Book Recommendations For Anxiety and Fear
Don’t Think About Purple Elephants by Susanne Merritt
Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet.
Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all.
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
Laszlo is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basement and doesn’t come into Lazslo’s room. But one night, it does.
There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi
Everybody loves a day at the beach—well, everybody except for Sukie the small dog, who is frightened of just about everything there.
Too Shy for Show-and-Tell by Beth Bracken
Sam is a quiet little boy who hates show-and-tell. Just thinking about it makes his stomach hurt. Sam must find a way to conquer his fear of show-and-tell.
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cooke
Wilma Jean is a little girl who worries about everything. She wakes up with worries in her head and what if’s about the day.