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Who Feels Scared?

A book about being afraid


From pets to grown-ups, everybody sometimes feels fear. And children, grown-ups, and animals aren’t all afraid of the same things. Jack and his friends Ravi and Kevin discover this when they have a sleepover—one that unexpectedly includes a few scares!

This cheerful and reassuring story shows that positive coping skills can help kids deal with fear, and children can be brave even when things seem scary. At the end of the book, a special section for adults suggests ideas for gently guiding kids to talk about feeling frightened and how to deal with that emotion. In addition, a series of pictures invites kids to tell a story in their own words about being afraid. Ideal for home and K–3 classroom settings.

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Hardcover $12.99 23746W Hardcover 23746W $12.99
ISBN: 978-1-57542-374-6
Reading Level: Grade 1
Interest Level: Ages 4–8
Guided Reading Level: H
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 7.75" x 9.5"
Page Count: 28

Praise for Who Feels Scared?
“Engaging cartoons and the message about finding workarounds should prove practical.”—Publishers Weekly

Praise for the series
“The Our Emotions and Behavior series offer[s] young children and their caregivers help with hard-to-manage feelings and inappropriate actions . . . The simple texts are direct, and the endings are consistently upbeat . . . These purposeful books will be useful in many libraries.”—Booklist

“Simple plotlines create excellent lead-ins to talking about making good decisions when faced with new and difficult emotions. These are excellent titles for children who need help expressing their feelings and they will be a bonus in any guidance counselor’s arsenal.”—School Library Journal

“Exuberant color illustrations bring to life simple stories about ordinary children interacting with their friends at school or at play . . . The Our Emotions and Behavior series is enthusiastically recommended for parents as well as school and library children’s collections.”—Midwest Book Review

“Titles in the series capture the big emotions that all kids feel. The stories are perfect for young readers.”—Imagination Soup blog

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