Book Category: Feelings/Coping

A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes

Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don’t like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she’s so worried that she’s about to break out in…a bad case of stripes!  

What's Inside Your Backpack

What’s Inside Your Backpack

Zoey Harmon just wants to feel light-hearted and carefree. Unfortunately, she keeps getting weighed down by pesky “books” in her backpack, like Worry and Shame. Much to her surprise, she’s not the only one! Zoey learns that the adults in her life deal with difficult feelings too! Luckily, they have some ideas that can help …

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Calm Down Time

Calm Down Time

This gentle, reassuring book offers toddlers simple tools to release strong feelings, express them, and calm themselves down. Children learn to use their calm-down place—a quiet space where they can take time out to cry, ask for a hug, sing to themselves or be rocked in a grown-up’s arms, talk about feelings, and breathe: “One, …

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Leyla

Leyla

Leyla is sick of her big, loud, overbearing family. They are always chatting, snuggling, and grooming each other (ew!), and—for Leyla—there’s no escape from their attention. So, she decides to run away until she can’t hear (or smell) her baboon troop anymore. In the middle of her desert habitat, she finds a lizard sunning himself. …

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Feet Go to Sleep

Feet Go to Sleep

The sun has set and dinner is done, but Fiona is still excited about the day and is not at all ready for bed. So her mom helps her settle down with their nightly ritual of sending each part of her—from her toes to her nose—off to sleep. As Fiona relaxes her body, she recalls …

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The Rabbit Listened

The Rabbit Listened

When something sad happens, Taylor doesn’t know where to turn. All the animals are sure they have the answer. The chicken wants to talk it out, but Taylor doesn’t feel like chatting. The bear thinks Taylor should get angry, but that’s not quite right either. One by one, the animals try to tell Taylor how …

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Breathe Like a Bear

Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere

Breathe Like a Bear is a beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises designed to teach kids techniques for managing their bodies, breath, and emotions. Best of all, these 30 simple, short breathing practices and movements can be performed anytime, anywhere: in the car to the grocery store, during heavy homework nights at home, or even …

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The Highway Inside of Me

The Highway Inside of Me: A Resiliency Workbook for Children, Youth, and Caregivers

The Highway Inside of Me is a trauma sensitive, and resiliency focused workbook for children, youth and caregivers. This workbook is filled with child-friendly explanations about how and why our bodies communicate with us through the specific language of physical feelings. Through prompted questions and opportunities to practice, the reader learns about ways to understand …

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Flowers and Bubbles

Flowers and Bubbles

Welcome to Nana and Grandpa Sol’s flower shop called Flowers and Bubbles. Their grandson, Charlie, learns many important lessons while helping at the shop. One day, he discovers the secret behind Nana’s favorite flowers and Grandpa Sol’s soapy bubbles. Join Charlie as he learns an important lesson on how to cope with his own frustration …

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