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When I Feel Scared

When I Feel Scared

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Children often feel afraid. This book, with its comforting words and illustrations, will help children address those fears and learn some new ways to cope with being afraid. First, a little bear describes some of the things that frighten him, like bad dreams or big, tall slides, or when his mother goes away. Sometimes, he just feels scared and doesn’t know...

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When I Feel Worried

When I Feel Worried

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Everybody worries. Children worry, too–in new or confusing situations, or when someone is upset with them. This new addition to “The Way I Feel” Series uses reassuring words and touching illustrations to address a child’s anxieties and shows him ways to help him feel better.  This comforting and empowering book will be helpful to all families....

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When I Miss You

When I Miss You

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In this picture book from the well-received ‘The Way I Feel’ series, Spelman offers support for children with separation anxiety and, in a note to parents and teachers, practical advice for helping children cope. A little guinea pig narrates, telling her parents how she feels and how she comforts herself when they leave her at day care or with...

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When I Care About Others

When I Care About Others

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Booklist wrote: “This charming title in “The Way I Feel” series will help youngsters identify and understand the basic concepts and importance of receiving and offering help and emotional support. A little bear describes familiar situations, such as being hurt, sick, or feeling sad, and explains how he was helped or how he offered...

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Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce

Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce

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One sad day in the Bear family, Mama and Daddy say they are getting a divorce, and Dinah is scared. But when Daddy moves into his new home, Dinah and her sister Ruth visit him on weekends and Dinah still takes walk with Daddy like she used to. Over time,  Dinah learns that while Daddy isn’t living with them anymore, many of the best things stay the...

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Your Body Belongs To You

Your Body Belongs To You

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In simple, reassuring language, the author explains that a child’s body is his or her own; that it is all right for kids to decline a friendly hug or kiss, even from someone they love; and that you can still be friends even if you don’t want a hug now. “A good, solid book on the subject and one of the few appropriate for this age...

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