Reading List

Books for Children
The Browne Twins by Patricia Frehtman ** there is a series of books
Chirp, Chickadee Magazine, Owl Communications http://www.owlkids.com/
Davis, Donny and Darren: A Book about Identical Triplets by Virginia Aldape
Forty Four Freckles by Peggy Heinrich
Harry and Tuck by Holly Keller
I Love You the Purplest by Barbary M. Josse, Illustrated by Mary Whyte
Lady Bug and Owl Magazines by Owl Communications
Sixty Fingers, Sixty Toes: See How the Dilley Sextuplets Grow by Becki and Keith Dilley
Twice Mice by Wendy Smith
Twinnies by Bunting/Carpenter
Twins! by Elaine Scott
Twins: An Amazing Investigation by Jay Ingram
Twins by Monico Colli & Filippo Brunello
Two are Twins; A Story for Their Family, by June Albertsen
Two Dog Biscuits by Beverly Cleary
Daffodil and Daffodil, Crocodile by Emily Jenkins
Hello Twins by Charlotte Voake

Pregnancy
Twin Care: Prenatal to Six Months, Multiple Births Canada
1000 Parenting Tips, by Elizabeth Pantley
Twins! Pregnancy, Birth and The First Year of Life, by Connie Agnew, Alan Klein & Jill Alison Ganon
When Pregnancy Isn't Perfect, by Laurie A. Rich [offers comprehensive information for that not so perfect pregnancy. It includes a wealth of advice for multiple pregnancy, cesarean section and a special chapter for fathers]
Mothering Twins: Advice & Support from Five Moms who’ve been there and lived to tell the tale by Linda Albi, Deborah Johnson, Debra Catlins, Donna Florien Duerloo & Sheryll Greatwood, Simon & Schuster, 1993
Multiple Births: Preparation, Birth, Management Afterwards, by Judy Linney, Multiple Birth Foundation, UK
Twins, by Carol Cooper & Katy Hymas
Twins 101: 50 Must-Have Tips for Pregnancy Through Early Childhood from Doctor M.O.M. by Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin, M.D.
Twins: A Practical Guide to Parenting Multiples from Conception to Two Years Old by Katrina Bowman, Louise Ryan, et al.
Twinspiration: Real-Life Advice from Pregnancy Through the First Year by Cheryl Lage, Lora Christian (Foreward)
The Care of Twin Children: A Common Sense Guide for Parents, by Rosemary Theroux and Josephine Tingley
The Parents Guide to Raising Twins, by Elizabeth Friedrich and Cherry Rowland
The Twin Book, by Honor Walters and Alan Hopgood
The Twinship Source Book: Your Guide to Understanding Multiples, by Barbara Unell, TWINS Magazine
Twins: From Conception to Five Years, by Averil Clegg and Anne Woolett
Twins in the Family: A Parent’s Guide, by Elizabeth Bryan, Multiple Birth Foundation, UK
Twins, David Fields, Ruth Sandweiss, Rachael Sandweiss, Running Press, 1998
When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quadruplets, by Dr. Barbara Luke and Tamara Eberlein (Third Edition revised 2011)
Everything You Need to Know to Have a Health Twin Pregnancy by Gila Leiter, M.D., 2000
Dad's Guide to Twins: How to Survive the Twin Pregnancy and Prepare for Your Twins by Joe Rawlinson
Everything Twins, Triplets and More Book: From Seeing the First Sonogram to Coordinating Nap Times and Feedings by Pamela Fierro
Expecting Twins, Triplets, and More: A Doctor's Guide to a Healthy and Happy Multiple Pregnancy by Rachel Franklin
Juggling Twins: The Best Tips, Tricks and Strategies from Pregnancy to the Toddler Years by Meghan Regan-Loomis
The Multiple Pregnancy Sourcebook: Pregnancy and the First Year with Twins, Triplets, and More Nancy Bowers
Twin Sense: A Sanity-Saving Guide to Raising Twins -- From Pregnancy Through the First Year Dagmara Scalise
Raising Twins: What Parents Want to Know (and What Twins Want to Tell Them) Eileen M. Pearlman, Ph.D. Jill A. Ganon
Ready or Not... Here We Come!: The REAL Experts' Guide to the First Year with Twins Elizabeth Lyons
The Multiples Manual: Preparing and Caring for Twins or Triplets Lynn Lorenz
Twins x 3 Fran Pitre

