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JPB Alexander

Alexander, Martha G. I'LL PROTECT YOU FROM THE JUNGLE BEASTS. A little boy explains how he will protect his teddy bear from the beasts in the forest. Then he becomes lost and the teddy bear's stuffing takes over. c1973. Fear


JPB Aliki

Aliki. WE ARE BEST FRIENDS. by Aliki. When Robert's best friend Peter moves away, both are unhappy, but they learn that they can make new friends and still remain best friends.c1982, 1987. Anger


JPB Auglund

Anglund, Joan Walsh. LOVE IS A SPECIAL WAY OF FEELING.c1960. Love


JPB Aylesworth

Aylesworth, Jim. MARY'S MIRROR. When Mary finds an old mirror, she doesn't like what she sees in it.c1982. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Aylesworth

Aylesworth, Jim. TWO TERRIBLE FRIGHTS. A little girl mouse and a little girl person meet while getting a snack in the kitchen at bedtime and scare each other--only to dream of each other later.c1987. Fear


JPB Bang

Bang, Molly. WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY--REALLY, REALLY ANGRY... A young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but takes the time to cool off and regain her composure. c1999. Anger


JPB Barrett

Barrett, John M. OSCAR THE SELFISH OCTOPUS. Oscar regrets his selfish and self-centered ways when only two ocean creatures respond to his plea for help out of a tight situation.c1978. Selfishness


JPB Bartoli

Bartoli, Jennifer. NONNA. A young boy realizes that when his grandmother dies he still has much of her living around him such as her garden and her cookie recipe.c1975. Grief


JPB Benedek

Benedek, Elissa P. THE SECRET WORRY. A little girl's secret worry makes her sad and cross with her family and friends until the worry doctor helps her understand her worries and herself.c1984. Sadness, Fear


JPB Berry

Berry, Christine. MAMA WENT WALKING. Sarah saves her mother from a series of imaginary dangers, from lions in the Jaba-Jaba Jungle to scritchy-witchy things in the Gonagetcha Forest.c1990. Fear


JPB Best

Best, Cari. SHRINKING VIOLET. Violet, who is very shy and hates for anyone to look at her in school, finally comes out of her shell when she is cast as Lady Space in a play about the solar system and saves the production from disaster. c2001. Bashfulness


JPB Billam

Billam, Rosemary. FUZZY RABBIT IN THE PARK. A toy rabbit named Fuzzy has an adventure when he is lost in the park and must find his own way back to his owner.c1986. Love


JPB Blumenthal

Bluthenthal, Diana Cain. I'M NOT INVITED? Minnie is upset when she is not invited to Charles's party. C2003. Sadness


JPB Bradbury

Bradbury, Ray. SWITCH ON THE NIGHT. Fear of the dark.c1955. Fear


JPB Brown

Brown, Margaret Wise THE DEAD BIRD. When they find a dead bird, a group woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave.c1958. Grief


JPB Bunting

Bunting, Eve. ONE GREEN APPLE. While on a school field trip to an orchard to make cider, a young immigrant named Farah gains self-confidence when the green apple she picks perfectly complements the other students' red apples. c2006. Self-confidence


JPB Bunting

Bunting, Eve. SMOKY NIGHT. When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality.c1994. Fear


JPB Calhoun

Calhoun, Mary. HIGH-WIRE HENRY. Although Henry the cat learns tightrope walking only to impress the humans in his family, who have stopped paying attention to him because of their new puppy, his skill comes in handy when the puppy gets stranded on a high ledge.c1990. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Carlson

Carlson, Nancy L. ABC, I LIKE ME! An alphabet book that explores self-esteem. 1998, c1997. High self-esteem


JPB Carlson

Carlson, Nancy L. LOUANNE PIG IN WITCH LADY. Louanne Pig is befriended by the old woman she always believed to be a witch.c1985. Fear


JPB Carrick

Carrick, Carol. THE ACCIDENT. After his dog is hit by a truck and killed, Christopher must deal with his own feelings of depression and guilt.c1976. Grief


JPB Carson

Carson, Jo. YOU HOLD ME AND I'LL HOLD YOU. When a great-aunt dies, a young child finds comfort in being held and in holding, too.c1992. Grief


JPB Chapouton

Chapouton, Anne-Marie. BILLY THE BRAVE. Fearless Billy is the bravest boy in the world but he still likes the hall light on when he goes to sleep.c1986. Fear


