Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story by Ben Carson

The true story of the man who gives children a second chance at life, as Seen On ABC News "20/20".  Learn about what his mother did for him.

Bright from the Start by Jill Stamm

Should you really read to your baby? Dr. Stamm translates the latest neuroscience findings into clear explanations and practical suggestions, demonstrating the importance of the simple ways you interact with your child every day.

The Abundant Community by John McKnight & Peter Block

Our culture leads us to believe that a satisfying life can be purchased. It tells us that in the place where we live, we don't have the resources to create a good life. This book reminds us that a neighborhood that can raise a child, provide security, sustain our health, secure our income, and care for our vulnerable people is within the power of our community.

This book gives voice to our ideal of a beloved community. It reminds us of our power to create a hope-filled life. It assures us that when we join together with our neighbors we are the architects of the future where we want to live.

The 32-Million Word Gap by David Shenk
The 32-Million Word Gap, published in 2010 in The Atlantic, describes the ground-breaking research of Risley & Hart on the importance of early language experience in young children.