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Anger: Resource List

Ages 0 to 4

  • I Was So Mad (Look-Look); by Mercer Mayer; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • No Hitting! A Lift-the-flap Book; by Karen Katz; New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 2004
  • When You're Mad: And You Know It; by Elizabeth Crary and Shari Steelsmith; Parenting Press, 1996

Ages 4 to 8

  • Andrew's Angry Words; by Dorothea Lachner, the Tjong-Khing (illustrator); North-South Books, 1995
  • Anger; by Lenore Franzen; Creative Education, 2005
  • Badger's Bad Mood; by Hiawyn Oram: Scholastic Paperbacks, 2002
  • Dealing with Anger; by Marianne Johnson; Powerkids Press, 2003
  • Feeling Angry; by Maggie Smith; Scholastic Trade, 1996
  • Hands Are Not For Hitting; by Martine Agassi; Free Spirit Press, 2000
  • I Was So Mad; by Norma Simon, Dora Leder (illustrator); Albert Whitman & Co, 1999
  • I'm Furious; by Elizabeth Crary, Jean Whitney (illustrator); Parenting Press, 1996
  • Josh's Smiley Faces: A Story About Anger; by Gina Ditta-Donahue; Magination Press, 2003
  • Love, Hate, and Other Feelings; by Pete Sanders; Copper Beech Books, 2000
  • Sometimes I'm Bombaloo; by Rachel Vail; Scholastic Paperbacks, 2005
  • Stop, Drop, and Chill; by Derrick Barnes; Scholastic, 2004
  • When I'm Angry; by Jane Aaron; Golden Books, 1998
  • When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry; by Molly Bang; Scholastic, 1999
  • When I Feel Angry; by Cornelea Spelman; Albert Whitman, 2000

Ages 8 to 12

  • Anger Management; by Judith Peacock and Suzane Stutman; LifeMatters, 2000
  • Hands Are Not For Hitting; Martine Agassi; Free Spirit Pub., 2000
  • Hot Stones and Funny Bones: Teens Helping Teens Cope with Stress and Anger; by Brian Seaward; Health Communications, 2002
  • How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger; by Elizabeth Verdick; Free Spirit Publ, 2003
  • Keeping Cool; by Joel Black; Wellness Institute, 2002
  • Touching Spirit Bear; by Ben Mikaelsen; Throndike Press, 2004

Young Adult

  • Cool It! Teen Tips to Keep Hot Tempers From Boiling Over; by Michael Hershorn; New Horizon Press, 2003

Books for Adults

  • The Angry Child: Regaining Control When Your Child Is Out of Control; by Tim Murphy; Clarkson Potter, 2002
  • Angry Kids: Understanding and Managing the Emotions that Control Them; by Richard Berry; Fleming H. Revel Co., 2001
  • The Explosive Child: a New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children; by Ross Greene; HarperCollins, 2001
  • Everything Parent's Guide to Tantrums: The One Book You Need to Prevent Outbursts, Avoid Public Scenes, and Help Your Child Stay Calm; by Joni Levine; Adams Media Corp, 2005
  • From Defiance to Cooperation: Real Solutions for Transforming the Angry, Defiant, Discouraged Child; by John Taylor; Prima Publishers, 2001
  • Healthy Anger: How to Help Children and Teens Manage Their Anger; by Bernad; Oxford University Press, 2003
  • Helping Your Kids Deal with Anger, Fear, and Sadness; by H. Norman Wright; Harvest House Publ, 2005
  • Mastering Anger and Aggression the Brazelton Way; T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow; De Capo Press, 2005
  • Tantrums; by Michelle Kennedy; Barrons Educational Series, 2003
  • Your Angry Child: a Guide for Parents; by Daniel Davis; Haworth Press, 2004
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-10-13
Last reviewed: 2006-08-28
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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