Effective Communication

  • Alzheimers: finding the words. Harriet Hodgson. 616.831 HOD
  • The art of conversation: a guided tour of a neglected pleasure. Catherine Blyth. 808.56 BLY
  • The art of mingling. Jeanne Martinet. 158.27 MAR
  • As we speak: how to make your point and have it stick. Peter Meyers, Shann Nix. 808.51 MEY
  • Baby talk: a guide to using basic sign language to communicate with your baby. Monica Beyer. 649.122 BEY
  • Babyproofing your marriage: how to laugh more, argue less, and communicate better as your family grows. Stacie Cockrell. 306.872 COC, Spanish Lang.
  • Beyond tolerance: searching for interfaith understanding in America. Gustav Niebuhr. 201.5 NIE
  • Blah blah blah: what to do when words don’t work. Dan Roam. 153.4 ROA
  • Body language 101. David Lambert. 153.69 LAM
  • Bodytalk: the meaning of human gestures. Desmond Morris. 302.2 MOR
  • The book of no: 250 ways to say it–and mean it–and stop people-pleasing forever. Susan Newman. 158.2 NEW
  • Boundaries face to face: how to have that difficult conversation you’ve been avoiding. Henry Cloud, John Townsend. 248.4 CLO
  • Boys of few words: raising our sons to communicate and connect. Adam J. Cox. 649.132 COX
  • Business notes. Florence Isaacs. 651.75 ISA
  • The complete idiot’s guide to baby sign language. Diane Ryan. 649.122 RYA
  • The complete idiot’s guide to difficult conversations. Gretchen Hirsch. 153.6 HIR
  • Confessions of a public speaker. Scott Berkun. 808.51 BER
  • Connecting like Jesus: practices for healing, preaching, and teaching. Tony Campolo, Mary Albert Darling. 253 CAM
  • Conversation, the sacred art: practicing presence in an age of distraction. Diane M. Millis. 205 MIL
  • Creating WE: change I-thinking to WE-thinking & build a healthy thriving organization. Judith E. Glaser. 658.314 GLA
  • Creative prayer: speaking the language of God’s heart. Chris Tiegreen. 248.32 TIE
  • The dance of connection: how to talk to someone when you’re mad, hurt, scared, frustrated, insulted, betrayed, or desperate. Harriet Lerner. 153.6 LER
  • Dealing with people you can’t stand. Rick Brinkman, Rick Kirschner. 158.2 BRI
  • Death sentences: how cliches, weasel words, and management-speak are strangling public language. Don Watson. 428 WAT
  • Distracted: the erosion of attention and the coming Dark Age. Maggie Jackson. 155.904 JAC
  • The DNA of leadership: leverage your instincts to communicate, differentiate, innovate. Judith E. Glaser. 658.409 GLA
  • Do I have to give up me to be loved by you? Jordan Paul, Margaret Paul. 646.78 PAU
  • Don’t ask for the dead man’s golf clubs: what to do and say (and what not to) when a friend loses a loved one. Lynn Kelly. 155.937 KEL
  • Don’t be such a scientist: talking substance in an age of style. Randy Olson. 501.4 OLS
  • Do’s and taboos of humor around the world: stories and tips from business and life. Roger E. Axtell. 817 AXT
  • Emotional fitness for intimacy: sweeten & deepen your love in only 10 minutes a day. Barton Goldsmith. 158.24 GOL
  • The essential conversation: what parents and teachers can learn from each other. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot. 371.192 LAW
  • Everything he hasn’t told you yet: a new way to get men talking about stuff that matters. Burton Silver and Martin O’Connor. 155.632 SIL
  • Fight less, love more: 5-minute conversations to change your relationship without blowing up or giving in. Laurie Puhn. 646.78 PUH
  • Fighting for your marriage: a deluxe revised edition of the classic best seller for enhancing marriage and preventing divorce. Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg. 646.78 MAR
  • Final conversations: helping the living and the dying talk to each other. Maureen Keeley. 155.937 KEE
  • The five love languages for singles. Gary Chapman. 248.84 CHA, Spanish Lang. 248.84 CHA
  • The five love languages: how to express heartfelt commitment to your mate. Gary Chapman. 306.872 CHA, Spanish Lang. 306.81 CHA
  • Genderspeak: men, women, and the gentle art of verbal self-defense. Suzette Haden Elgin. 153.6 ELG
  • Get a clue!: a parents’ guide to understanding and communicating with your preteen. Ellen Rosenberg. 649.125 ROS
  • Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. Roger Fisher, William Ury. 158.5 FIS
  • Great personal letters for busy people. Dianna Booher. 808.6 BOO
  • Have a new husband by Friday: how to change his attitude, behavior & communication in 5 days. Kevin Leman. 646.78 LEM, Spanish Lang. 646.78 LEM
  • Helping children with Down syndrome communicate better. Libby Kumin. 649.15 KUM
  • He’s just not that into you: the no-excuses truth to understanding guys. Greg Behrendt. 306.734 BEH
  • His needs, her needs: building an affair-proof marriage. Willard F. Harley, Jr. 306.81 HAR, Spanish Lang. 306.81 HAR
  • Hold me tight: seven conversations for a lifetime of love. Sue Johnson. 158.24 JOH, Spanish Lang. 158.24 JOH
  • How to raise your parents: a teen girl’s survival guide. Sarah O’Leary Burningham. Y 305.235 BUR
  • How to say it: marketing with new media: a guide to promoting your small business using websites, E-zines, blogs, and podcasts. Lena Claxton, Alison Woo. 658.872 CLA
  • How to talk so teens will listen & listen so teens will talk. Adele Faber. 649.125 FAB, Spanish Lang.
  • How to talk with your kids about sex. John T. Chirban. 649.65 CHI
  • How to win friends and influence people. Dale Carnegie. 158.1 CAR
  • How to wow: proven strategies for presenting your ideas, persuading your audience, and perfecting your image. Frances Cole Jones. 658.45 JON
  • I thought we’d never speak again: the road from estrangement to reconciliation. Laura Davis. 158.2 DAV
  • The iConnected parent: staying connected to your college kids (and beyond) while letting them grow up. Barbara K. Hofer, Abigail Sullivan Moore. 649.125 HOF
  • In control: no more snapping at your family, sulking at work, steaming in the grocery line, seething at meetings, stuffing your frustration. Redford Williams. 152.4 WIL
  • In good times and bad: strengthening your relationship when the going gets tough and the money gets tight. M. Gary Neuman, Melisa Neuman. 646.78 NEU
  • Just listen: discover the secret to getting through to absolutely everyone. Mark Goulston. 650.13 GOU
  • Just say know: talking with kids about drugs and alcohol. Cynthia Kuhn. 362.29 KUH
  • Just tell me what to say: sensible tips and scripts for perplexed parents. Betsy Brown Braun. 649.1 BRA
  • Kiss, bow, or shake hands: the bestselling guide to doing business in more than 60 countries. Terri Morrison. 395.52 MOR
  • Knack baby sign language: a step-by-step guide to communicating with your little one. Suzie Chafin. 649.122 CHA
  • The language of pain: finding words, compassion, and relief. David Biro. 616.0472 BIR
  • Late-talking children. Thomas Sowell. 649.68 SOW
  • Love & respect: the respect he desperately needs, the love she most desires. Emerson Eggerichs. 248.844 EGG, Spanish Lang. 248.844, CD 248.844
  • Love talk: speak each other’s language like you never have before. Les & Leslie Parrott. 306.7 PAR
  • Managing sticky situations at work: communication secrets for success in the workplace. Joan C. Curtis. 658.45 CUR
  • Mars and Venus in touch: enhancing the passion with great communication. John Gray. 646.78 GRA
  • Maverick mind: a mother’s story of solving the mystery of her unreachable, unteachable, silent son. Cheri L. Florance. 371.9 FLO
  • Microstyle: the art of writing little. Christopher Johnson. 808.042 JOH
  • Miss Manners basic training: communication. Judith Martin. 395.4 MAR
  • Miss Manners’ basic training: the right thing to say. Judith Martin. 395.59 MAR
  • Mom, I hate you!: children’s provocative communication: what it means and what to do about it. Don Fleming. 649.64 FLE
  • Multicultural manners: new rules of etiquette for a changing society. Norine Dresser. 395 DRE
  • My answer is NO– if that’s okay with you: how women can say NO and (still) feel good about it. Nanette Gartrell. 155.633 GAR
  • Necessary conversations: between adult children and their aging parents. Gerald W. Kaufman, L. Marlene Kaufman. 362.6 KAU
  • Nice girls just don’t get it: 99 ways to win the respect you deserve, the success you’ve earned, and the life you want. Lois P. Frankel, Carol M. Frohlinger. 155.333 FRA
  • No: why kids–of all ages–need to hear it and ways parents can say it. David Walsh. 649.7 WAL
