the Bookshelf: kids selections

the Bookshelf: kids selections

With the end of the school year and vacation time just around the corner, kid’s will have more time on their hands. It’s the perfect time for some great summer reading. This edition of “BookShelf” offers some fun new titles for pre-k to age 12. Check them out from your local library or look for them at a bookseller near you. Sweety By Andrea Zuill Ages 3 – 7 years A Piglet Named Mercy By Read more »
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May 18, 2019
Pause and Reset: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Problems with Gaming

Pause and Reset: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Problems with Gaming

Pause and Reset: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Problems with Gaming By Nancy M. Petry, Ph.D. Pause and Reset by addiction expert Nancy Petry, is aimed at parents concerned about the role of video games in their children's lives. In this informative, reader-friendly book, the author sheds light on what constitutes problematic video gaming and what does not, how to determine whether a child, adolescent or young adult may be Read more »
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March 10, 2019
Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children By Angela J. Hanscom, with Foreword by Richard Louv In this important book, pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook, Angela Hanscom shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children’s cognitive development and growth, and offers tons of fun, engaging ways to help ensure that kids grow into healthy, balanced, and resilient adults. Today’s Read more »
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March 10, 2019
UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World By Michele Borba, Ed.D. UnSelfie by Dr. Michele Borba explains what parents and educators must do to combat the growing empathy crisis among children today – including a 9-step empathy-building program with tips to guide kids from birth through college, and beyond. Borba notes that teens today are forty percent less empathetic than they were thirty years ago. Why is this lack of Read more »
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March 10, 2019
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