Suggested Reading List for Grandparents

Suggested Reading List for Grandparents

  • Grandparenting with Love and Logic: Practical Solutions to Today’s Grandparenting Challenges  Jim Fay. 1998. - This book offers practical solutions to today’s grandparenting challenges to improve relationships with both grandchildren and adult children. The Love and Logic Press, Inc., 2207 Jackson Street, Golden, CO 80401. www.loveandlogic.com
  • Working with Custodial Grandparents  Bert Hayslip & Julie Hicks Patrick, editors. 2003.  This book presents methods of design, implementation and funding of programs to help grandparents raising grandchildren. Springer Publishing Company, 536 Broadway, New York, NY, 10012-3955 www.springerpub.com
  • Grandparents As Parents: A Survival Guide for Raising A Second Family  Sylvie de Toledo & Deborah Edler Brown. 1995. A guidebook for any grandparent who is helping to support, raise or is contemplating raising a grandchild. The Guilford Press, 72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012 www.guilford.com
  • At Grandmother’s Table:  Women Write about Food, Life and the Enduring Bond between Grandmothers and Granddaughters   Ellen Perry Berkeley, editor. 2000.   Fairview Press, 2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454 www.fairviewpress.org
  • Grandmother Stories from the Heart of Texas  Jane Austin Bruckner, editor. 2003.   Authors write from rich, deeply preserved memories of their grandmothers.
  • Your Child: Emotional, Behavioral, and Cognitive Development from Birth through Preadolescence
    AACAP and David Pruitt, Authors. 2000.  Topics include: choosing a baby’s doctor, helping a child develop self-esteem, calling for help to address certain behaviors and where to access help. HarperCollins Publishers, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022 www.harpercollins.com
  • Elephant in the Living Room: A Leader’s Guide for Helping Children of Alcoholics   Jill Hastings & Marion Typpo. 1994.   This adult leader's guide accompanies the classic children's book An Elephant in the Living Room. Caretakers learn how to explain addiction and its effect on the family to small children whose parents or siblings are chemically dependent. Hazelden Publishing, P.O. Box 176, Center City, MN 55012-0176 www.hazelden.org
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Theoretical, Empirical and Clinical Perspectives  Bert Hayslip & Robin Goldberg-Glen, editors. 2000.  Explores the many dimensions of custodial grandparenting including the cultural differences, grandparents’ dealing with special physical and psychological difficulties and the legal, clinical, service-related and policy-sensitive issues involved in surrogate parenting.

 

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