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Recommended Reads

By: Communications Manager Sarah Meyer

May 15, 2017

Intensely passionate about learning, Rossman teachers are constantly seeking to grow as both educators and parents. If you're looking for a book to dive into this summer, check out this list of teacher-recommended parenting books.


The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups
by Leonard Sax

Recommended by: 
Second Grade Teacher Melissa Kriegshauser


Sacred Parenting: How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls
by Gary Thomas

Recommended by: 
Art Teacher Erica Spangler


Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance
by Nicholas Kardaras

Recommended by: 
Head of School Pat Shipley


Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
by Tony Wagner

Recommended by: 
Upper School Director Gail Clark


Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal
by Meredith Jacobs

Recommended by: 
Art Teacher Erica Spangler


The Pressured Child: Freeing Our Kids from Performance Overdrive and Helping Them Find Success in School and Life
by Michael Thompson

Recommended by: 
Senior Kindergarten Teacher Kathleen Bauer


Out of Control: Why Disciplining Your Child Doesn't Work and What Will
by Dr. Shefali Tsabary 

Recommended by: 
Junior Kindergarten Teacher Diane Vujnich

The Love Dare for Parents
by Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick

Recommended by: 
Art Teacher Erica Spangler


Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14
by Chip Wood

Recommended by: 
Upper School Director Gail Clark

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
by Edward M. Hallowell M.D. and John J. Ratey M.D. 

Recommended by: 
Second Grade Teacher Melissa Kriegshauser

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