Special-Needs Book Publishers

Alphabetical Index - B

Use this alphabetical index to find publishers whose books have been reviewed for the Harried Parent's Book Club.

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Ballantine Books

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Name of Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publisher's Website: http://ballantine.atrandom.com/
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "Ballantine Books was established in 1952 by the legendary paperback pioneers Ian and Betty Ballantine. Today, Ballantine is one of America's largest publishers of hardcover, trade paperback and mass market paperback books -- spanning a remarkably wide variety of subjects."
Titles Reviewed:
+ Great Books About Things Kids Love
+ The Pressured Child

Bantam Dell Publishing Group

Name of Publisher: Bantam Dell Publishing Group
Publisher's Website: http://bantam-dell.atrandom.com/
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "Bantam Books, established in 1945, is one of the most successful publishers of adult fiction and nonfiction. Dell Publishing, a leading publisher of adult fiction and nonfiction for over seven decades."
Titles Reviewed:
+ The Bipolar Child
+ Diabesity
+ Freeing Your Child from Anxiety
+ Making Sense of Autistic Spectrum Disorders
+ The Power of the Powerless

Basic Books

Name of Publisher: Basic Books
Publisher's Website: http://www.basicbooks.com
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "Since its founding in 1952, Basic Books has shaped public debate by publishing award-winning books in psychology, science, politics, sociology, current affairs, and history."
Title Reviewed: Should I Medicate My Child?

Beatify Books

Name of Publisher: Beatify Books
Publisher's Website: None
Publisher's Description: According to a profile on the site Portfolio.com, "Beatify means 'to make supremely happy' (from Webster's Dictionary). We wanted a short simple name to convey our mission -- books for happiness."
Title Reviewed: Show Me You Love Me

Berkley Books

Name of Publisher: Berkley Books
Publisher's Website: http://us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/publishers/adult/berkley.html
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "The company publishes more than seven hundred titles a year under the Berkley, Jove, and Ace imprints, in mass-market paperback, trade paperback, and hardcover formats. ... Berkley is proud to publish in paperback some of the country's most significant bestselling authors."
Title Reviewed: Miracle Run

Better Endings, New Beginnings

Name of Publisher: Better Endings, New Beginnings
Publisher's Website: http://www.betterendings.org/
Publisher's Description: According to its site, the mission of Better Endings, New Beginnings is "giving ordinary people, extraordinary voices to show that better endings are possible and new beginnings can be achieved with powerful stories to inspire, build hope and provide wisdom to change the world one person at a time."
Title Reviewed: Tiny Titan

Bloomsbury USA

Name of Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publisher's Website: http://www.bloomsburyusa.com/
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children's books."
Titles Reviewed:
+ Not Even Wrong
+ Send in the Idiots

Brookes Publishing Co.

Name of Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co.
Publisher's Website: http://www.brookespublishing.com/
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "For more than 30 years, Brookes has published highly respected resources in early childhood, early intervention, inclusive and special education, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, communication and language, behavior, and mental health. Our titles range from graduate- and undergraduate-level textbooks, professional references, and practical handbooks to curricula, assessment tools, and family guidebooks and videos."
Titles Reviewed:
+ Believe in My Child with Special Needs!
+ Breaking Bread, Nourishing Connections
+ Brothers and Sisters
+ Dr. Thompson's Straight Talk on Autism
+ Enhancing Everyday Communication for Children With Disabilities
+ The Facts of Life and More
+ Freedom From Meltdowns
+ Including People With Disabilities in Faith Communities
+ Melanie: Bird With a Broken Wing
+ Optimistic Parenting
+ Optimizing Care for Young Children With Special Health Care Needs
+ The Paraprofessional's Handbook
+ Parenting With Positive Behavior Support
+ Peer Buddy Programs for Successful Secondary School Inclusion
+ Peer Support Strategies
+ Person-Centered Planning Made Easy
+ Quick-Guides to Inclusion
+ Real Work for Real Pay
+ Sexuality
+ Sibshops
+ Special Children, Challenged Parents
+ The Special Needs Planning Guide
+ Speech & Language Development & Intervention in DS and FXS
+ Steps to Independence
+ Supporting Siblings and Their Families During Intensive Baby Care
+ Think College!
+ You, Your Child, and 'Special' Education

Brookline Books

Name of Publisher: Brookline Books
Publisher's Description: According to the publisher's site, "Our authors are people just like you! Teachers, clinicians, parents of disabled children, the disabled themselves--all of whom have hands-on experience with the topics they write about."
Title Reviewed: Teaching Test-Taking Skills

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