School Counseling - Booklist for Parents and Teachers

Last Updated: 3/17/2021 2:09 PM

Reading List for Parents & Teachers

Compiled by Heather M. Praml, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Cedar Hill School Counselor

All books may be requested through the inter-library loan program at The Montville Township Library.

*The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey

*Grit: The Power of Passion and Perserverance by Angela Duckworth

*Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Dr. Daniel J. Siegel

*The Whole Brain Child by Dr. Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

*Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba

*Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

*Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

*How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

*The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Dr. Madeline Levine

*The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

*Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin

*Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin

*Parent Talk: How to Talk to Your Children in a Language that Builds Self-Esteem and Encourages Responsibility by Chick Moorman

*How to Talk so Kids with Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

A few books for you to read and discuss with your children:

What Do You Do with an Idea by Kobi Yamada

What Do you Do with a Problem by Kobi Yamada

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by JoAnn Deak

Growth Mindset for Kids: We All have Brain Power by Rich Linville

The Grit Guide for Teens: A Workbook to Help You Build Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset by Caren Baruch-Feldman, Ph.D.

The Busy Life of Ernestine Buckmeister by Linda Ravin Lodding

Breathe Like a Bear 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused by Kira Willey