Breastfeeding Multiples
Nursing Your Infant Twins, Multiple Births Canada
Breastfeeding Your Twins, Lactation Associates
Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins, by Karen Gromada, R.N, La Leche League International,  Third Edition revised 2007.
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, La Leche International (8th edition revised 2010)
Oh Yes You Can Breastfeed Twins! by April Rudat, MS ED, RD, LDN

Early Years
Double Duty: The Parents Guide to Raising Twins, from Pregnancy Through the School Years, by Christina Tinglof (revised 2009)
Keys to Parenting Twins, by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada and Mary C. Hurlburt
Raising Multiple Birth Children: Surviving the First Three Years of Twins and Supertwins, by William and Sheila Laut and Kristin Benit
Twins: A Survival Guide for Parents, by Carola Zentner
Twins and the Family, by Audrey Sandbank, Twins & Multiple Births Association (TAMBA), 1998, UK
Twins: Toddler and Pre-School, Multiple Births Canada
Double Time: How I Survived---and Mostly Thrived---Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twins Jane Roper
Raising Twins: From Pregnancy to Preschool Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP
Heart Two Heart: Words of Wisdom from the Real Experts Julie Diamond Bobbitt, Shelley deMontesquiou, et al.
Ready or Not… There We Go!: The REAL Experts' Guide to the Toddler Years with Twins Elizabeth Lyons
The Care of Twin Children: A Common Sense Guide for Parents, by Rosemary Theroux and Josephine Tingley
The Parents Guide to Raising Twins, by Elizabeth Friedrich and Cherry Rowland
The Twin Book, by Honor Walters and Alan Hopgood
The Twinship Source Book: Your Guide to Understanding Multiples, by Barbara Unell, TWINS Magazine
Twins: From Conception to Five Years, by Averil Clegg and Anne Woolett
Twins in the Family: A Parent’s Guide, by Elizabeth Bryan, Multiple Birth Foundation, UK
1000 Parenting Tips, by Elizabeth Pantley
Twinshock. Twins are a Hard Happiness, by Patricia M. Malmstrom , Twin Services
And Babies Make Seven by Valerie Koning Keelan


Education
Multiples in School. Multiple Births Canada
Twins: A Guide to Their Education, by Meyer, Baker
Twins and You: A Guide for Parents and Teachers, by Anne Corrigan
Every Child Can Succeed, by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
What Every Parent Needs to know about 1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades, by Bickart, Dodge & Jabion

Higher Order Multiples
Breastfeeding Triplets and Quadruplets Pamphlet - Multiple Births Canada
Finding Our Way, Triplets, Quads and Quints Association, 2001 - Canadian Content - click here to purchase
I Sleep at Red Lights: A True Story of Life After Triplets Bruce Stockler
Make Way for Triplets, by Fran Bevington
Managing Supertwins: Triplets, Quadruplets or More, by Elinor Davis , Twin Services
More Than One: Prenatal, Postnatal Care of Twins and Triplets, by Di McDonald
Quadruplets and Higher Multiple Births, by Marie M. Clay,
Supertwins Guide, by Kathy Topping, Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)
Seven From Heaven – The Miracle of the McCaughey Septuplets, by Kenny & Bobbi McCaughey with Gregg & Deborah Lewis
Special Delivery: The Handbook for Parents of Triplets, Quadruplets and Quintuplets, Multiple Births Canada
Special Delivery – How We are Raising America’s Only Sextuplets – and Loving It, by Keith and Becki Dilley, 1995
The Stork Brought Three: Our Epic Journey as Parents of Triplets by Jean Hall
Three, Four and More: A Study of Triplet and Higher Order Births, by Beverley Botting, Alison MacFarlane and Frances Price, Multiple Birth Foundation, UK
Full House: The Story of the Anderson Quintuplets, by K. Anderson and J. Robinson
Triple Trouble, Triplet Treat, by Mary Fiebelkorn and Sue Burch
Triplets, Quads, by Betty Rothbart
Triplets, by Mollie Gregory
Multiple Blessings: Surviving to Thriving with Twins and Sextuplets Jon and Kate Gosselin with Beth Carson
Triple the Trouble, Triple the Thrills: A Mom's Guide to Managing Multiple Infants Deb A Forssander
When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quadruplets, by Dr. Barbara Luke and Tamara Eberlein (Third Edition revised 2011) Humour
Twin Toons by Nancy Bea Miller
Twice as Funny by David Lochner
I Sleep at Red Lights: A True Story of Life After Triplets Bruce Stockler

