Tag Archives: Emotions & Feelings

Peaceful Piggy Meditation (Albert Whitman Prairie Books)

Author: Kerry Lee Maclean Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description Sometimes life seems like it’s all about hurrying–so many places to go! And sometimes it’s hard when things don’t go your way–it can make a piggy angry and sad. So how do young piggies find a peaceful place in a frustrating world? They meditate!

Mommy Loves

Author: Anne Gutman Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description Animal babies are so adorable that their mommies can’t help but cuddle and love them. In this celebration of parental love, each mommy shows how much she loves her baby in her own special way.

Good Night, Mr. Night

Author: Dan Yaccarino Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Each evening as gentle Mr. Night walks the earth closing the flowers, soothing the animals, and calming the sea, he brings a special magic to the world. When he arrives at your window, you’ll know it’s time for bed at last. . . .

Leonardo, the Terrible Monster (Ala Notable Children’s Books. Younger Readers (Awards))

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Leonardo is truly a terrible monster-terrible at being a monster that is. No matter how hard he tries, he can’t seem to frighten anyone. Determined to succeed, Leonardo sets himself to training and research. Finally, he finds a nervous little boy, and scares the tuna salad […]

What Are You So Grumpy About?

Author: Tom Lichtenheld Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Any parent of a small child knows that the best cure for a youngster’s bad temper is to redirect his or her attention toward something humorous. Lichtenheld demonstrates just how this works in a collection of large, double-spread cartoons depicting a variety of […]

Grumpy Cat

Author: Britta Teckentrup Publisher: Boxer Books Product Description Britta Teckentrup, the talented author and artist of Big Smelly Bear, once again creates an unforgettable, heartwarming animal that kids will love. Poor Cat! All the other kitties in the neighborhood don’t ask him to come play. He just seems so…grumpy. But really, he wants to join […]

The Runaway Bunny

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny’s imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time. Amazon.com Review Since its publication in 1942, The Runaway Bunny has never been out […]

God, I Need to Talk to You About Paying Attention (God I Need to Talk to You About…)

Author: Dan Carr Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Child-friendly text and entertaining illustrations help children think about a behavior they encounter in daily life and pray about it. This book, one in a series, expresses that all sinful behaviors are forgiven through Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and encourages children to go to God […]

Maisy, Charley, and the Wobbly Tooth: A Maisy First Experience Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description On his first trip to the dentist, Charley gets lots of moral support from Maisy and friends in a full-length story readers will be eager to sink their teeth into. Maisy’s friend Charley has a wobbly tooth! He’s going to the dentist for the first time, and he’s […]

The Invisible String

Author: Patrice Karst Publisher: DeVorss & Company Product Description NOW IN IT’S 8th PRINTING!!! 28,000 copies sold & the strings are still reaching all over the World! “That’s impossible”, said twins Jeremy & Liza after their Mom told them they’re all connected by this thing called an Invisible String. “What kind of string”? They asked […]

You’re My Little Love Bug (Parent Love Letters)

Author: Heidi R. Weimer Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description This book is suitable for ages 4+. All children want the reassurance that their parents’ love runs deep and wide. Through blinking lights, a ‘music box’ song, enchanting illustrations and whimsical rhyming descriptions, this book captures all the fun ways in which parents can describe […]

Boo Hoo Bird

Author: Jeremy Tankard Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Bird and Raccoon are playing ball, when Bird gets bonked on the head. “Boo hoo hoo!” he cries. What will make Bird feel better? A kiss? A cookie? A bandaid? Bird’s friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Beaver, Sheep, and Fox are full of sweet and funny ideas. Perfectly pitched […]

I Loved You Before You Were Born

Author: Anne Bowen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “Even before you were born, I was your grandma and I loved you.” A loving grandmother eagerly awaits the arrival of her grandchild. She dreams of the baby’s soft sighs, sweet smells, and tiny toes, and imagines the infant smiling, rolling over, and crawling for the first time. […]

Merry Christmas, Stinky Face PB

Author: Lisa Mccourt Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description “What if Santa’s lips get chapped?” Stinky Face asks. “What if the sack of toys starts to rip?”As always, Mama lovingly addresses each and every one of her child’s concerns. But as an extra safety measure, Stinky Face leaves Santa lip balm and duct tape. “Cheerful, lighthearted images […]

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Author: William Steig Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description One rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to […]

This Lullaby

Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Speak Product Description When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn’t mess around. After all, she’s learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five. But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules. He certainly doesn’t seem like Mr. Right. […]

I’m Sorry! (Blue’s Clues)

Author: Justin Chanda Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Green Puppy accidentally breaks Magenta’s favorite crayon and feels so bad that she doesn’t tell her. That makes Green Puppy feel really bad! With the help of Blue and her other friends, Green Puppy figures out the best way to say “I’m sorry” to her friend.

