Building Resilience in Children and Teens

Giving Kids Roots and Wings

By Kenneth R. Ginsberg, MD, MS ED, FAAP: This book, from a bestselling author and pediatrician, offers coping strategies to help children and teens deal with stress due to academic pressure, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure and family tension. ... 330 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book

Creating Compassionate Kids

Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children

By Shauna Tominey: Selected as a “Favorite Book for Parents in 2019” by Greater Good magazine, this book provides parents with a framework for using conversations that help their children become caring people. Each chapter focuses on a... 270 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Foundations of Facilitation

for Parenting Educators

By The Ford Family Foundation: Available as download only Skilled and passionate parenting educators attract parents and keep them coming back to parenting classes.The Foundation now offers a training kit that increases the facilitation skills and tools of parenting... 138 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book

I Love You Rituals

By Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D: This book delivers more than 70 delightful rhymes and games for parents, teachers and caregivers to do with children that support healthy relationships and development. The games are geared for infants through age eight. The rituals are... 208 pages. ©2000. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Not Quite Adults

Why 20-Somethings are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood and Why It’s Good for Everyone

By Richard Settersten and Barbara E. Ray: Eight years of research help paint a portrait of a generation that’s making a slower, more calculated transition into adulthood — with results that benefit all. A review of this book is available. 239 pages. ©2010. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative

Helping parents raise children who thrive

By Bill Graves: This research-based report tells the story about the significance of parenting skills on children's lives and how the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative is building a statewide system to increase access to high-quality parenting... 20 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book

Taking Care of Your Child

A Parent's Illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care

By Robert H. Pantell: For 30+ years, this go-to guide has helped millions of families keep their children healthy. It’s now updated with the most recent advances in health care. Look up a symptom to find an explanation of probable causes, how to treat the... 574 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Abacus Project: Three-book bundle

Math activity books for children and Goodnight Moon

By The Ford Family Foundation: Math skills at kindergarten entry can predict later success in school. The Abacus Project (two 12-page books for Ages Birth to 3 years, and 3 to 5 years) helps parents and caregivers find the math in everyday routines. The playful... 32 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

How Are the Findings Being Applied in Oregon?

By David Mandell: A landmark study demonstrated strong links between Adverse Childhood Experiences and a host of adult problems. In this 16-page report, author David Mandell explores how the study is informing work with children and families in Oregon. This... 16 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook

By Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. and Maia Szalavitz: Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry details how early-life stress and violence afftects the developing brain. His discoveries contradict the precept that children are emotionally resilient and will outgrow insults to their psyches. On the... 417 pages. ©2017. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook