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365 Wacky, Wonderful Ways to Get Your Children to Do What You Want
365 Wacky, Wonderful Ways to Get Your Children to Do What You Want ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Dave Garbot
Price 13.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1995

Profusely illustrated and eminently accessible, this indispensable manual provides hundreds of practical—and occasionally unorthodox—ideas to help parents cope with  developmental issues such as throwing food and always saying no, safety conflicts such as running in the parking lot, and interpersonal issues such as teasing siblings and refusing to share toys. A final section also includes advice for parents who have reached the end of their rope and have become angry or frustrated.
Am I Doing Too Much for My Child?
Am I Doing Too Much for My Child? ›
By Elizabeth Crary
Price 13.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 2011

Filled with practical advice, examples, and scenarios to which any reader can relate, this manual aims to help parents, guardians, teachers, and caregivers identify when to do more for the children in their care, as well as when to take a step back. Elizabeth Crary describes four levels of support typical for children and demonstrates how anyone who cares for children can shift from the nurturer role so important in the early years to teacher, coach, and finally to consultant. This is an ideal tool for all readers, whether they are at the start of their parenting or caregiving journey or anticipating the empty nest.
Amor & límites
Amor & límites ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Translated by Marina Patiño de McVittie
Price 10.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1999

Functioning as a kind of quick-reference guide to parenting, this concise book discusses child development, describes basic temperament traits, and offers many practical child-guidance tools as it introduces a problem-solving process known as STAR Parenting. Parents will be able to use the information to more effectively deal with children’s feelings and reduce power struggles.Actuando como un tipo de guía rápida de referencia para la crianza de hijos, este corto libro discute el desarrollo infantil, describe rasgos básicos de temperamento y ofrece muchas herramientas prácticas para guiar a los niños mientras presenta un proceso para resolver problemas llamado STAR Parenting. Los padres podrán usar esta información para lidiar más efectivamente con los sentimientos de los niños y reducir luchas por el poder.
Amy's Disappearing Pickle
Amy's Disappearing Pickle ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Susan Avishai
Price 7.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 2001

Someone is stealing the delicious pickles from Amy's lunch day after day. How can Amy find out who is taking the pickle and stop it? This engaging book, which allows readers to determine the course of the action, is designed to teach children how to identify problems, brainstorm options, think through the possible outcome of each option and, finally, to select and implement a solution. With these problem-solving skills, kids are better prepared to cope with every kind of concern without resorting to angry outbursts.
Children and Chores
Children and Chores ›
By Elizabeth Crary
Price 9.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 2011

Why parents should make the effort to involve children in household tasks, and how this effort can pay off in both the short term and in adulthood is detailed in this accessible guide. Based on research that documents how doing chores makes kids more responsible and more successful in many ways as they grow up, Children and Chores explains what kids can realistically be expected to do at what ages, how to introduce chores and increase the level of responsibility as a child grows, and how to deal with children's resistance to helping.
Feeling Elf Cards & Games
Feeling Elf Cards & Games ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Peaco Todd
Price 9.95

Card Deck

Published Jan 2003

Full-color elves grin, grimace, groan and gesture through 20 emotions to help children learn how to identify and express such different feelings as pride, anger, excitement and disappointment. Each elf appears on two cards: one is printed with the emotion’s name in three languages—English, Spanish, and Japanese. The corresponding cards use only elves, so the cards can be used in matching games like Old Maid and Go Fish, or in one of several special emotions games created by Elizabeth Crary. Designed for use in emotional literacy lessons, in rehabilitation therapy, and in foreign-language and English-as-a-Second-Language classes, these cards are appropriate for both genders and all ethnic groups.
Finders, Keepers
Finders, Keepers ›
By Elizabeth Crary
Price 8.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1987

Inviting readers to explore peer pressure and the consequences of stealing, this brief story allows children to dictate the course of the action as they follow along with the story of Tyrone, whose friend encourages him to “borrow†money from a wallet they’ve found. The unique, “you-choose-what-happens-next†format will help reinforce the learning of key values and virtues.
Heidi's Irresistible Hat
Heidi's Irresistible Hat ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Susan Avishai
Price 7.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 2001

Heidi loves the special hat her aunt made, but there's an annoying classmate who keeps grabbing it off her head. How can Heidi get him to stop teasing her? This easy-to-read book is designed to teach children, who are encouraged to choose Heidi’s response, how to identify problems, brainstorm options, think through the possible outcome of each option and finally, to select and implement a solution. With these problem-solving skills, kids are better prepared to cope with every kind of concern.
Help! The Kids Are at It Again
Help! The Kids Are at It Again ›
By Elizabeth Crary
Price 13.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1997

Using the STAR Parenting process, this manual gives parents the tools they need to teach children how to get attention without hitting or whining, deal with feelings without blowing up or giving up, establish and respect boundaries, and solve problems without resorting to yelling or hurting. It offers parents advice on how to reduce their role as referee, gives immediate help with a process to handle any sibling conflict, and provides easy-to-understand examples of real-life situations, as well as giving them insight into ways they may be encouraging the quarreling they hate. While the squabbling between siblings won’t stop altogether, this guide does demonstrate how to instill “people†skills that will help children get along within the context of their family and in the outside world.
Helping Children with Their Feelings
Helping Children with Their Feelings (4 Formats) ›
By Elizabeth Crary
Trade Paper Price 9.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Published May 2014

Providing the basics of a child’s emotional development, this book pays particular attention to children who have learning challenges related to autism, ADHD, sensory issues, or other developmental delays A short course for busy parents, teachers, and professionals, Helping Children with Their Feelings sets parents on a clear, practical path to increase their child’s understanding of his or her own and others’ feelings. Often young kids need remedial or basic help learning about feelings—an essential precursor to effective social relationships and success in school. Children are primed to start learning about feelings from birth, but sometimes they need a little extra help or their parents need additional knowledge. The short exercises help build children’s skills and provide realistic expectations for parents to determine whether their child is developing typically or has special needs. Further resources offer more in depth material of a practical nature on each of the steps in building emotional literacy.
I Can't Wait
I Can't Wait ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Marina Megale
Price 9.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1996

The engaging and interactive books in this series help preschool and elementary school-aged children begin to learn problem-solving skills. Each book introduces a specific problem familiar to most children and then prompts the child to consider alternative solutions. The stories encourage critical thinking and exploration of ideas within a familiar situation. An introduction explains how the books may be used, and provides helpful tips to assist parents and teachers. In this title, a little boy is impatient for his turn on the tumbling mat. What can he do in the meantime?
I Want It
I Want It ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Marina Megale
Price 9.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1996

The engaging and interactive books in this series help preschool and elementary school-aged children begin to learn problem-solving skills. Each book introduces a specific problem familiar to most children and then prompts the child to consider alternative solutions. The stories encourage critical thinking and exploration of ideas within a familiar situation. An introduction explains how the books may be used, and provides helpful tips to assist parents and teachers. In this book, Megan and Amy want to play with the same truck at the same time. What will happen?
I Want to Play
I Want to Play ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Marina Megale
Price 9.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1996

The engaging and interactive books in this series help preschool and elementary school-aged children begin to learn problem-solving skills. Each book introduces a specific problem familiar to most children and then prompts the child to consider alternative solutions. The stories encourage critical thinking and exploration of ideas within a familiar situation. An introduction explains how the books may be used, and provides helpful tips to assist parents and teachers. Danny is tired of playing alone and wants to have a friend. Can he learn how to join in other children’s activities?
I'm Excited
I'm Excited ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Jeanne Whitney
Price 9.95

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1994

This series recognizes that children are entitled to their feelings even when their behavior needs to be corrected. It acknowledges specific feelings and offers children several ways to deal with them. Each book features a choose-your-own-adventure format, and shows what different outcomes of choices might be—allowing children to back up and try another solution if they don’t like the outcome, or to try a variety of choices to see how each might turn out. Annie and Jesse are very excited because it’s their birthday. Young children will love helping the twins find activities to release their high energy on this special day.
I'm Frustrated
I'm Frustrated ›
By Elizabeth Crary, Illustrated by Jeanne Whitney

Trade Paper

Published Jan 1992

This series recognizes that children are entitled to their feelings even when their behavior needs to be corrected. It acknowledges specific feelings and offers children several ways to deal with them. Each book features a choose-your-own-adventure format, and shows what different outcomes of choices might be—allowing children to back up and try another solution if they don’t like the outcome, or to try a variety of choices to see how each might turn out. Alex just can’t seem to skate as well as his older brother and sister can, and he thinks about smashing his skates. Readers are encouraged to help Alex find better ways to express his frustration and find other fun things to do.