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.... 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

The Deepest Well

Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

By Nadine Burke Harris M.D.: This book looks at how childhood stress can lead to lifelong health problems and what we can do about it. The author delivers both scientific insight, including the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study, and moving... 251 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook

The Purpose of Boys

Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in Their Lives

By Michael Gurian: Gurian reveals how important purpose is for the success and happiness of boys and explains how a boy’s core personality, nature and genetic predisposition function to create both strengths and weaknesses in his ... 264 pages. ©2010. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Read-Aloud Handbook

By Jim Trelease: Effective early childhood development is an essential component in raising successful kids, and teaching young children to love reading is a great way to start. Get practical suggestions to help you integrate reading... 340 pages. ©2006. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

What Do You Stand For? For Kids

A Guide to Building Character

By Barbara A. Lewis: A self-help book that encourages kids to recognize the importance of values in everyday life. Each chapter contains activities to help cultivate positive character traits. For Grades 2-6. 165 pages. ©2005. | Available formats: Book

What Kids Need to Succeed

Proven Practical Ways to Raise Good Kids, 3rd Edition

By P. Benson, et al.: Based on a nationwide study, the book presents 40 assets children can achieve, with over 900 ideas for building upon them in your own community. 258 pages. ©2012. | Available formats: Kindle eBook

What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick

By Ann Kuklierus, RN; and Gloria Mayer, RN: The book contains information for managing more than 50 common childhood illnesses and health problems, including earaches, fever, vomiting and nosebleeds. It describes the condition, what can be done at home, and when to... 181 pages. ©2008. | Available formats: Book, Spanish

Youth-Adult Partnership Resource Kit

Tools and Inspiration for Organizations and Communities

By The Ford Family Foundation: This resource is for community leaders, youth development professionals, and K-12 educators and administrators. It targets any ally to youth who is interested in organizational improvement and new avenues and strategies for authentic youth... 146 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book