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As You Like It
Books to help your child understand the feeling of anger and how to manage it.
1-2-3 A Calmer Me: Helping Children Cope When Emotions Get Out of Control
Patterson, Colleen A.
A young girl learns a technique for dealing with anger--and it works.
Looks at anger, including what anger feels like, safe ways of letting anger out, and how to calm down if you are feeling angry.
"Aims to help children recognize when they are angry and teach them how to respond."--From source other than the Library of Congress
A young boy is sometimes so angry that he becomes a dragon, turning red, spitting out angry words, and destroying everything in his path, but later he turns back into a boy and can feel his parents' love again.
Miller, Connie Colwell
"Photographs and short rhyming verses describe how it feels to be angry"--Provided by publisher.
When Anh becomes angry and says hurtful things, his grandfather tells him to go to his room and sit with his anger, which allows Anh to feel better. Based on teachings about mindfulness and Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hanh.
An internationally renowned poet and children's author uses understanding and lighthearted humor to help youngsters cope with difficult emotions in the new "Dinosaurs Have Feelings" book series. In "Anna Angrysaurus," Anna the dinosaur gets angry at the smallest things. She roars, howls and stamps her feet not a good feeling! Children can follow along as Anna learns to calm herself down and keep her anger under control. Includes notes for parents and teachers and a listing of other resources to help children cope with their emotions. Ideal for individual reading or sharing with a group. (Ages 5+)
Chillax!: How Ernie Learns to Chill Out, Relax, and Take Charge of His Anger
Craver, Marcella Marino
J COMICS GRAPHICS CHILL
In a self-help graphic novel, angry Ernie, called "Erupto" by his friends, receives some counseling on anger management.
Cool Down and Work Through Anger
Meiners, Cheri J.
Everyone gets angry, so it’s never too early for children to learn to recognize feelings of anger, express them, and build skills for coping with anger in helpful, appropriate ways.
Danny the Angry Lion
Danny turns into a prowling lion with a big appetite when he doesn't get the sausages and raspberry juice he wanted for lunch.
Dealing with Anger
A discussion of anger, including suggestions for ways to deal with it directly, channel it to something productive, and avoid its destructiveness.
Feet Are Not for Kicking
J BOARDBK VERDI
In simple words and charming full-color illustrations, this book helps little ones learn to use their feet for fun, not in anger or frustration. It also includes tips for parents and caregivers on how to help toddlers be sweet with their feet.
Finn Throws a Fit!
A cranky toddler has an enormous tantrum.
Goldie Is Mad
A little girl is very upset when her baby brother drools on her doll, but during a time-out, she thinks of some of the things she likes about her brother.
Feeling too grumpy to fly, Bird begins to walk and finds that his mood changes as other animals join him.
Hands Are Not for Hitting
Demonstrates that "hands are not for hitting" by suggesting many positive uses for them, such as saying hello, playing, creating, and helping.
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad?
Illustrations and rhyming text explore some of the things that dinosaurs might do when they are angry--and how they should control their tempers.
How to Take the Grrr Out of Anger
How it feels to be angry -- Emergency! quick ways to get the grrrr out -- The different faces of anger -- The crazy things angry people do -- 5 steps to taming that temper -- The power of words -- 6 steps to solving anger problems -- Anger radar -- Anger "what ifs" -- Grrrreat ways to keep your cool.
I Hate Everything
It's hard for children to accept not getting their way. Sam hates when his brother cries or his dad is too busy to play. When he loses his place in 'Musical Chairs,' Sam cries, 'I hate everything!' With the help of his aunt, Sam learns new ways to deal with his anger and feel better.
I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Mad: A Workbook to Help Kids Control Their Anger
Shapiro, Lawrence E.
Kanga and Anger
Kanga the young kangaroo can get very angry when things do not go right, but after his mother teaches him various ways to control his temper, he is able to help his friend, Joey, with his anger.
Llama, Llama Mad at Mama
A young llama wants to play but must go shopping with his mother instead, and so he gets angry and makes a mess at the store.
Mouse Was Mad
Mouse struggles to find the right way to express his anger, modeling the behavior of Hare, Bear, Hedgehog, and Bobcat, only to discover that his own way may be the best way of all.
Mr. Topaz Takes a Walk
Mr. Topaz, the cat with class, went for a walk when his friend, Miss Tinky made him really mad! Go with him on his journey of self-discovery and relationship repair using the self-guided rhythm provided.
Sometimes I'm Bombaloo
When Katie Honors feels angry and out of control, her mother helps her to be herself again.
Steps and Stones: An Anh's Anger Story
Angry at his friends for chosing kickball over digging, Anh is revisited by Anger who demonstrates how mindful breathing can soothe and transform strong emotions. Based on teachings about mindfulness and Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hanh.
The Day Leo Said "I Hate You!"
Leo, upset that he has been hearing the word "no" all day, lets three words slip out that he wishes he could take back.
Voices Are Not for Yelling
J BOARDBK VERDI
As parents and teachers know, yelling comes naturally to children. This friendly, encouraging book, geared to preschool and primary children, introduces and reinforces where and when to use an â??indoor voiceâ? or an â??outdoor voice.â? -Publisher
What to do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger
When I Feel Angry
A little rabbit describes what makes her angry and the different ways she can control her anger.
When I'm Angry
Explains anger as a normal part of life and discusses how to deal with it. Includes a parents' guide in a question-and-answer format with examples and suggestions.
When Miles Got Mad
Miles learns how to deal with his anger when little brother Max breaks his toy airplane.
When Sophie Gets Angry
A young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but takes the time to cool off and regain her composure.
Kits for Kids
When the Anger Ogre Visits
A child learns that anger is a natural and manageable part of life.
Words Are Not for Hurting
Encourages toddlers and preschoolers to express themselves using helpful, not hurtful, words. Includes a note for parents and caregivers.