Loss
The Loss of a Multiple: Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Infancy, Multiple Births Canada
The Loss of a Multiple: Childhood, Teens, Multiple Births Canada
When a Multiple Dies: The Role of a Parents of Multiple Club, Multiple Births Canada
Trying Again After Loss, Multiple Births Canada Fact Sheet by Ann Douglas and Lynda P. Haddon
Death of an Infant Twin, Centering Corporation
Living Without Your Twin by Betty Jean Case, Tibbutt Publishing
The Worst Loss: How Families Heal from the Death of a Child, by Barbara D. Rosof, Henry Hold and Co., N.Y.
On Children and Death, by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Collier Books
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby, by Deborah L. Davis, Fulcrum Publishing
Questions and Answers on Death and Dying, by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, McMilliam Publishing Co.
Living, When a Love One has Died, by Earl A. Grollman, Beacon Press
Giving Sorrow Words, by Candy Lightner and Nancy Hathaway, Warner Books
When a Baby Dies: A Handbook for Healing and Helping, by Rana K. Limbo and Sara Rich Wheller, RTS Bereavement Services
Winter Grief, Summer Grace, by James E. Miller, Augsbury
After the Darkest Hour, the Sun will Shine Again (a parent’s guide to coping with the loss of a child), by Elizabeth Mehren, Fireside Books
Men & Grief (a guide for men surviving the death of a loved one), by Carol Staudacher, New Harbinger Publications
When Hello means Goodbye, a guide for parents whose child dies before birth, at birth or shortly after birth, by Pat Schwieber and Paul Kirk, Perinatal Loss
Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Loss, by Ann Douglas and John R. Sussman M.D., 2000

Surviving Adult Co-Multiples
The End of the Twins: A Memoir of Losing a Brother, by Saul Diskin, The Overlook Press
Twin Loss: A Book for Survivor Twins, by Raymond Brandt, Courier Printing Co.
The Survivor, Lynne Schulz, 2003, Pleasant World - with Foreward by Lynda P. Haddon
Living Without Your Twin, Betty Jean Case, Tibbutt Publishing
The Lone Twin: Understanding Twin Bereavement and Loss, Joan Woodward, 1998, Free Association Books
Who Moved the Sun?: A Twin Remembers, Ron McKenzie, twin to Don, 2011

Miscellaneous
The Singleton Siblings of Multiples, Multiple Births Canada
Multiples and Safety, Multiple Births Canada
New Father Book, by Wade F. Horn & Jeffrey Rosenberg of the National Fatherhood Initiative, offered by Better Homes & Gardens, 1998
Separated Angels – Shannon and Megan Fanning, The Story of Conjoined Twins, by Larry Fanning
More Than One: Twins and Multiples and How to Survive Them, by Lindsay Simpson & Andiee Paviour
Twinshock. Twins are a Hard Happiness, by Patricia M. Malmstrom , Twin Services
Two by Two, by Margaret McClamroch
We Are Twins, But who Am I?, by Betty Jean Case
Exploring Twin Relationships – Is Being a Twin Always Fun?, by Betty Jean Case
Having Twins, by Elizabeth Noble, Leo Sorger and Louis G Keith (2003)

