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Books For Winter 2024

Updated: Jan 26

Have you seen the ads about micro-learning? It really is getting quite easy to add volume to your depth of knowledge these days. This winter, we have a few titles that examine alternative and evolving ways of going about different activities. Please make note of the publication date, as some will debut this winter or early spring. Early orders are available for some of these titles via our Amazon affiliate links below.


Author: Jennifer Klein and Elizabeth Stuart Whitehead

ISBN-13: 9781475801538, 9781475839937

Rowman & Littlefield Education

Learn how to teach comprehension strategies in a text-free environment before your child needs to apply these strategies to text. Do so through the use of artwork, imagination, and other creative tools offered by these two talented and experienced teachers. These strategies are also helpful for older children learning to read who may be having difficulties with dyslexia, where traditional methods of learning may be a challenge.

Author: Marc D. Hauser

ISBN: 9780593538692

Penguin Random House (March 12, 2024)

A disturbing number of children worldwide are exposed to childhood trauma, and it falls on adults to collectively work to reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), whether occurring in the home or in the community. In his book, educator and neuroscientist Marc D. Hauser teaches about the vulnerability and resiliency of the child's brain, shares a researched-based framework of understanding how a child processes adverse experiences, and shares tools for how we can collectively help children avoid these experiences, or overcome them by reclaiming what they have lost via the latest therapies.

Author: Teresa Yang, DDS

ISBN: 9781538173657

Rowman & Littlefield (August 23, 2023)

Dentist Teresa Yang explains almost everything you could possibly want to know about dental health in this informative book. Learn about everything from dental insurance and office visits to the ingredients in your toothpaste and special considerations for teeth care by age. You will have very little confusion related to dental health with this book on your shelf. (Baby tooth eruption chart not included.)

Author: Sarah Ezrin

ISBN: 9781645471172

Shambhala (June 6, 2023)

With today's increased focus on presence and compassion, this book comes in perfect timing. Parenting takes a lot of patience, compassion, and the development of boundaries (among many other skills). With each chapter, learn how familiar yoga poses can be applied to family life. Learn how Warrior II applies to boundaries and empathy, or how to find calm in the chaos with the Tree Pose.

Author: Gwenna Laithland

ISBN: 9781250882660

St. Martin's Essentials, an imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group (March 3, 2024)

In this relatable book, TickTock's #1 Parenting Unexpert shares parenting experiences that many of us go through and how to handle the emotional rollercoaster of parenting responsibly, as well as understand the difference between responsive and reactive parenting. Gwenna addresses mom guilt versus mom shame, helping your child control their emotions, and working through your own emotions as a parent. Written with witty humor, a multitude of examples, and plenty of snark.

Author: Dr. Whitney Casares

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0760386996

Fair Winds Press (February 13, 2024)

Dr. Whitney Casares, a board-certified pediatrician, shares personal stories from real working moms, interview excerpts from the pros, and more in her latest book. Get out of survival mode when it comes to being a mother. Instead, implement strategies that are given in this book to achieve a centered life that takes your needs and health into consideration. Strategies include over forty exercises, prompts, and activities to work through personal and systemic challenges.

Author: Barbara Nicholson & Lysa Parker

ISBN-13: 971946665683

Praeclarus Press (January 10, 2024)

In the third edition of Attached at the Heart, Learn 8 principles that delve into the understanding of early childhood experiences and their life-long consequences, learn trauma-informed strategies regarding emotional regulation, explore new ideas around baby sleep, nursing and the infant microbiome, attachment strategies for the working parent, and discover the importance of environment on genetic expression. This book covers many of the topics previously left out of parenting books, all in one place.


Author: DL Acken & Aurelia Louvet

ISBN: 9781771514132

Touchwood Editions (October 17, 2023)

Your older kids will really get a kick out of this book. Start with learning the basics of kitchen tools and what a stocked pantry is, and learn about allergens and other key cooking details. Then, dive into some essential basics, some well-loved foods, and others that are sure to bring proud chef smiles from your children. Great cookbook for ages 7+.

Author/Illus.: Micha Archer

ISBN: 9780593461303 (3 - 6 years)

Nancy Paulsen Books (February 20, 2024)

In this book, Daniel meets his grandfather at the park and discovers what's new. Daniel exemplifies the innocence of discovery while exploring outdoors and the sharing of what one has learned in meaningful conversations with loved ones. Children are encouraged to remember that changes occur everywhere, not just within them, and how to be present in the discovery process.

Author: Claire Tattersfield

Illustrator: Rob Sayegh Jr.

ISBN-13: 9780593623107 (3 - 7 years)

Flamingo Books (November 21, 2023)

What happens when a cute little pig plays Cupid? Find out in this funny book of mischief and mayhem. Then, see how the cute little piggy sets things right again.

Author: Cheryl Olsten

Illustrator: Nigolo Carozzi


Fleecydale Press (October 10, 2023)

Help your child work through the challenges of obtaining their dreams with Mimi & The Gold Baton. A young mouse has big dreams of conducting music. How does she progress despite roadblocks along the way? Find out in this beautifully illustrated story.

Author: Quinn Miller Murphy

Illustrator: Jillian Thalman

ISBN-13: 9798986827315 (0 - 6 years)

Wheat Penny Press (January 16, 2024)

Every family is different. While some families are of singular heritage, many others are of mixed heritage. It is fun to explore and share the foods and special dishes that reflect the family's heritage. Some family recipes have been passed down for many generations. That special dish that grandma makes every time you come over for a birthday party may have come from her grandmother! Get ready to reflect on and celebrate the flavors that make your family your own in this delightful book.

Author: Kelly DiPucchio

Illustrator: Jen Corace

ISBN-13: 9780593465035 (3 - 7 years)

Viking Books for Young Readers (July 18, 2023)

Sometimes, it is important to consider another person's point of view. Two unlikely friends, Mouse and Giraffe, provide the best literal examples of different points of view that children will adore. Get ready to laugh!

Author: Lauren Kukla

Illustrator: Tom Heard

ISBN: 9798887701080

Mayo Clinic Press (March 26, 2024)

Mayo Clinic Press is introducing a new series of books called Health Heroes. Each book features a different occupation and follows a fictional character through their day to see what someone in their particular occupation may experience on a day-to-day basis. In the case of the title pictured above, children follow along as a flight nurse works to help injured and sick patients, works with flight crew and hospital staff and more. The series is great for introducing children to the everyday heroes that are all around them in the community.

Cover photo by Ebahir

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