Bibliotherapy

Books about various issues children have trouble with.

Adoption

African Americans

AIDS (Disease)

Alcoholism

Anger

Artificial insemination

Autism

Babies

Blind

Boy-girl relationships

Bullies

Cerebral palsy

Child abuse

Child molestation

Childbirth

Children and strangers

Compromise

Conduct of life

Cooperation

Courage

Deaf

Death

Death (pet)

Diet

Divorce

Drugs

Dyslexia

Elderly

Electra complex

Emotions

Family

Family: Unemployment

Fear

Foster homes

Friends

Gangs

Grandparents

Handicapped

Handicapped: Mental

Handicapped: Scoliosis

Handicapped: Wheelchairs

Happiness

Homosexuality

Hiroshima

Honesty

Hospitals

Illness

Japanese

Jealousy

Latchkey children

Loneliness

Love

Money

Moving

Nightmares

Obesity

Obeying

Orphans

Parents

Parents: Single

Peer pressure

Physiology

Poverty

Prejudice

Pride

Promises

Puberty

Race

Refugees

Runaways

Sadness

Safety

School

School: Boarding

Self-confidence

 

Self-control

Self-esteem

Selfishness

Sex

Sexually transmitted dliseases

Sharing

Shyness

Siblings

Smoking

Step-families

Suicide

Superstitions

Surgery

Transactional analysis

Teenagers

Toilet training

War

Working mothers

 

Adoption

Bunin, Catherine. Is that your sister?: A true story of adoption. ; 1976.
An adopted six-year-old girl tells about adoption and how she and her adopted sister feel about it.
Juv. HV 875 B86.
Adoption.

Curtis, Jamie Lee. Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born. ; 1996.
A young girl asks her parents to tell her again the cherished family story about her birth and adoption.
Juv. PZ 7 C9418 Te 1996.
Adoption.

Koehler, Phoebe. The day we met you. ; 1990.
Mom and dad recount the exciting day when they adopted their baby.
Juv. PZ 7 K817725 Day 1990.
Adoption/Babies.

Mchugh, Elisabet. Rasing a mother isn't easy.
An eleven-year-old Korean orphan adopted by a single woman decides that her mother should have a husband.
Juv. PZ 7 M47863 Rai 1983.
Adoption.

Myers, Walter Dean. Me, Mop, and the Moondance kid. ; 1988.
Although adoption has taken them out of the institution where they grew up, eleven-yea-old T.J. and his younger brother Moondance remain involved with their friend Mop's relentless attempts to become adopted herself and to wreak revenge on their baseball rivals the obnoxious Eagles.
Juv. PZ 7 M992 Me 1988.
Adoption.

Pellegrini, Nina. Families are different. ; 1991.
An adopted Korean girl discovers that her classmates have different types of families.
Juv. PZ 7 P3635 Fam 1991.
Adoption.

Rosenberg, Maxine B. Being adpoted. ; 1984.
Juv. HV 873 R67 1984.
Adoption.

Schaffer, Patricia. How babies and families are made: (there is more than one way). ; 1988.
Surveys the different ways in which children are conceived, develop, are born, and become parts of families, examining special situations such as artificial insemination, cesarean births, and families with adopted children or stepchildren.
Juv. HQ 53 S3 1988.
Sex/Artificial insemination/Adoption/Step-families.

Silman, Roberta. Somebody else's child. ; 1976.
A fourth-grade Peter was still not convinced about the love of his parents had for him since he was adopted. This is because he heard Puddin' Paint didn't believe in adoption, and said that he didn't want to bring up somebody else's child.
Juv. PZ 7 S5853 So.
Adoption.

Sobol, Harriet Langsam. We don't look like our mom and dad. ; 1894.
A photo-essay on the life of the Levin family, an American couple and their two Korean-born adopted sons, ten-year-old Eric and eleven-year-old Joshua.
Juv. HV 875.64 S626 1984.
Adoption.

Warren, Andrea. Orphan Train Rider. ; 1996.
Discusses the placement of over 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children in homes throughout the Midwest from 1854 to 1929 by recounting the story of one boy and his brothers.
Juv. HV 985 W37 1996.
Adoption.

African Americans

Adoff. Arnold. All The Colors of The Race. ; 1982.
Poems about races.
Juv. PS 3551 D66 A77.
Race/African Americans/Family.

Armstrong, William Howard. Sounder. ; 1969.
Jvu. PZ 7 A73394 So.
African Americans/Poverty.

Chocolate, Deborah Newton. Kwanzaa. ; 1990.
Discusses the holiday in which Afro-Americans celebrate their roots and cultural heritage from Africa.
Juv. GT 4403 C46 1990.
African Americans.

Coles, Robert. The Story of Ruby Bridges. ; 1995.
Juv. F 379 N59 N33 1995.
African Americans/Race.

Demin, B. C. Sioux. Different is not the same as wrong: When racism hurts a child. ; 1982.
A seven-year old black girl who was just learning and understanding more about her skin color and others from her experiences.
Juv. PZ 7 D41 Di.
African Americans/Race.

Greefield, Eloise. Sister. ; 1974.
After her father dies a young balck girl watches her sister withdraw from her and her mother.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Si.
Death/Siblings/African Americans.

Greenfield, Eloise. Sister. ; 1974.
After her father dies a young black girl watches her sister withdraw from her and her mother.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Si.
Death/Siblings/African Americans.

Hoffman, Mary. Amazing Grace. ; 1991.
Although classmates say that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black and a girl, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.
Juv. PZ 7 H67562 AM 1991.
African Americans.

Lewin, Hugh. Jafta's father. ; 1983.
While his father works in the city over the winter, a young boy thinks of some good times they've shared and looks forward to his return to their African home in the spring.
Juv. PZ 7 L58418 Jag 1983.
Parents/African Americans.

Schroeder, Alan. Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman. ; 1996.
Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood name was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Boards plantation in the late 1820's.
Juv. E 444 T82 S37 1996.
African Americans.

AIDS (Disease)

Colman, Warren. Understanding and preventing AIDS. ; 1988.
Surveys the history and symptoms of the deadly disease and discusses how it spreads, how it may be prevented, and how it may be eventually be cured.
Juv. RC 607 A26 C64 1988.
AIDS (Disease).

Alcoholism

Brooks, Bruce. No Kidding. ; 1989.
In his twnety-first century society, fourteen-year-old Sam is allowed to decide the fate of his family after his mother is released from an alcohol rehabilitation center.
Juv. PZ 7 B7913 No 1989.
Alcoholism.

Alzheimer's Disease

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Always Gramma. ; 1988.
A loving grandchild describes what it is like when Gramma becomes increasingly confused and forgetful, to the point that she can no longer take care of herself.
Juv. PZ 7 N43773 Al 1988.
Grandparents/Alzheimer's Disease.

Anger

Bang, Molly. When Sophie gets angry -- really, really angry... ; 1999.
Juv. PZ 7 b2217 Wh 1999.
Anger.

Best, Anthony. That makes me angry! ; 1989.
Bert and Ernie are planning to go to the park to fly a kite. Each one of them has task to do. Bert prepare the lunch, and Ernie buys the kite. They plan to meet in the big statue at the park, but they forget to recall which statue since there are 2 big statues. So, they didn't meet each other. Then they wento home and made a new plan.
Juv. PZ 7 B4657 Th 1989.
Anger/Friends.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I get mad: Psalm 73 for children. ; 1981.
Juv. BS 1450 73d M87.
Anger/Emotions.

Artificial insemination

Schaffer, Patricia. How babies and families are made: (there is more than one way). ; 1988.
Surveys the different ways in which children are conceived, develop, are born, and become parts of families, examining special situations such as artificial insemination, cesarean births, and families with adopted children or stepchildren.
Juv. HQ 53 S3 1988.
Sex/Artificial insemination/Adoption/Step-families.

Autism

Gold, Phyllis. Please don't say hello. ; 1975.
Juv. PZ 7 G5633 Pl.
Autism.

Parker, Richard. He is your brother. ; 1974.
When Mike begins to share his interest in railroads with his autistic little brother, Orry begins to come out of his shell and a deep bond is formed between them.
Juv. PZ 7 P234 Hc3.
Autism/Siblings.

Babies

Andry, Andrew C. How babies are made. ; 1968.
Juv. QP 251 A67.
Babies.

Clarkson, Edith Margaret. Susie's babies, a true story. ; 1960.
Susie who have been raised by all of the 4th graders is going to have babies. The children then ask the teacher some questions about the difference between humans and animals about giving birth.
Juv. PZ 10 C57 Su.
Sex/Babies.

Cole, Joanna. The new baby at your house. ; 1985.
Describes the activities and changes involved in having a new baby in the house and the feelings experienced by the older brothers and sisters.
Juz. HQ 774 C58 1985.
Family/Siblings/Babies.

Day, Beth. The secret world of the baby. ; 1968.
The life of the unborn baby.
Juv. PZ 10 D253 Se.
Childbirth/Babies.

Hayes, Sarah. Eat up, Gemma. ; 1988.
Baby Gemma refuses to eat, throwing her breakfast on the floor and squashing her grapes, until her brother gets an inspired idea.
Juv. PZ 7 H314873 Eat 1988.
Diet/Babies.

Jonas, Ann. When you were a baby. ; 1982.
Reminds the child of all the things he or she couldn't do as a baby.
Juv. PZ 7 J664 Wh.
Babies.

Keller, Holly. Too big. ; 1983.
Whem his new brother comes home from the hospital, Henry discovers he's too big for some of the things he'd like to do.
Juv. PZ 7 K28132 To 1983.
Babies.

