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Alvy, K. T. (2007). Positive parent: Raising healthy, happy, and successful children, birth-adolescence. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Dinkmeyer, D. Sr., McKay, G. D., & McKay, J. L. (2007). The parent's handbook: Systematic training for effective parenting. Bowling Green, KY: STEP Publishers.

DiPrisco, J., & Riera, M. (2000). Field guide to the American teenager: Appreciating the teenager you live with. Cambridge: Perseus Publishing.

Doherty, W. J., & Carlson, B .Z. (2002). Putting families first: Successful strategies for reclaiming family life in a hurry-up world. New York, NY: Holt Paperbacks.

Elkind, D. (1994). Parenting your teenager. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Faber, A., & Mazlish, E. (2001). How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk. London: Piccadilly Press.

Faber, A., & Mazlish, E. (2006). How to talk so teens will listen and listen so teens will talk. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

Gordon, T. (2000). Parent effectiveness training: The proven program for raising responsible children. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press.

Howard, R., & Benson, P.L. (2004). Parenting at the speed of teens: Positive tips on everyday issues. Minneapolis: Search Institute.

Kindlon, D., & Thompson, M. (2000). Raising Cain: Protecting the emotional life of boys. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Nelsen, J. (2006). Positive discipline. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Pawel, J. J. (2000). The parent's toolshop: The universal blueprint for building a healthy family. Springboro, OH: Ambris Publishing.

Pipher, M. (1995). Reviving Ophelia: Saving the selves of adolescent girls. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Pruett, K. D. (2001). Fatherneed: Why father care is as essential as mother care for your child. New York, NY: Broadway Books.

Riera, M. (2003). Staying connected to your teenager: How to keep them talking to you and how to hear what they're really saying. Cambridge: Perseus Publishing.

Riera, M. (2004). Uncommon sense for parents with teenagers. Berkeley: Celestial Arts.

Steinberg, L. (2005). The ten basic principles of good parenting. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster

Steinberg, L., & Levine, A. (1997). You and your adolescent: A parent's guide for ages 10 to 20. New York: Harper & Row.

Walsh, D., & Bennett, N. (2005). Why do they act that way?: A survival guide to the adolescent brain for you and your teen. New York: Free Press.

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