Contact: Todd Starowitz
Carol Stream, IL – Tyndale House Publishers today announced that Bringing Up Girls, the April 13, 2010, release by Dr. James Dobson, will debut at No. 5 on the New York Times hardcover “Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous” list on Sunday, May 2. The inclusion of Bringing Up Girls marks the fourth Tyndale title in the past two months to make a primary New York Times list, joining Beth Moore’s So Long, Insecurity (which reached as high as No. 2 on their hardcover “Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous” list), Mosab Hassan Yousef’s Son of Hamas (which reached as high as No. 10 on the hardcover nonfiction list), and Francine Rivers’s Her Mother’s Hope (which reached as high as No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list). The latter two will also appear on the Times expanded list on May 2.
Bringing Up Girls is the companion hit to Dobson’s Bringing Up Boys, which has sold more than 2 million copies to date. Based on extensive research, and handled with Dr. Dobson’s trademark down-to-earth approach, Bringing Up Girls will equip parents to face the challenges of raising daughters to become healthy, happy, and successful women.
As part of Dr. Dobson’s promotional tour, he made an appearance on FOX News’s Hannity on Monday, April 12. He also participated in more than 50 national, regional, and local-market television and radio appearances.
James C. Dobson, Ph.D., founder and president of Family Talk, is host of the new daily radio program Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson. He is most widely known as the bestselling author of more than 30 books and founder and chairman emeritus of Focus on the Family, a nonprofit organization that produced his internationally syndicated radio programs for 33 years. A licensed psychologist and licensed marriage, family, and child counselor, he is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Tyndale House Publishers was founded in 1962 by Dr. Kenneth N. Taylor as a means of publishing The Living Bible. Tyndale publishes the Holy Bible, New Living Translation (NLT), books, and other resources for home and family. Tyndale is located in Carol Stream, Illinois, and is substantially owned by the Tyndale House Foundation.