Middle School Years Parent Resources

 

BOOKS:

 

Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher

 

The Price of Privilege by Dr. Madeline Levine

 

The Blessings of a B minus by Wendy Mogel

 

Middle School : How to Deal by Nuts and Bolts Girls and Sara Borden

 

Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks by Rosalind Wiseman

 

Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman

 

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Starting Middle School by by Williams Montalbano, Julie and Sara Hunt

 

 

WEBSITES:

§       “Middle School: Movin’ on Up” http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/school/middleschool/

§       “The Elementary to Middle School Transition: Five Helpful Hints for Parents”

http://www.amle.org/publications/webexclusive/helpfulhints/tabid/649/default.aspx

§       “What’s Best for Kids?”

http://www.amle.org/Advocacy/PressRoom/MiddleSchoolEducationNews/Articles/Article1/Tips/tabid/394/Default.aspx

§       “Surviving Your Child’s Adolescence” http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/surviving-your-childs-adolescence/201104/adolescence-and-the-transition-middle-school

§       “Making the Transition” http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/making-the-transition/

§       “A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Teen Years” http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/growing/adolescence.html

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