Books about the science of low carb eating:
Why We Get Fat and What to do About it–the Cliffs Notes version of Good Calories, Bad Calories
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living. By Dr.s Phinney and Volek, heirs to the Atkins dynasty.
Living Low Carb. By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS. A highly readable review of low carbohydrate science and the strengths and weaknesses of close to 40 different low carb eating plans.
Books about (or that mention) low carb eating plans for children or teens:
No More Fat Kids, by James Bailes, Jr., MD, who is on the science advisory board of the Atkins foundation.
Feed Your Kids Well, by Fred Pescatore, MD. Dr Pescatore worked closely with Dr Robert Atkins, who wrote the introduction to this book.
Life Without Bread, by Christian B. Allan, Ph.D., and Wolfgang Lutz, MD. An English-language update of the 1967 Leben Ohne Brot, a review of Dr. Lutz’s clinical practice in Germany treating patients using low-carbohydrate eating plans.