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Bear and BeeBear and Bee

by Sergio Ruzzier

After a nice long hibernation, Bear wakes up and craves some honey. But Bear is worried. He believes that bees are big, scary creatures who do not share their honey. But Bear’s new friend just happens to be a bee! And Bee is small and most certainly is not scary. But do bees share honey?

Happy Sad Silly Mad

Happy, Sad, Silly, Mad

by John Mitchell

Awash in vibrant color and good cheer, “Happy, Sad, Silly, Mad” portrays a diverse range of children in situations evocative of a variety of emotions and feelings. It is perfect for readers of all ages to explore their moods, reactions, and responses to life’s moments, both predictable and surprising.

Hurty Feelings

Hurty Feelings

by Helen Lester

Fragility was a solid piece of work. But despite her sturdy exterior, Fragility was fragile. Anything and everything hurt her feelings. In the most benign compliment, Fragility heard an insult causing her to flop on the ground and weep. Fragility’s friends stop speaking to her for fear of another fit, but Rudy, a very rude bully, has other ideas.

Jealous

Jealous

by Sara Medina

In this title, children explore the reasons why they may feel jealous, how to recognize feelings of jealousy, and appropriate action to take when they have jealous feelings.

 

Manage Feelings

Manage Feelings

by Sarah Tieck

In this book, engaging text pairs with striking photos to explore emotions such as anger, sadness, and fear, including the fight-or-flight response. Readers will learn what causes feelings, including how their brain and body work together to act on emotions, and how to manage and express feelings.

 

Sally Sore Loser

Sally Sore Loser

by Frank J. Sileo

After having her classmates walk away from her during a soccer game at recess because she hogs the ball, is bossy, and cares only about winning, Sally gets some good advice from her teacher and her mother.

 

 

Theos Mood

Theo’s Mood

by Maryann Cocca Leffler

It’s Mood Monday and Miss Cady’s class is sharing how they feel after the weekend. But Theo doesn’t know whether he’s in a good mood or a bad mood. He has a new baby sister and he isn’t just happy like Eric who got a new bike or sad like April who lost her dog. As Theo’s classmates discuss all their feelings, he realizes he’s not in a good mood or a bad mood–he’s all those things!

Tina Tells the Truth

Tina Tells the Truth

by Ruth Perle

Tina the Truthful Tiger tells the truth in a way that hurts her friends’ feelings. With the help of the AlphaPets, Tina finds out how to tell the truth in a friendly and thoughtful way.

 

Too Shy for Show and Tell

Too Shy for Show and Tell

by Beth Bracken

Sam is a quiet little boy who hates show-and-tell. Just thinking about it makes his stomach hurt. Sam must find a way to conquer his fear of show-and-tell.

 

Worried

Worried

by Sara Medina

In this title, children explore the reasons why they may feel worried, how to recognize these feelings, and appropriate action to take when they feel worried.

 

 

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