Kelley, True. Look, Baby! Listen, Baby! Do, Baby! ; 1987.
Juv. PZ7 K2824 Lo 1987.
Babies.

Koehler, Phoebe. The day we met you. ; 1990.
Mom and dad recount the exciting day when they adopted their baby.
Juv. PZ 7 K817725 Day 1990.
Adoption/Babies.

Lattimore, Eleanor Frances. Little Pear and his friends. ; 1934.
A six-year old Little Pear who always did something that led to trouble.
Juv. PZ7 L37 Lit.
Friends/Babies.

Levine, Milton Isra. A baby is born, the story of how life begins. ; 1949.
Babies.
Juv. QP 251 L43.
Sex/Babies.

Shapp, Martha. Let's find out about babies. ; 1975.
Juz. HQ 53 S5 1975.
Babies.

Showers, Paul. Before you were a baby. ; 1968.
How babies form.
Juv. PZ 10 S637 Be.
Sex/Babies.

Stein, Sara Bonnett. That new baby. ; 1974.
Juv. HQ 774 S82 1974.
Babies.

Walter, Mildred Pitts. My mama needs me. ; 1983.
Jason wants to help, but isn't sure that his mother at all after she brings home a new baby from the hospital.
Juv. PZ 7 W17125 My 1983.
Siblings/Babies.

Willams, Vera B. "More more more" said the baby: 3 love stories. ; 1990.
Three babies are caught up in the air and given loving attention by a father, grandmother, and a mother.
Juv. PZ 7 W6685 Mo 1990.
Babies.

Blind

Davidson, Mickie. Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind. ; 1972.
Louise Braille who has been blind since he was small invented books and alphabet for the blind. Now his books are used almost in every school for the blind in Europe.
Juv. HV 1624 B65 D37.
Blind.

Davy, Yvonne. Louis Braille and his magic dots. ; 1976.
A handsome boy named Louis who is a pet in his family had an accident and become blind. However, his blindess does not stop him to go to school and learn like the other kids. In fact he becomes a brilliant students in the class. And this answers his father dreams of Louis to become a professor or priest.
Juv. HV 1624 B65 D38.
Blind.

Graff, Stewart. Helen Keller; toward the light. ; 1965.
A little girl named Helen Keller is blind and mute. Her blindness sometimes rise a problem that she doesn't mean to. Her parents took her to the doctor to teach her queer signs with fingers. Miss Annie is a teacher sent by the doctor to teach her teacher. Then she becomes popular. She gave speeches and wrote books.
Juv. HV 1624 K4 G7.
Blind/Deaf.

Hunter, Edith Fisher. Child of the slient night. ; 1963.
Laura Bridgman is a deaf, mute, and blind little girl. Uncle Asa is her closest friend who has been teaching her. He tries to encourage her and put lots of hope so that she can learn.
Juv. HV 1624 B7 H8.
Blind/Deaf.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Through Grandpa's eyes. ; 1980.
A young boy learns a different way of seeing the world from his blind grandfather.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Th 1980.
Blind/Grandparents.

Peare, Catherine Owens. The Helen Keller Story. ; 1959.
A mother who really wishes that her daughter will become almost a perfect lady. But then it doesn't come up like she has dreamed. The child is mentally defective. However, the mother believes that this child is intelligent. So that she and her husband put her in a school fro blind.
Juv. HV 1624 K4 P4.
Blind/Deaf.

Sullivan, Tom. Tom Sullivan's adventures in darkness. ; 1976.
Juv. ML 3930 S97 A3.
Blind.

Boy-girl relationships

Casey, Winifred Rosen. Cruisin for a bruisin. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 C26815 Cr3.
Boy-girl relationships/Sex.

Greene, Bette. Philip Hall likes me. I reckon maybe. ; 1974.
Juv. PZ 7 G8283 Ph.
Boy-girl relationships.

Bullies

Keats, Ezra Jack. Goggles. ; 1986.
Archie and Peter found a motorcycle gogles, but then on the way home some big boys threat them to give the gogles. Then the goggles fell to the ground, and Willie the dog snatched the goggles and ran until the big boys can't catch him.
Juv. PZ 7 K2253 Go 1986.
Bullies.

Keeton, Elizabeth B. Esmeralda. ; 1970.
Juv. PZ 7 K2516 Es.
School/Bullies.

Peet, Bill. Big and Bruce. ; 1977.
Bruce, a bear bully, never picks on anyone his own size until he is diminished in more ways than one by a small but very independent witch.
Juv. PZ 7 P353 Bi.
Bullies.

Shecter, Ben. The toughest and meanest kid on the block. ; 1973.
Juv. PZ 7 S5382 To.
Bullies.

Cerebral palsy

Fassler, Joan. Howie helps himself. ; 1975.
Though he enjoys life with his family and attends school, Howie, a child with cerebral palsy, wants more than anything else to be able to move his wheelchair by himself.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 Ho.
Handicapped: wheelchairs/Cerebral palsy.

Child abuse

Marie, Rhonda. Sally's secret: When a child is being hurt. ; 1982.
Sally finally shares her biggest secret to Janie that she has been abused by her mother. Then, Sally didn't have to go back to her parents anymore. She now stays with her aunt.
Juv. PZ 7 M37 Sa.
Child abuse.

Roberts, Willo Davis. Don't hurt Laurie! ; 1977.
Laurie is physically abused by her mother. Can she escape ? Will anyone believe her story ?
Juv. PZ 7 R54465 Do.
Child abuse.

Child molestation

Caines, Jeannette Franklin. Chilly stomach. ; 1986.
Whenever Sandy's Uncle Jim comes to visit, he hugs and kisses her in ways she doesn't like and she gets a chilly stomach.
Juv. PZ 7 C12 Ch 1986.
Family/Child molestation.

Dayee, Frances S. Private Zone. ; 1982.
A manual on understanding and prevention of sexual abuse to be read by parents and children together.
Juv. HQ 71 D25 1984.
Child molestation/Safety.

Freeman, Lory. It's My Body. ; 1982.
Juv. HQ 71 F7318 1982.
Child Molestation.

Girard, Linda Walvoord. My body is private. ; 1984.
A mother-child conversation introduces the topic of sexual abuse and ways to keep one's body private.
Juv. RC 560 C46 G57.
Child molestation.

Polese, Carolyn. Promise not to tell. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 P7526 Pr 1985.
Child molestation.

Childbirth

Brooks, Robert B. So that's how I was born! ; 1983.
Juv. QP 251 B76 1983.
Sex/Childbirth.

Cole, Joanna. How you were born. ; 1984.
Text and photos explain how a baby is conceived.
Juv. RG 525.5 C64 1984.
Sex/Childbirth.

Day, Beth. The secret world of the baby. ; 1968.
The life of the unborn baby.
Juv. PZ 10 D253 Se.
Childbirth/Babies.

Dragonwagon, Crescent. Wind Rose. ; 1976.
A story of a couple in the process of pregnancy and birth.
Juv. PZ 7 D7824 Wi3.
Sex/Childbirth.

Gruenberg, Sidonie. The wonderful story of how you were born. ; 1970.
A story of how a baby born.
Juv. PZ 10 G75 Wo5.
Childbirth/Sex.

Harris, Robie H. Happy Birth Day! ; 1996.
A mother tells her child about its first day of life from the moment of birth through the end of the birth day.
Juv. PZ 7 H2436 Hap 1996.
Childbirth.

Nilsson, Lennart. How was I born? ; 1975.
Juv. QP 251 N5.
Childbirth/Sex.

Children and Strangers

Chlad, Dorothy. Strangers. ; 1982.
Presents some rules for safe behavior around people you don't know.
Juv. HQ 784 S8 C48 1982.
Children and Strangers/Safety.

Newman, Susan. Never say yes to a stranger: What your child must know to stay safe. ; 1985.
Stories illustrated with photographs depict different situations in which children are approached by strangers and explain the importance of understanding the dangers of such encounters.
Juv. HQ 784 S8 N49 1985.
Chrildren and Strangers.

Compromise

Seuss. The sneetches and other stories. ; 1961.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 Sn.
Compromise/Prejudice.

Conduct of life

Berry, Joy. Let's talk about tattling. ; 1982.
The explanation of tatling and a story along with it.
Juv. BF 723 T3.
Conduct of life.

Buerger, Jane. Growing As Jesus Grew. ; 1980.
A child tries to understand the process of growing up from a Christian point of view.
Juv. BJ 1631 B78.
Conduct of life.

Colson, Charles W. Watch Out for Becky. ; 1986.
When the mean girl next door falls and hurts herself, Lisa helps her when she remembers what the Bible taught her about loving your enemies.
Juv. PZ 7 C7167 Wat 1986.
Conduct of life.

Lashbrook, Marilyn. A champion is... ; 1986.
Two kids' dream of becoming a champion.
Juv. BJ 1631 L43 1986.
Conduct of life/Cooperation.

Leonard, Marcia. How I Feel Silly. ; 1988.
Illustrates why it is fun to act silly sometimes and where and when such behavior is inappropriate.
Juv. BF 575 H27 L47 1988.
Conduct of life.

McDonnell, Janet. Success. ; 1988.
Describes success and how it can be achieved in everyday life.
Juv. BF 723 S77 M33 1988.
Conduct of life.

O'Brien, Anne Sibley. It's hard to wait. ; 1986.
Alex realizes that it's very hard to wait, but he finally manages it while he's waiting for his daddy to play with him.
Juv. PZ 7 O1267 It.
Conduct of life.

