English Bluff Elementary School

Reading For Parents

Suggested Readings for Parents
  • All Kinds of Minds – A Young Student’s Book About Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders - By Mel Levine
  • A Mind at a Time - By Mel Levine
  • Frames of Mind - The Theory of Multiple Intelligences - By Howard Gardner
  • Homework Without Tears - A Parent’s Guide for Motivating Children to do Homework and to Succeed in School - By Lee Canter
  • Intelligence Reframed -  Multiple Intelligences for the 2lst Century - By Howard Gardner
  • Perfectionism* – What’s Bad About Being Too Good - By Miriam Adderholdt and Jan Goldberg (Publisher:  Free Spirit Publishing)
  • Reading Is More Than Phonics! – A Parents’ Guide for Reading with  Beginning or Discouraged Readers - By Vera Goodman (Publisher: Reading Wings)
  • The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide* – For Ages 10 and Under - By Judy Galbraith (Publisher:  Free Spirit Publishing)
  • The Myth of Laziness - By Mel Levine
  • The School Survival Guide For Kids With LD (Learning Differences)* – Ways To Make Learning Easier and More Fun - By Rhoda Cummings and Gary Fisher (Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing)
  • Uniquely Gifted -  Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Twice Exceptional Student - By Kay Kiesa

* These books are all published by Free Spirit Publishing.  They are written in kid-friendly language; however, it is recommended that a parent read the books before sharing them with their children.