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Only Child: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • Impatient Pamela Wants a Bigger Family; by Mary Koski; Trellis Publ, 2002
  • The Lonely Only Dog; by Adele M. Brodkin; Scholastic, 1998
  • Why Am I An Only Child?; by Jane Annunziata; Magination Press, 1998

Books for Adults

  • Keys to Parenting the Only Child; by Carl E. Pickhardt; Barron's Educational Series, 1997
  • Parenting an Only Child: The Joys and Challenges of Raising Your One and Only; by Susan Newman, Broadway Books, 2001 (rev. ed)
  • The Seven Common Sins of Parenting an Only Child: A Guide for Parents and Families; by Carolyn White; Jossey-Bass, 2004
  • You and Your Only Child: The Joys, Myths, and Challenges of Raising an Only Child; by Patricia Nachman, Ph.D., with Andrea Thompson; HarperPerennial Library, 1998
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-08-29
Last reviewed: 2006-08-28
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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