JPB Clifton

Clifton, Lucille. EVERETT ANDERSON'S GOODBYE. Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies.c1983. Grief


JPB Chodos-Irvine

Chodos-Irvine, Margaret. ELLA SARAH GETS DRESSED. Despite the advice of others in her family, Ella Sarah persists in wearing the striking and unusual outfit of her own choosing. c2003. Individuality


JPB Cohn

Cohn, Janice. I HAD A FRIEND NAMED PETER: TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT THE DEATH OF A FRIEND. When Betsy learns about the death of a friend, her parents and kindergarten teacher answer questions about dying, funerals, and the burial process.c1987. Grief


JPB Cohen

Cohen, Miriam. JIM'S DOG MUFFINS. When Jim's dog is killed, the other first graders experience with

him his natural reactions to death.c1984. Grief


JPB Corey

Corey, Dorothy. WILL IT EVER BE MY BIRTHDAY? As the seasons pass and he attends his friends' birthday parties, Rabbit waits impatiently for his own birthday to come again.c1986. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Couric

Couric, Katie. THE BLUE RIBBON DAY. When Carrie is disappointed not to make the school soccer team, she turns her attention to creating a science fair project. c2004. Disappointment


JPB Cuyler

Cuyler, Margery. 100TH DAY WORRIES. Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the 100th day of school. c2000. Worry


JPB Danneberg

Danneberg, Julie. FIRST DAY JITTERS. Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class.c2001. Fear


JPB Davis

Davis, Gibbs. KATY'S FIRST HAIRCUT. First-grader Katy begins to regret having her long hair cut short after she is mistaken for a boy. c1985. Embarrassment


JPB DePaola

De Paola, Tomie. NANA UPSTAIRS & NANA DOWNSTAIRS. A small boy enjoys his relationship with his grandmother and his great-grandmother, but he learns to face their inevitable death.c1973. Grief


JPB Dragonwagon

Dragonwagon, Crescent. WIND ROSE. A mother tells her daughter of the love and tenderness that surrounded her conception and birth.c1976. Love


JPB Duncan

Duncan, Riana. WHEN EMILY WOKE UP ANGRY. Waking up in a bad mood, Emily imitates the angry movements of several animals until she meets a frog who jumps for jumps for joy.c1989. Anger


JPB Egan Egan, Tim. CHESTNUT COVE. When King Milford offers his entire kingdom to the person who can grow the largest juiciest watermelon, the inhabitants of Chestnut Cove become selfish and stop helping each other.c1995. Selfishness


JPB Erickson

Erickson, Karen. I WAS SO MAD. A toddler learns to deal with feelings of extreme anger.c1987. Anger


JPB Farber

Farber, Werner. THE NIGHT LION. Afraid of the pirates in her dark room at bedtime, Laura calls on her toy lion but finds he is not very much help.c1991. Fear


JPB Fassler

Fassler, Joan. MY GRANDPA DIED TODAY. A little boy tries to understand and accept the death of his grandfather.c1971. Grief


JPB Fatio

Fatio, Louise. THE HAPPY LION ROARS. The Happy Lion is extremely unhappy because he is lonesome, so when a circus comes around and he sees the Beautiful Lioness, he brings her back to the zoo with him.c1954. Loneliness


JPB Fearnley

Fearnley, Jan. BILLY TIBBLES MOVES OUT! When his little brother Eric moves into his room, Billy Tibbles the cat and his family learn some of the good and bad things about sharing.c2004. Sharing


JPB Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. LIZZY AND SKUNK. When Lizzy's favorite puppet is lost, she overcomes her fears to find him. c2000. Fear


JPB Frame

Frame, Jeron Ashford. YESTERDAY I HAD THE BLUES. A young boy ponders a variety of emotions and how different members of his family experience them, from his own blues to his father's grays and his grandmother's yellows. c2003.


JPB Freeman

Freeman, Don. CORDUROY. A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl wanted most of all.c1968. Love


JPB Gackenbach

Gackenbach, Dick. HARRY AND THE TERRIBLE WHATZIT. 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.c1977. Fear


JPB Gantos

Gantos, Jack. ROTTEN RALPH'S ROTTEN CHRISTMAS. Rotten Ralph, the cat, is not at all nice to the Christmas visitor.c1984. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. MY MANY COLORED DAYS. This rhyming story describes each day in terms of a particular color which in turn is associated with specific emotions.c1996.


