Parent Resources

The Kingston Middle School Library has books for parents, too!

If you're interested in any of the books listed, please contact us. We can create an account for you and have your child deliver the book to you. Or feel free to stop by the library when school is in session. We are open from 7:45-3:00.

KMS Parent Library

40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child – Mathias

Bodily Harm: the Breakthrough Healing Program for Self Injurers – Conteiro
Boy Crazy! Keeping Your Daughter’s Feet on the Ground When her Head is in the Clouds – Giannetti
Bright Minds, Poor Grades – Whitely
Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings – Ginsburg

“Don’t Stop Loving Me” A Reassuring Guide for Mothers of Adolescent Daughters - Caron

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The Seven Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation – Bailey

“Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?” A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager – Wolf
The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child’s Problems into Strengths – Honos-Webb

Helping with Homework: A Parent’s Guide to Information Problem-Solving – Berkowitz
Helping Your Child with Selective Mutism: Practical Steps to Overcome a Fear of Speaking – McHolm
How Rude! The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior and Not Grossing People Out – Packer
How to Keep Your Teenager out of Trouble and What to do if You Can’t – Bernstein
How to Raise an Adult - Lythcott-Haims
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk – Faber
How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk – Faber
How’s My Kid Doing? A Parent’s Guide to Grades, Marks, and Report Cards – Guskey

“I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You!” A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict – Cohen-Sandler
It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living – Savage and Miller

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More! The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals – Kutscher

LOL—OMG! What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship, and Cyberbullying – Ivester

Maybe You Know My Teen: a Parent’s Guide to Helping Your Adolescent with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Fowler
Middle School Makeover: Improving the Way You and Your Child Experience the Middle School Years - Icard

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls – Simmons
Overindulged Children: A Parent’s Guide to Mentoring – Fogarty

Parenting 911: How to Safeguard and Rescue your 10- to 15-year-old from Substance Abuse, Depression, Sexual Encounters, Violence, and Failure in School – Giannetti
Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood – Cline

Queen Bees & Wannabees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and other Realities of Adolescence – Wiseman

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls – Pipher

The Seven-year Stretch: How Families Work Together to Grow through Adolescence – Kastner
Stop Negotiating with Your Teen: Strategies for Parenting Your Angry, Manipulative, Moody, or Depressed Adolescent – Edgette
Stressed-out Girls: Helping Them Thrive in the Age of Pressure – Cohen-Sandler

Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-connected World -- Brooks
That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life – Homayoun
The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems, at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do – Tyre

Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers – Riera

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy! Loving Your Kid without Losing Your Mind –