Recommended Books

Recommended Books 2017-03-20T03:43:37+00:00

RECOMMENDED BOOKS ON CHILD CARE AND CHILD HEALTH

  1. The Holy Bible
  2. Baby and Child Care by Focus on the Family, Dr. Paul Reisser (an encyclopedia)
  3. The First Three Years of Life by Dr. Burton White.
  4. The First 12 Months of Life by Frank Kaplan.
  5. How to Parent by Dr. Fitzhugh Dodson.
  6. The Magic Years by Selma Frailburg.
  7. Your Child’s Self-Esteem by Dr. Dorothy Briggs.
  8. Your Child’s Health by Dr. Barton Smith. (an encyclopedia)
  9. Caring For Your Baby and Young Child, Dr. Steven P. Shelov, editor. (an encyclopedia)
  10. What to Expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

RECOMMENDED BOOKS ON BREASTFEEDING

  1. The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins. (Best book on breastfeeding)
  2. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 4th edition. La Leche League Int.
  3. Breastfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You by Mary Renfro, Chloe Fisher, Suzanne Arms.

RECOMMENDED BOOKS ON CHILD REARING AND TRAINING

  1. Dare to Discipline by Dr. James Dobson. (A must read book for all parents)
  2. Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Trip
  3. The Strong-Willed Child by Dr. James Dobson.
  4. The Key To Your Child’s Heart by Gary Smalley
  5. The Little Book of Christian Character and Manners by William and Colleen Dedrido
  6. How to Really Love Your Child by Dr. Ross Campbell
  7. The Five Love Languages of Children by Dr. Ross Campbell and Dr. Gary Chapman
  8. The Wounded Heart by Dan Allender (a book about surviving abuse)
  9. 1,2,3 magic.  Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas Phelan

RECOMMENDED BOOK ON PUBERTY

  1. The Care and Keeping of You, by Valorie Schaefer (Author), Josee Masse (Illustrator) American Girl series
  2. The Focus on the Family® Guide to Talking with Your Kids about Sex: Honest Answers for Every Age, J. Fitch (Editor), David Davis (Editor)

RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR KIDS EXPLAINING ADHD AND AUTISM

  1. All Dogs Have ADHD by Kathy Hoopman
  2. All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopman

RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS

  1. Choices by Stacy and Paula Rinehart (about dating)
  2. Preparing for Adolescence by James Dobson
  3. The Book of Proverbs by Solomon

RECOMMENDED BOOKS REGARDING READING

  1. 1. Honey For a Child’s Heart by Gladys Hunt
  2. 2. Books Children Love by Elizabeth Wilson
  3. 3. Read for Your Life by Gladys Hunt (for teens)

RECOMMENDED STORYBOOKS FOR KIDS

  1. You Are Special (Max Lucado’s Wemmicks) by Max Lucado and Sergio Martinez
  2. You Are Mine (Max Lucado’s Wemmicks) by Max Lucado and Karen Hill
  3. The Wonderful Things You Will Do by Emily Winfield Martin
  4. Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Rod Campbell
  5. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  6. The Very Lonely Firefly board book by Eric Carle
  7. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram
  8. The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna
  9. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst and Ray Cruz
  10. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch and Sheila McGraw
  11. Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) by Dr. Seuss
  12. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss
  13. Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  14. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  15. One Fish, Two Fish by Dr. Seuss
  16. When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner
  17. Good Good Father by Chris Tomlin
  18. God Gave Us Heaven by Lisa T. Bergren
  19. The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
  20. The Napping House by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
  21. The Berenstain Bears and the Truth by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain