Rio has a talent for helping his friends when they feel sad. He eases the sadness for a classmate who has to go to a new school, and he gets help from an adult when another friend at school seems overwhelmed by sad feelings. But when Rio himself is feeling sad, it’s time to reach out and talk with others to make himself feel better.
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Reading Level: Grade 2
Interest Level: Ages 5–9
Guided Reading Level: M
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 7.5" x 8.25"
Page Count: 32
Praise for Feeling Sad!
“Feeling Sad! is a sensitive book to help kids identify and deal with grief or sad feelings. Expressive, gentle illustrations show kids and adults of different races discussing their feelings of sadness and remembering what they were able to do to feel a bit better.”—Children’s Bookwatch
Help young readers get the most out of the Everyday Feelings series.
Common Core State Standards
ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success
BS.SMS.1, BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.10
BS.SS.1, BS.SS.2, BS.SS.3, BS.SS.4, BS.SS.8, BS.SS.9