Parent Resource Library

Emily Carr has a wonderful resource library for parents… please contact Ms. Snowdon at if you would like to borrow any of our books

Learned Optimism

Martin E. Seligman

A Mind at A Time

Mel Levine, M.D.

The Gift of Dyslexia

Ronald D. Davis

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

Dan Kindlon

The Whole Brain Child

Daniel J. Siegel M.D.

Stress Free Kids

Lori Lite

Honey, I Wrecked The Kids

Alyson Schafer

Sitting Still Like a Frog

Eline Snel

15 Minutes Outside

Rebecca P. Cohen

Salt, Sugar, Fat

Michael Moss

Raising Resilient Children

Robert Brooks

Parenting with Wit & Wisdom

Barbara Coloroso

French Kids Eat Everything

Karen Le Billon

Outside the Box

Jeannie Marshall

The Feeling Good Handbook

David D. Burns, M.D.

Parenting a Child who has Intense Emotions

Pat Harvey, Jeanine Penzo

Appetite for Life

Stacey Antine

Raising Resilient Children

Robert Brooks, Sam Goldstein

Mom’s House, Dad’s House

Isolina Ricci, Ph. D.

Overcoming Dyslexia

Sally Shaywitz, M.D.

Masterminds & Wingmen

Rosalind Wiseman

Queen Bees & Wannabes

Rosalind Wiseman

You and Your Anxious Child

Anne Marie Albano, Ph. D.

Raising Boys

Steve Biddulph

Parenting Without Power Struggles

Susan Stiffelman, MFT

Getting to Calm: Cool-headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens & Teens


Attention Difference Disorder

Dr. Kenny Handelman

The Bully, The Bullied, and the Bystander

Barbara Coloroso

Step Parenting and the Blended Family

Dr. Scott Wooding

Helping Your Anxious Child

Ronald Rapee, Ann Wignall, Susan Spence

Food Matters

Mark Bittman

Mind in the Making

Ellen Galinsky

Siblings without Rivalry

Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Kids Beyond Limits

Anat Baniel

Survival Guide: Kids with Behaviour Challenges

Thomas Mchiyre, Ph.D.

How Full is Your Bucket?

Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D.

Simplicity Parenting

Kim John Payne, M. Ed with Lisa M. Ross

How to Hug a Porcupine

Julie A. Ross, M.A.

Raising Your Spirited Child: a guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and energetic

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

It’s Not about the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating

Dina Rose, Ph.D.

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

John Gottman, Ph.D.

The Wonder of Boys

Michael Gurian

In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan

Smart Parenting for Smart Kids

Kennedy-Moore, Lowenthal

The Drama Years

Haley Kilpatrick with Whitney Joiner

10 Mindful Minutes

Goldie Hawn with Wendy Holden

The Resilience Factor

Karen Renich Ph.D, and Andrew Shatte, Ph.D.

Parenting Through Crisis

Barbara Coloroso

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Alyson Schafer

Positive Discipline

Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.

Kids Are Worth It

Barbara Coloroso

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk

Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents need to Matter More Than Peers

Gordon Neufeld, PhD and Gabor Mate, MD