Tuesday, January 23, 2007


WORRYWARTS

*Perfect Percival Priggs by Julie-Anne Graham

Big Chickens by Leslie Helakoski, 2006. While trying to escape from a wolf, four frightened chickens keep getting themselves into the very predicaments they are trying to avoid.


Chicken Chickens by Valeri Gorbachev, 2001. In order to have fun on the playground, two little chicks need to let go of their fears.

Chicken Little by Ed and Rebecca Emberley, 2009. A witty retelling of this story of how chicken with a scrambled noggin and his fellow bird brains overreact to a small incident.


Clarice Bean, Don’t Look Now! by Lauren Child, 2008. As her worries multiply, Clarice begins listing them in a notebook.



Disappearing Desmond by Anna Alter, 2010. Shy Desmond prefers to blend into the background. Can his new friend Gloria help him overcome his fear of the spotlight?

"I Have A Little Problem," Said the Bear by Heinz Janisch. His friends are in such a hurry to help that they forget to listen to Bear in order to find out the source of his worries...

Is A Worry Worrying You? by Feride Wolffe, 2005. This book addresses common and uncommon fears in a creative and humorous way.

Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears by Emily Gravett, 2008. Little Mouse faces her fears by writing them down in her journal, researching and illustrating them.

Loretta, Ace Pinky Scout by Keith Graves, 2002. A perfectionist is devastated when she fails to earn the Golden Marshmallow Badge, but her grandma reassures her that it's nothing to worry about.

One of A Kind by Ariel S. Winter, 2012.  An only child in a school full of twins wonders if he will ever fit in...

Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt, 2006. A squirrel never leaves his tree because he's afraid of the unknown - until something unexpected happens that changes his outlook.

Silly Billy by Anthony Browne, 2006. A young boy is overwhelmed with anxiety, so his grandmother gives him Guatemalan worry dolls. Then, he worries that he is overburdening the dolls!

Walter Was Worried by Laura Seeger, 2005. The letters that spell out Walter's feelings also form his facial characteristics, as well as his expression.

Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes, 2000. A shy mouse who worries about everything, finds that she has an entire list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of school.

What If...?  by Anthony Browne, 2014. On the way to a house for a friend's party, Joe worries over everything that might possibly go wrong.

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