Works

2006

Child Psychology: A handbook of contemporary issues (2nd Ed). With Tamis-LeMonda. Phil. PA: Psychology Press

2000

Parenthood in America: An Encyclopedia (2-volumes)

1995

Quem Controla Quem? Pais ou Filhos, São Paulo, Brasil: Saraiva. (Portuguese translation)

1994

"Not In Front of the Children..." How To Talk To Your Child About Tough Family Matters, Viking

1993

Comment Bien Leur Dire? Un guide pour expliquer aux enfants les situations les plus délicates, Marabout. (French translation by Alain Bories)

1991

Sue Lee Starts School (Adjusting to school) Barron's

1991

A Funeral For Whiskers (Understanding death) Barron's

1990

A.J.'s Mom Gets A New Job (Adjusting to a dual-career family) Barron's

1990

Alfred Goes To The Hospital (Adjusting to a medical emergency) Barron's

1989

Linda Saves The Day (Understanding fear) Barron's.

1989

The Wedding (Adjusting to a parent's remarriage) Barron's

1989

What's The Matter With A.J.? (Understanding jealousy) Barron's

1989

Sue Lee's New Neighborhood (Adjusting to a new home) Barron's

1988

Who's In Control? Dr. Balter's Guide to Discipline Without Combat, Poseidon/S&S.

Awards and Recognition

  • • Distinguished Contributor Citation, American Psychological Association's National Media Awards for WNBC-TV television series, "Children and All That Jazz."
  • • Outstanding Abilities to Communicate the Needs of the Young Child to Teachers and Parents, City of New York Parks and Recreation Department.
  • • Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Psychology, The City University of New York.
  • • Emmy Nomination, New York Emmy Awards, for the WABC TV Eyewitness News Magazine segment,”Are You Raising a Brat?"
  • • Meritorious Service, Division of Media Psychology, American Psychological Association.
  • • Professor of the Year, New York University, School of Education.
  • • Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Media Psychology, American Psychological Association
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Location

New York, NY

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Category

Children, General Non-Fiction, Journalism, Mystery & Crime, Humor, Romance