Hands Are Not for Hitting / Las manos no son para pegar (Best Behavior) (English and Spanish Edition)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description Little ones learn that hitting is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions.

It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Jamie Lee Curtis Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It’s hard to be five. Just yelled at my brother. My mind says do one thing. My mouth says another. It’s fun to be five! Big changes are here! My body’s my car, and I’m licensed to steer. Learning not to hit? Having to […]

Scaredy Squirrel

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Melanie Watt Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. Product Description Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It’s way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he’s well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel’s emergency kit […]

A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Book)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Vera B. Williams Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother […]

I’m Going to be a Big Sister

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Brenda Bercun Publisher: Nurturing Your Children Press Product Description Amanda’s mommy is pregnant and Amanda is going to be a big sister. In this story Amanda learns about preparing for the new baby’s arrival and what it truly means to be a big sister. Winner of the iParenting Media Book Awards […]

Roller Coaster

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Marla Frazee Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Clickity, clackity. Clickity, clackity. The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee! Amazon.com Review All sorts of […]

Redheaded Robbie’s Christmas Story

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Bill Luttrell Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Product Description One student from Mrs. Wallace’s second grade class will be chosen to tell a special Christmas story at the school assembly.When Redheaded Robbie’s name is pulled from the hat, the class groans.Poor Robbie! Whenever he is excited or nervous, his words come out […]

When I Feel Angry (Way I Feel Books)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Cornelia Maude Spelman Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description Anger is a scary emotion for young children, their parents, and caregivers. As this little bunny experiences the things that make her angry, she also learns ways to deal with her anger–ways that won’t hurt others.

One Frog Too Many (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

The Boy Who Didn’t Want to Be Sad

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Rob Goldblatt Publisher: Magination Press Product Description A boy who doesn’t want to be sad tries eliminating all sources of sadness from his life, including toys (they can get broken), pets (they can’t live forever), friends (what if they don’t call?), even his own family (sometimes they get mad at him). […]

Hurty Feelings

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Helen Lester Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description 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. No one could even say she looked nice without evoking images of big, squishy cupcakes—since […]

Mrs. Mustard’s Baby Faces (Mrs. Mustards)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Jane Wattenberg Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description Nothing is more enticing to a baby than another baby. Now in a bigger sizeand with brand-new vibrantly colored backgrounds, Chronicle’s groundbreaking board book is better than ever! The 12 pictures of darling baby faces help infants and toddlers explore a complicated range of […]

Uh-oh, Calico!

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Calico is having a bad day! She falls while chasing a bee, tramples a flower garden, and even spills her milk! Poor Calico! She feels like she can’t do anything right… until her mother reminds her that everyone makes mistakes, and she still loves […]

My Daddy and Me

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Tina Macnaughton Publisher: Good Books Product Description From award-winning illustrator, Tina Macnaughton, comes this tender declaration of love from a child for his Daddy. When Little Bear is with his Daddy, he is the fastest, tallest, happiest Little Bear in the whole world. Warm colors and a gentle rhyming text illustrate […]

Hands Are Not for Hitting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important […]

Amelia’s Most Unforgettable Embarrassing Moments

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Marissa Moss Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Product Description A Note from the Author — Amelia! “I don’t know what’s worse — sharing a dorm with girls I don’t know or sharing one with a girl I know too well — my sister, Cleo. This school trip is a major […]

Identical

Rating: (90 reviews) Author: Ellen Hopkins Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Do twins begin in the womb? Or in a better place? Kaeleigh and Raeanne are identical down to the dimple. As daughters of a district-court judge father and a politician mother, they are an all-American family — on the surface. Behind the facade […]

