Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents
Amy Jordan & Daniel Romer

Children, Adolescents, and the Media: Pediatric Clinics of North America
Victor C. Strasburger

Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives
Jon Palfrey & Urs Gasser

Seductive Screens: Children’s Media – Past, Present, and Future
Michael Brody

Handbook of Children and the Media
Dorothy G. Singer & Jerome L. Singer

The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media
Dafna Lemish

Children and Media: A Global Perspective
Dafna Lemish

Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens
Lisa Guernsey | Michael H. Levine

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle

Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age
Yalda Uhls


Its Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
danah boyd

AM:STARs Social Networking & New Technologies: Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews, Vol 25 Number 3
Megan Moreno

Cognitive Impacts of Digital Media

iBrain: Surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind
Gary Small & Gigi Vorgan

Cultural and Societal Impacts

Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project,
MacArthur Foundation;
Contributors: Danah Boyd, Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz

Media and the American Child
Co-Author: Erica Scharrer

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media
MIT Press; Contributor: danah boyd

From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism
Fred Turner

The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media’s Effect on Our Children
James P. Steyer

MediaMaking: Mass Media in a Popular Culture
Co-Author: Ellen Wartella


Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People (Interpersonal Violence)
David Finkelhor

Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying
Sameer Hindijua & Justin Patchin

Bullying and Cyberbullying: What Every Educator Needs to Know
Elizabeth K. Englander

Confronting Cyber-Bullying: What Schools need to know to control misconduct and avoid legal consequences
Shaheen Shariff

Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age
Co-Authors: Robin Kowalski, Susan Limber, & Patricia Agatston

Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives
Justin W. Patchin & Sameer Hiduja

Preventing Hazing: How Parents, Teachers, and Coaches Can Stop the Violence, Harassment, and Humiliation
Susan Lipkins

Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral
Justin W. Patchin & Sameer Hiduja

Digital Citizenship

The Digital Youth Network: Cultivating Digital Media Citizenship in Urban Communities
Co-Author: Brigid Barron

Digital Community, Digital Citizen
Jason Ohler

Digital Learning and Learning Games

Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World
Naomi Baron

Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
Maryanne Wolf

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning, and Creativity
Jason Ohler

Learning in Video Game Affinity Spaces
Elisabeth Haynes & Sean Duncan

Digital Literacy

BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google
John Palfrey


Early Childhood

Screen Time: How Electronic Media- From Baby Videos to Educational Software – Affects Your Young Child
Lisa Guernsey

The Handbook of Language Socialization
Co-Author: Elinor Ochs

Ethics and Religion

Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap
Carrie James

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media (Oxford Handbooks)
Contributor: Lynn Schofield-Clark

Global Perspectives

Children and Media: A Global Perspective
Dafna Lemish

Guidelines for Educators

Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom (Leading Edge) (Leading Edge (Solution Tree))
Contributors: Joanna Christodoulou & John Gabrielli

Computers, Curriculum, and Cultural Change: An Introduction for Teachers
Eugene Provenzo


Kids in the Middle: How Children of Immigrants Negotiate Community Interactions for Their Families (Series in Childhood Studies)
Vikki S. Katz

Us Plus Them: Tapping the Positive Power of Difference (Leadership for the Common Good)
Todd Pittinsky

Intimacy, Empathy, Narcissism, Identity, and Well-Being

The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World
Howard Gardner & Katie Davis

Generation Me – Revised and Updated: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled–and More Miserable Than Ever Before
Jean Twenge

Full of Ourselves: A Wellness Program to Advance Girl Power, Health, And Leadership
Catherine Steiner-Adair

The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Jean Twenge

Marketing/Advertising to Children (Including Food)

Food Marketing to Children and Youth: Threat or Opportunity?
Committee on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth;
Contributor: Sandra Calvert

Consuming Kids: Protecting Our Children from the Onslaught of Marketing & Advertising
Susan Linn

Media and Development

How Children Develop
Judy DeLoache

Digital Youth: The Role of Media in Development (Advancing Responsible Adolescent Development)
Co-Author: Kaveri Subrahmanyam

