My Booklist
Welcome to my ESAP Booklist. There are many different topics of books that I read with children I see, as well as are requested by parents to read at home with their child(ren). As there are new books published steadily each year, I certainly am not up on them all.

I've included several classics that I am familiar with in the areas that I most often deal with. You can also check on or and search by the topic area you are interested in.

Enjoy your reading!

Parenting/Behavior Management

Rating Difficulty
Positive Discipline
by Jane Nelsen

​Excellent book on parenting, as well as 1st of a very informative and user friendly collection of Positive Discipline books in the her series ("P.D. A to Z" is also a great quick reference book for a wide variety of children's behavior issues/parenting questions.
Parenting wtih Love and Logic by Jim Fay and Foster Cline​

Excellent parenting book and many book series, on parenting philospohy about how to improve your relationship with your child(ren) and encourage his/her development into a responsible person. Emphasis on letting child learn through experiences, and mistakes, based on foundation or parent empathy and support.    
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2to12
by Thomas Phelan
Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime
by Mary Sheedy Kucinka
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by Adele Faber; Elaine Mazlish
Raising Your Spirited Child
by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Social Skills

Rating Difficulty
Raise Your Child's Social IQ: Stepping Stones to People Skills for Kids
by Cathi Cohen
Seven Steps to improve your childs Social Skills: A Family Guide
by Kristy Hagar
The Best Way to Play: A Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers,
by Bill Cosby
The Meanest Thing To Say: A Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers,
by Bill Cosby
My Big Lie (A Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers)
by Bill Cosby

Anger/Feelings Management

Rating Difficulty
Hands are Not For Hitting
by Martine Agassi
Just For You! Low-down Bad-day Blues
by Derrick Barnes
Just For You! Stop, Drop, and Chill
by Derrick Barnes

Children and Divorce

Rating Difficulty
Dinosaurs Divorce
by Marc Brown
My Mom and Dad Don't Live Together Anymore
by Judith Rubin
Divorce Happens to the Nicest Kids: A Self Help Book for Kids
by Michale Prokop
My Family's Changing (A First Look At Series)
by Pat Thomas
Kids' Divorce Workbook : A Practical Guide That Helps Kids Understand Divorce Happens to the Nicest Kids
by Michael Prokop
The Boys and Girls Book About Divorce
by Richard Gardner
Two Homes
by Claire Masurel
Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story For Little Kids About Divorce
by Sandra Levins
Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe's and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids
by Zoe and Evan Stern
When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends (Let's Talk About It!)
by Jennifer Moore-Malinos
What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids
by Kent Winchester

ADHD-Attention DeficitDisorder

Rating Difficulty
Meeting the Challenge: Using Love and Logic to Help Children Develop Attention and Behavior Skills
by Jim Fay, Foster Cline, Bob Sornson
Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids With ADD or ADHD by Patricia O. Quinn, Judith M. Stern, and Joe Lee
Taking Charge of ADHD
by Dr. Russell Barkley
Shelley, the Hyperactive Turtle
by Deborah Moss
Cory Stories: A Kid's Book about Living with ADHD [CORY STORIES]
by by Jeanne(Author) ; Martin, Whitney(Illustrator) Kraus
Survival Guide for Kids with ADD-ADHD
by John F. Taylor

"Jumping Jake Settles Down: A Workbook to help Impulsive Children Learn to Think Before they Act"
by Laurence Shapiro
Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About Adhd (Paperback)
by Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ellen B. Dixon, and Charles Beyl
Parenting Children with ADHD- 10 Lessons that Medicine Can't Teach
by Vincnet J Manastra


Worry / Anxiety / School Resistance

Rating Difficulty
What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety
by Dawn Huebner
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias
by Tamar Chansky
When My Worries Get Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety
by Kari Dunn Buron
David and the Worry Beast: Helping Children Cope with Anxiety
by Anne Marie Guanci
Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children's Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment
by Aureen Pinto Wagner

Eneuresis / Bed Wetting

Rating Difficulty
Dry All Night: The Picture Book Technique That Stops Bedwetting
by Allison Mack
Getting to Dry: How to Help Your Child Overcome Bedwetting
by Max Maisels
Seven Steps to Nighttime Dryness: A Practical Guide for Parents of Children with Bedwetting
by Renee Mercer
The Complete Bedwetting Book: Including a Daytime Program for Nighttime Dryness
by Dr. D Preston Smith
Waking Up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting
by Dr. Howard Bennett