Entries Tagged as 'Overcoming Fear'

I Am So Brave!

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY The author-illustrator team that brought us the adorable board book I Know A Lot! is back at it with the new title I Am So Brave! Every time I look at this book (received as a review copy from the publisher), I find myself smiling. The bright colors, modern design, and adorable protagonist together […]

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He’s Been a Monster All Day

July 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM My children (almost 3 and almost 5) both really enjoyed this review copy of He’s Been a Monster All Day by Denise Brennan-Nelson and illustrated by Cyd Moore from Sleeping Bear Press. I think the illustrations are lively and the theme of a child imagining themselves as a monster never gets old. There’s some subtlety to the […]

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The Dark

June 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN When I was a kid, I refused to go to bed at night without my trusty night light. For years, I thought I was the only child who feared the dark because I never read any children’s books that featured it as a theme or that didn’t make children ashamed of their […]

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Scaredy Squirrel

July 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Although I’d heard some buzz about Scaredy Squirrel ever since I began thinking seriously about kids’ books, I had not read the book — or more importantly, heard it read aloud — until this spring. On a car ride to a local nature center, where we hoped to observe southern flying squirrels, a […]

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