Parenting
Parenting School-Age Twins and Multiples, 2007, by Christina Baglivi Tinglof, author of Double Duty (Double Duty revised in 2009) (click here to purchase)
The Art of Parenting Twins: The Unique Joys and Challenges of Raising Twins and Other Multiples, by Patricia Maxwell Malmstrom and Janet Poland
Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
How To Talk so Kids Will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
How To Talk so Kids Can Learn by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Kids are Worth It by Barbara Coloroso
Raising Self Reliant Children In a Self Indulgent World by H.S. Glenn and Jane Nelson
Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross Greene
Single Parents of Multiples, Multiple Births Canada
The Ten Greatest Gifts I Give My Children by Steven Vannoy
They Love You They Love Me Not by Dr. Vera Rabie-Azoory
The Secret of Parenting: How to Be in Charge of Today's Kids - From Toddlers to Preteens - Without Threats or Punishment by Anthony E. Wolf, PhD, 2000
Emotionally Healthy Twins Joan Friedman, PhD
It's Twins!: Parent-to-Parent Advice from Infancy through Adolescence Susan M Heim, Foreward by Vonetta Flowers
Magical Multiple Moments Julie Reynolds-Gillespie
Twin Set: Moms of Multiples Share, Survive & Thrive Secrets Christina Boyle and Cathleen Stahl
More Than One: Twins and Multiples and How to Survive Them, by Lindsay Simpson & Andiee Paviour
Twinshock. Twins are a Hard Happiness, by Patricia M. Malmstrom , Twin Services
Two by Two, by Margaret McClamroch
We Are Twins, But who Am I?, by Betty Jean Case
Exploring Twin Relationships – Is Being a Twin Always Fun?, by Betty Jean Case
The No-Cry Discipline Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
Having Twins, by Elizabeth Noble, Leo Sorger and Louis G Keith (2003)

Photograph Books
Twins, photographs by David Fields, Essays by Ruth & Rachel Sandweiss, Running Press
The Book of Twins: A Celebration in Words and Pictures, by Debra & Lisa Ganz with Alex Tresniowski, Photographs by Bill Ballenberg, Delacorte Press, 1998 Prematurity
Breastfeeding Your Premature or Special Care Baby: A Practical Guide for Nursing the Tiny Baby by Jeanne Driscoll & Marsha Walker
Your Premature Baby, by Frank Manginello & Thersa Foy Digeronimo [ a guide to everything you need to know about your premature baby with updated resources and the latest procedures], John Wiley & Sons, 1998, revised Edition
New born Intensive Care, by Jeannette Zaibkin, RNC.MN [for parents of sick or premature babies- guides the parent through the experience of high risk birth into the newborn intensive care experience, through homecoming concerns, and beyond]
They Will Know They Are Loved: A Family's Life with Premature Twins Jon Westby, Michael Georgieff (foreward)

Psychology
Twins: And What They Tell Us About Who We Are, by Lawrence Wright
The Psychology of Twins, by Herbert Collier, Ph. D, revised, Twins Magazine Publications, 1996
The Psychology of Twinship, by R. Ainslie, revised edition, Jason Aronson, Inc., 1997
Twins: An Amazing Investigation, by Jay Ingram
Twins and Higher Multiple Births - A Guide to Their Nature and Nurture, by Elizabeth Bryan, Multiple Birth Foundation, UK
Twins: Nature 's Amazing Mystery, by Kay Cassill, Atheneum, 1982
Twins on Twins, by Frances McLaughlin Gill and Kathryn McLaughlin Abbe
Gemini - The Psychology and Phenomena of Twins, by Judy Hagedorn and Janet Kizziar, Droke/Hallux, 1983
Entwined Lives: Twins & What They Tell Us About Human Behavior, N.Y. Dutton Press, 1999, by Dr. Nancy L. Segal
Twins and Supertwins: A Handbook for Early Childhood Professionals Eve-Marie Arce, EdD
Emotionally Healthy Twins Joan Friedman, PhD
One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I've Learned About Everyone's Struggle to Be Singular Abigail Pogrebin
Someone Else's Twin: The True Story of Babies Switched at Birth Nancy L. Segal
Twin Connections: Stories That Celebrate the Mysterious Bond Between Twins Debbie LaChusa
Understanding Multiple-Birth Children and How They Learn: A Handbook for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators John Mascazine

Sleeping
Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Twins: A Step-By-Step Program for Sleep-Training Your Multiples
Marc Weissbluth, M.D.
The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
The No-Cry Nap Solution by Elizabeth Pantley

