Books

Books by Challenge Success and Our Founders

Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes"

by Madeline Levine

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

by Madeline Levine

Doing School: How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed-Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students

by Denise Pope

Books by Challenge Success Board Members, Stanford Colleagues, and Conference Speakers

The Path to Purpose: Helping Our Children Find Their Calling in Life

by William Damon

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

by Carol Dweck

The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon

by David Elkind

The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally

by David Elkind

Seven Secrets of the Savvy School Leader: A Guide to Surviving and Thriving

by Robert Evans

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Your Child Roots and Wings

by Kenneth R. Ginsburg

Raising Kids to Thrive

by Kenneth R. Ginsburg

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

by Julie Lythchott-Haims

The Blessing of a B Minus

by Wendy Mogel

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children

by Wendy Mogel

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

by Daniel Pink

To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others

by Daniel Pink

A Whole New Mind

by Daniel Pink

Staying Connected To Your Teenager: How To Keep Them Talking To You And How To Hear What They're Really Saying

by Michael Riera

Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers

by Michael Riera

Emptying the Nest

by Brad Sachs

The Good Enough Child: How to Have an Imperfect Family and Be Perfectly Satisfied

by Brad Sachs

The Good Enough Teen: Raising Adolescents with Love and Acceptance (Despite How Impossible They Can Be)

by Brad Sachs

The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age

by Catherine Steiner-Adair

Motivated Minds: Raising Children to Love Learning

by Deborah Stipek

Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow

by Michael Thompson

The Pressured Child: Freeing Our Kids from Performance Overdrive and Helping Them Find Success in School and Life

by Michael Thompson

Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World

by Tony Wagner

Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

by Tony Wagner and Ted Dintersmith