Media and Youth: A Developmental Perspective
Steven J. Kirsh

Media and Public Health

Media Messages and Public Health: A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis (Communication)
Editors: Amy B. Jordan, Dale Kunkel, Jennifer Manganello, Martin Fisbein

Media Multi-Tasking

Conquer CyberOverload: Get more done, boost your creativity, and reduce stress
Joanne Cantor

The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoyig Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Media Violence and Violent Video Games

“Mommy I’m Scared”: How TV and Movies Frighten Children and What We Can Do to Protect Them
Joanne Cantor

Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence: A Critical Look at the Research
Steve Kirsh

Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals (Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology)
Douglas Gentile & Foreword by Michael Rich

Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth about Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do
Lawrence Kutner & Cheryl K. Olson

Mental Health, Psychology, Anxiety, and Depression

Vulnerability to Depression: From Cognitive Neuroscience to Prevention and Treatment
Co-Author: Ruth Ann Atchley

Mind and Media: The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers (Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions)
Patricia Greenfield

Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: What We Know and What We Don’t Know: A Research Agenda for Improving the Mental Health of Our Youth
Charles O’Brien

Children’s Responses to the Screen: A Media Psychological Approach
Patti M. Valkenburg

iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us
Larry Rosen

Online and Gaming Addiction

Speed: Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster-and Overcoming Our Fear of Slowing Down
Stephanie Brown

Caught in the Net: How to Recognize the Signs of Internet Addiction and a Winning Strategy for Recovery
Kimberly S. Young

Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment
Kimberly S. Young & Cristiano
Nabuco de Abreu

Hooked on Games: The Lure and Cost of Video Game and Internet Addiction
Andrew Doan

Parenting and Family

Video Games & Your Kids: How Parents Stay in Control
Hilarie Cash & Kim McDaniel

Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro
David Hill

Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Young Children in the Media Age
Diane E. Levin

Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact Not Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age
Yalda Uhls

Sex, Drugs ‘n Facebook: A parents’ toolkit for promoting healthy internet use
Megan A. Moreno

Why Do They Act That Way? – Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
David Walsh

Talking Back to Facebook: The Common Sense Guide to raising kids in the digital age
James P. Steyer

The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age
Lynn Schofield Clark

Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids
David Walsh

Fast-Forward Family: Home, Work, and Relationships in Middle-Class America
Elinor Ochs

The Elephant in the Living Room: Make Television Work for Your Kids
Co-Author: Dimitri Christakis

The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
Catherine Steiner-Adair


Imagination and Play in the Electronic Age
Dorothy G. Singer & Jerome L. Singer

Adventure – The Value of Risk in Children’s Play
Joan Almon

The Case For Make Believe: Saving Play in a Commercialized World
Susan Linn


Digital Destiny: New Media and the Future of Democracy
Jeff Chester

Generation Digital
Kathryn C. Montgomery

Privacy, Safety, and Security

Cybersafe: Protecting and Empowering Kids in the Digital World of Texting, Gaming, and Social Media
Gwenn O’Keefe

Sex, Porn, Sexting, and Sexual Behavior

So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids
Co-Author: Diane E. Levin

Youth, Pornography, and the Internet
Contributor: Sandra Calvert

Sleep and Media

Adolescent Sleep Patterns: Biological, Social, and Psychological Influences
Mary Carskadon

The Oxford Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Sleep and Behavior (Oxford Library of Psychology)
Co-Author: Amy Wolfson

Sleep, Memory and Learning, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, 1e (The Clinics: Internal Medicine)
Robert Stickgold

Social Networking

Its Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
danah boyd

Lightweb Darkweb: Three Reasons To Reform Social Media Before It Re-Forms Us
Raffi Cavoukian

Facebook and Philosophy: What’s on your mind?
D.E. Wittkower

AM:STARs Social Networking & New Technologies: Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews, Vol 25 Number 3
Megan Moreno

Texting vs Face-to-Face

Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less from Each Other
Sherry Turkle

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle

Virtual Reality and The Future of Children’s Media

Infinite Reality: The Hidden Blueprint of Our Virtual Lives
Jim Blascovich & Jeremy Bailenson

The Young & The Digital: What the Migration to Social-Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media Means for Our Future
S. Craig Watkins