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General Parenting Must Reads:

Why We Sleep

by

Matthew Walker, PhD

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Adolescent Development    |   Mental Health  |    Social Dynamics

Untangled:

Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood, Lisa Damour, PhD, 2016

Queen Bees and Wannabees:  Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boys, and the New Realities of Girl World, Rosalind Wiseman, 2016

Masterminds and Wingmen:

Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends,

and the New Rules of Boy World,

Rosalind Wiseman, 2013

On Sex and Hookup Culture:

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Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between:

The New and Necessary Conversations Today's Teenagers Need to Have about Consent, Sexual Harassment, Healthy Relationships, Love, and More

Shafia , 2019

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Boys & Sex:

Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity

Peggy Orenstein, 2016

American Girls:

Social Media

and the Secret

Lives of Teenagers,

Nancy Jo Sales, 2016

American Hookup:

The New Culture

of Sex on Campus,

Lisa Wade, PhD, 2016

For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to Teens about Sexuality, Values and Health, Al Vernacchio

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Girls & Sex:

Navigating the Complicated New Landscape,

Peggy Orenstein, 2016

Talk to Me First:

Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids’ “Go-To” Person About Sex,

Deborah Roffman, 2012

Parenting in the Digital World:

Media Moms

& Digital Dads:

Approach to Parenting

in the Digital Age,

Yalda T. Urls, PhD,

2015

On the Teenage Brain:

The Teenage Brain:

A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults, Frances E. Jensen, MD with Amy Ellis Nutt, 2015

Brainstorm:

The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,

Daniel J. Siegel, MD, 2013

Why Do They Act That Way?

A Survival Guide To the Adolescent Brain For

You and Your Teen,

David Walsh, PhD, 2014

Books to Share with Kids

These are books about puberty, puberty and sex, personal safety, and the digital world.  

Please read them first, before sharing with your child, to make sure that they are a good fit for your family.

The Care and Keeping of You 2,

Dr. Cara Natterson, 2012

What’s Happening to Me?

Girls Edition,

Susan Meredith,

2015

Guy Stuff:

The Body Book for Boys,

Dr. Cara Natterson, 2017

What’s Happening to Me?

Boys Edition,

Alex Frith,

2015

It’s Not the Stork

Robie H. Harris,

2006

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What Makes A Baby,

Cory Silverberg

2013

It’s So Amazing,

Robie H. Harris,

2002

It’s Perfectly Normal,

Robie H. Harris,

2014

Changing You,

Dr. Gail Saltz,

2007

Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?,

Julie Metzger, Rn, MN,

and Robert Lehman, MD,

2012

Super Duper Safety School:

Safety Rules for Kids & Grown-Ups, Pattie Fitzgerald,

2013

The Tech Savvy User’s Guide

to the Digital World, 

Lori Getz,

2016

ONLINE RESOURCES FOR TEENS 

(Again, please check these out before sharing with your teen to make sure they are a good fit):

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