Education materials and other resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.


  • Be the Boss of Your Sleep by Timothy Culbert, MD and Rebecca Kajander, CNP, MPH.
  • Jessica and the Wolf by Tennessee Dixon.
  • Monster in My Closet by Mercer Mayer.
  • Raising your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent. (2006).  Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
  • Sleep Better: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children With Special Needs. (2013). V. Durand.
  • Sleeping Like a Baby: A sensitive and sensible approach to solving your child’s sleep problems. (2001). Avi Sadeah.
  • Sleeping Through the Night Revised Edition: How Infants, Toddlers and Their Parents Can Get a Good Nights Sleep. (2005). Jodi A Mindell.
  • Sleepless in America: Is your child misbehaving or missing sleep. (2006). Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
  • Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems: New Revised and Expanded Edition. (2006). Richard Ferber.
  • Taking Charge of your Child’s Sleep: The all in one resource for solving sleep problems in kids and teens (2005). Judith A Owens and Jodi A Mindell.
  • There’s an Alligator Under My Bed by Mercer Mayer.
  • There’s a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer.


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