365 Ways to Keep Kids Safe: How to Make Your Child’s World Safer, Ages Birth to 16 (Sept., $29.95) by Don C. Keenan provides outlines and checklists to help prevent injuries.
DA CAPO LIFELONG BOOKS
The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing (Sept., $24) by Alfie Kohn exposes the negative effects of homework.
Alternadad: The True Story of One Family’s Struggle to Raise a Cool Kid in America (Jan., $23.95) by Neal Pollack captures the joys of parenting from the hilarious to the somewhat less so.
The Experts’ Guide to the Baby Years: 100 Things Every Parent Should Know (Oct., $19.95) by Samantha Ettus compiles advice from 100 leading authorities. 75,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed to Put Women and Children First (Nov., $24.95) by Marsden Wagner assesses the flawed American maternity care system.
W PUBLISHING GROUP
Parenting: Starting Strong, Finishing Well (Dec., $19.95) by Charles Swindoll demonstrates how to build solid family relationships.