JPB Geisert

Geisert, Arthur. LIGHTS OUT. Told by his parents that his light must be out at eight o'clock, a young piglet who is afraid of the dark devises an ingenious solution to the problem. c2005. Fear


JPB Goode

Goode, Diane. I HEAR A NOISE. A little boy, hearing noises at his window at bedtime, calls for his mother. His worst fears are realized, but he learns that monsters have mothers too.c1988. Fear


JPB Hann

Hann, Jacquie. CRYBABY. A child starts to cry after a disagreement with his mother and has difficulty stopping.c1979. Sadness


JPB Hanson

Hanson, Joan. I WON'T BE AFRAID. A young boy imagines how it will be when he's six and not afraid of the many fearsome things that bother him now.1974. Fear


JPB Henkes

Henkes, Kevin. WEMBERLY WORRIED. A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school. c2000. Worry


JPB Harris

Harris, Robie H. GOODBYE MOUSIE. A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss. c2001. Grief


JPB Hautzig

Hautzig, Deborah. WHY ARE YOU SO MEAN TO ME? When his schoolmates laugh at him for not being able to hit the ball in a baseball game, Grover is so upset that he is mean to his friend Big Bird.c1986. Ridicule


JPB Havill

Havill, Juanita. JAMAICA AND BRIANNA. Jamaica hates wearing hand-me-down boots when her friend Brianna has pink fuzzy ones.c1993. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Hazen

Hazen, Barbara Shook. THE KNIGHT WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK. When the castle bully discovers bold Sir Fred is secretly terrified of the dark, he tries to stir up trouble between that brave Knight and his Lady Wendylyn.c1989. Fear


JPB Hazen

Hazen, Barbara Shook. VERY SHY. A very shy little girl, by getting up the courage to speak to a new boy at school, takes the first step toward overcoming her.c1982. Shyness


JPB Heymans

Heymans, Annemie. THE PRINCESS IN THE KITCHEN GARDEN. As their father becomes more absorbed in his work, Matthew and his sister Hannah come to terms with their mother's death in very unusual ways.c1993. Grief


JPB Hess

Hess, Debra. WILSON SAT ALONE. A little boy always does everything alone and never with his classmates until a new girl comes to school.c1994. Loneliness


JPB Hill

Hill, Eric. PUPPY LOVE. Brief text and illustrations depict the unconditional love that only a puppy can give.1982. Love


JPB Hoff

Hoff, Syd,. A WALK PAST ELLEN'S HOUSE. Harvey wants to walk past a special girl's house but he's afraid the other boys will laugh.c1973. Fear


JPB Hubbard

Hubbard, Woodleigh. WHOA, JEALOUSY. Jealousy, envy, greed, and rivalry come into a person's life in the forms of various animals and all kinds of bad things happen. c2002. Jealousy


JPB Hughes

Hughes, Shirley. MOVING MOLLY. Molly is lonely after her family's move from the city to the country, but she adjusts with the help of her new next-door neighbors.c1978,1979. Loneliness


JPB Jackson

Jackson, Ellen B. SOMETIMES BAD THINGS HAPPEN. Mentions some of the bad things that happen in the world and presents some positive ways to respond to them. c2002. Stress


JPB Jones

Jones, Rebecca C. THE BIGGEST, MEANEST, UGLIEST DOG IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD. Jonathan is terrified of the dog next door, until one day he throws his ball at it in defense and their relationship changes.c1982. Fear


JPB Joosse

Joosse, Barbara M. DINAH'S MAD, BAD WISHES. Dinah wishes horrible things for her mother when the two have a fight.c1989. Anger


JPB Joosse

Joosse, Barbara M. MAMA, DO YOU LOVE ME? A child living in the Arctic learns that a mother's love is unconditional.c1991. Love


JPB Joose

Joosse, Barbara M. NUGGET AND DARLING. Nell has to deal with her dog Nugget's reaction when a kitten appears on the scene. c1997. Jealousy


JPB Khan

Khan, Rukhsana. RULER OF THE COURTYARD. After confronting what she believes to be a snake in the bathhouse, Saba finds the courage to overcome her fear of the chickens in the courtyard. c2003. Fear


JPB Kanttrowitz

Kantrowitz, Mildred. WHEN VIOLET DIED. Saddened by her pet's death, Eva suddenly thinks of a way to make life go on forever.c1973. Grief


JPB Kasza

Kasza, Keiko. A MOTHER FOR CHOCO A lonely little bird named Choco goes in search of a mother.c1992. Love


JPB Keller

Keller, Holly. GOODBYE, MAX. Ben blames his parents for the death of his dog, Max, and does not want the new puppy they brought home.c1987. Sadness


JPB Kellogg

Kellogg, Steven. BEST FRIENDS. Kathy feels lonely and betrayed when her best friend goes away for the summer and has a wonderful time.c1986. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Kerr

Phyllis Forbes. BUMBLE CAT : HOW SHE CAME TO BE. Catherine, a kitten who is afraid of everything is stung by a large bee and feels herself transformed into Bumble Cat, a fearless heroine with supper powers.c1985. Fear


JPB Khalsa

Khalsa, Dayal Kaur. HOW PIZZA CAME TO QUEENS. An Italian visitor to Queens bemoans the unavailability of pizza until some thoughtful girls enable her to make some.c1989. Loneliness


JPB Kraus

Kraus, Robert. LITTLE LOUIE THE BABY BLOOMER. Leo the tiger worries and wonders why his little brother can't do anything right, but his parents encourage Leo to be patient.c1998. Patience


JPB Kroll

Kroll, Steven. THAT MAKES ME MAD! Uses comic scenes to present situations that can anger young children such as "wanting to help and not being allowed" and "trying hard to do something right and it comes out wrong."c2002. Anger


JPB Lachner

Lachner, Dorothea.. ANDREW'S ANGRY WORDS. When his sister trips and sends all his toys flying, Andrew lets loose a lot of nasty angry words that start to spread from person to person creating trouble wherever they go.c1995. Anger


JPB Lalli

Lalli, Judy. FEELINGS ALPHABET: AN ALBUM OF EMOTIONS FROM A TO Z. Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a captioned photograph illustrating a different feeling or emotion.c1984.


JPB Layton

Layton, Neal. THE SUNDAY BLUES. Even while he is enjoying Sunday, Steve spends the day worrying about going to school on Monday, until the next morning when he decides that maybe school is not so bad. c2002. Worry


JPB Lester

Lester, Helen. HURTY FEELINGS. It looks like trouble when Fragility, a hippopotamus whose feelings are easily hurt, meets Rudy, a rude elephant, on the soccer field. c2004.


JPB Lewin

Lewin, Hugh. JAFTA. Jafta describes some of his everyday feelings by comparing his actions to those of various African animals.c1983,1981.


JPB Mayer c.2

Mayer, Mercer. THERE'S A NIGHTMARE IN MY CLOSET.c1968. Fear


JPB Mayer

Mayer, Mercer. THERE'S SOMETHING IN MY ATTIC. Convinced there is something making noise in the attic at night, a brave little girl sneaks up the stairs, lasso in hand, to capture whatever it is.c1988. Fear


JPB Mayne

Mayne, William. LADY MUCK. Sowk and Boark, two greedy pigs, plot to become rich from the sale of the truffles they have found in the woods, but their greed proves to be their undoing.c1997. Greed


JPB McCully

McCully, Emily Arnold. MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE. Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear.c1992. Fear


JPB McGhee

McGhee, Alison. COUNTDOWN TO KINDERGARTEN. Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can not tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst. c2002.


JPB Morey

Morey, Kathleen. OTTO SHARES A HUG AND A KISS. Whether one is feeling fine, or something is amiss, there is joy to be found in a hug and a kiss.c1983. Love


JPB Morey

Morey, Kathleen. OTTO SHARES A TEAR.c1984. Sadness


JPB Murphy

Murphy, Joanne Brisson. FEELINGS.c1985.


JPB Nash

Nash, Ogden. THE ADVENTURES OF ISABEL. The feisty Isabel defeats giants, witches, and other threatening creatures with ease.c1991. Fear


JPB Newman

Newman, Marjorie. MOLE AND THE BABY BIRD. Mole rescues a baby bird, cares for it, and loves it, until the

day he realizes it is because he loves it that he must set it free. c2002. Love


JPB Ormerod

Ormerod, Jan. IF YOU'RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT! A little girl and various animals sing their own versions of this popular rhyme. c2003.


JPB Paschkis

Paschkis, Julie. SO HAPPY; SO SAD. One half of the book presents such happy animals as a parading peacock and a giddy goat, while the other half shows such sad creatures as a pouting porcupine and a crying crocodile.c1995.


