Juvenile Fiction, Social Issues, Emotions & Feelings
by Elly Gilmore
Buzz, buzz. What’s that sound? What’s that weird, not-good feeling? When a young girl gets “bitten by the anxiety bug,” she feels confused, scared, and lonely. She worries about everything: Do the other kids not like me? Will the wind blow those ...
The Not-So-Scary Scarecrow
by Mamie Tauk
Jack, the Scarecrow, believes he has to be scary because he's a scarecrow. Until one day he realizes that just because he is a scarecrow doesn't mean he has to act like one. Read about Jack as he makes a few unlikely friendships and realizes that ...
by Julie Bergfors
Maria is new at school and wants to make friends. The first day of the upcoming spirit week at school is hat day. Maria thinks if she wears her abuela’s beautiful sombrero, the other students would notice her. She asks her abuela if she can wear it, ...
by Jade A. Blayk
Star loves the day. He loves the sun, the warmth, the light, and most of all, Star loves the people. But the people don’t seem to love Star back. In fact, the people seem quite indifferent to Star’s presence, ignoring him no matter how brightly he ...
My Puppy, Sable!
by Elisabeth Grassby Stefan
Some of us love everything about dogs, from their cute noses to their happy barks! But sometimes dogs can seem a little scary. When an overly excited dog jumps on Lizzie-Bee, she gets scared of every dog! Now Lizzie-Bee is ready to try again. But ...
Tools to Cool
Finding Ways to Cope by Stephanie Scott
Can you find something you might do to wiggle your worries away? What about something that smells like chocolate and feels warm to touch, or a place where you can go to feel safe? Can you find something you may dream upon, shooting across the dark ...
Edgar and Elouise - Sagas 1 & 2
For 9 to 90 year olds by Sue Johnson
A saga tells of a heroic journey where characters find out who they are, face fear and peril, and with comrades, fight to save their world. The whimsical tales of Edgar & Elouise make up two such sagas. But how do we know – and even change – how we ...
by Martin "Gampers" Tkachuk
London and Wolfe are spending the night at Gramma and Gampers. They have such a good time baking with Gramma and chasing Gampers around the house. But when bedtime comes, London and Wolfe begin to fear the "something else"—scary thoughts and sounds ...
by Riba Kalb
Taylor is worried . . . she’s going to art camp for the very first time and is scared her paintings won’t be good enough. Will she make mistakes? Meet Miss Brush, the enthusiastic art teacher! Miss Brush believes in ARTCIDENTS, accidents that can ...
Sky Grounds Her Worry
by Mike Hennessey and Rachel McNair
Sky Grounds her Worry is about Sky who is worried that something might happen to her parents. She experiences many different physiological symptoms because of this and is having nightmares. She confides in Dawn the Beaver, an Elder on Turtle Island ...