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Congratulations to our 2015 NAPPA Award Winners!

Gryphon House NAPPA Award Winners

We’re proud to announce that 4 of our books have won National Parenting Publications Awards! The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is one of the longest running and most respected awards programs in the country. With 25 years of experience in the industry, NAPPA has been continuously celebrated as the "go-to" source for parents and professionals seeking the best products for their children and families.

The Best for Babies by Alice Sterling Honig, PhD | Gryphon House

The Best for Babies

“Came in handy when looking for daycare, providing a comprehensive checklist of things to look for.” – NAPPA Review

About the book:

Caregiver-child interactions are critically important in promoting cognitive, language, and social-emotional learning in young children. With examples and detailed explanations,The Best for Babies illuminates the behaviors and interactions that teachers or care providers should provide for the children in their care.

Raising a Talker by Renate Zangl, PhD | Gryphon House

Raising a Talker

“Great for new parents to foster communication with their little ones. Clean and easy-to-follow layout. Activities are laid out to explain the skills fostered, goals, materials, and what to look for. This book provides a great resource for parents and can be used by educators as well.” – NAPPA Review

About the book:

Combining fun, easy-to-do activities with research-based tips and developmental overviews, Raising a Talker helps parents and caregivers naturally transform play sessions into meaningful language-learning experiences. Little tweaks and easy changes in everyday play create nurturing environments where communication and discovery can flourish. 

Science—Not Just for Scientists!

“Experiments that the entire family can enjoy using easily accessible items in your home and yard. Wide array of activities and lessons that are easy to follow. Methods, materials and objectives are clearly laid out. Teachers and parents won't be intimidated by teaching science with this tool!” – NAPPA Review

About the book:

This book gives parents and teachers simple ideas to open up the world of discovery to young children. Children will explore patterns, cause and effect, size and scale, change and growth, energy, and how things work. Easy to follow, step-by-step activities lead children and their caregivers through a new world of discovery.

Parents Ask, Experts Answer by Tina Nocera | Gryphon House

Parents Ask, Experts Answer

“I love how the questions in the book are from real life parents, and the answers provided are from different perspectives. Allows readers to choose the best solution for their families.” – NAPPA Review

About the book:

In Parents Ask, Experts Answer, Tina Nocera, founder of Parental Wisdom, brings together a panel of thirty-five experts to offer advice on some of the most challenging issues faced by parents. By presenting multiple solutions to each challenge, Parents Ask, Experts Answer helps parents see that there may be several right answers to a problem.

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