JPB Peet

Peet, Bill. THE LUCKIEST ONE OF ALL. Wishing to be a bird, a little boy learns that there are benefits and drawbacks to every condition and that being a little boy may be the best of all.c1982. Envy


JPB Penn

Penn, Audrey. A POCKET FULL OF KISSES. Chester Raccoon is worried that his mother does not have enough love for both him and his new baby brother. c2004.


JPB Pfister

Pfister, Marcus. THE RAINBOW FISH. The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.c1999. Loneliness


JPB Pittman

Pittman, Helena Clare. ONCE WHEN I WAS SCARED. Grandfather tells how, when he was a child, he coped with fear during a journey alone through a dark wood to get hot coals to heat the family cabin.c1988. Fear


JPB Polacco

Polacco, Patricia. THUNDER CAKE. Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.c1990. Fear


JPB Raschka

Raschka, Christopher. LIKE LIKES LIKE. Two cats fall in love in a rose garden. c1999. Love


J R464do

Reynolds, Peter. THE DOT. Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind. c2003. Confidence


JPB Riecken

Riecken, Nancy. ANDREW'S OWN PLACE. A young boy becomes worried when his daily routine is upset by the family's trip to the woods. c1993, Fear


JPB Robberecht

Robberecht, Thierry. STOLEN SMILE. Sophie's smile has disappeared because of her schoolmate Willard's snickering, but her smile may return if it's true that Willard teases her because he likes her. c2002. Smile, Teasing


JPB Robison

Robison, Deborah. NO ELEPHANTS ALLOWED. Justin must think of a way to get rid of the elephants that bother him in his room each night.c1981. Fear


JPB Rumfo

Rumford, James. NINE ANIMALS AND THE WELL. A fable about a group of animals which strives to bring the perfect present to the Indian raja-king's birthday party. Discusses how the numerals we use originated in India.c2003. Pride, Vanity.


JPB Shannon

Shannon, George. TIPPY-TOE, CHICK GO! When a mean dog blocks the path to the garden where a delicious breakfast awaits, Little Chick shows her family how brave and clever she is. c2003. Courage


JPB Sharmat

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. FRIZZY THE FEARFUL. Frizzy Tiger is afraid of almost everything until he finds his friend Nova Cat in a really scary situation.c1983. Fear


JPB Sharmat

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. SAY HELLO, VANESSA. Vanessa Mouse seems too shy to make any friends.c1979. Shyness


JPB Simon

Simon, Norma. HOW DO I FEEL.c1970.


JPB Skurzynski

Skurzynski, Gloria. MARTIN BY HIMSELF. Martin doesn't like coming home to an empty house when his mother goes back to work.c1979. Loneliness


JPB Smith

Smith, Wendy. THE LONELY, ONLY MOUSE. A mouse who longs for a brother finds out how good life is as an only child when Cousin Charlie comes to visit.c1986. Loneliness


JPB Spelman

Spelman, Cornelia. WHEN I FEEL JEALOUS. A young bear describes situations that make her jealous, how it feels to be jealous, and how she can feel better. Includes a note to parents and teachers. c2003. Jealousy


JPB Steig

Steig, William. SPINKY SULKS.c1988. Obstinacy


JPB Stevenson

Stevenson, James. WHAT'S UNDER MY BED? Grandpa tells his two young houseguests a story about his own childhood when he was scared at bedtime.c1983. Fear


JPB Szilagyi

Szilagyi, Mary. THUNDERSTORM. A little girl is comforted by her mother during a thunderstorm and she in turn comforts the family dog.c1985. Fear


JPB Tapio

Tapio, Pat Decker. THE LADY WHO SAW THE GOOD SIDE OF EVERYTHING. A woman's blithe spirit never wavers, despite the growing disasters that sweep her and her cat from their comfortable home and carry them half-way around the world.c1975. Happiness


JPB Thomas

Thomas, Jane Resh. SAYING GOOD-BYE TO GRANDMA. Seven-year-old Suzie is curious and fearful about what Grandma's funeral will be like.c1988. Grief


JPB Titherington

Titherington, Jeanne. A PLACE FOR BEN. When his baby brother is moved into his bedroom, Ben goes elsewhere in search of a place of his own but finds himself longing for company of some kind.c1987. Loneliness


