When I Feel Scared

Children often feel afraid. This book, with its comforting words and illustrations, will help children address those fears and learn some new ways to cope with being afraid. First, a little bear describes some of the things that frighten him, like bad dreams or big, tall slides, or when his mother goes away. Sometimes, he just feels scared and doesn’t know why! But he learns there are things he can do to make himself feel better. A “Note to Parents and Teachers” reinforces the positive messages in the book.

  • 24 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807589007
  • January 2002

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  • 16 Pages
  • 8" x 8"
  • 9780807589052
  • September 2010

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  • The short, well-reasoned narrative, child-centered point of view, and practical suggestions make this a good choice for preschoolers. Parkinson’s expressive line-and-watercolor illustrations of the little bear and his family will strongly appeal to young children. A fine addition to The Way I Feel Series.

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Kathy Parkinson

Common Core



  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
  • ATOS Level: 2.10