestions for finding a trustworthy sitter, activities for keeping kids occupied and an erasable board for posting family emergency information.
The Real Boys' Workbook (May, $15.95) by William Pollack and Kathleen Cushman is a guide for interacting with boys of all ages.
WHITE HAT COMMUNICATIONS (dist. by IPG)
Why Is My Baby Crying?: The 7-Minute Program for Soothing the Fussy Baby (Mar., $12.95) by Bruce Taubman, M.D., explains what to do when a baby cries too much. Advertising. Author publicity.
Meditations for Mothers-to-Be (Apr., $7.95) by Beth Wilson promotes emotional balance.
ALLISON &BUSBY (dist. by IPM)
Internet Writer's Handbook 2001/2002 (May, $14.95) by Trevor Lockwood and Karen Scott assists in getting published on the Internet.
Great Books About Things Kids Love (May, $14) by Kathleen Odean selects books in many favorite subjects. Ad/promo. 5-city author tour.
The Mammoth Book of War Correspondents (May, $11.95), edited by Jon E. Lewis, gathers war dispatches from the Crimea to Bosnia. 35,000 first printing.
British English A to Zed (May, $18.95) by Norman W. Schur is revised and updated by Eugene Ehrlich.
The Tech Writer's Survival Guide: A Handbook for Aspiring Technical Writers (May, $15.95) by Janet Van Wicklen tells how to get and hold a job.
Words to Rhyme With: Updated Edition (May, $21.95) by Willard Espy lists more than 80,000 rhyming words.
The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Time to Today (Mar., $24.95) by Martin Seymour-Smith identifies books that have altered the course of civilization.
The Flea Market Shopper's Companion: A Complete Guide for Buyers and Sellers Coast to Coast (May, $14.95) by James Goodridge lists markets alphabetically and describes each.
COLLINS &BROWN (dist. by Sterling)
Detroit &Cars: 50 Years of the Motor City (Apr., $24.95) by Martin Derrick portrays the full breadth of the auto industry.
Mythology: A Visual Encyclopedia (Apr., $24.95) by Jo Forty is a ticket to magical legends of yore.
National Directory of Newspaper Op-Ed Page Editors (Mar., $29.95) by Marilyn Ross opens new doors to freelance writers and PR professionals.
The Iditarod Fact Book: A Complete Guide to the Last Great Race (Mar., $12.95), edited by Sue Mattson, includes history, dog breeds, rules and training regimens. Ad/promo.
GLOBE PEQUOT/TWO DOT
California Curiosity Collection (Mar., $9.95) by Bob Carter collects tantalizing trivia about the Golden State.
The Public Ivies: The Great State Colleges and Universities (Aug., $15) focuses on public higher education opportunities and is part of the Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning series. 20,000 first printing.
Treasures in Your Attic (Apr., $18) by J L. Rosson and Helaine Fendelman culls information and advice on identifying, appraising, buying, selling and caring for all types of valuables. 50,000 first printing.
Take Charge of Your Home Renovation (Apr., $16) by Susan Hillstrom and the House Beautiful editors is a guide to managing a successful remodeling job.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Field Guide to Projectile Points of the Midwest (Apr.; $12.95, cloth $29.95) by N l D. Justice and Suzanne K. Kudlaty is a beginner's reference to collecting spear and arrow points found in the Midwest.
INTERNATIONAL JEWELRY PUBLICATIONS (dist. by Seven Hills)
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Writing in Time (Apr., $14.95) by Jonathan Schell collects the award-winning writer's Newsday columns on the 1992 presidential campaign and Clinton's first term in office.
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The Philosophy of Human Rights: Readings in Context (Apr., $22.95), edited by Patrick Hayden, gathers classical and contemporary writings.
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Ross for Boss: The Perot Phenomenon and Beyond (Mar., $19.95), edited by Ted G. Jelen, presents an empirical study of Perot's 1992 and 1996 presidential campaigns and the implications for third-party politics in the U.S.
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Politics in the Trenches: Citizens, Politicians and the Fate of Democracy (Mar.; $19.95, cloth $40) by Thomas J. Volgy. A political scientist and former mayor of a large Western city offers a call to action for public participation in politics.
The No Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade (May, $12) by David Ransom tells the human story behind the things we consume and argues that even when the motives of such organizations as the WTO are benevolent, their activities are not.
The No Nonsense Guide to Globalization (May, $12) by Wayne Ellwood presents a stinging critique of the orthodoxy of economic growth, plus a blueprint for a new economic architecture.
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The Human Face of Warfare (June, $19.95), edited by Michael Evans and Alan Ryan, discusses issues facing modern soldiers in the age of technological warfare.
A Time of War: A Northern Chronicle of the Civil War (Mar., $17.95) by Stuart Murray evaluates the Civil War's effects on life in western Massachusetts.
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The War for Palestine (May; $19.95, cloth $54.95), edited by Eugene L. Rogan and Avi Shlaim, approaches the 1948 war from both Israeli and Palestinian points of view.
The Civil War Book of Lists (June, $17.99) by Donald Cartmell organizes various aspects of the war, including people, events and battles.
Bastogne: Battle of the Bulge (June, $16.95) by Mike Tolhurst charts the area of the 101st Airborne battle in World War II.
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Reprints: Long Day's Journey into War: Pearl Harbor and a World at War--December 7, 1941 (Mar., $19.95) by Stanley Weintraub; The Shetland Bus (Mar., $14.95) by David Howarth.
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Reprint: 100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present (Mar., $17.95) by Paul K. Davis.
Reprint: Duty: A Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War (May, $14) by Bob Greene.
Into the Green: Reconnaissance by Fire (July, $14) by Cherokee Paul McDonald presents the author's experiences as an artillery forward observer during the Vietnam War.
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World War II in Colonial Africa: The Death Knell of Colonialism (Mar., $22.95) by Richard E. Osborne reviews African wars in relation to conflicts in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Retreat to Victory?: Confederate Strategy Reconsidered (Mar., $17.95) by Robert G. Tanner questions the theory that the South could have won the war by avoiding battles and conducting a guerilla war. Ad/promo.
Atlanta Will Fall: Sherman, J Johnston and the Yankee Heavy Battalions (May, $17.95) by Stephen Davis takes a new look at the decisive Civil War battle. Ad/promo.
Guardians of the Republic: A History of the Non-Commissioned Officer Corps of the U.S. Army (Apr., $19.95) by Ernest F. Fisher Jr. profiles the officer's development and responsibilities from colonial America through the Vietnam War.
The Official Virginia Civil War Battlefield Guide (July, $29.95) by John Salmon uses maps and photos to chart the war's battlefields.
Reprint: 1797: Nelson's Year of Destiny (May, $18.95) by Colin White.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Reprints: History of the United States Naval Operations in World War II: Volume I: The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-May 1943 (Apr., $24.95); Volume II: Operations in North African Waters, October 1942-June 1943 (Apr., $24.95); Volume III: The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942 (Apr., $25.95) by Samuel Eliot Morison.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
A Perfect Picture of Hell: Eyewitness Accounts by Civil War Prisoners from the 12th Iowa (May, $19.95), edited by Ted Genoways and Hugh H. Genoways, gathers narratives from Iowa soldiers who survived Confederate imprisonment.
UNIV. OF NEVADA PRESS
Remembering Korea 1950: A Boy Soldier's Story (Apr., $17.95) by H.K. Shinn presents a 16-year-old Korean's perspective on the Korean War.
Volume 247 Issue 4 01/22/2001