Special Situations
Multiples With Special Needs: A Parents Handbook and Guide, Multiple Births Canada
Raising a Kid With Special Needs - the Complete Canadian Guide by Lisa Bendall
The Twin (and Triplet) with Special Needs and their Family – a booklet for parents, Dr. Elizabeth Byan, MBF, 1999
The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual & Emotional Growth, by Stanley Greenspan & Serena Wieder [offers special ways of helping all children reach their full potential]
Raising a Handicapped Child, Charlotte Thompson, M.D., Ballantine, 1986
How it Feels to Fight For Your Life by Jill Krementz, 1989, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto, London
Our Brother Has Downs Syndrome: An Introduction for Children by Shelly Cairo, 1985, Annick Press Ltd, Toronto
Someone Special Just Like You, text by Tricia Brown, Photographs by Fran Ortiz, 1982, 1984, Henry Holt and Company, New York
About Handicaps, by Sara Bonnett Stein, 1974, Walker & Company, New York, New York
And Don’t Bring Jeremy by Marilyn Levinson, Illustrated by Diane de Groat, text 1985, Henry Holt and Company, New York
Parenting Plus: Raising Children With Special Health Needs by Peggy Finston, M.D., 1990, Dutton, New York
The Family Book: A Resource for parents who have learned their child has a mental handicap, by Margaret Coshan and Miria Ioannou, 1986, G. Allan Roeher Institute
In Time and With Love: Caring for the Special Needs Baby by Marilyn Segal, Ph.D., 1988, Newmarket Press, New York
Adaptive Play for Special Needs Children: Strategies to Enhance Communication and Learning, by C.R. Musselwhite, Ed. D., College Hill Press, San Diego, CA
Creative Play Activities for Children With Disabilities: A Resource Book for Teachers and Parents, by L.R. Morris and L. Schulz, human Kinetics Books, Champaign, IL
Teaching the Young Child With Motor Delays: A Guide for Parents and Professionals, by M.J. Hanson and S.R. Harris, Pro-ed, Austin, TX
The Language of Toys: Teaching Communications Skills To Special-Needs Children, by S, Schwqartz and J.E. Heller Miller, Woodbine house, Bethesda, MD.
We Will Not Quit and We Will Succeed!: True Accounts and Experiences of a Family Blessed with Twin Sons Born with Developmental Disabilities
Janette Smith-Williams

Teenagers
Teenage Twins: A Guide for Parents, by Kay Whowell

Toilet Training
Toilet Training With Love: Singletons, Twins, Triplets, by Lucielle Proulx Jodoin
Toilet Learning by Alison Mack
Dry All Night by Alison Mack

Videos/DVD
Parenting DVDs - prenatal and postnatal - Canadian & award-winning content by Liandrea.com - mention MBC when placing your order
Multiple Birth Prenatal Class DVD by Lynda P. Haddon, www.multiplebirthsfamilies.com
On-line multiple birth prenatal class by Vera Teschow  www.babiesinbelly.com
Side By Side: Breast Feeding Multiples – a 16 minute video by Calgary POMBA and the Foothills Hospital; available from Foothills Hospital, Public Affairs Office AGW5, 1403-29th Street, NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9 Telephone: (403) 670-4853
Your Multiples and You: Conception to Six Months – available from National Organization of Mothers of Twins Club, Inc. A 27 minute presentation on the unique aspects of a multiple pregnancy.
Double Duty, Two by Two, a division of Four Dee Products, Inc; 13312 Redfish Lane #104, Stafford, TX 77477; 4dee@ghg.net
Expecting Multiples – 2 tapes, Multiple Birth Resources LLC, 70 West Sylvestor Place, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126, 1888-627-9519

Where to find these books?
Check with your Local Library or contact these book sources.
Parentbooks carries an extensive collection on multiple births. The owners are parents of twins and strong supporters of Multiple Births Canada. Phone and mail orders are welcome: 201 Harbord St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1H6 Telephone: (416) 537-8334, Fax: (416) 537-9499, 1-800-209-9182
Check out their web site: www.parentbooks.ca
International Childbirth Education Association – a comprehensive and reliable source of books and pamphlets on childbirth preparation, family-centered maternity care, breastfeeding and related family and professional subject.  http://www.icea.org/  See the Book Center.
DoubleUp Books  http://www.doubleupbooks.com
Amazon  http://www.amazon.ca
Chapters/Indigo  http://www.chapters.indigo.ca

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