The Center for Families Resource Library frequently receives questions about child behavior and discipline, from the "terrible twos" to adolescence. The resources below can help.

We recommend the following websites:

The Center for Families Resource Library has several books on behavior and discipline available for checkout. Below are some of the most popular titles.

For adults:

  • 1-2-3 Magic: effective discipline for children 2-12 / Thomas W. Phelan, 2016
  • The explosive child / Ross W. Greene, 2014
  • Smart but scattered: the revolutionary "executive skills" approach to helping kids reach their potential / Peg Dawson & Richard Guare, 2009
  • Tantrums! managing meltdowns in public and private / Thomas W. Phelan, 2014

For children:

  • Llama llama and the bully goat / Anna Dewedney, 2013
  • What if everyone did that? / Ellen Javernick, 2010
  • Teeth are not for biting / Elizabeth Verdick, 2003

You are also welcome to search our catalog for other titles.

Need more information? Call us at 314.454.2350, or make a request.