Pemberton, N. and Riehecky, J. Responsibility. ; 1988.
Suggests ways to show responsibility, such as remembering to feed kitty, eating one's peas. and wearing boots in the rain.
Juv. BJ 1451 P46 1988.
Conduct of life.

Simpson, Winifred Rouse. I can help mommy. ; 1986.
Dede's willingness to help her mother around the house keeps the caring love of Jesus alive in her family.
Juv. BV 4571.2 S54 1986.
Cooperation/Conduct of life.

Wilson, Sarah. The Day That Henry Cleaned His Room. ; 1990.
When Henry cleans his room, he attracts the attention of reporters, scientists, the army, and something long and green and scaly that lives under Henry's bed.
Juv. PZ 7 W6986 Day 1990.
Conduct of life.

Cooperation

Ernst, Lisa Campbell. Zinnia and Dot. ; 1992.
Zinnia and Dot, self-satisfied hens who bicker constantly about who lays better eggs, put aside their differences to protect a prime specimen from a marauding weasel.
Juv. PZ 7 E7323 Zi 1992.
Cooperation.

Lashbrook, Marilyn. A champion is... ; 1986.
Two kids' dream of becoming a champion.
Juv. BJ 1631 L43 1986.
Conduct of life/Cooperation.

Levin, James. Helping. ; 1993.
Labeled photographs portray children helping at home, at school, and in the community by such acts as sweeping, weeding, and fixing.
Juv. BF 637 H4 L48 1993.
Cooperation.

Payne, Lauren Murphy. We Can Get Along. ; 1997.
In simple text, describes how it feels when people get along well together and when they do not, and explains that one has control over how one reacts in both kinds of situations.
Juv. HQ 784 S56 P39 1997.
Cooperation/Friends/Self-Control.

Simpson, Winifred Rouse. I can help mommy. ; 1986.
Dede's willingness to help her mother around the house keeps the caring love of Jesus alive in her family.
Juv. BV 4571.2 S54 1986.
Cooperation/Conduct of life.

Courage

Dunning, Stephen ed. Courage: A collection of prose and poetry. ; 1960.
Juv. PZ 1 D8.
Courage.

Kennedy, John Fizgerald. Profiles in courage. ; 1961.
Juv. E 176 K4 1961.
Courage.

Lowry, Lois. Number the stars. ; 1989.
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.
Juv. PZ 7 L9673 Nu 1989.
Courage.

McKissack, Patricia. Flossie & the Fox. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 M199 Fl 1992.
Courage.

McNeer, May Yonge. Armed with courage. ; 1957.
Juv. CT 107 M33.
Courage.

Seuss. I had trouble in getting to Solla Sollew. ; 1965.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 I.
Courage.

Deaf

Charlip, Remy. Handtalk: An ABC of finger spelling & sign language. ; 1974.
Juv. P 117 C5 1980.
Deaf.

Cowley, Joy. The silent one. ; 1981.
A deaf-mute boy who has tamed a huge white turtle becomes the target of the superstitious people of his small village.
Juv. PZ 7 C8375 Si 1981.
Deaf.

Graff, Stewart. Helen Keller; toward the light. ; 1965.
A little girl named Helen Keller is blind and mute. Her blindness sometimes rise a problem that she doesn't mean to. Her parents took her to the doctor to teach her queer signs with fingers. Miss Annie is a teacher sent by the doctor to teach her teacher. Then she becomes popular. She gave speeches and wrote books.
Juv. HV 1624 K4 G7.
Blind/Deaf.

Hunter, Edith Fisher. Child of the slient night. ; 1963.
Laura Bridgman is a deaf, mute, and blind little girl. Uncle Asa is her closest friend who has been teaching her. He tries to encourage her and put lots of hope so that she can learn.
Juv. HV 1624 B7 H8.
Blind/Deaf.

Levine, Edna Simon. Lisa and her soundless world. ; 1974.
Juv. HV 2380 L39.
Deaf.

Litchfield, Ada Bassett. A button in her ear. ; 1976.
Juv. RF 300 L57 1976.
Deaf.

Peare, Catherine Owens. The Helen Keller Story. ; 1959.
A mother who really wishes that her daughter will become almost a perfect lady. But then it doesn't come up like she has dreamed. The child is mentally defective. However, the mother believes that this child is intelligent. So that she and her husband put her in a school fro blind.
Juv. HV 1624 K4 P4.
Blind/Deaf.

Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse. I have a sister -- my sister is deaf. ; 1977.
A young girl describes how her deaf sister experiences everyday things.
Juv. HV 2380 P47 1977.
Deaf.

Ronnei, Eleanor C. Tim and his hearing aid. ; 1965.
Juv. RF 300 R6.
Deaf.

Wolf, Bernard. Anna's silent world. ; 1977.
Describes special training and equipment used to help a deaf youngster talk, read, and write.
Juv. HV 2561 N7 W64.
Deaf.

Death

Aliki. The two of them. ; 1979.
Describes the relationship of a grandfather and his granddaughter from her birth to his death.
Juv. PZ 7 A397 Tw 1987.
Grandparents/Death.

Bauer, Marion Dane. On my honor. ; 1986.
When his best friend drowns while they are both swimming in a treacherous river that they had promised never to go near, Joel is devastated and terrified at having to tell both sets of parents the terrible consequences of their disobedience.
Juv. PZ 7 B3262 On 1986.
Death.

Bernstein, Joanne E. & Gullo, Stephen V. When people die. ; 1977.
Explains in simple terms the reasons for death, theories on afterlife, burial practices, grief, and the naturalness of death in the chain of life.
Juv. BD 444 B46.
Death.

Blos, Jaon W. A gathering of days: A New England girl's journal. ; 1979.
The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.
Juv. PZ 7 B6237 Gat.
Family/Step-families/Death.

Bunting, Eve. So Far from the Sea. ; 1998.
When seven-year-old Laura and her family visit Grandfather's grave at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, the Japanese American child leaves behind a special symbol.
Juv. PZ 7 B91527 Slh 1998.
Prejudice/Death/Grandparents.

Bunting, Eve. The wall. ; 1990.
A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict.
Juv. PZ7 B91527 Wal 1990
Death/Grandparents/War.

Buscaglia, Leo. The fall of Freddie the leaf : a story of life for all ages. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 B957 Fal 2002.
Death.

Clifton, Lucille. Everett Anderson's goodbye. ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 8.3 C573 Evh 1983.
Death.

Cohen, Barbara. Thank you, Jackie Robinson. ; 1988.
A fatherless white boy, who shares with an old black man an enthusiasm for the Brooklyn Dodgers and first baseman, Jackie Robinson, takes a ball autographed by Jackie to his elderly friend's death bed.
Juv. PZ 7 C6595 Th 1988.
Death.

Crutcher, Chris. Running Loose. ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 7 C89 1983.
Death.

De Paola, Tomie. Nana upstairs & Nana downstairs. ; 1973.
A little boy named Tommy who has two grandmothers, Nana Upstairs and Nana downstairs. One day his Nana upstairs dies, and he learns how to control his emotional feelings of losing her.
Juv. PZ 7 D439 Nan.
Death/Grandparents.

Fassler. Joan. My grandpa died today. ; 1971.
A boy who has to control his sad feeling of losing her grandpa.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 My.
Death/Grandparents.

Greefield, Eloise. Sister. ; 1974.
After her father dies a young balck girl watches her sister withdraw from her and her mother.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Si.
Death/Siblings/African Americans.

Greene, Constance C. Beat the turtle drum 1976. ; 1976.
A young girl learns to cope with her feelings about her sister's accidental death.
Juv. PZ 7 G8287 Be.
Siblings/Death.

Greenfield, Eloise. Sister. ; 1974.
After her father dies a young black girl watches her sister withdraw from her and her mother.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Si.
Death/Siblings/African Americans.

Hollingsworth, Tasha. Through Tasha's Eyes. ; 1985.
Juv. HV 5801 H64.
Death/Drugs.

Kennedy, Richard. Come again in the spring. ; 1976.
An old man tries to oursmart Death with help of the birds who come to his cabin.
Juv. PZ 7 K385 Cm.
Death.

LeShan, Eda J. Learning to say Good-by: When a parent dies. ; 1976.
Discusses the question, fears, and fantasies many children experience when a parent or someone close to them dies.
Juv. BF 575 G7 L47.
Death/Parents.

Madden Walter. Jason's orchid: When a loved one has died. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 M32 Ja.
Death.

Miles, Miska. Annie and the old one. ; 1971.
A girl named Annie who learned how to weave from her grandmother.
Juv. PZ 7 M5944 An.
Death/Grandparents.

Mundy, Michaelene. Sad isn't bad: a good-grief guidebook for kids dealing with loss. ; 1998.
Juv. BF 575 G7 M86 1998
Death/Sadness.

Paterson, Katherine. Bridge to Terabithia. ; 1977.
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
Juv. PZ 7 P273 Br.
Friends/Death.

Richter, Elizabeth. Losing someone you love: When a brother or sister dies. ; 1986.
Juv. HQ 1973.3 R53 1986.
Death/Siblings.

Rylant, Cynthia. Missing May. ; 1992.
After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncel Ob leave their West Virginia trailer in search of the strength to go on living.
Juv. PZ 7 R982 Mj1992.
Death.

Silverman, Janis. Help me say goodbye: activities for helping kids cope when a special person dies. ; 1999.
Juv. BF 723 D3 S57 1999.
Death.

