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Feelings


These are books about a variety of different feelings.






Cooling, Wendy
J821 AIS

A unique anthology of poems about feelings, by 29 poets.
Homes, Margaret M.
JE HOLME

After Sherman sees something terrible happen, he becomes anxious and then angry, but when a counselor helps him talk about these emotions he feels better.
Chodos-Irvine, Margaret
JE CHODO

Mary and Clare do everything together at preschool, but Mary's birthday celebration puts a strain on the girls' friendship.
Hills, Tad
J BOARDBK HILLS

Friends Duck and Goose experience many emotions, from sadness and anger to pride and frustration.
Millar, Goldie
J152.4 MILLA

Friendly and positive, this picture book uses an alphabet-book format to share and reinforce emotional language and the ideas that while some feelings are more comfortable than others, all emotions are natural and important. Charming, colorful illustrations accompany the sweet and simple text.
Aliki
J152.4 ALIKI

Pictures, dialogs, poems, and stories portray various emotions we all feel: jealousy, sadness, fear, anger, joy, love, and others.
Snow, Todd and Peggy
J152.4 SNOW

Colorful illustrations and rhyming text introduce words that express feelings and emotions.
Emberley, Ed
JE EMBER

Monsters of different colors explain what makes them feel glad, sad, loving, worried, silly, and angry. Fold-out masks encourage readers to talk about their feelings.
Genechten, Guido van
J BOARDBK GENEC

In this book some animals are the odd ones out: they look different or do something different from the rest. Can you help find them?
Boynton, Sandra
J BOARDBK BOYNT

Clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story about different feelings.
Miller, Connie Colwell
J152.42 MILLE

Photographs and short rhyming verses describe how it feels to be happy.
Mitchell, John E.
JE MITCH

Explores how different things make us feel.
Thompson, Lauren
JE THOMP

Photographs and rhythmic text explore the meaning of hope and celebrate its power, especially in difficult times.
Browne, Anthony
JE BROWN

A young chimp describes a variety of emotions he experiences.
Katz, Karen
J BOARDBK KATZ

"Little ones can lift the large, sturdy flaps in this book to find a happy baby, a hungry baby, a sleepy baby, and more!"--P. [4] of cover.
Murphy, Mary
JE MURPH

Canine friends express a wide range of emotions as they play, argue, and make up.
Hibbert, Clare
J152.4 HIBBE

A young boy has a birthday party and tells about the different feelings he and his friends have before, during, and after the party.
Hibbert, Clare
J152.42 HIBBE

Using simple illustrations and examples, teaches young kids different words to use for positive feelings.
Hibbert, Clare
J152.4 HIBBE

Using simple illustrations and examples, teaches young kids different words to use for negative feelings.
Hibbert, Clare
J152.4 HIBBE

Using simple illustrations and examples, teaches young kids different words to use for physical feelings.
Witek, Mo
Witek, Mo

A young girl explores what different emotions feel like, such as happiness which makes her want to twirl, or sadness which feels as heavy as an elephant.
Moses, Brian
JE MOSES

Jayden the dinosaur is jealous of everything, from his friend's toys to this cousin's vacations. Children can follow along as Jayden learns to appreciate his own unique skills and possessions to keep his jealously 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.
Slegers, Liesbet
JE SLEGE

Feelings and emotions are part of everyone's life. We feel different things all day long as different things happen to us. Emotions and feelings play an important part of Kevin's daily life. Sometimes Kevin feels angry, sad, or afraid. And sometimes Kevin feels happy...
Wilson-Max, Ken
JE WILSO

An alphabet book presenting the range of emotions that we may feel, from angelic to zippy.
Helmer, Diana Star
J155.4 HELME

Explains the difference between being sad and being clinically depressed and discusses ways a child can deal with having a parent who is sad or depressed.
Willems, Mo
JER WILLE

When Gerald the Elephant is sad, Piggie is determined cheer him up, but finds after many tries that it only takes the simplest thing to change Gerald's mood.
Spires, Ashley
JE SPIRE

With the drama, debate, and chess clubs at school and karate, ballet, and bagpipe lessons at home, Andrew's busy schedule doesn't leave any time for fun.
Raatma, Lucia
J177.1 RAATM

"Describes respect as a virtue and suggests ways in which children can recognize and practice being respectful such as considering others' feelings"--Amazon.com.
Nichols, Cheyenne
J152.4 NICHO

"Photographs and short rhyming verses describe how it feels to be sad"--Provided by publisher.
Nichols, Cheyenne
J152.46 NICHO

Photographs and short rhyming verses describe how it feels to be scared.
Nemiroff, Marc
J155.4124 NEMIR

Helps young readers learn to recognize and identify different emotions, and explains what to do when those emotions get too big or become out of control.
Prochovnic, Dawn
J419 PROCH

Playful stories in simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for feelings and emotions.
Jackson, Ellen
J155.9 JACKS

Mentions some of the bad things that happen in the world and presents some positive ways to respond to them.
Moses, Brian
JE MOSES

Sophie the dinosaur is super shy. She gets embarrassed at parties, around new people, and even at school. Children can follow along as Sophie learns to believe in herself and leave her shyness behind. 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.
Parr, Todd
JE PARR

Children express different moods, including "I feel very mad," "I feel like reading books all day," and "I feel like wearing funny underwear."
Hoffman, Mary
J152.4 HOFFM

Explores the host of emotions that children can feel, including happiness, sadness, anger, loneliness, fear, and embarrassment.
McKissack, Patricia C.
JE MCKIS

After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either.
Berkner, Laurie
J782.42 BERKN

Presents words and music to a simple song celebrating emotions and the value of expressing them.
Curtis, Jamie Lee
JE CURTI

A child's emotions range from silliness to anger to excitement, coloring and changing each day.
Rubenstein, Lauren
J152.4 RUBEN

Invites children to sense, explore, and befriend any feeling with acceptance and equanimity. Children can explore their emotions with their senses and nurture a sense of mindfulness. Gaining this objectivity allows space for a more considered response to the feelings.
Seeger, Laura V.
JE SEEGE

Children's faces, depicted with letters of the alphabet, react to the onset of a storm and its aftermath in this picture book, accompanied by simple alliterative text.
Spelman, Cornelia
JE SPELM

A young guinea pig describes situations that make him sad, how it feels to be sad, and how he can feel better.
Aaron, Jane
J152.4

A fictional story presents jealousy 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.
Spinelli, Eileen
JE SPINE

A young child learns that love complements every mood.
Moses, Brian
JE MOSES

William Worrysaurus was a little dinosaur with big worries. He worried every day about everything, from being scared of the dark to not being as good as his friends. Will he ever be able to stop worrying? A perfect book to share with children to show that everyone has worries, whether big or small, but that there are ways of coping with these feelings. Includes notes for parents and teachers on how to share this book to help children learn about their emotions.