Mom, They're Teasing Me: Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems (Aug., $22.95) by Michael Thompson, Lawrence J. Cohen with Catherine O'Neill Grace answers 500 questions about rejection, bullying, cliques and more. Advertising. 10-city author tour.
The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer (May, $21.95) by Harvey Karp, M.D., addresses fussy infants. Advertising. Author publicity.
Should I Medicate My Child?: A Sane and Sensible Guide to Psychiatric Treatment--From Toddlers to Teens (June, $24) by Lawrence Diller, M.D., assists parents in deciding whether drug therapy is appropriate for their children. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
The Gift of Motherhood: Ten Truths Every Mother Should Know (Apr., $16.95) by Cherie Carter-Scott is by the author of If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules.
Dads and Daughters: How to Inspire, Understand, and Support Your Daughter When She's Growing Up So Fast (Apr., $23.95) by Joe Kelly counsels fathers on how to bond with their daughters.
The Man Who Would Be Dad (Apr., $15.95) by Hogan Hilling explains what it means to be a dad today.
Queen Bees and Wannabes: The Wars Behind Girls' Friendships (May, $TBA) by Rosalind Wiseman examines the social world of girls and recommends how to navigate it for lasting adult relationships. 50,000 first printing.
Why A Daughter Needs A Dad (Apr., $14.95) by Gregory E. Lang, photos by Janet Moran, encourages fathers to forge strong relationships with their daughters.
But Words Can Hurt Forever: How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence (Sept., $25) by James Garbarino and Ellen deLara aids parents in identifying bullying behavior and suggests solutions. Author publicity. Author tour. Radio phone campaign.
Smart Discipline: Fast, Lasting Solutions for Your Peace of Mind and Your Child's Self-Esteem (Apr., $23.95) by Larry Koenig maps out a system of self-motivated discipline for children from preschool through teenage years. Advertising. 25-city radio campaign.
Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters (Aug., $23.95) by JoAnn Deak with Teresa Barker. Deak uses her 20 years of experience as a school psychologist to help parents enable their daughters to meet the challenges of growing up. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Radio campaign.
The Young Athlete: A Sports Doctor's Complete Guide for Parents (Apr., $23.95) by Jordan D. Metzl, M.D., with Carol Shookhoff advises on how to minimize physical injury and mental stress for children who engage in organized sports. Advertising. National TV satellite tour and radio campaign.
Growing Up: What to Teach Your Kids Before They Leave Home (Aug., $21.95) by Marilyn Vos Savant. The Parade columnist advises parents in 32 chapters ranging from "Loving and Caring for Others" to "Managing Your Money." 10-city author tour. First serial to Parade magazine. TV satellite tour.
Toilet Trained for Yale: Adventures in 21st Century Parenting (May, $20) by Ralph Schoenstein examines the extreme lengths to which today's parents will go to gain a competitive edge for their children. 60,000 first printing.
The ADD Hoax (Mar., $24.95) by Craig Hovey explains attention deficit disorder, reasons for medicating it and how to tell when it's misdiagnosed.
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The Kate Greenaway First Year Baby Book (Mar., $4.95) by Kate Greenaway gives moms an illustrated keepsake to commemorate baby's first year of special moments.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
A Mind at a Time (Apr., $26) by Mel Levine, M.D., explores the nature of learning by an expert in the field. Advertising. 20-city radio satellite tour.
101 Things Every Kid Should Do Growing Up (May, $12.95) by Alicia T. Devantier offers a list of beneficial experiences and how parents can make them happen.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
How to Be Dad (May, $14.95) by Nick Kelsh guides men through the emotional territory of fatherhood. 100,000 first printing. 8-city author tour. 15-city national satellite tour.
UNIV. OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex (Apr., $25.95) by Judith Levine reassesses children's and teen's sexuality.
"Trust Me, Mom--Everyone Else Is Going!": The New Rules for Mothering Adolescent Girls (Mar., $23.95) by Roni Cohen-Sandler provides a five-step approach to parenting teenage girls. 10-city author tour.
How to Behave So Your Preschooler Will, Too! (July, $23.95) by Sal Severe guides frazzled parents through the maze of early childhood. 15-city author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
WILLOW CREEK PRESS
Just Dads (Mar., $14.95) by Bonnie Louise Kuchler celebrates fatherhood through quotations and animal-parenting photographs.