Smith, Doris Buchanan. A taste of blackberries. ; 1973.
Juv. PZ 7 S64474 Tas.
Friends/Death.

Stein, Sara Bonnett. About Dying. ; 1974.
About dying.
Juv. BF 789 D4 S73.
Death.

Yolen, Jane.
Grandad Bill's song. ; 1994.
Juv PZ 8.3 Y76 Gr 1998
Death/Grandparents.

Youngman, Christine. He wasn't too young: When a friend wants to die. ; 1982.
A flashback of the deat of Jack.
Juv. PZ 7 Y898 He.
Suicide/Death.

Zolotow, Charlotte. My grandson Lew. ; 1974.
A boy who dreams about his grandfather who's died already.
Juv. PZ 7 Z77 Mz.
Grandparents/Death.

Death (pet)

Brown, Margaret Wise. The dead bird. ; 1965.
Some kids found a dead bird, and they bury it.
Juv. PZ 10.3 B7654 De.
Death (pet).

Viorst, Judity. The tenth good thing about Barney. ; 1971.
10 good things about a little boy's cat named Barney that is died already.
Juv. PZ 7 V816 Te.
Death (pet).

Diet

Hayes, Sarah. Eat up, Gemma. ; 1988.
Baby Gemma refuses to eat, throwing her breakfast on the floor and squashing her grapes, until her brother gets an inspired idea.
Juv. PZ 7 H314873 Eat 1988.
Diet/Babies.

Hoban, Russell. Bread & Jam for Frances. ; 1964.
Frances finally realizes that always eating bread and jam everyday it's not good and boring.
Juv. PZ 10.3 H646 Br.
Diet.

Sharmat, Mitchell. Gregory, the terrible eater. ; 1985.
Gregory won't eat any junk food that a goat is supposed to eat also. Then his parents get some sound medical advice from the doctor-give him what he likes, but mix in some real food. It works.
Juv. PZ 7 S52992 Gr 1985.
Diet.

Divorce

Bach, Alice. A father every few years. ; 1977.
Juv. PZ 7 B1314 Fat.
Step-families/Divorce.

Berger, Terry. How does it feel when your parents get divorced? ; 1977.
Discusses problems and emotions young people experience when parents divorce, the family separates, and life styles change.
Juv. HQ 777.5 B47.
Divorce.

Boegehold, Betty Virginia Doyle. Daddy doesn't live here anymore: A book about divorce. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 B63572 Dad 1985.
Divorce.

Clearly, Beverly. Dear Mr. Henshaw. ; 1983.
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 De 1983.
Emotions/Divorce/Loneliness.

Gardner, Richard A. The boys and girls book about divorce. ; 1970.
Juv. HQ 796 G26 1970.
Divorce.

Hazen, Barbara Shook. Two homes to live in: A child's eye view of divorce. ; 1978.
A little girl explains how she came to terms with her parents' divorce.
Juv. Hq 814 H34.
Divorce.

Helmering, Doris Wild. I have two families. ; 1981.
Patty describes her feelings about her parents' divorce and the living arrangements they decided upon.
Juv. PZ 7 H3758 Lah.
Divorce.

Holm, Marilyn. It can never be the same: when parents sepatate and divorce. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 H73 It.
Divorce.

Kalb, Jonah. What every kid should know. ; 1976.
Discusses the problems of growing up and gives suggestions on coping with various emotions, understanding oneself, getting along with others, and dealing with parents.
Juv. BJ 1631 K3 1976.
Family/Divorce/Emotions.

Kronberg, Helen. just dad and me now: When mother has left home. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 K923 Ju.
Parents: single/Divorce.

Lisker, Sonia. Two special cards. ; 1976.
Two children try to grow accustomed to their parents' divorce.
Juv. PZ 7 L68 Tw.
Divorce.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Getting along in your family. ; 1976.
A handbook of psychology principles for getting along in a family. Includes such topics as fair treatment, loyalty, divorce, sharing taskes, and fighting.
Juv. HQ 734 N37.
Family/Divorce.

Nordtvedt, Matilda. Daddy isn't coming home. ; 1981.
Juv. PZ 7 N7758 Dad1987.
Divorce.

Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet: A novel. ; 1987.
After a plane crash, thirtee-year-old Brian spends fifty-four-days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatched given by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
Juv. PZ 7 P2843 Hat 1987.
Divorce.

Richard, Arlene. How to get it together when your parents are coming apart. ; 1976.
A guide to help adolescents deal with their parents' marital problems, their divorce, and its aftermath.
Juv. HQ 536 R48.
Divorce.

Drugs

Hollingsworth, Tasha. Through Tasha's Eyes. ; 1985.
Juv. HV 5801 H64.
Death/Drugs.

Dyslexia

Barbaree, Charlotte. The jumbled gymnast: When learning is difficult. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 B25 Ju.
Dyslexia.

Elderly

Colman, Hila. The amazing Miss Laura. ; 1976.
During the summer she takes care of an elderly woman, a teen-age girl gains a greater respect for growing old.
Juv. PZ 7 C7 Am.
Elderly.

Hurwitz, Johanna. Aldo ice cream. ; 1981.
Nine-year-old Aldo discovers the pleasures of doing volunteer work to help the older citizens of the community and the satisfactions of earning his first money on his own for unselfish reasons.
Juv. PZ 7 H9574 Am.
Elderly.

Electra Complex

Fassler, Joan. All alone with daddy. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 A1.
Family/Electra Complex.

Emotions

Anglund, Joan. Do you love someone? ; 1971.
Juv. PZ 7 A586 Do.
Emotions/Love.

Bacigalupi, Marcella with Adriana Antolini and Lamberto Cavallin. It's scary sometimes. ; 1978.
Express and explains some of the common fears of children.
Juv. BF 723 F4 I14 1978.
Emotions/Fear.

Bennett, Robert A. Mirrors: Stories, articles, and poems of introspection and self-analysis. ; 1960.
Juv. PZ 1 B4.
Emotions.

Berger, Terry. I have feelings. ; 1971.
Feelings.
Juv. PZ 10 B295224 lah.
Emotions.

Bible, Charles. Jennifer's new chair. ; 1978.
Just before her sixth birthday party, Jennifer loses her favorite chair in a fire.
Juv. PZ 7 B47149 Je.
Emotions.

Byars, Betsy Cromer. The TV kid. ; 1976.
To escape failure, boredom, and loneliness, a young boy plunges with all his imagination into th eworld of television.
Juv. PZ 7 B9836 Tab.
Emotions/Loneliness.

Clearly, Beverly. Dear Mr. Henshaw. ; 1983.
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 De 1983.
Emotions/Divorce/Loneliness.

Green, Phyllis. Mildred Murphy, how does your garden grow? ; 1977.
Her loneliness disappears when Mildred befriends a secretive woman living in a condemned garage.
Juv. PZ 7 G82615 Mi.
Emotions/Loneliness.

Greenfield, Eloise. Grandpa's face. ; 1988.
Seeing her beloved grandfather making a mean face while he rehearses for one of his plays, Tamika becomes afraid that someday she will lose his love and he will make that mean face at her.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Gs 1988.
Grandparents/Emotions.

Kalb, Jonah. What every kid should know. ; 1976.
Discusses the problems of growing up and gives suggestions on coping with various emotions, understanding oneself, getting along with others, and dealing with parents.
Juv. BJ 1631 K3 1976.
Family/Divorce/Emotions.

La Shan, Eda J. What makes me feel this way? Growing up with human emotions. ; 1972.
Juv. BF 723 E6 L47.
Emotions.

McCully, Emily Arnold. Mirette on the high wire. ; 1992.
Juv. PZ 7 M478415 Mi 1992.
Emotions/Fear.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. God cares when I'm worried. ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 7 M95316 Gp 1983.
Emotions.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I get lonely. ; 1981.
Jvu. BS 4911 M87 1981.
Emotions/Loneliness.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I get mad: Psalm 73 for children. ; 1981.
Juv. BS 1450 73d M87.
Anger/Emotions.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I get scared. ; 1980.
Juv. BS 1450 23d M87.
Emotions/Fear.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I have to cry: Verses from the Psalms on tears. ; 1981.
Juv. BS 1445 T4 M87.
Emotions/Sadness.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I need to be hugged: Psalm 84 for children. ; 1981.
Juv. BS 1450 84th M87.
Emotions.

Paterson, Katherine. Jacob have I loved. ; 1980.
Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.
Juv. PZ 7 P273 Jac 1980.
Jealousy/Emotions/Siblings.

Seuss. My many colored days. ; 1996.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 My 1996.
Emotions.

Simon, Norma. How do I feel? ; 1973.
Feelings of children.
Juv. PZ 7 S6053 Ho.
Emotions.

Simon, Norma. I am not a crybaby. ; 1989.
Children describe a variety of situations that make them want to cry, emphasizing that crying is a normal reaction.
Juv. BF 575 C88 S55 1989.
Emotions.

The editors of The Child's World. How do you feel? ; 1973.
Juv. BF 561 C54.
Emotions.

Wilt, Joy. Needing each other. ; 1978.
What a person needs.
Juv. HM 132.5 W56 1978.
Emotions.

Zion, Gene. No Reses for Harry! ; 1958.
Juv. PZ 7 Z66 No.
Emotions.

Family

Ackerman, Karen. Song and dance man. ; 1988.
Juv. PZ 7 A1824 So 1988.
Family/Grandparents.

Adler, David A. A little at a time. ; 1976.
Things grow and change a little at a time, as a grandfather explains to his grandson.
Juv. PZ 7 A2615 Li.
Family/Grandparents.