  • Nonviolent communication: a language of life. Marshall B. Rosenberg. 153.6 ROS
  • Perfect phrases for dealing with difficult situations at work. Susan F. Benjamin. 650.1 BEN
  • The power of a positive no: how to say no and still get to yes. William Ury. 158.5 URY
  • Quiet influence: the introvert’s guide to making a difference. Jennifer B. Kahnweiler. 155.232 KAH
  • Racial healing: confronting the fear between Blacks and Whites. Harlon L. Dalton. 305.8 DAL
  • Reading people: how to understand people and predict their behavior — anytime, anyplace. Jo-Ellan Dimitrius, Wendy Patrick Mazzarella. 153.69 DIM
  • Saying what’s real. Susan Campbell. 158.2 CAM
  • Secrets of the baby whisperer. Tracy Hogg. 649.122 HOG, Spanish Lang. 649.122, CD 649.122
  • Send: the essential guide to email for office and home. David Shipley, Will Schwalbe. 004.692 SHI
  • 7 things your teenager won’t tell you. Jenifer Marshall Lippincott, Robin M. Deutsch. 649.125 LIP
  • Side by side: the revolutionary mother-daughter program for conflict-free communication. Charles Sophy. 306.8743 SOP
  • The smart swarm: how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done. Peter Miller. 156 MIL
  • The social media bible: tactics, tools, & strategies for business success. Lon Safko. 658.872 SAF
  • Speaking with bold assurance: how to become a persuasive communicator. Bert Decker. 250.03 DEC
  • Survival kit for overseas living. L. Robert Kohls. 303.482 KOH
  • Taking center stage: masterful public speaking using acting skills you never knew you had. Deb Gottesman, Buzz Mauro. 808.51 GOT
  • Talk like TED: the 9 public-speaking secrets of the world’s top minds. Carmine Gallo. 808.5 GAL, CD 808.5 GAL
  • Talk with your kids: 109 conversations about ethics and things that really matter. Michael Parker. 155.25 PAR
  • Talking from 9 to 5: how women’s and men’s conversational styles affect who gets heard, who gets credit, and what gets done at work. Deborah Tannen. 651.7 TAN, CD 651.7 TAN
  • Talking to terrorists: why America must engage with its enemies. Mark Perry. 363.32 PER
  • Talking to your kids about sex: from toddlers to preteens. Lauri Berkenkamp. 649.65 BER
  • Talking to your kids in tough times: how to answer your child’s questions about the world we live in. Willow Bay. 649.1 BAY
  • Teach your tot to sign: the parents’ guide to American Sign Language. Stacy A. Thompson. 419 THO
  • Thanks for the feedback: the science and art of receiving feedback well (even when it is off base, unfair, poorly delivered, and frankly, you’re not in the mood). Douglas Stone, Sheila Heen. 153.6 STO
  • They don’t get it, do they?: communication in the workplace–closing the gap between women and men. Kathleen Kelley Reardon. 302.2 REA
  • The unfolding of language: an evolutionary tour of mankind’s greatest invention. Guy Deutscher. 401 DEU
  • The weight of your words: measuring the impact of what you say. Joseph M. Stowell. 248.4 STO
  • When opposites attract: right brain/left brain relationships and how to make them work. Rebecca Cutter. 158.2 CUT
  • Why boys don’t talk and why it matters: a parent’s survival guide to connecting with your teen. Susan Morris Shaffer; Linda Perlman Gordon. 306.874 SHA
  • Why can’t you shut up?: how we ruin relationships–how not to. Anthony E. Wolf. 158.2 WOL
  • Why girls talk and what they’re really saying: a parent’s survival guide to connecting with your teen. Susan Morris Shaffer. 306.874 SHA
  • Words fail me: what everyone who writes should know about writing. Patricia T. O’Connor. 808.02 OCO
  • Words that work: it’s not what you say, it’s what people hear. Frank Luntz. 808.04 LUN
  • The worst is over: what to say when every moment counts. Judith Acosta. 158.3 ACO
  • You can’t help but listen: user-friendly oral communication. Charles R. Munson. 808.51 MUN
  • You just don’t understand: women and men in conversation. Deborah Tannen. 305.3 TAN
  • Your perfect right: assertiveness and equality in your life and relationships. Robert E. Alberti, Michael L. Emmons. 158.2 ALB
  • You’re not the boss of me: brat-proofing your four to twelve-year-old child. Betsy Brown Braun. 649.64 BRA
  • You’re wearing that?: understanding mothers and daughters in conversation. Deborah Tannen. 306.874 TAN