Merry Christmas, Stinky Face

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Lisa Mccourt Publisher: Scholastic Product Description “What if Santa’s lips get chapped?” Stinky Face asks. “What if the sack of toys starts to rip?” As always, Mama lovingly addresses each and every one of her child’s concerns. Stinky Face leaves Santa lip balm and duct tape… just in case. This tender […]

Love You Forever (Gift Edition)

Rating: (933 reviews) Author: Robert N. Munsch Publisher: Firefly Books Product Description A young woman holds her newborn son And looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: “I’ll love you forever I’ll like you for always As long as I’m living My baby you’ll be” So begins the story that has touched the […]

I Like You

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Sandol Stoddard Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description A tiny book that expresses the true meaning of friendship. Amazon.com Review “Here is the book that Romeo would have given Juliet; Charlie Brown would have given Snoopy; and you can give to some very special friend” proclaims the back cover […]

Criss Cross

Rating: (79 reviews) Author: Lynne Rae Perkins Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description She wished something would happen. Something good. To her. Checking her wish for loopholes, she found one. Hoping it wasn’t too late, she thought the word soon. Meanwhile, in another part of town, he felt as if the world was opening. Life was […]

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anxiety & Worry

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Lisa M. Schab Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description If you feel anxious most of the time, you’re not alone. About one in three people your age struggles with feelings of worry, fear, and panic. And the scary thing is, if you don’t find a way to cope with anxiety, it […]

Llama Llama Misses Mama

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Anna Dewdney Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Strange new teacher. Strange new toys. Lots of kids and lots of noise! What would Llama like to do? Llama Llama feels so new . . . It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama makes sure he’s ready. They meet […]

This World We Live In (The Last Survivors, Book 3)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Product Description It’s been a year since a meteor collided with the moon, catastrophically altering the earth’s climate. For Miranda Evans, life as she knew it no longer exists. Her friends and neighbors are dead, the landscape is frozen, and food is increasingly scarce. […]

A Terrible Thing Happened – A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Margaret M. Holmes Publisher: Magination Press Product Description Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous and had bad dreams. Then he met someone who helped him talk about the terrible thing, […]

How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: The Blue Sky Press Product Description Parents and children can never have enough ways to say “I love you”–and now, America’s favorite dinosaurs are giving families a funny book, perfect for bedtime, storytime, anytime. Even when little dinosaurs are naughty, it’s important to remind them that no matter […]

Care Bears Catch the Christmas Spirt!

Author: Katie Tait Publisher: Scholastic Product Description The Care Bears try to help Grumpy Bear find his Christmas spirit.Children will love to read about these adorable bears and learn about their special caring mission as the Care Bears teach them the importance of caring for others and sharing their feelings.

I Think, I Am!: Teaching Kids the Power of Affirmations

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Louise Hay Publisher: Hay House Product Description        “Your thoughts create your life!” This is the message that Louise Hay has been teaching people throughout the world for more than 27 years. Now, children can learn and understand the powerful idea that they have control over their thoughts and words, and […]

Finn Throws a Fit

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: David Elliott Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Who among us hasn’t encountered that force of nature called “a fit”? A best-selling author and illustrator depict a toddler’s tantrum in all its horror and hilarity. Finn likes peaches. Usually. But not today. Today Finn doesn’t like anything. Uh-oh. Is Finn going to throw […]

Dealing with the Stuff That Makes Life Tough : The 10 Things That Stress Teen Girls Out and How to Cope with Them

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Jill Zimmerman Rutledge Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Description With compassion and insight, an expert counselor shows teen girls how to find the solutions to stress and anxiety that lie within Parents, schoolwork, boyfriends, college . . .it’s enough to make any teenage girl wish she could just snap her fingers and make […]

Don’t Feed the Monster on Tuesdays!: The Children’s Self-Esteem Book

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Adolph Moser Publisher: Landmark Editions

Speak

Rating: (1186 reviews) Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Publisher: Puffin Product Description Melinda Sordino busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops. Now her old friends won’t talk to her, and people she doesn’t even know hate her from a distance. The safest place to be is alone, inside her own head. But even that’s not […]

This Lullaby

Rating: (196 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Puffin Product Description When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn’t mess around. After all, she’s learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five. But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules. He certainly doesn’t seem […]