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Potty Training

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All fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name. 

On Your Potty, Little Rabbit               J PICTURE BOOK
by Kathleen Amant                                     
This book is designed to introduce children to potty training and is told with simple text and bright, colorful illustrations.  

The Potty Book for Girls                     J PICTURE BOOK
by Alyssa Capucilli                                                    
Hannah gets her own potty when it is time for her to graduate from diapers.

Mimi Usa el Orinal                    J SPANISH PICTURE BOOK
by Yih-Fen Chou
De la mano de la adorable Mimi, una historia irresistiblemente graciosa sobre una de las etapas mas importantes de la primera infancia: aprender a usar el bano. Obviamente, teniendo en cuenta su caracter, ocurre lo inevitable: Mimi no quiere usar el orinal. De modo que sigue haciendose pipi encima, y en todas partes: en la guarderia, en casa… Que hacer?  

My Big Boy Potty                                J PICTURE BOOK   
by Joanna Cole                                          
With the help of understanding parents, a young boy learns how to use his potty so he does not have to wear diapers any longer.

Even Superheroes Use the Potty                  J PICTURE BOOK
by Sara Crow
Learning good bathroom habits is more fun when you realize your heroes use the potty too.

Duck Goes Potty                        J BOARD BOOK
by Michael Dahl
Now that Duck is big, he learns how to use the potty. 

Superhero Potty Time                                   J BOARD BOOK
by Sue DiCicco
Even superheroes need to learn how to use the potty! 

No More Diapers for Ducky                 J PICTURE BOOK
by Bernette Ford                                                
When Piggy can’t come out to play because he is using the potty, Ducky decides it’s time for him to learn to use the potty too. 

Potty Superhero                                J BOARD BOOK
by Mabel Forsyth
Help your own little superhero explore the idea of using a potty as he makes the journey toward big boy pants. 

Once Upon a Potty: Boy                J BOARD BOOK
by Alona Frankel                                      
Explains in simple text and illustrations why and how a little boy uses a potty. 

Once Upon a Potty: Girl                 J BOARD BOOK
by Alona Frankel                                       
Explains in simple text and illustrations why and how a little girl uses a potty.  

Potty                                            J PICTURE BOOK
by Mylo Freeman                                     
In the jungle sits a potty with the words, “only the best bottom will fit on this potty,” this prompts different animals to give it a try until a stranger shows them who fits it best. 

Let’s Go Potty, Elmo!                         J BOARD BOOK
By Lori C. Froeb
Elmo needs to go to the potty while playing with Abby, so he goes inside and follows all the steps to using the bathroom, in a book designed with flaps, wheels, and tabs to encourage potty training in children. 

Everyone Poops                                    J PICTURE BOOK
by Taro Gomi                         
Shows how animals throughout the world-including humans-deal with digestion. 

Potty Palooza                         J BOARD BOOK
by Rachel Gordon
A toddler's step-by-step guide to using the potty, including how to get rid of wild elephants and dinosaurs when trying to poop, lyrics to the potty song, and why using too much toilet paper is a bad idea. 

Goldilocks and the Just Right Potty                          J PICTURE BOOK
by Lea Hodgkinson
Wanting to wear big-girl underwear that is neither frilly nor silly, little Goldilocks decides to pursue potty training by finding a "just right" potty and wondering how she will know when she needs to go and how she will get to her potty in time. 

Tengo Pipi!                             PARENT SHELF SPANISH FICTION
by Emile Jadoul
A little penguin named Leon has to wake up his parents at least once a night to take him to the bathroom, until his exhausted mother encourages him to try going on his own. 

Koko Bear’s New Potty                   PARENT SHELF 649.62
by Vicki Lansky
KoKo Bear sets an example as he goes from wearing diapers to using his very own potty chair. 

The Princess and the Potty                            J PICTURE BOOK
by Wendy Lewison                                         
When everything fails to persuade the princess to use her potty, the king and queen consult the royal advisor who gives then valuable advice.

Skip to the Loo, My Darling!: A Potty Book                          J PICTURE BOOK
by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Bunny wants his potty. What will Bunny do? Only one thing for it... skip to the loo! 

Super Pooper and Whizz Kid:  Potty Power      J BOARD BOOK
by Eunice Moyle 
Introducing two new potty pals kids and parents will adore, Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power! is a humorous potty-training book with a hip sensibility and a playful take on a toddler’s most important rite of passage.

