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Fear, General: Resource List


Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Safe Place Called Home by Eileen Spinelli Marshall Cavendish, 2001
  • Brave Mouse by Michaela Morgan and Michelle Cartlidge Albert Whitman & Co, 2006
  • Feeling Afraid by Joy Berry illustrated by Maggie SmithScholastic Inc., 2001
  • Freddie's Fears by Hilary Robinson Watts, 2001
  • I'm Scared by Elizabeth Crary, Jean Whitney (illustrator) Parenting Press, 1996
  • Lily Takes a Walk by Satoshi Kitamura Econ-Clad, 1999
  • Lizzy and Skunk by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick Dorling Kindersley, 2000
  • Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt, Kids Can Press, 2006
  • The Monster Bed by Jeanne Willis Demco, 1999
  • The Way I Feel by Janan Cain Parenting Press, 2004
  • There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer Econ-Clad Books, 1999
  • Waffle by Christopher Raschka, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001
  • Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books, 2000
  • When I Feel Afraid by Cheri Meiners Free Spirit Publishing, 2003
  • When I Feel Scared by Cornelia Spelman Albert Whiteman & Co., 2002
  • When I'm Feeling Scared written and illustrated by Tracey Moroney Gingham Dog Press, 2006

Ages 7 to 10

  • Be the Boss of Your Stress by Timothy Culbert and Rebecca Kojander Free Spirit Press, 2007
  • Pushed Through Storms of Fear by Theodore Palton Writers Club Press, 2002
  • What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Heubner Magination Press, 2005
  • What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried: a Guide for Kids by James Crist Free Spirit, 2004
  • When I Feel Afraid by Cheri Meiners Free Spirit Publishing, 2003

Books for Adults

  • Freeing Your Child From Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias by Tamar Chansky Broadway Bks, 2004
  • Help for Worried Kids: How Your Child Can Conquer Anxiety and Fear by Cynthia Last Guilford Press, 2006
  • Listening to Fear: Helping Kids Cope, From Nightmares to the Nightly News by Steven Marans Owl Books/Holt, 2005
  • Overcoming Your Child’s Fears and Worries by Cathy Cresswll, Robinson, 2007
  • Taming Monster Moments: Tips for Turning on Soul Lights to Help Children Handle Fear and Anger by Daniel J. Porter, Cheryl Nathan (illustrator) Paulist Press, 1999
  • The Secure Child: Helping Children Feel Safe and Confident in a Changing World by Stanley Greenspan Perseus Pub, 2002

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-15
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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