Resources for Schools
American Greetings, “Hello World” 2004.
Association for Conflict Resolution, Education Section 2007. Recommended Standards for School-Based Peer Mediation Programs 2007. Washington D.C.: Association for Conflict Resolution. www.acrnet.org
*Betts, Stacey W., Betts, Dion E., Gerber-Eckard, Lisa N. Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.
Bodine, Richard J. and Crawford, Donna K. The Handbook of Conflict Resolution Education: A Guide to Building Quality Programs in Schools. Jossey-Bass Inc., 1998
*Brown, Scott. How to Negotiate with Kids…even when you think you shouldn’t. Penguin Books, 2003.
Desetta, M.A., Al, with Educators for Social Responsibility. The Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts and Overcoming Peer Pressure. Free Spirit Publishing, 2005
Desetta, M.A., Al, and Gammage, Sherrie, with Educators for Social Responsibility. A Leader’s Guide to: The Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts and Overcoming Peer Pressure. Free Spirit Publishing, 2006
Drew, M.A., Naomi. A Leader’s Guide To The Kids’ Guide To Working Out Conflicts: How to Keep Cool, Stay Safe, and Get Along. Free Spirit Publishing, 2004
Drew, M.A., Naomi. The Kids’ Guide To Working Out Conflicts: How to Keep Cool, Stay Safe, and Get Along. Free Spirit Publishing, 2004
*Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. Avon Books, 1980
Greene, Ph.D, Ross W. The Explosive Child. Harper, 2005
**Kreidler, William J. and Tsubokawa Whittall, Sandy. Early Childhood Adventures In Peacemaking: A Conflict Resolution Activity Guide for Early Childhood Educators. Educators for Social Responsibility and Work/Family Directions, 1999
**Kreidler, William J. and Furlong, Lisa. Adventures In Peacemaking: A Conflict Resolution Activity Guide for School-Age Educators. Educators for Social Responsibility and Work/Family Directions, 1995
Kreidler, William J. Conflict Resolution in the Middle School: A Curriculum and Teaching Guide. Educators for Social Responsibility and William J. Kreidler, 1994, 1997
Liss, Kathryn. Help Increase the Peace Program Manual: Empowering Youth Through Conflict Resolution and Community Building. The American Friends Service Committee, Third Edition, 2004
Mattaini, Mark A. Peace Power for Adolescents: Strategies for a Culture of Nonviolence. NASW Press, 2001
Miller Lieber, Carol with Linda Lantieri and Tom Roderick. Conflict Resolution in the High School: 36 Lessons. Educators for Social Responsibility, 1998
Oxman, Murray. The How To Easily Handle Difficult People Handbook. SWS Books, 1997
Probst, Barbara. When the Labels Don’t Fit. Three Rivers Press, 2008
*Ray, Peggy. Resolving Conflicts Creatively: A Teaching Guide for Grades Kindergarten through Six. Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, 2007
Ruth-Heffelbower, Duane. Conflict & Peacemaking Across Cultures: Training for Trainers. Fresno Pacific University, 1999
Stock, Carol. The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder. Skylight Press, 2005
*Winebrenner, Susan. Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom. Free Spirit, 2006.
+Yarrow, Peter. Don’t Laugh At Me – Teachers Guide: Grades 2-5 Creating a Ridicule-Free Classroom. Operation Respect, Inc., 2000
+Yarrow, Peter. Don’t Laugh At Me – Teachers Guide: Grades 6-8 Creating a Ridicule-Free Classroom. Operation Respect, Inc., 2000
+Available FREE at www.operationrespect.org
Anzaldua, Gloria. Friends from the Other Side: Amigos Del Otro Lado. Children’s Book Press, 1993
Climo, Shirley. The Korean Cinderella. HarperCollins, 1993
Cosby, Bill. The Meanest Thing to Say. Scolastic, Inc., 1997
*Fox, Mem. Whoever You Are. Voyager Books, 1997
Friedman, Ina R. How My Parents Learned To Eat. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984
*Henkes, Kevin. Chrysanthemum. Green Willow Books, 1991
Parr, Todd. It’s Okay To Be Different. Little Brown and Company, 2001
*Parr, Todd. The Funny Book of Feelings. Mike Young Productions, 2005
*Parr, Todd. The Peace Book. Little Brown and Company, 2004
*Scieszka, Jon. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! Puffin Books, 1989
Seskin, Steve and Shamblin, Allen. Don’t Laugh At Me. Tricycle Press, 2002
*Smith, David J. If the World Were A Village: A Book About the World’s People. Kids Can Press, LTD. 2002
*Unicef. A Life Like Mine. DK Publishing 2002
Viorst, Judith. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Macmillan Publishing Company, 1972
Wilt, Joy. You’re One Of A Kind. Weekly Reader Books, 1979
Zolotow, Charlotte. The Hating Book. HarperTrophy, 1969
**“F.A.T. City: How Difficult Can This Be?” – Excellent 70 minute video developed in 1988 by Richard D. Lavoie, that demonstrates what it feels like to be a child with a learning disability.
*“Beyond F.A.T. City: A Look Back, A Look Ahead” A PBS video presented by Richard D. Lavoie, 2004.
“Learning Disabilities and Social Skills with Richard Lavoie: Last One Picked…First One Picked On. Alexandria, VA: PBS, 1994
“Learning Disabilities and Discipline with Richard Lavoie: When the Chips Are Down.” Alexandria, VA: PBS, 1996
* = Recommended **= Highly Recommended