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Theme: Feelings Print

Feelings by Aliki

Pictures, dialogs, poems, and stories portray various emotions we all feel: jealousy, sadness, fear, anger, joy, love, and others.

Little Teddy Bear's Happy Face Sad Face; A First Book About Feelings by Lynn Offerman

On each page, teddy experiences an emotion. The child can then choose a sturdy, cardboard face to fit the emotion expressed on each page. Four feelings are explored in this board book: happy, sad, angry, and scared.

Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi

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Teeth Are Not for Biting by Elizabeth Verdick

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Words Are Not for Hurting by Elizabeth Verdick

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Harriet, You’ll Drive Me Wild! by Mem Fox

When a young girl has a series of mishaps at home one Saturday, her mother tries not to lose her temper—and does not quite succeed.

How I Feel Angry by Marcia Leonard

In very simple language, the author presents reasons why young children may feel anger and the things they can do to make the anger go away.

I Was So Mad! by Norma Simon

Text and pictures relate situations which sometimes result in such reactions as frustration, anxiety, humiliation, and loss of control.

When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang

This Caldecott Honor Book describes what Sophie does when she gets angry: kicks, screams, roars, runs outside, cries, is comforted by nature, and returns to join her family.


Sadness
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Happiness
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Fear

Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley

Pages of cut paper are turned to gradually reveal a monster. In the second half of the book, the child tells each part to "Go Away" until the monster has disappeared with the words, "and DON'T COME BACK! Until I say so."

Harry and the Terrible Whatzit by Dick Gackenbach

When his mother goes to the cellar and doesn't return right away, Harry goes down to search for her and confronts the terrible two-headed Whatzit (Harry's fear.) Harry's fear gets smaller and smaller as he confronts it. Mother is found safe and sound. For ages 4 & up.

Milk and Cookies by Frank Asch

A young bear dreams about a dragon living in the cellar on a visit to his grandparents. With the help of his parents, he realizes the dragon is really a wood stove.

Oh, Bother! Someone's Afraid of the Dark! by Betty Birney

In this Winnie the Pooh book, Piglet is afraid of the dark until his friends help him to overcome his anxiety.

When I'm Afraid by Jane Aaron

Explains fear (such as sleeping alone, getting lost, going new places, going to the doctor) as a normal part of life and discusses how to deal with it. Includes a parent's guide in a question-and-answer format with examples and suggestions.


Jealousy

I Love You the Purplest by Barbara Joossee

Two boys discover that their mother loves them equally but in different ways.

On Mother's Lap by Ann Herbert Scott

A small Eskimo boy discovers that Mother's lap is a very special place with room for everyone.


Co-Sleeping

The Biggest Bed in the World by Lindsay Camp

When the family only has one child, the family bed seems like a great idea. After the addition of several more children, the father builds the biggest bed in the world. Unfortunately, it's a little heavy and causes some damage to the house. Ben, Billy, Beth, Bart, Brittany, Bella, and Boris, are sent to bunkbeds. Now Dad can sleep, right? Wrong! The bed is too empty. He and the rest of the family only manage to sleep when they are all back in the parents' double bed, together.

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