Adoff. Arnold. All The Colors of The Race. ; 1982.
Poems about races.
Juv. PS 3551 D66 A77.
Race/African Americans/Family.

Beattie, Ann. Spectacles. ; 1985.
When Alison puts on Great Grandmother's glasses, they become magical and enable her to understand some of her great grandmother's frustrations and unfulfilled aspirations.
Juv. PZ 7 B380527 Sp 1985.
Family/Grandparents.

Blegvad, Lenore. Moon-watch summer. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 B618 Mo.
Family/Grandparents.

Blos, Jaon W. A gathering of days: A New England girl's journal. ; 1979.
The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.
Juv. PZ 7 B6237 Gat.
Family/Step-families/Death.

Byars, Betsy. The house of wings. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 B9836.
Family/Grandparents.

Caines, Jeannette Franklin. Chilly stomach. ; 1986.
Whenever Sandy's Uncle Jim comes to visit, he hugs and kisses her in ways she doesn't like and she gets a chilly stomach.
Juv. PZ 7 C12 Ch 1986.
Family/Child molestation.

Clearly, Beverly. Ramona and her mother. ; 1979.
Ramona at 7 1/2 sometimes feels discriminated against by being the youngest in the family.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 Raif.
Family/Parents.

Clearly, Beverly. Ramona Forever. ; 1984.
Ramona's year in third grade is highlighted by the arrival of Howie's rich uncle, a change in her after-school situation, a surprise wedding, a death and a new arrival in the family , and her father's getting a job.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 Raig 1984.
Family/Siblings.

Cleaver, Vera. Me too. ; 1973.
Hoping to expunge neighborhood prejudice and to do something everyone else has failed to do, a twelve-year-old desperately tries to teach her retarded twin.
Juv. PZ 7 C57926 Me.
Family/Handicapped: Mental.

Cole, Joanna. The new baby at your house. ; 1985.
Describes the activities and changes involved in having a new baby in the house and the feelings experienced by the older brothers and sisters.
Juz. HQ 774 C58 1985.
Family/Siblings/Babies.

Coles, Robert. Saving Face. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 C6777 Sav.
Race/School/Family.

Corcoran, Barbara. The faraway island. ; 1977.
Arriving on Nantucket Island for a year with her grandmother, Lynn finds herself faced with problems of her grandmother's age, "tough kids" at school, and her own lack of self-confidence.
Juv. PZ 7 C814 Far.
Family/Grandparents.

Doll, Elizabeth Ann. My daddy is a policeman. ; 1973.
A picture and words about a girl whose father is a policeman and was a policman.
Juv. HV 7921 D64.
Family.

Fassler, Joan. All alone with daddy. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 A1.
Family/Electra Complex.

Flournoy, Valerie. The patchwork quilt. ; 1985.
Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.
Juv. PZ 7 F667 Pat 1985.
Family.

Friedman, Ina R. How my parents learned to eat. ; 1984.
An American sailor courts a Japanese girl and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.
Juv. PZ 7 F8975 Ho 1984.
Family/Japanese.

Gordon, Sol. All familes are different. ; 2000.
Discusses differences in modern families, and what makes each one special.
Juv. HQ 744 G67 2000.
Family.

Hazeltine, Alice Isabel , ed. Selected stories for teen-agers, for pleasure and understanding. ; 1952.
Juv. PZ 5 H33 Se.
Family/Teenagers.

Hoffman, Mary. Nancy no-size. ; 1987.
Juv. PZ 7 H67562 Nan 1987.
Family/Self-esteem.

Holyer, Ernie. Sigi's fire helmet. ; 1974.
Juv. BJ 1581 H6.
Family.

Kalb, Jonah. What every kid should know. ; 1976.
Discusses the problems of growing up and gives suggestions on coping with various emotions, understanding oneself, getting along with others, and dealing with parents.
Juv. BJ 1631 K3 1976.
Family/Divorce/Emotions.

Lowry, Lois. Anastasia Krupnik. ; 1979.
Anastasia's 10th year has some good things like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother and some bad things like finding out about an impending baby brother.
Juv. PZ 7 L9673 An.
Family.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Arthur, for the very first time. ; 1980.
Arthur spends a summer with his unconventional aunt and uncle and begins to look at life, his family, and himself differently.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Ar 1980.
Family.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Seven kisses in a row. ; 1983.
Emma learns to accept "different strokes for different folks" when her aunt and uncle come to take care of her and her brother.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Se 1983.
Family.

Munsch, Robert. Love You Forever. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 M927 Lo 1986.
Family.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Getting along in your family. ; 1976.
A handbook of psychology principles for getting along in a family. Includes such topics as fair treatment, loyalty, divorce, sharing taskes, and fighting.
Juv. HQ 734 N37.
Family/Divorce.

Provus, Malcolm M. How families live together. ; 1963.
How families live together.
Juv. PE 1127 F35 P7.
Family.

Puner, Helen Walker. I am big, you are little. ; 1973.
While animals watch over their young only until they can care for themselves, the relationships of human beings last for a life time.
Juv. PZ 7 P9735 Iad.
Family/Parents.

Rockwell, Anne F. In our house. ; 1985.
A member of the Bear family explores the rooms in their house, relating all the activities that take place there to make their house a happy home.
Juv. PZ 7 R5943 In 1983.
Family.

Schick, Eleanor. Neighborhood knight. ; 1976.
In the absence of his father, a boy imagines himself as a knight protecting his mother and sister in their castle, a big-city apartment.
Juv. PZ 7 S3445 Ne.
Family.

Simon, Norma. All kinds of families. ; 1976.
Explores in words and pictures what a family is and how families vary in makeup and lifestyles.
Juv. HQ 734 S599.
Family.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. My family is special. ; 1987.
A special family.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 Myf.
Family.

Taylor, Sydney. All -of-a-kind family. ; 1951.
Juv. PZ 7 T2184 Al.
Family.

Thomas, Marlo and Assoc. Free to be a family. ; 1987.
A collection of stories, poems, and songs about different types of families an dfamily relationships.
Juv. PZ 5 F855 1987.
Family.

Family: Unemployment

Clearly, Beverly. Ramona and her father. ; 1977.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 Rai.
Family: Unemployment.

Collier, James Lincoln. Give dad my best. ; 1976.
During the depression a young boy tries to hold his family together until his father, an unemployed musician, finds work.
Juv. PZ 7 C678 Gi.
Family: Unemployment.

Fear

Bacigalupi, Marcella with Adriana Antolini and Lamberto Cavallin. It's scary sometimes. ; 1978.
Express and explains some of the common fears of children.
Juv. BF 723 F4 I14 1978.
Emotions/Fear.

Hoban, Russell. Bedtime for frances. ; 1960.
Juv. PZ 10.3 H646 Be.
Fear.

Jones, Rebecca C. I am not afraid. ; 1986.
A child overcomes fear of such things as the dark, a big dog, and thunder and lightning, through an awareness of the presence of Jesus.
Juv. BV 4571.2 J66 1986.
Fear.

Leonard, Marcia. Scared. ; 1988.
Describes different types of fears, why we become afraid, and how talking with Mommy or Daddy can help in overcoming fear.
Juv. BF 575 F2 L46 1988.
Fear.

Mayer, Mercer. Just Going to the Dentist. ; 1990.
Juv. PZ 7 M462 Juac 1990.
Fear.

Mayer, Mercer. There's Something In My Attic. ; 1988.
Juv. PZ 7 M462 Thf.
Fear.

McCully, Emily Arnold. Mirette on the high wire. ; 1992.
Juv. PZ 7 M478415 Mi 1992.
Emotions/Fear.

Moncure, Jane Belk. When I'm afraid. ; 1979.
A young child describes some of her fears and how she deals with them, with God's help.
Juv. PZ 7 M739 Whi 1979.
Fear.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I get scared. ; 1980.
Juv. BS 1450 23d M87.
Emotions/Fear.

Rey, Margret &. Shalleck, Alan J. Curious George. ; 1989.
Juv. PZ 7 C92183 1991.
Fear.

Stein, Sara Bonnett. About phobias. ; 1979.
Uses separate text for adult and child to explain that children's phobias are related to their sexual feelings toward their parents.
Juv. BF 723 F4 S73 1979.
Fear.

Waddell, Martin. Let's go home, little bear. ; 1991.
When little bear is frightened by the noises he hears while walking in the snowy woods, his friend big bear reassures him.
Juv. PZ 7 W1137 Ld 1993.
Fear.

Watson, Jane Wener. Sometimes I'm afraid. ; 1971.
Juv. PZ 10 W24 Sr.
Fear.

Foster homes

Bunting, Anne Eve. One more flight. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 B91572 Op.
Foster homes.

Byars, Betsy Cromer. The pinballs. ; 1977.
Juv. PZ 7 B9836 Pi3.
Foster homes.

Hardwick, Sylvia. Singing Tree and Laughing Water. ; 1970.
Juv. PZ 7 H2194 Si.
Foster homes.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Mama one, Mama two. ; 1982.
A young child lives with a foster family until her own mother is well enough to care for her.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Mam 1982.
Foster homes/Parents.

Montgomery, Lucy Maud. Anne of Green Gables. ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 7 M768 An 1983.
Orphans/Foster homes.

Paterson, Katherine. The great Gilly Hopkins. ; 1978.
Juv. PZ 7 P273 Gr.
Foster homes.

