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I'm Happy-Sad Today

I’m Happy-Sad Today

Making Sense of Mixed-Together Feelings


Available April 2019. Happy and also sad. Excited but nervous too. Feeling friendly with a little shyness mixed in. Mixed feelings are natural, but they can be confusing. There are different kinds of happy—the quiet kind and the “noisy, giggly, jump and run” kind. And there are conflicting feelings, like proud and jealous, frustrated and determined. With gentle messaging and charming illustrations, a little girl talks about her many layered feelings, ultimately concluding, “When I have more than one feeling inside me, I don’t have to choose just one. I know that all my feelings are okay at the same time.” A special section for adults presents ideas for helping children explore their emotions, build a vocabulary of feeling words, know what to do if they feel overwhelmed, and more.
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Hardcover $15.99 83054W Hardcover 83054W $15.99
ISBN: 978-1-63198-305-4
Reading Level: Grade 2
Interest Level: Ages 3–8
Guided Reading Level: K
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 11.25" x 9.25"
Page Count: 40
  • Common Core State Standards


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