Suggested Reading and Helpful Links


  • The Roller Coaster Years: Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years, by Charlene C. Giannetti and Margaret Sagarese
  • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
  • Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood, by William S. Pollack
  • The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience, by Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
  • Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen, by Dr. David Walsh
  • Emotionally Intelligent Parenting, by Maurice Elias, Steven Tobias, and Brian Friedlander
  • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, by Wendy Mogel
  • Odd Girl Out, by Rachel Simmons

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Coping with Violence, Disasters, and Traumatic Events

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