Friends

Best, Anthony. That makes me angry! ; 1989.
Bert and Ernie are planning to go to the park to fly a kite. Each one of them has task to do. Bert prepare the lunch, and Ernie buys the kite. They plan to meet in the big statue at the park, but they forget to recall which statue since there are 2 big statues. So, they didn't meet each other. Then they wento home and made a new plan.
Juv. PZ 7 B4657 Th 1989.
Anger/Friends.

Cohen, Miriam. Will I have a friend. ; 1967.
Juv. PZ 7 C6628 Wi.
Friends.

Egan, Tim. Metropolitan Cow. ; 1996.
Although Bennett's parents, who are very cosmopolitan cows, are uncomfortable with the idea, bennett becomes good friends with Webster, a young pig who moves in next door.
Juv. PZ 7 F2815 Me 1996.
Friends.

Havill, Juanita. Jamaica and Brianna. ; 1993.
Jamaica hates wearing hand-me-down boots when her friend Brianna has pink fuzzy ones.
Jealousy/Friends.

Kellogg, Steven. Won't Somebody Play With Me? ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 K292 Wo.
Friends.

Knorr, Dandi Daley. A secret birthday gift. ; 1987.
Jenny's friends wonder why she invited shy, quiet Susan to her birthday party, but Jenny defends her friend and receives from Susan a special birthday gift.
Juv. PZ 7 K754 Se 1987.
Friends.

Lattimore, Eleanor Frances. Little Pear and his friends. ; 1934.
A six-year old Little Pear who always did something that led to trouble.
Juv. PZ7 L37 Lit.
Friends/Babies.

Paterson, Katherine. Bridge to Terabithia. ; 1977.
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
Juv. PZ 7 P273 Br.
Friends/Death.

Payne, Lauren Murphy. We Can Get Along. ; 1997.
In simple text, describes how it feels when people get along well together and when they do not, and explains that one has control over how one reacts in both kinds of situations.
Juv. HQ 784 S56 P39 1997.
Cooperation/Friends/Self-Control.

Rohmann, Eric. My friend Rabbit. 2002.
Juv. PZ 7 R6413 My 2002.
Friends.

Rupert Rona. Straw Sense. ; 1993.
An old man who makes dolls breaks through the loneliness of a young boy who doesn't speak.
Juv. PZ 7 R8885 St 1993
Friends.

Seuss. Thidwick, the big-hearted mouse. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 Th 1976.
Friends.

Smith, Doris Buchanan. A taste of blackberries. ; 1973.
Juv. PZ 7 S64474 Tas.
Friends/Death.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. My Friends are special. ; 1987.
Special friends.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 My 1987.
Self-esteem/Friends.

Weiss, Nicki. Maude and Sally. ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 7 W448145 Mau 1983.
Friends.

White, Florence Meiman. How to lose your best friend. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 W58279 Hm.
Friends.

Zelonky, Joy. My best friend moved away. ; 1980.
When his best friend moves away, Brian tries to cope with his feelings of loss and separation.
Juv. PZ 7 Z398 Mx 1986.
Friends.

Zolotow, Charlotte. A tiger called Thomas. ; 1963.
A boy named Thomas who just moved to a new town felt lonely because he didn't know anyone there. On the Halloween, his mom dressed him up with a tiger costume. Thomas thought that everyone wouldn't be able to notice him, but then he was wrong. Almost everyone that he met on the street greeted him and knew that it was him.
Juv. PZ 7 Z77 Ti.
Friends.

Gangs

Myers, Walter Dean. Scorpions. ; 1988.
After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun until a tragedy occurs.
Juv. PZ 7 M992 Sc 1988.
Gangs.

Grandparents

Ackerman, Karen. Song and dance man. ; 1988.
Juv. PZ 7 A1824 So 1988.
Family/Grandparents.

Adler, David A. A little at a time. ; 1976.
Things grow and change a little at a time, as a grandfather explains to his grandson.
Juv. PZ 7 A2615 Li.
Family/Grandparents.

Aliki. The two of them. ; 1979.
Describes the relationship of a grandfather and his granddaughter from her birth to his death.
Juv. PZ 7 A397 Tw 1987.
Grandparents/Death.

Beattie, Ann. Spectacles. ; 1985.
When Alison puts on Great Grandmother's glasses, they become magical and enable her to understand some of her great grandmother's frustrations and unfulfilled aspirations.
Juv. PZ 7 B380527 Sp 1985.
Family/Grandparents.

Blegvad, Lenore. Moon-watch summer. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 B618 Mo.
Family/Grandparents.

Bunting, Eve. So Far from the Sea. ; 1998.
When seven-year-old Laura and her family visit Grandfather's grave at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, the Japanese American child leaves behind a special symbol.
Juv. PZ 7 B91527 Slh 1998.
Prejudice/Death/Grandparents.

Bunting, Eve. The wall. ; 1990.
A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict.
Juv. PZ7 B91527 Wal 1990
Death/Grandparents/War.

Byars, Betsy. The house of wings. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 B9836.
Family/Grandparents.

Corcoran, Barbara. The faraway island. ; 1977.
Arriving on Nantucket Island for a year with her grandmother, Lynn finds herself faced with problems of her grandmother's age, "tough kids" at school, and her own lack of self-confidence.
Juv. PZ 7 C814 Far.
Family/Grandparents.

De Paola, Tomie. Nana upstairs & Nana downstairs. ; 1973.
A little boy named Tommy who has two grandmothers, Nana Upstairs and Nana downstairs. One day his Nana upstairs dies, and he learns how to control his emotional feelings of losing her.
Juv. PZ 7 D439 Nan.
Death/Grandparents.

Doherty, Ivy Duffy. For rent, one grammy, one gramps. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 D695 Fo.
Grandparents.

Fassler. Joan. My grandpa died today. ; 1971.
A boy who has to control his sad feeling of losing her grandpa.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 My.
Death/Grandparents.

Greenfield, Eloise. Grandpa's face. ; 1988.
Seeing her beloved grandfather making a mean face while he rehearses for one of his plays, Tamika becomes afraid that someday she will lose his love and he will make that mean face at her.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Gs 1988.
Grandparents/Emotions.

Henriod, Lorraine. Grandma's wheelchair. ; 1982.
Four-year-old Thomas spends his mornings helping his grandmother who is in a wheelchair.
Juv. PZ 7 H3934 Gr.
Handicapped/Grandparents.

Lasky, Kathryn. I have four names for my grandfather. ; 1976.
A young boy describes his close relationship with his grandfather.
Juv. PZ 7 L3274 Iah.
Grandparents.

LeShan, Eda. Grandparents: A special kind of love. ; 1984.
Explores the unique relationship between grandchildren and grandparents, and discusses ways to deal with conflicts and problems that may arise.
Juv. HQ 759.9 L47 1984.
Grandparents.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Through Grandpa's eyes. ; 1980.
A young boy learns a different way of seeing the world from his blind grandfather.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Th 1980.
Blind/Grandparents.

Miles, Miska. Annie and the old one. ; 1971.
A girl named Annie who learned how to weave from her grandmother.
Juv. PZ 7 M5944 An.
Death/Grandparents.

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Always Gramma. ; 1988.
A loving grandchild describes what it is like when Gramma becomes increasingly confused and forgetful, to the point that she can no longer take care of herself.
Juv. PZ 7 N43773 Al 1988.
Grandparents/Alzheimer's Disease.

Smith, Robert Kimmel. The war with Grandpa. ; 1984.
Upset that he has to give up the room he loves to his grandfather, Pete decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
Juv. PZ 7 S65762 War 1984.
Grandparents/Sharing.

Stolz, Mary. Storm in the night. ; 1988.
While sitting through a fearsome thunderstorm that has put the lights out, thomas hears a story from Grandfather's boyhood, when Grandfather was afraid of thunderstorms.
Juv. PZ 7 S875854 St 1988.
Grandparents.

Streich, Corrine selected by. Grandparents houses: poems about grandparents. ; 1984.
Juv. PN 6110 G83 G73 1984.
Grandparents.

Yolen, Jane.
Grandad Bill's song. ; 1994.
Juv PZ 8.3 Y76 Gr 1998
Death/Grandparents.

Zolotow, Charlotte. My grandson Lew. ; 1974.
A boy who dreams about his grandfather who's died already.
Juv. PZ 7 Z77 Mz.
Grandparents/Death.

Handicapped

Brown, Tricia. Someone special, just like you. ; 1984.
Juv. HV 888 B76 1984.
Handicapped.

Dwight, Laura. We can do it! ; 1992.
Fifteen poems about grandfathers and and grandmothers by poets from China, Japan, the United States, and other countries.
Juv. HV 888 D95 1992.
Handicapped.

Henriod, Lorraine. Grandma's wheelchair. ; 1982.
Four-year-old Thomas spends his mornings helping his grandmother who is in a wheelchair.
Juv. PZ 7 H3934 Gr.
Handicapped/Grandparents.

Nueberger, Beth. Three strikes and you're out: When being handicapped is a problem. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 N448 Th.
Handicapped.

Osofsky, Audrey. My buddy. ; 1992.
A young boy with muscular dystrophy tells how he is teamed up with a dog trained to do things for him that he can't do for himself.
Juv. PZ 7 O8347 My 1992.
Handicapped.

Rosenberg, Maxine B. My friend Leslie: The story of a handicapped child. ; 1983.
Presents a multi-handicapped kindergartenchild, who is well-accepted by her classmates, in various situations within the school setting.
Juv. RD 796 P37 R67 1983.
Handicapped.