JPB Udry

Udry, Janice May. LET'S BE ENEMIES.c1961. Anger



JPB Vail

Vail, Rachel. SOMETIMES I'M BOMBALOO. When Katie Honors feels angry and out of control, her mother helps her to be herself again. 2002.Anger


JPB Viorst

Viorst, Judith. THE TENTH GOOD THING ABOUT BARNEY. In an attempt to overcome his grief, a boy tries to think of the ten best things about his dead cat.c1971. Grief


JPB Waber

Waber, Bernard. GINA. When Gina moves to a new apartment building, she discovers that there are plenty of boys but no girls her own age to play with.c1995. Loneliness


JPB Waber

Waber, Bernard. LYLE AND THE BIRTHDAY PARTY. Lyle the crocodile is admitted to the children's ward in a hospital where he becomes jealous at a birthday party.c1966. Envy, Jealousy


JPB Waddell

Waddell, Martin. CAN'T YOU SLEEP, LITTLE BEAR? When bedtime comes Little Bear is afraid of the dark, until Big Bear brings him lights and love.1992. Fear


JPB Wallace

Wallace, Ian. CHIN CHIANG AND THE DRAGON'S DANCE. Chin Chiang has long dreamed of dancing the dragon's dance, but when the first day of the Year of the Dragon arrives and he is to dance with his grandfather, he is sure he will shame his family and bring bad luck to everyone.c1984. Fear


JPB Wells

Wells, Rosemary. SHY CHARLES. Being painfully timid and shy does not keep a young mouse from rescuing his babysitter in an emergency situation, although after becoming a hero he still says zero.c1988. Shyness


JPB Weston

Weston, Martha. TUCK IN THE POOL. Tuck, a little pig taking swimming lessons, overcomes his fear of the water with the help of his lucky rubber spider.c1995. Fear


JPB Wilhelm

Wilhelm, Hans. LET'S BE FRIENDS AGAIN! A boy overcomes his anger and learns to forgive his sister for setting his pet turtle free.c1986. Anger


JPB Williams

Williams, Linda. THE LITTLE OLD LADY WHO WAS NOT AFRAID OF ANYTHING. A little old lady who is not afraid of anything must deal with a pumpkin head, a tall black hat, and other spooky objects that follow her through the dark woods trying to scare her.c1986. Fear


JPB Wright

Wright, Dare. THE LONELY DOLL. The story of a doll named Edith who had no one to play with and was very lonely.c1957. Loneliness


JPB Ziefert

Ziefert, Harriet. GOOD NIGHT, LEWIS! Mama finally figures out that Lewis doesn't like to go to bed because he's afraid in the dark.c1986. Fear


JPB Zolotow

Zolotow, Charlotte. THE HATING BOOK. A little girl knew her friend hated her but she didn't know why until she finally got up courage to ask why they were being so rotten to each other.c1969. Hate


JPB Zolotow

Zolotow, Charlotte. IT'S NOT FAIR. It's not fair that everything about my friend Martha's life is the way I wish my life were--though she tells me she prefers mine.c1976. Envy, Jealousy

JPB Zolotow

Zolotow, Charlotte. MY GRANDSON LEW. Together Lewis and his mother remember Grandpa, who used to come in the night when Lewis called.c1974. Grief


JPB Zolotow

Zolotow, Charlotte. THE QUARRELING BOOK.c1963. Quarreling




J 128.5 B531w

Bernstein, Joanne E. WHEN PEOPLE DIE. Explains in simple terms the reasons for death, theories on afterlife, burial practices, grief, and the naturalness of death in the chain of life.c1977. Grief


J 152.42 S 595I

Simon, Norma. I WAS SO MAD! Text and pictures relate situations which sometimes result in such reactions as frustration, anxiety, humiliation, and loss of control. [1974] Anger


J 155.4 S819a



J 158 O26g

Odor, Ruth Shannon. GLAD. A child talks about all the things that make her glad and what a good feeling it is.c1980.


J 158 R573a

Riley, Susan. ANGRY. A child explains what angers him and how he sometimes angers other people.c1978. Anger


J 158 R573so

Riley, Susan. I'M SORRY. Identifies occasions when one may "feel sorry," such as being late, illness, and spilling milk.c1978.


J 158 T34s

Tester, Sylvia Root. SAD. A child talks about how she feels when her pet dog dies and about other times when people are sad.c1980.


J 158 T343J

Tester, Sylvia Root. JEALOUS. A child talks about how it feels to be jealous and what can be done about it.c1980.


