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Why Do I Feel Scared?
ISBN: 9780764145148
Author: Thomas, Pat/ Harker, Lesley (ILT)
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
Published: August 2010
Retail: $6.99    OUR PRICE: $2.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
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Annotation: Introduces young readers to the importance of being brave in different ways, even when it is uncomfortable or scary, and advises them that being scared of some things is normal, but they can still show courage when they are afraid.
Additional Information
Target Grade: Preschool
Grade level: Preschool
Physical Information: 0.50" H x 50.00" L x 9.50" W
Bargain Category: Early Elementary, Growing Up, Picture Books
Grade level(s): PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2010 December)

K-Gr 2—Thomas explores aspects of the payoffs of perseverance and conquering fears. Using everyday examples, such as approaching a giraffe at the zoo, watching firefighters at work, falling off a skateboard (in both books), or attempting gymnastics, the author's encouraging tone embraces adversity and nudges youngsters toward personal strength. Each title also includes a couple of "What About You?" sidebars, personalizing the topics with questions for dialogue. Harker's vivid and jovial pages depict characters of diverse ethnicities whose troubled expressions change into pride in accomplishment. The afterword gives tips to adults on ways to use the book and provides a short list of additional resources as well as topic-appropriate picture books for children. The titles' positive attitude and attractive illustrations should provide a starting point of discussion for children needing encouragement and support.—Gay Lynn Van Vleck, Henrico County Library, Glen Allen, VA

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