Seuling, Barbara. I'm not so different: A book about handicaps. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 O445 Im.
Handicapped.

Stein, Sara Bonnett. About Handicaps. ; 1974.
Matthew gets scared of handicaps people. But then after getting explanation by a handicaps man and his dad, he now understands.
Juv. HV 3000 S83 1974.
Handicapped.

Wolf, Bernard. Don't feel sorry for Paul. ; 1974.
Photographs and simple text capture two weeks in the life of a handicapped boy learning to live successfully in a world made for people without handicaps.
Juv. RJ 138 W65.
Handicapped.

Handicapped: Mental

Brightman, Alan. Like me. ; 1976.
A youngster looks at his mentally handicapped friends and pints out that everyone is the same but some people are slower.
Juv. PZ 8.3 B769 Li3.
Handicapped: Mental.

Byars, Betsy. The summer of the swans. ; 1970.
Juv. PZ 7 B98396 Su.
Handicapped: Mental.

Cleaver, Vera. Me too. ; 1973.
Hoping to expunge neighborhood prejudice and to do something everyone else has failed to do, a twelve-year-old desperately tries to teach her retarded twin.
Juv. PZ 7 C57926 Me.
Family/Handicapped: Mental.

Fassler, Joan. One little girl. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 On.
Handicapped: Mental.

Grollman, Sharon Hya. More time to grow: Explaining mental retardation to children: A story. ; 1977.
An illustrative story accompanies questions and activities for children, a guide for parents and teachers, and a list of recommended resources on mental retardation.
Juv. RC 570 G755 1977.
Handicapped: Mental.

Keats, Exra Jack. Louie. ; 1975.
Juv. PZ 7 K2253 Lo.
Shyness/Handicapped: Mental.

Lasker, Joe. He's my brother. ; 1974.
A young boy describes the school and home experiences of his younger brother who has a learning disability.
Juv. HQ 773.7 L35.
Handicapped: Mental.

Rabe, Berniece. where's chimpy. ; 1988.
Text and photographs shows Misty, a little girl with Down syndrome, and her father reviewing her day's activities in thier search for her stuffed monkey.
Juv. PZ 7 R105 Wg 1988.
Handicapped: Mental.

Sobol, Harriet Langsam. My brother Steven is retarded. ; 1977.
An eleven-year-old girl talks about the mixed feelings she has for her older, mentally retarded brother.
Juv. RJ 506 M4 S58.
Handicapped: Mental.

Wright, Betty Ren. My sister is different. ; 1991.
Carlo struggles with his positive and negative feelings about his mentally handicapped sister.
Juv. PZ 7 W933 Mzd 1991.
Siblings/Handicapped: Mental.

Handicapped: Scoliosis

Blume, Judy. Deenie. ; 1973.
Juv. PZ 7 B6265 De.
Handicapped: Scoliosis.

Handicapped: Wheelchairs

Fassler, Joan. Howie helps himself. ; 1975.
Though he enjoys life with his family and attends school, Howie, a child with cerebral palsy, wants more than anything else to be able to move his wheelchair by himself.
Juv. PZ 7 F26 Ho.
Handicapped: wheelchairs/Cerebral palsy.

Roy, Ron. Move over, wheelchairs coming through!: Seven young people in wheelchairs talk about their lives. ; 1985.
Text and photographs present seven disabled youngsters between the ages of nine and nineteen who use wheelchairs in their fully active lives at home, at school, and on vacation.
Juv. HV 903 R69 1985.
Handicapped: Wheelchairs.

Happiness

Leonard, Marcia. How I Feel Happy. ; 1988.
Describes, in simple terms, situations which make us happy, such as painting pictures, finding a lost items, or playing with a friend.
Juv. BF 575 H27 L46 1988.
Happiness.

Hiroshima

Coerr, Eleanor. Sadako and the thousand paper cranes. ; 1977.
Juv. RJ 416 L4 C63.
Illness/Hospitals/Hiroshima.

Homosexuality

Greenberg, Keith Elliot. Zack's story: growing up with same-sex parents.;1996.
HQ 777.8 G74 1996.
Homosexuality.

Newman, Leslea. Heather has two mommies. ; 2000.
Juv. PZ 7 N47988 He 2000
Homosexuality.

Willhoite, Michael. Daddy's roommate. ;1991.
Jv. PZ 7 W655485 Dad 1991

Honesty

Johnson, Ann Donegan. The value of truth and trust. ; 1977.
A biography of Cochise, the Apache chief, whose life illustrates the values of truth and trust.
Juv. E 99 A6 C574.
Honesty.

Levy, Elizabeth. Lizzie lies a lot. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 L5827 Li.
Honesty.

McKissack, Patricia C. The honest-to-goodness truth.; 2000.
Juv. PZ 7 M478693 Ho 2000.
Honesty.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. That's not fair. ; 1988.
A child reflects on the wisdom of certain Bibilical proverbs, including "Honest people will treat you fairly; the wicked only want to deceive you" and "Condemning the innocent or letting the wicked go, both are hateful to the Lord.".
Juv. BJ 1523 F2 M87 1988.
Honesty.

Windon, Deanna. The last lie: When lying is a problem. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 W67 La.
Honesty.

Hospitals

Coerr, Eleanor. Sadako and the thousand paper cranes. ; 1977.
Juv. RJ 416 L4 C63.
Illness/Hospitals/Hiroshima.

Howe, James. The hospital book. ; 1981.
A guide to a stay in the hospital discussing what happens there, the people one meets, what will hurt and how one gets better and goes home.
Juv. RA 963.5 H68 1981.
Hospitals.

Kuklin, Susan. When I see my doctor... ; 1988.
Four-year-old thomas describes his trip to the doctor for a physical checkup.
Juv. RJ 50 K85 1988.
Hospitals.

Rogers, Fred. Going to the doctor. ; 1986.
Describe what a child can except to see and do on a visit to the doctor's office.
Juv. RJ 50 R64 1986.
Hospitals.

Illness

Brandenberg, Franz. I wish I was sick, too! ; 1976.
Elizabeth envies her brother the pampered treatment he gets when he is sick in bed. Then she gets sick too.
Juv. PZ 7 B7364 Iag.
Illness.

Coerr, Eleanor. Sadako and the thousand paper cranes. ; 1977.
Juv. RJ 416 L4 C63.
Illness/Hospitals/Hiroshima.

Galbraith, Kathryn Osebold. Spots are special. ; 1976.
Having chicken pox provides a little girl with a chance to make up all sorts of games.
Juv. PZ 7 G1303 Sp.
Illness.

Shura, Mary Francis. The season of silence. ; 1976.
The events following Susie's long sickness in the spring changed her life more than she ever imagined.
Juv. PZ 7 S55983 Sc3.
Illness.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. When I am sick. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 Wh 1985.
Self-esteem/Illness.

Japanese

Friedman, Ina R. How my parents learned to eat. ; 1984.
An American sailor courts a Japanese girl and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.
Juv. PZ 7 F8975 Ho 1984.
Family/Japanese.

Jealousy

Arnstein, Helens S. Billy and our new baby. ; 1973.
Feeling jealous of his new baby brother, Billy wants to behave like a baby but realizes that it's more fun to be a big boy.
Juv. PZ 7 A739 Bi.
Siblings/Jealousy.

Haban, Russell. A baby sister for frances. ; 1964.
Juv. PZ 10.3 H646 Bab.
Jealousy/Siblings.

Havill, Juanita. Jamaica and Brianna. ; 1993.
Jamaica hates wearing hand-me-down boots when her friend Brianna has pink fuzzy ones.
Jealousy/Friends.

Mayer, Mercer. One frog too many. ; 1975.
Juv. PZ 7 M462 Om.
Jealousy.

Paterson, Katherine. Jacob have I loved. ; 1980.
Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.
Juv. PZ 7 P273 Jac 1980.
Jealousy/Emotions/Siblings.

Latchkey children

Hautzig, Esther Rudomin. Life with working partents: Practical hints for everyday situations. ; 1976.
A guide for children who must cope with a variety of daily situations on their own because their parents work.
Juv. HQ 777.6 H35.
Latchkey children/Working mothers.

Leiner, Katherine. Both my parents work. ; 1986.
Ten children whose parents work describes how they adapt their daily routines to fit busy family schedules.
Juv. HQ 777.6 L45 1986.
Latchkey children/Working mothers.

Loneliness

Byars, Betsy Cromer. The TV kid. ; 1976.
To escape failure, boredom, and loneliness, a young boy plunges with all his imagination into th eworld of television.
Juv. PZ 7 B9836 Tab.
Emotions/Loneliness.

Clearly, Beverly. Dear Mr. Henshaw. ; 1983.
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 De 1983.
Emotions/Divorce/Loneliness.

Green, Phyllis. Mildred Murphy, how does your garden grow? ; 1977.
Her loneliness disappears when Mildred befriends a secretive woman living in a condemned garage.
Juv. PZ 7 G82615 Mi.
Emotions/Loneliness.

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I get lonely. ; 1981.
Jvu. BS 4911 M87 1981.
Emotions/Loneliness.

Love

Anglund, Joan. Do you love someone? ; 1971.
Juv. PZ 7 A586 Do.
Emotions/Love.

Gonter, Janet. Loving is_. ; 1986.
A young child discovers that there are many different ways to say "Ilove you.".
Juv. BV 4639 G665 1986.
Love.

Money

Cribb, Joe. Money. ; 1990.
Examines, in text and photographs, the symbolic and material meaning of money, from shekels, shells, and beads to gold, silver, checks, and credit cards. Also discusses how coins and banknotes are made, the value of moneh during wartime, and how to collect coins.
Juv. HG 221.5 C74615 1990.
Money.