J 158 T343f

Tester, Sylvia Root. FRUSTRATED. A child talks about how it feels to be frustrated and what she does about it.c1980.


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YP 306.73 R888ro

Roy, Jennifer Rozines. ROMANTIC BREAKUP: IT'S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD. Examines the issue of breaking up at the end of a romantic relationship, emphasizing that even when relationships end people can love again. c2000. Love


J 398.2 H985be

Hutton, Warwick. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.c1985. Love


J 398.21 R221ne

Rappaport, Doreen. THE NEW KING. Young Prince Rakoto learns to cope with his father's death.c1995. Grief


J 398.26 H477ho

Heller, Janet Ruth. HOW THE MOON REGAINED HER SHAPE. After the sun insults her, the moon gets very upset and disappears, but with the help of her friends, the moon gains more self-confidence each day until she is back to her full size. c2006. Self-confidence







J B118mi

Bach, Alice. MILLICENT THE MAGNIFICENT. When Oliver becomes a pupil of Millicent, a circus bear, his brother Ronald decides to secretly teach himself the same tricks.c1978. Envy, Jealousy


J B344fa

Bauer, Marion Dane. FACE TO FACE : A NOVEL. Picked on at school by bullies, thirteen-year-old Michael confronts his fears during a trip to Colorado to see his father, who works as a whitewater rafting guide and whom Michael has not seen in eight years.c1991. Fear


YP C873wi

Coville, Bruce. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAMLET. Retells, in simplified prose, William Shakespeare's play about a prince of Denmark who seeks revenge for his father's murder. c2004. Revenge


J D378ar

Demi. THE ARTIST AND THE ARCHITECT. In ancient China a jealous artist plots to eliminate the favorite architect of the emperor.c1991. Jealousy


J D419bo

De Paola, Tomie. BOSS FOR A DAY. Moffie is ten minutes older than her twin brother, Morgie, and so he is always in charge, but when their mother says she is too bossy, Moffie decides to make Morgie boss for a day. c2002. Bossiness


J F793ra

Fox, Paula. RADIANCE DESCENDING. When he sees all the attention which his parents and people in the neighborhood give to Jacob, eleven-year-old Paul struggles with his feelings toward this younger brother who has Down syndrome.c1997. Jealousy


YP F596wh

Fleischman, Paul. WHIRLIGIG. While traveling to each corner of the country to build a whirligig in memory of the girl whose death he causes, sixteen- year-old Brent finds forgiveness and atonement. c1998. Forgiveness


YP H164pr

Hale, Shannon. PRINCESS ACADEMY. While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers unexpected talents and connections to her homeland. c2005. Self-confidence


J H893th

Hughes, Dean. THEO ZEPHYR. Brad's fantasies, in which an imaginary friend humiliates the bright athletic boy of whom Brad is extremely jealous, start coming true in a way he cannot control.c1987. Jealousy


YP J66lo

Johnson, Angela. LOOKING FOR RED. A thirteen-year-old girl struggles to cope with the loss of her beloved older brother, who disappeared four months earlier off the coast of Cape Cod. c2002. Grief


J L289bl



YP L747su

Lindquist, Susan Hart. SUMMER SOLDIERS. After his father goes off to war during the summer of 1918, eleven-year-old Joe, along with his friends, contends with the town bullies and tries to figure out the meaning of courage. c1999. Courage


J L948gu

Ludwig, Trudy. JUST KIDDING. With help from his father, older brother, and teacher, D.J. learns how to handle a classmate who claims that his mean-spirited "teasing" is just a joke. c2005. Self-confidence


J M381gr

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. GRANDMOTHER BRYANT'S POCKET. Suffering from nightmares after her dog is killed in a fire, a young girl in eighteenth-century Maine goes to live with her grandparents. c1996. Fear


J P545yo

Philbrick, W. R. THE YOUNG MAN AND THE SEA. After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman decides that it is up to him to earn money to take care of himself and his father, so he undertakes a dangerous trip alone out on the ocean off the coast of Maine to try to catch a huge bluefin tuna. c2004. Grief


J P438fi

Perez, L. King. FIRST DAY IN GRAPES. When Chico starts the third grade after his migrant worker family moves to begin harvesting California grapes, he finds that self confidence and math skills help him cope with the first day of school. c2002. Self-confidence


J R378bo

Reiss, Mike. THE BOY WHO LOOKED LIKE LINCOLN. Eight-year-old Benjy, who is always being teased because he resembles Abraham Lincoln, learns to accept and appreciate his face when he attends a special summer camp. c2003. Teasing, Self-acceptance


J R813mi

Rosen, Michael. MICHAEL ROSEN'S SAD BOOK. A man tells about all the emotions that accompany his sadness over the death of his son, and how he tries to cope. c2005.


