Reading List (compiled by Mary Ann Seraphin, Westford Parent Connection

Reading List by Mary Anne Seraphin, President – Westford Parent Connection

Smashed: Story Of A Drunken Girlhood, by Koren Zailckas

Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters From Marketers’ Schemes and Packaging Boyhood: Saving Our Sons From Superheroes, Slackers, and Other Media Stereotypes, both by Sharon Lamb and Lyn Mikel Brown

Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches From The Front Lines Of The New Girlie Girl Culture, by Peggy Orenstein

My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, A Daughter, A Journey Through The Thicket of Adolescence, by Lauren Kessler

Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

The Price Of Privilege: How Parental Pressure And Material Advantage Are Creating A Generation Of Disconnected And Unhappy Kids, by Dr. Madeline Levine

Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy, by Dr. Michael J. Bradley

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out, by Mizuko Ito and Sonja Baumer

Crazy U.: One Dad’s Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College, by Andrew Ferguson

It’s A Boy!, by Dr. Michael Thompson

The Explosive Child and Lost At School, both by Ross Greene

Queen Bees and Wannabees, by Rosalind Wiseman

Alpha Girls, by Dr. Dan Kindlon

The Winter Of Our Disconnect, by Susan Maushart

The Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother, by Amy Chua

Free-Range Kids, by Lenore Skenazy