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Monday, July 2, 2018

Chicago Parent Magazine and Summer Reading List

Chicago Parent Magazine just posted its suggested summer reading list of eight  "great non-fiction books about parenting". Take a closer look and you will see that four of those authors are scheduled to be a part of the Glenbard Parent Series for the 2018-19 school year.

For details on these events visit glenbardgps.org or click on the brochure icon at the right.

Explore the entire GPS summer reading list and check one book or more out at your local library. Then circle your calendar and join us for these important author events.

The four authors/books/appearance dates are:


The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control over Their Lives by William Stixrud, Ph.D., and Ned Johnson (November 14, noon at Marquardt Adminstation Center and 7pm at Glenbard West)
No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls by Katie Hurley (March 13, 9:30am and noon at Marquardt Administration Center and 7pm at Glenbard North)
Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives by Rachel Simmons (January 29, 7pm at COD McAninch Arts Center and January 30, noon at Marquardt Administration Center
The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever—And What To Do About It by Katherine Reynolds Lewis (February 12 9:30am at Marquardt Administration Center and 7pm at Glenbard West)


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8 new parenting books to add to your summer reading list


June 20, 2018
Summer reading lists are pretty common for high school and even middle school students. But what about parents? There are some great non-fiction books about parenting that have been published recently. Pick one of these books up the next time you head to the library with your little ones and know that you’ll be getting useful information and be setting a good example of reading in front of your kids.