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Building Resilience in Children and Teens

Giving Kids Roots and Wings

This book, from a bestselling author and pediatrician, offers coping strategies to help children and teens deal with stress due to academic pressure, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure and family tension. Recommendations guide parents to help kids (18 months to 18 years) build competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping and control — all needed to bounce back from life’s challenges.

Author: Kenneth R. Ginsberg MD, MS ED, FAAP
Year of Publishing: 2014
Number of Pages: 330

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  1. Sarah Bright (verified owner)

    This book was very informative.

  2. Tamara Walchak (verified owner)

    This book is informative and will help support my work.

  3. Ninamont (verified owner)

    Decent book, great starter book on this topic for a wide range of audiences.

  4. Rene Hendricks (verified owner)

    Great cornerstone book for a child with even development and neurotypical. Helps reframe learning styles, needs of a child, remind of the many tasks of global development.

  5. piercekory (verified owner)

    Rather slow read.

  6. Kiley Dozier (verified owner)

    This book had great information to help kids learn how to navigate big changes and stressors.

  7. Zoe Werthamer (verified owner)

    This book is really insightful to the experience of young people

  8. michlindawright92 (verified owner)

    Lots of different ways to incorporate into our way of teaching and caring for our children.

  9. hfysty (verified owner)

    Good book to focus on how kids can focus on learning and utilizing positive skills in their lives. Helpful for youth who have shown resilience through trauma, but are unable to describe what it really looks like for them.

  10. Ravin Lopez (verified owner)

    really good read, everyone should read if they work with students!

  11. Karen Wirth (verified owner)

    A helpful book for parents, grandparents, and teachers. Recommend.

  12. Jennifer Crouch (verified owner)

    This is an insightful and supportive book to help families to prepare their children for life. I found many useful strategies and tools to use with my kids in supporting them with grace.

  13. Janice Chung (verified owner)

    loved it!

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