Danny is Done with Diapers: A Potty ABC                 J PICTURE BOOK                              
by Rebecca O’Connell                                   
Celebrates the accomplishments of children, from Adam to Zach as each learns to use the toilet for him or herself. 

Ian’s New Potty                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Pauline Oud                                  
Ian’s mom buys him new “big boy” underpants and a new potty.  Soon Ian begins using the potty and identifies the “feeling” when he needs to pee. 

Potty = Bacinica            J BOARD BOOK
by Leslie Patricelli
Baby, a toddler, decides to use the potty for the first time.

Big Boys Use the Potty                 J BOARD BOOK
by Andrea Pinnington                            
Pictures and simple text help show young Charlie and his toy bear how to use the bathroom like grown-ups do. 

Big Boys Go Potty                     J PICTURE BOOK
by Marianne Richmond
Daniel describes how he is a big boy and has gradually learned how to use the potty all the time. 

You Can Go to the Potty!                 J649.62                                        
by William Sears                                
A guide for parents and children to use for toilet training. 

Dinosaur vs. the Potty                J BOARD BOOK
by Bob Shea                                              
Dinosaur doesn’t need to use the potty, even when he’s making lemonade, running through the sprinkler and splashing in puddles. 

Boys’ Potty Time                    J BOARD BOOK
by Dawn Sirett
Explains the best way for a boy to go from diapers to using the potty. 

Girls’ Potty Time                    J BOARD BOOK
by Dawn Sirett
Explains the best way for a girl to go from diapers to using the potty. 

How to Pee: Potty Training for Boys                         J619.62 SPECTOR
by Todd Spector
Encourages boys to give up their diapers by introducing ten creative approaches for using the potty, including firefighter style, waterfall style, and rocket style. 

How to Pee: Potty Training for Girls                          J619.62 SPECTOR
by Todd Spector
Encourages girls to give up their diapers by introducing ten creative approaches for using the potty, including movie star style, firefighter style, and cowboy style. 

The Big Potty                          J BOARD BOOK
by Guido Van Genechten        
When Josh has to use the potty, he discovers that animal bottoms come in all shapes and sizes, and each potty comes in a perfect size for each. 

A Great Gift                                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Guido Van Genechten        
On a beautiful day in May, Little Elehant gets a present: a pee-pee-poo-oo-potty. But what exactly is it for? He accepts the present, unwraps the present, tries out the present, and, at last, uses the present. 

I Use the Potty                       J PICTURE BOOK
by Marie Van Lieshout
Babies wear diapers. Do big kids? No! Big kids use the potty! 

Everybody Potties!                 J BOARD BOOK
by Cheri Vogel
Rhyming text explains to young readers how to use the toilet. 

Toilet Tales                             J PICTURE BOOK
by Andrea Wayne-von-Konigslow
Humorous illustrations and text explain why animals can never use toilets and children can. 

Time to Pee!                    J649.62  
by Mo Willems                                   
Sign-carrying mice give encouraging instructions for using the toilet.


 BOOKS FOR PARENTS                 

Toilet Training in Less Than a Day                  PARENT  649.62                  
by Nathan Azrin                                 
Two psychologists utilize the modern principles of learning in an innovative program designed to toilet train children of over twenty months of age in as little as four hours. 

The Potty Journey: Guide to Toilet Training Children with Special Needs, Including Autism and Related Disorders                                               649.62                     
by Judith A. Coucouvanis                               
Guides parents through the process of toilet training children with special needs, including the use of rewards to encourage a child's progress and teaching potty training techniques at public bathrooms. 

Oh Crap!  Potty Training                   649.62 G566
by Jamie Glowacki
Offers a six-step process for toilet training toddlers that covers how to know when a child is ready for toilet training, as well as dealing with common difficulties encountered in the process. 

The Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative                   649.62                       
by Christine Gross-Loh                       
Outlines a comprehensive program of natural, diaper-free toilet training based on the Elimination Communication method, through which parents can learn to respond to a baby's or toddler's natural cues while imparting toilet training education in a non-coercive way.                                

Toilet Training: a Practical Guide to Daytime and Nighttime Training                  649.62    
by Vicki Lansky                                  
Explains how to prepare a child for toilet training, tells how to recognize when a child is ready to learn, and discusses toilet fears, bed-wetting, rewards, travel, and accidents. 

American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training                          649.62
by Mark L. Wolraich
An authoritative guide takes parents step by step through the entire process of toilet training, answering frequently asked questions and concerns, furnishing practical advice, and offering helpful suggestions for making the toilet training process pleasant for child and parent alike.