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Dealing with Feelings Series

by Elizabeth Crary, M.S.

illustrated by Jeanne Whitney

Children are entitled to their feelings even when their behavior needs to be corrected. This series acknowledges specific feelings and offers children several ways to deal with them. Each book features a choose-your-own-adventure format, and shows what different outcomes of choices might be—allowing the children to back up and try another solution if they don’t like the outcome, or to try a variety of choices to see how each might turn out.

I’m Furious—When Matt’s little brother ruins his best baseball card, Matt wants to “knock him flat.” Readers will identify with Matt’s feelings, and can help him choose a better way to handle his anger.

I’m Scared—Tracy is terrified of the new neighbor’s dog, and needs help deciding what to do about her feelings. Children learn several strategies for coping with fear in positive ways.

I’m Excited—Annie and Jesse are super excited because it’s their birthday. Young children will love helping the twins find activities to release their high energy on this special day.

I’m Mad—When rain cancels a long-awaited picnic, Katie decides to be mad all day. Readers help her find other ways to express herself, as she moves on to fill the afternoon with fun and laughter.

I’m Frustrated—Alex just can’t seem to skate as well as his older brother and sister can, and he thinks about smashing his skates. Readers help Alex find better ways to express his frustration and find other fun things to do.

I’m Proud—Mandy learns to tie her shoes, but no one seems very excited. Children learn to deal with put-downs by choosing from a multitude of options to help Mandy value her own achievements.

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Useful for 3–9 years
32 pages each
$9.95 paperback (each)
(except $7.95 for I’m Furious)
$16.95 library (each)

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Elizabeth Crary, M.S.


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Last updated January 21, 2015