J S415te

Schwiebert, Pat. TEAR SOUP: A RECIPE FOR HEALING AFTER LOSS. A modern-day fable, told in a richly illustrated children's book format, about a woman who has suffered a terrible loss. c2004. Grief, Bereavement


J S531w

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. WHO'S AFRAID OF ERNESTINE? Cecil is afraid of his awesome classmate Ernestine, who makes firm attempts to get him over to her house for "surprises." c1986. Fear


YP S562sc

Shusterman, Neal. THE SCHWA WAS HERE. A Brooklyn eighth-grader nicknamed Antsy befriends the Schwa, an "invisible-ish" boy who is tired of blending into his surroundings and going unnoticed by nearly everyone. c2004. Self-perception


J S798do

Stauffacher, Sue. DONUTHEAD. Franklin Delano Donuthead, a fifth-grader obsessed with hygiene and safety, finds an unlikely friend and protector in Sarah Kervick, the tough new student who lives in a dirty trailer, bonds with his mother, and is as "irregular" as he is. c2003. Self-acceptance.



J W258ro

Ward, Helen. THE ROOSTER AND THE FOX. This is a story about an excessively vain rooster. Chanticleer's pride causes him to be outwitted and nearly done in by a particularly sly and cunning visitor to the farm. c2003. Pride, Vanity


J W725v

Bianco, Margery Williams. VELVETEEN RABBIT. By the time the velveteen rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real. c196? Love


YP Y49to

Yezerski, Thomas. TOGETHER IN PINECONE PATCH. A girl from Ireland and a boy from Poland overcome the prejudices held by the residents of the small American town to which they have emigrated.c1998. Love






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Pincus, Debbie. FEELING GOOD ABOUT YOURSELF: STRATEGIES TO GUIDE YOUNG PEOPLE TOWARD MORE POSITIVE, PERSONAL FEELINGS. An excellent resource for teachers to use with young people who want to learn how to manage their emotions and live happy. Good Apple, c1990.


P.R. 154.4 S582my 1976

Silbert, Linda P. MY OWN BOOK OF FEELINGS. Little Twirps creative thinking workbook.c1976.


P.R. 155.9 B845an

Brett, Doris. ANNIE STORIES. Nine stories explore common childhood anxieties and fears about such subjects as nightmares, new babies, going to the hospital, starting school, sickness, divorce, and death.c1988.



P.R. 158 F853t

Freed, Alvyn M. T.A. FOR TEENS. Guides teenagers in building satisfying relationships with other people through transactional analysis.c1976.


P.R. 158 F853to

Freed, Alvyn M. T. A. FOR TOTS. Transactional analysis.c1980.


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P.R. 371.46 V539th Gr.1-6 c.2






VCR 152.4 H847ow

HOW KIDS DEAL WITH LOVE, HATE, ANGER, FEAR: GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR EMOTIONS. [videorecording] (32 min.) Kimbo Educational, 1987.Teacher/parent guide (7 p.) For ages 7-11. Identifies the feelings of love, hate, anger, and fear, and shows how each person reacts differently to his feelings. c1987.


VCR 153.4 C934 pt.1

CRITICAL THINKING AND THE HUMAN EMOTIONS. [videorecording] (59 min.) [Center for Critical Thinking and Moral Critique]  Discusses the role of emotions in learning. [c1991.]


VCR 155.2 H847

HOW WE'RE DIFFERENT AND ALIKE. [videorecording] (10 min.) + 1 teacher's The first part of the program discusses the biological and cultural reasons people are different from one another. People's similarities are discussed in the second part. c1994.


VCR F295

FEELINGS. [videorecording] (30 min) Lancit Media Productions.c1986,[1993] Sights and sounds of New York's Central Park provide the backdrop for LeVar's probe into the world of feelings.


VCR W567

WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY-REALLY, REALLY ANGRY...[videorecording] (ca. 8 min.) Spoken Arts, c1999. A young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but takes the time to cool off and regain her composure. c1999. Anger



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