HUMAN-ANIMAL COMMUNICATION

  • Alex & me: how a scientist and a parrot discovered a hidden world of animal intelligence–and formed a deep bond in the process. Irene M. Pepperberg. 591.513 PEP
  • Dog training in no time: how to understand and train your dog in just minutes a day. Caroline Davis and Keith Davis. 636.708 DAV
  • Nim Chimpsky: the chimp who would be human. Elizabeth Hess. 599.885 HES
  • PetSpeak: you’re closer than you think to a great relationship with your dog or cat! 636.088 PET
  • The truth about horses: a guide to understanding and training your horse. Andrew McLean. 636.108 MACL

AUDIOBOOKS

  • Giving a talk: overcoming the fear of giving a short business presentation, committee report, or classroom talk. Edmund J. Bourne. Audio 808.51 BOU
  • Make peace with anyone: breakthrough strategies to quickly end any conflict, feud, or estrangement. David J. Lieberman. CD 303.69 LIE
  • Roger Love’s vocal power: speaking with authority, clarity and conviction. Roger Love. CD 808.5 LOV
  • Working with you is killing me: freeing yourself from emotional traps at work. Katherine Crowley, Kathi Elster. CD 650.13 CRO

DVDS

  • The dog whisperer. DVD 636.708
  • Making the speech. DVD 808.51
  • My baby can talk. First signs, for ages 10 month & up. DVD 419.1
  • Stuttering: for kids, by kids. DVD 616.8554

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • A is for aarrgh! William J. Brooke. J BRO
  • Ask me. Antje Damm. E 302.2 DAM
  • Body language. Pam Robson. J 153.69 ROB
  • Communication & art activities. John Stringer. J 745.5 STR
  • Communication: from hieroglyphs to hyperlinks. Richard Platt. J 302.2 PLA
  • Don’t slurp your soup!: a first guide to letter writing, e-mail etiquette, and other everyday manners. Lynne Gibbs. E 395 GIB
  • Eddie: Harold’s little brother. Ed Koch. Pic KOC
  • Girl talk: complete guide to im lingo, emoticons, and more! J 004.692 GIR
  • How to talk to your cat. Jean Craighead George. J 636.8 GEO
  • How to talk to your dog. Jean Craighead George. J 636.7 GEO
  • Public speaking: a student guide: 7 steps to writing and delivering a great speech. Katherine Pebley O’Neal. J 808.51 ONE
  • Ring! Yo? Chris Raschka. Pic RAS

COMUNICACIÓN EN ESPAÑOL / COMMUNICATION IN SPANISH

  • Abrazame fuerte: siete conversaciones para un amor duradero. Sue Johnson. Spanish Lang. 158.24 JOH
  • Los cinco lenguajes del amor: cómo expresar devoción sincera a su cónyuge. Gary Chapman. Spanish Lang. 306.81 CHA
  • Los cinco lenguajes del amor de los jóvenes. Gary Chapman. Spanish Lang. 305.235 CHA
  • Como criar bebes y preservar el matrimonio: ria mas, pelee menos y comuniquese major con su familia. Stacie Cockrell. Spanish Lang. 306.872 COC
  • Como hablar para que los adolescentes escuchen y como escuchar para que los adolescentes hablen. Adele Faber. SpanishLang.649.1FAB
  • Comunicate cautiva y convence: aprende a leer a los demas, impacta positivamente, aumenta tu potencial. Gaby Vargas. Spanish Lang. 153.6 VAR
  • Conectate: contigo mismo con los demas con el universo. Gaby Vargas. Spanish Lang. 158.1 VAR
  • El cuerpo habla. Joe Navarro. Spanish Lang. 153.69 NAV
  • Los hombres son de Marte, las mujeres son de Venus. John Gray. Spanish Lang. 646.78 GRA
  • El lenguaje de amor y respeto: descifra el codigo de la comunicacion con tu conyuge. Emerson Eggerichs. Spanish Lang. 248.844 EGG
  • Lo que me hubiera gustado saber … antes de casarme!: consejos para novios, recien casados y los matrimonios que quieren reencontrarse. Gary Chapman. Spanish Lang. 248.844 CHA
  • El poder de las relaciones: que hacen las personas eficaces para relacionarse. John C. Maxwell. Spanish Lang. 650.13 MAX
  • Su matrimonio siempre puede ser mejor: salve su matrimonio sin necesidad de separarse. Michele Weiner-Davis. Spanish Lang. 158.24 WEI
  • Tecnicas para hablar en publico: utilizando las estrategias de los actores. Deb Gottesman, Buzz Mauro. Spanish Lang. 808.51 GOT
  • Ten un nuevo esposo para el viernes: cambia su actitud, su conducta y la comunicacion entre ambos, en cinco dias. Kevin Leman. Spanish Lang. 646.78 LEM
  • Venus al rojo vivo, Marte bajo cero: claves para amar, vivir y superar las diferencias entre ellos y ellas. John Gray. Spanish Lang. 646.78 GRA

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