BOOKS FOR PARENTS (TOP RECS)

WholeBrainChild

The Whole-Brain Child
Understanding & navigating childhood emotion & behavior

No-Drama Discipline

No-Drama Discipline
Managing problematic behaviors while enhancing the parent-child relationship

Helping Your Anxious Child

Helping Your Anxious Child
Evidence-based strategies for understanding and responding to childhood anxiety

Breaking Free

Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD
Evidence-based program for parents wishing to reduce childhood anxiety & OCD

ANXIETY

Moose

Moose The Worry Mutt Goes to Doggie Daycare
Grow from WORRIER to WARRIOR by learning to "bark back" at your worries!

HeyWarrior

Hey Warrior
Strategies for managing worry

InvisibleString

The Invisible String
Love connects us all, even when we are physically apart (Separation Anxiety)

BigBadBubble

Big Bad Bubble
Harnessing our inner/existing strengths to become brave!

KissingHand

A Kissing Hand for Chester Racoon
A sweet secret to help feel safe & secure while away from parents (Separation Anxiety)

WorriesAreNotForever

Worries Are Not Forever
Helpful for young children; teaches coping skills

BraveAsBraveCanBe

Brave As Can Be
A book of courage

AfterTheFall

After the Fall
Overcoming fears and negative experiences

David and the Worry Beast

David and the Worry Beast
Coping with anxiety

WDYDWAP

What Do You Do With a Problem
Finding the courage to face a problem

ANGER/IRRITABILITY

SometimesImBombaloo

Sometimes I'm Bombaloo
Gaining insight; managing anger and frustration

Hands Are Not For Hitting

Hands are Not for Hitting
Teaching young children how to express anger in a healthy manner

Soda Pop Head

Soda Pop Head
Expressing frustration in a healthy way

GRIEF & LOSS

IdaAlways

Ida, Always
Navigating illness and loss of a loved one

Tear Soup

Tear Soup
Healing after loss

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The Fall of Freddie the Leaf
Illustrates the phases of life

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I Miss You: A First Look at Death
Understanding feelings after the death of a loved one

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When Someone Very Special Dies
Coping with grief

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The Memory Box
Celebrating life and memories

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When Dinosaurs Die
Understanding and remembering

FAMILY DYNAMICS

RodeoRed

Rodeo Red
Navigating the arrival of a new baby

You Were the First

You Were The First
Honoring a first-born's irreplaceable identity, as a new sibling arrives

Charlie Anderson

Charlie Anderson
Living in two different homes (Divorce)

Fred Stays With Me!

Fred Stays with Me!
Taking care of our needs during divorce/change

BEING "ME"!

Beekle

The Adventures of Beekle
Braving the world in your very own way (incredible book!)

Spoon

Spoon
Learning to love oneself, without getting lost in comparisons to others

BeWhoYouAre

Be Who You Are
Accepting ourselves and others while honoring differences

RosieRevere

Rosie Revere Engineer
Following passions, even when others doubt us

TRAUMA

TerribleThing

A Terrible Thing Happened
Talking to others can help us heal

PERFECTIONISM

Ish

Ish
Building confidence via accepting imperfection

Beautiful Oops

Beautiful Oops
The positive sides of mistakes

FEELINGS (general)

Spot

Spot Book Set
Collection of books teaching how to identify, manage, and express feelings

InMyHeart

In My Heart
A book of feelings

HappyHippo

Happy Hippo, Angry Duck
Animals + Feelings (for young children)

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Kindness is my Superpower

Kindness is my Superpower
Teaches empathy

Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants
Explores inclusion and feelings of exclusion

More Purple People

The World Needs More Purple People
Teaches to ask questions and explore the world

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Eyes that Kiss in the Corners
Teaches to love one's heritage and features

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Hair Love
Explores the father-daughter bond through the heritage of hair

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Chocolate Milk, Por Favor!
Facing bullies as a new bilingual student

MISCELLANEOUS

Share

People Share With People
Sharing can be fun!

AdaTwist

Ada Twist Scientist
Curiosity and STEM

LittleBlueTruck

Little Blue Truck
Working together to overcome obstacles

THERAPEUTIC WORKBOOKS

Worry Too Much

What to Do When You Worry Too Much
Anxiety workbook

Brain Gets Stuck

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck
OCD workbook

Temper Flares

What to Do When Your Temper Flares
Anger management workbook

Grumble Too Much

What to Do When You Grumble Too Much
Negativity/pessimism workbook

More Recommendations

A Mighty Girl
Books ranging from a variety of topics

A 1001 Goodnights
Explores the meaning behind bedtime stories