Jockvale’s Parent Resource Library

What is the Parent Resource Library?

The Parent Resource Library are books available to the Parents of Jockvale students to borrow on a wide range of parenting topics.   These books are here for you when you need help with a topic, or just for casual reading.

Where are these books located?

The Parent Resource Library is located in the Jockvale School Library and the books are available to be checked out during school hours.  If you are unable to come to the school to check out a book just contact the school by phone, or CLICK HERE TO EMAIL REQUEST and the book can be sent home with your child.

Jockvale’s Parent Resource Library  – Available Titles by Category:
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Internet Safety; Cyber Bullying; Cyber Connected:

  • Cyber Bullying: Protecting Kids and Adults from Online Bullies by Samuel C. McQuade **NEW**
  • What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online?: How to Understand the Electronic World Your Children Live In By Barbara Melton M.Ed **NEW**
  • Online Lifeline: Internet Safety for Kids and Their Parents by Lawrence Fine **NEW**

Growing Up:

  • The Care and Keeping of You: the body book for girls by Balorie Lee Schaefer
  • Cliques, Phonies, and Other Baloney by Trevor Romain  Discusses cliques, what they are and their negative aspects, and gives advice on forming healthier relationships and friendships
  • Queen Bees and Wannabe’s: A parent’s guide to helping your daughter survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends, and other realities of adolescence  by Rosalind Wiseman
  • What’s the Big Secret?: Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys by Laurie Krasny Brown **NEW**
  • Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle **NEW**
  • Boys, Girls & Body Science: A First Book About Facts of Life by Meg Hickling **NEW**
  • What’s the Big Secret?: Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys by Laurie Krasny Brown (Author), Marc Brown (Illustrator) **NEW**

Nutrition & Exercise:

  • The Surprising Power of Family Meals : How eating together makes us smarter, stronger, healthier, and happier by Miriam Weinstein
  • Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain” by John J. Ratey **NEW**
  • Brown Bag Success: Making Healthy Lunches Your Kids Won’t Trade by Sandra K. Nissenberg **NEW**
  • Lunch Boxes and Snacks: Over 120 healthy recipes from delicious sandwiches and salads to hot soups and sweet treats by Annabel Karmel **NEW**
  • Helping Your Child To Get Fit by Ceri Roberts **NEW**
  • Picky?  Not Me Mom! By Karla Heintz **NEW**

Getting You & Your Child Organized:

  • Get Organized Without Losing It by Janet S Fox
  • The Organized Student : Teaching children the skills for success in school and beyond  by  Donna Goldberg
  • · Organizing the Disorganized Child: Simple Strategies to Succeed in School by M. Kutscher & M. Moran **NEW**

Learning Disabilities:

  • Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities : A common-sense guide for parents and professionals by Maggie Mamen
  • What is Dyslexia?  A Book Explaining Dyslexia for Kids and Parents by Alan M. Hultquist  **NEW**
  • The Everything Parent’s Guide to Children with ADD/ADHD by Linda Sonna  Ph.D. **NEW**

Discipline & Behaviour:

  • 1-2-3 Magic : Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.
  • Don’t Give Me That Attitude! : 24 rude, selfish, insensitive things kids do and how to stop them
  • Just Because It’s Not Wrong Doesn’t Make It Right : Teaching kids to think and act ethically  by Barbara Coloroso
  • Kids Are Worth It! : Giving your child the gift of inner discipline  by Barbara Coloroso
  • The Pampered Child Syndrome : How to recognize it, how to manage it, and how to avoid it : Revised Addition by Maggie Mamen
  • Getting Your Child From No to Yes : Practical Solutions to the Most Common Preschool Problems of Following Directions, Listening, and Doing What You Ask  by  Jerry Wyckoff
  • Seeing Red : An anger management and peacemaking curriculum for kids  by Jennifer Simmonds
  • Siblings Without Rivalry : How to help your children live together so you can live too   by Adele Faber
  • Supernanny : How to get the best from your children  by Jo Frost


  • The Bully, The Bullied, and The Bystander : from pre-school to high school : how parents and teachers can help break the cycle of violence  by Barbara Coloroso

General Parenting:

  • Consuming Kids: protecting our children from the onslaught of marketing and advertising by Susan Linn
  • Emotional Intelligence : Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
  • Laughter, Love and Limits : Parenting for life  by Maggie Mamen
  • Parenting Through Crisis : Helping kids in times of loss, grief, and change  by Barbara Coloroso
  • Parenting Wit & Wisdom from Barbara Coloroso : highlights from her internationally bestselling books, Kids are worth it! and Parenting through crisis  by Barbara Coloroso
  • Roots of Empthy : Changing the world, child by child  by Mary Gordon
  • Who’s In Charge : A guide to family management by Maggie Mamen

Dealing with Stress – Yours and/or Your Child’s:

  • Getting Out of a Stress Mess! : A Guide for Kids by Michaelene Mundy
  • Stress relief for kids : Taming your dragons : creative relaxation activities for home and school   by Martha Belknap

Help With School:

  • The Reading Solution : Make your child a reader for life  by Paul Kropp
  • Parent Talk! : The art of effective communication with the school and your child  by Chelo Cerra