Bibliography on Parenting *
Books by Stanley Greenspan
The Child With
Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth.
1997, by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. & Serena Wieder, Ph.D. Available in
local bookstores and from publisher, Perseus Books, 800-242-7737.
Feelings, Stanley Greenspan and Nancy Greenspan New York: Penguin Books, 1985.
About the development of emotion birth through age four.
The Challenge, Rudolf Dreikurs and
Vicki Soltz New York: Penguin
Books, 1990 (originally published 1964). This is the best book on child
rearing ever written. Lots of good examples; respectful philosophy that works.
Strategy: Read the first six chapters and then pick and choose what looks
interesting. Good index. Great bathroom book.
Books About Boys
Men They Will Become, Eli
Newberger, Perseus, 1999
Wonder of Boys,
Fine Young Man, Michael Gurian. About
Sons & Lovers, Michael Gurian
Primarily written for men. See “Part One: How a Son’s Relationship with
His Mother Affects the Rest of His Life.”
Boys, Steve Biddulph, 1998
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys, Daniel J. Kindlon, et al. (About adolescent boys)
Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood, William S. Pollack
of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked Questions About Raising Sons, Michael,
Ph.D. Thompson, Teresa Barker (Contributor), Joanne Wyckoff (Editor)