The About.com Guide to Having a Baby (Nov., $17.95) by Robin Elise Weiss provides accessible information and advice.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (dist. by IPG)
Sports Success Rx! Your Child’s Prescription for the Best Experience: How to Maximize Potential and Minimize Pressure (Sept., $15.95) by Paul R. Stricker, M.D., discusses why personal accomplishments are more important than winning.
El cuidado de su hijo pequeno (Sept., $20) by the Academia Americana de Pediatría, edited by Steven P. Shelov, is a revised and updated Spanish-language version of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child. 40,000 first printing.
Encourage Your Child’s Spiritual Intelligence (Jan., $13.95) by Mollie Painton offers stories about real children and shows parents how to support their children’s spiritual gifts.
How to Feed a Teenage Boy: Recipes and Strategies for Good Eating (Jan., $14.95) by Georgia Orcutt contains dietary information, shopping tips and easy recipes for busy parents.
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Helping Kids Help: Organizing Successful Charitable Projects (Feb., $19.95) by Renee Heiss shares insights on how to effectively organize charitable projects that involve children.
The Complete Organic Pregnancy (Sept., $14.95) by Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu presents a guide to a natural and safe pregnancy.
Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Sept., $24.95) by Clarissa Willis discusses ways for preschool teachers to help autistic children become successful learners.
Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say “No Way”—and Parents Say “Way to Go” (Jan.; $14.95, cloth $35) by John S. March, M.D., proposes skills kids and parents can use to beat childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Oh, Baby! 7 Ways a Baby Will Change Your Life the First Year (Sept., $15.95) by Bettie B. Youngs et al. recommends steps for parents to develop new coping skills. 25,000 first printing.
Ask Supernanny: What Every Parent Wants to Know (Sept., $14.95) by Jo Frost answers questions posed by fans of this real-life English nanny. 125,000 first printing.
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Bringing Out Baby: Seattle, the Eastside and South Snohomish County—Places to Take Babies and Toddlers (Oct., $14.95) by Rebecca Johnston suggests outings for parents and caregivers.
The No-Cry Potty Training Solution (Oct., $12.95) by Elizabeth Pantley features foolproof, easy-to-implement toilet-training tips.
Be a Parent, Not a Pushover (Nov., $14.99) by Maryann Rosenthal helps parents navigate the years when kids are simultaneously pulling away and seeking guidance.
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS
Trauma: Through a Child’s Eyes—Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing (Sept., $18.95) by Peter Levine offers emotional first aid for kids in the aftermath of injury and other overwhelming events.
Conquering the SAT: How Parents Can Help Teens Overcome the Pressure and Succeed (Jan., $16.95) by Ned Johnson and Emily Warner Eskelsen shows parents that their attitude is as critical as their teen’s answers. 40,000 first printing.
PARENT GUIDE BOOKS (dist. by IPG)
Parents’ Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education (Sept., $15.95) by David Palmer details the history of IQ tests and familiarizes parents with signs of giftedness they can look for in their own children
Is This a Phase? Child Development and Parent Strategies from Birth to 6 Years (Oct., $14.95) by Helen Fowler Neville describes the ways in which youngsters develop and what parents can expect.
The Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book (Sept., $15.95) by Lynn Rosen and Joe Borgenicht presents 75 games and activities designed to make babies stronger, faster and more imaginative.
The Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative for a Happier, Healthier Baby or Toddler (Jan., $15.95) by Christine Gross-Loh advocates a technique that fosters a deeper connection between babies and their parents.
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Better Sleep for Your Baby and Child: A Parent’s Step-by-Step Guide to Healthy Sleep Habits (Oct., $19.95) by Shelly K. Weiss, M.D., suggests ways parents can help their children avoid sleep difficulties.
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Parenting Preschoolers with a Purpose: Caring for Your Kids and Yourself (Sept., $13.95) by Jolene L. Roehlkepartain suggests ways parents of young children can navigate sticky everyday situations.
A Different Kind of Perfect: Writings by Parents on Raising a Child with Special Needs (Sept., $16.95) by Cindy Dowling et al. explores the challenges and rewards of raising children with disabilities.
How to Raise Kids You Want to Keep: An Essential Guide to Making Kids Love Discipline (Oct., $14.95) by Jerry Day suggests four key ways parents can teach their children how to accept authority.