Magazine article National Association of School Psychologists. Communique

Call for Book Reviewers

Magazine article National Association of School Psychologists. Communique

Call for Book Reviewers

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There is a fairly eclectic mix of books offered in this edition of the Call for Book Reviewers. Books describing interventions for behavior, executive skills, and social-emotional issues are included as well as books on more global topics such as bullying, internships, and character building. Hopefully, there is something for everyone.

Please submit your requests to me at with a short vita or summary of your qualifications so that I can match the books to the appropriate reviewer. Only requests that include the address where the book is to be sent will be considered. Listing several choices is encouraged since there are many more requests than there are books to review; please be specific in your requests. NASP members will get priority.

As in the past, it is important to get your requests in early. I try to get the books distributed within a month of Communiqué's arrival. You will have two months to read and review the book and, as always, you get to keep the book.

Aspertools: The Practical Guide for Understanding and Embracing Asperger's, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Neurodiversity, a paperback of 216 pages by Reitman (HCI Press, 2015)

Belonging and Becoming: The Power of Social and Emotional Learning in High School, a paperback of 232 pages by Cervone & Cushman (Harvard Education Press, 2015)

Beyond Bullying: Breaking the Cycle of Shame, Bullying, and Violence, a hardcover of 264 pages by Fast (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Classwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports: A Guide to Proactive Classroom Management, a paperback of 244 pages by Simonsen & Myers (Guilford, 2015)

Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention, a hardcover of 304 pages by Gresham (Guilford, 2015)

Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, a paperback of 448 pages edited by Kilpatrick (Wiley, 2015)

Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension: A Guide For Educators, a paperback of 284 pages by Cartwright (Guilford, 2015)

Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors: Using the Building Blocks Model to Guide Intervention and Classroom Management, a hardback of 568 pages by Mather, Goldstein, & Ecklund (Brookes Publishing, 2015)

Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character, a hardcover of 274 pages by Froh & Bono (Templeton Press, 2014)

Promoting Academic Success with English Language Learners: Best Practices for RTI, a paperback of 256 pages by Albers & Martinez (Guilford, 2015)

The School Psychology Practicum and Internship Handbook, a paperback of 233 pages by Joyce-Beaulieu & Rossen (Springer Publishing Company, 2016)

Youth Suicide and Bullying: Challenges and Strategies for Prevention and Intervention, a hardcover of 341 pages edited by Goldblum, Espelage, Chu, & Bongar (Oxford, 2015)

The Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done, a paperback of 185 pages by Dawson & Guare (Guilford, 2015)

[Author Affiliation]

MERRYL BUSHANSKY is the book review editor for Communiqué. …

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