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Preschool to Third Grade: Books for younger children.
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Title: I Am Small
Author: Dodd, Emma
Publisher: Scholastic (2011)
ISBN: 054535370x
Call Number: jE
Notes: In the eyes of a baby penguin, the world is a great big place. But in Mom's eyes, this little penguin is the biggest, most important thing in the world.

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Title: Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep
Author: Dunbar, Joyce
Publisher: Harcourt Brace (1998)
ISBN: 0152018069
Call Number: jE
Notes: Willa has trouble falling asleep until her brother reminds her of all the happy things that await her in the morning.

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Title: Let's Talk About Feeling Sad
Author: Helmer, Diana Star
Publisher: PowerKids Press (1999)
ISBN: 9780823951932
Call Number: JE152.4 H369L
Notes: Briefly discusses what makes people feel sad or depressed and some ways to handle these feelings.

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Title: Sometimes Bad Things Happen
Author: Jackson, Ellen
Publisher: The Millbrook Press, Inc. (2002)
ISBN: 0761328106
Call Number: jE 155.9 J133s
Notes: Bad things that happen and positive ways to deal with them.

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Title: The Parents’ Guide to Psychological First Aid
Author: Koocher, Gerald
Publisher: Oxford (2010)
ISBN: 9780195381917
Call Number: 649.1 P215G
Notes: Presents articles by recognized experts who provide parents with the information needed in order to help children navigate the many trying problems that typically afflict young people.

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Title: When People Die
Author: Levete, Sarah
Publisher: Aladdin Books (1998)
ISBN: 9780761308706
Call Number: j155.937 L577w
Notes: Describes how people feel about death, discussing what happens when someone dies, why people die, and how to cope with grief.

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Title: Peace Book
Author: Parr, Todd
Publisher: Little Brown (2005)
ISBN: 9780316059626
Call Number: JE
Notes: Like Parr's bestseller "It's Okay to Be Different," this primer about peace gives parents and teachers a valuable tool in talking about this challenging subject to younger children. Full color.

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Title: The I'm Not Scared Book
Author: Parr, Todd
Publisher: Little Brown (2011)
ISBN: 9780316084451
Call Number: JE
Notes: With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores the subject of all things scary and assures readers that all of us are afraid sometimes.

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Title: Verbal First Aid
Author: Prager, Judith Simon
Publisher: Penguin Group (2010)
ISBN: 9780425234273
Call Number: 618.92 P884V
Notes: This book gives parents the responses they need to immediately stabilize their children's emotions. These methods will build a foundation of confidence and inner strength that will help kids heal at the deepest level.

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Title: When I Feel Sad
Author: Spelman, Cornelia
Publisher: Whitman (2002)
ISBN: 0807588911
Call Number: JE
Notes: Readers will recognize similar experiences in their own lives as this little guinea pig describes feeling sad when someone is cross or when something bad happens. Eventually our heroine realizes that feeling sad doesn't last forever.