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Fear, General: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Safe Place Called Home; by Eileen Spinelli; Marshall Cavendish, 2001
  • Brave, Brave Mouse; by Michaela Morgan and Michelle Cartlidge; Albert Whitman & Co, 2004
  • Dreams; by Ted Lobby; Gareth Stevens, 1993
  • Feeling Scared; by Althea Braithwaite; Gareth Stevens, 1998
  • Freddie's Fears; by Hilary Robinson; Watts, 2001
  • Go Away, Big Green Monster!; by Ed Emberley, Little, 1993
  • Harriet and the Roller Coaster; by Nancy Carlson; First Ave Ed., 1996
  • Henry and the Dragon; by Eileen Christelow; Clarion, 1999
  • I'm Scared; by Elizabeth Crary, Jean Whitney (illustrator); Parenting Press, 1996
  • Lily Takes a Walk; by Satoshi Kitamura; Econ-Clad, 1999
  • Lizzy and Skunk; by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick; Dorling Kindersley, 2000
  • The Monster Bed; by Jeanne Willis; Demco, 1999
  • The Way I Feel; by Janan Cain; Parenting Press, 2004
  • There's a Big Beautiful World Out There; by Nancy Carlson; Viking Children's Books, 2002
  • There's a Nightmare in My Closet; by Mercer Mayer; Econ-Clad Books, 1999
  • Waffle; by Christopher Raschka, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001
  • When I Feel Afraid; by Cheri Meiners; Free Spirit Publ, 2003
  • When I Feel Scared; by Cornelia Spelman; Albert Whiteman & Co., 2002

Ages 7 to 10

  • Pushed Through Storms of Fear; by Theodore Palton; Writers Club Press, 2002
  • The Reluctant Dragon; by Kenneth Grahame; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • When I Feel Afraid; by Cheri Meiners; Free Spirit Publ, 2003

Books for Adults

  • Listening to Fear: Helping Kids Cope, From Nightmares to the Nightly News; by Steven Marans; Owl Books/Holt, 2005
  • Taming Monster Moments: Tips for Turning on Soul Lights to Help Children Handle Fear and Anger; by Daniel J. Porter, Cheryl Nathan (illustrator); Paulist Press, 1999
  • The Secure Child: Helping Children Feel Safe and Confident in a Changing World; by Stanley Greenspan; Perseus Pub, 2002
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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