Parenting & Family

See below for the list of 2021 finalists in the PARENTING & FAMILY category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Register to attend the virtual award ceremony (May 11-14, 2021) to learn which book wins Gold.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change: Turning Angst into Action
2021 Finalist

Author: Harriet Shugarman

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 978-0-86571-936-1

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change provides tools and strategies for parents to explain the climate emergency to their children, maintain hope in the face of crisis, and galvanize positive action by encouraging today's children to follow their passions in pursuit of a livable world.

Parenting with Sanity and Joy: 101 Simple Strategies
2021 Finalist

Author: Susan G. Groner, illustrations by Danna Mander

Publisher: The Collective Book Studio

ISBN: 978-1-951412-04-3

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In this collection of readily actionable tips, parenting mentor Sue Groner distills the best parenting wisdom into one easy-to-read book, providing simple, fun, and effective guidance. Parenting with Sanity and Joy will help parents feel more confident as they navigate one of the most important roles they will ever take on.

What They Don't Teach Teens: Life Safety Skills for Teens and the Adults Who Care for Them
2021 Finalist

Author: Jonathan Cristall, Esq.

Publisher: Quill Driver Books

ISBN: 978-1-61035-358-8

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Young people face many challenges today that didn’t exist when their parents were young. The modern landscape is wrought with digital, physical, legal, sexual, and emotional pitfalls we want them to avoid. What They Don’t Teach Teens is the guidebook for understanding and navigating the risks and challenges of modern adolescence.


See below for the list of 2020 winners in the PARENTING & FAMILY category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.

#LookUp: A Parenting Guide to Screen Use
2020 Gold Winner

Author: Judy Stoffel

Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-63489-201-8

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#LookUp combines personal stories, business acumen, and scientific data to help parents understand the impact screens have on children and how they should address it.

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know, 3rd Edition
2020 Silver Winner

Authors: Mark L. Wolraich, MD, FAAP and Joseph F. Hagan Jr., MD, FAAP

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN: 978-1-61002-264-4

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Parents will find the latest recommendations for the treatment and care of children with ADHD in the fully revised and updated edition of this award-winning guide. They will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other families, helping them feel less alone.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2nd Edition
2020 Silver Winner

Authors: Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD, FAAP and Paul S. Carbone, MD, FAAP

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

ISBN: 978-1-61002-269-9

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This fully updated and revised guide offers authoritative, accessible advice about autism that parents can trust. It will help them understand how ASD is defined and diagnosed and the most current behavioral, developmental, educational, and medical therapies.

Parenting Right From the Start: Laying a Healthy Foundation in the Baby and Toddler Years
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.

Publisher: LifeTree Media

ISBN: 978-1-928055-38-9

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In the follow-up to her bestselling book Discipline Without Damage, Dr. Vanessa Lapointe shows us why mindful and connection-based parenting is essential to healthy child development.

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