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Thumbsucking: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • David Decides About Thumbsucking; by Susan Heitler; Reading Matters, 1996
  • Harold's Hideaway Thumb; by Harriet Sonnenschein; Aladdin Paperbacks, 1993
  • Little Thumb; by Wanda Dionne; Pelican Publ Co, 2001

Ages 6 to 10

  • My Thumb and I: A Proven Approach to Stop a Thumb or Finger Sucking Habit, For Ages 6-10; by Carol A. Mayer; Chicago Spectrum Press, 1997

Books for Adults

  • Helping the Thumb-Sucking Child: A Practical Guide for Parents; by Rose Marie Van Norman; Avery Pub. Group, 1999

Other Resources

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Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Pediatric Advisor 2012.2 published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2008-08-11
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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