Schwartz, David M. If you made a million. ; 1989.
Describes the various forms which money can take, including coins, paper money, and personal checks, and how it can be used to make purchases, pay offf loans, or build interest in the bank.
Juv. HG 179 S335 1989.
Money.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. Rich Mitch. ; 1983.
Eleven-year-old Mitch finds his life turns upside down after he wins $250,000 in the Dazzle-Rama Sweepstakes.
Juv. PZ 7 S5299 Ri 1983.
Money.

Viorst, Judity. Alexander, who used to be rich last Sunday. ; 1978.
Alexander and his money are quickly parted yet he realizes there are many things a dollar can do.
Juv. PZ 7 V816 Am 1978.
Money.

Wilt, Joy. A kid's guide to managing money. ; 1982.
A kid's guy to manage money.
Juv. HG 179 W539 1982.
Money.

Moving

Gray, Genevieve. Sore loser. ; 1974.
Loren's difficult adjustment to a new school is chronicled in various letters, school annuoncements, and miscellaneous communiques.
Juv. PZ 7 G7774 So.
School/Moving.

Mora, Pat. Tomas and the Library Lady. ; 1997.
Juv. PZ 7 78819 To 1997.
Moving.

Potok, Chaim. The tree of here. ; 1993.
Jupset that he has to move for the third time in five years, but he gains comfort from his favorite tree and from the gift of a young tree that he can take with him to his new home.
Juv. PZ 7 P8399 Tr 1993.
Moving.

Nightmares

Mayer, Mercer. There's a nightmare in my closet. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 M462 Th 1990.
Nightmares.

Obesity

Blume, Judy. Blubber. ; 1974.
Juv. PZ 7 B6265 Bl.
Obesity.

Hargreaves, Roger. Little Miss Plump. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 H2226 Lp.
Obesity.

Irwin, Ann. One bite at a time. ; 1973.
Recounts the episodes of one day in a teen-ager's life as she comes to terms with being overweight.
Juv. PZ 7 I686 On.
Obesity.

Obeying

Older, Effin. Donna's diary: A book about obeying. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 O455 Do.
Obeying.

Orphans

Boston, Lucy Maria. A stranger at Green Knowe. ; 1979.
A strange friendship develops between an orphaned Chinese refuge who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London zoo.
Juv. PZ 7 B6497 St 1979.
Orphans.

Lindgren, Astrid. Pippi Longstocking. ; 1950.
Juv. PZ 7 L6585 Pi.
Orphans.

Montgomery, Lucy Maud. Anne of Green Gables. ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 7 M768 An 1983.
Orphans/Foster homes.

Parents

Browne, Anthony. Gorilla. ; 1983.
Neglected by her busy father, a lonely young girl receives a toy gorilla for her birthday and together they take a miraculous trip to the zoo.
Juv. PZ 7 B81984 Go 1983.
Parents.

Clearly, Beverly. Ramona and her mother. ; 1979.
Ramona at 7 1/2 sometimes feels discriminated against by being the youngest in the family.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 Raif.
Family/Parents.

Davis, Ken. How to live with your parents without losing your mind. ; 1988.
Juv. BV 4531.2 D37 1988.
Parents/Teenagers.

Joosee, Barbara M. Mama, do you love me? ; 1991.
Juv. PZ 7 J7435 Mam 1991b.
Parents.

LeShan, Eda J. Learning to say Good-by: When a parent dies. ; 1976.
Discusses the question, fears, and fantasies many children experience when a parent or someone close to them dies.
Juv. BF 575 G7 L47.
Death/Parents.

Lewin, Hugh. Jafta's father. ; 1983.
While his father works in the city over the winter, a young boy thinks of some good times they've shared and looks forward to his return to their African home in the spring.
Juv. PZ 7 L58418 Jag 1983.
Parents/African Americans.

Loewen, Iris. My mom is so unusual. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 L8 My.
Parents.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Mama one, Mama two. ; 1982.
A young child lives with a foster family until her own mother is well enough to care for her.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Mam 1982.
Foster homes/Parents.

Mayer, Mercer. Just me and my dad. ; 1977.
Juv. PZ 7 M462 Jv.
Parents.

Puner, Helen Walker. I am big, you are little. ; 1973.
While animals watch over their young only until they can care for themselves, the relationships of human beings last for a life time.
Juv. PZ 7 P9735 Iad.
Family/Parents.

Parents: Single

Keller, Beverly. No beasts! No childern! ; 1983.
Juv. PZ 7 K2813 No 1983.
Parents: Single.

Kronberg, Helen. just dad and me now: When mother has left home. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 K923 Ju.
Parents: Single/Divorce.

Peer pressure

Matranga, Frances Carfi. Follow the leader: When peer pressure is a problem. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 M43 Fo.
Peer pressure.

Physiology

Brown, Arthur Isaac. God and you: Wonders of the human body.
Juv. QP 37 B7.
Physiology.

Daly, Kathleen N. Look at you: A book about how your body works. ; 1986.
Juv. QP 37 D233 1986.
Physiology.

Kellogg, John Harvey. First book in physiology and hygiene. ; 1988.
Juv. OP 36 K278.
Physiology.

Schneider, Herman. How your body works. ; 1949.
Juv. QP 37 S32.
Physiology.

Wilson, Mitchell A. The human body: What it is and how it works. ; 1959.
Juv. QP 38 W69.
Physiology.

Poverty

Armstrong, William Howard. Sounder. ; 1969.
Jvu. PZ 7 A73394 So.
African Americans/Poverty.

Rosenberg, Janet. Being poor. ; 1973.
Definitions of being poor.
Juv. HC 79 P6 R67 1973.
Poverty.


Jiménez, Francisco. The Christmas Gift / El regalo de Navidad, 2000. (also in English)
When Panchito's family has to move again a few days before Christmas in order to find work, he worries that he will not be able to get the gift he has been wanting.
Juv. PZ 7 J57525 Ch 2000
Poverty.

Prejudice

Bunting, Eve. So Far from the Sea. ; 1998.
When seven-year-old Laura and her family visit Grandfather's grave at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, the Japanese American child leaves behind a special symbol.
Juv. PZ 7 B91527 Slh 1998.
Prejudice/Death/Grandparents.

Knight, Margy Burns. Who belongs Here? An American Story. ; 1993.
Describes the new life of Nary, a Cambodian refugee, in America, as well as his encounters with Prejudice. Include some general history of U.S. immigration.
Juv. E 184 K45 K55 1993.
Prejudice.

Seuss. The sneetches and other stories. ; 1961.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 Sn.
Compromise/Prejudice.

Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of thunder, hear my cry. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 T21723 Ro.
Prejudice/Race.

Tunis, John Roberts. Keystone kids. ; 1943.
When two young brothers join the Brooklyn Dodgers, one becomes team manager and is faced with the task of uniting a team rife with dissension and prejudice against the new Jewish rookie catcher.
Juv. PZ 7 T8236 Ke 1990.
Prejudice.

Pride

Seuss. I can lick 30 tigers today and other stories. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 lac.
Pride.

Promises

Donahue, Laurie. A Promise is... ; 1987.
Even though people sometimes break promises and cause him great disappointment, Robert knows that God keeps promises and will help him to keep the promises he makes to others.
Juv. BJ 1500 P7 D66 1987.
Promises.

Puberty

Jukes, Mavis. It's a Girl Thing. ; 1996.
Juv. HQ 798 J85 1996.
Puberty.

Race

Adoff. Arnold. All The Colors of The Race. ; 1982.
Poems about races.
Juv. PS 3551 D66 A77.
Race/African Americans/Family.

Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergartners. We Are All Alike....We Are All Different. ; 1991.
Juv. LC 208 W4 1991.
Race/Self-esteem.

Coles, Robert. Saving Face. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 C6777 Sav.
Race/School/Family.

Coles, Robert. The Story of Ruby Bridges. ; 1995.
Juv. F 379 N59 N33 1995.
African Americans/Race.

Demin, B. C. Sioux. Different is not the same as wrong: When racism hurts a child. ; 1982.
A seven-year old black girl who was just learning and understanding more about her skin color and others from her experiences.
Juv. PZ 7 D41 Di.
African Americans/Race.

Hamanaka, Sheila. All the colors of the earth. ; 1994.
Reveals in verse that despite outward differences children everywhere are essentially the same and all are lovable.
Juv. PZ 8.3 H17 A1 1994.
Race.

McKissack, Patricia C. Goin' someplace special. ; 2001.
A black girl travels alone to the public library.
Juv. PZ 7 M478693 Go 2001.
Race.

Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of thunder, hear my cry. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 T21723 Ro.
Prejudice/Race.

Refugees

Bunting, Eve. How many days to America? ; 1988.
Refugees from a Caribbean island embark on a dangerous boat trip to America where they have a special reason to celebrate Thankgiving.
Juv. PZ 7 B91527 Ho 1988.
Refugees.

Runaways

Da Rif, Andrea. Thomas in trouble. ; 1987.
Thomas runs away from home to escape being punished for getting in trouble, but he brings more trouble on himself than he had in the first place.
Juv. PZ 7 D114 Th 1987.
Runaways.

Goerge, Jean Craighead. Julie of the wolves. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 G2933 Ju.
Runaways.

Hamilton, Virginia. The planet of junior Brown. ; 1971.
Juv. PZ 7 H1828 Pl.
Runaways.

Keats, Ezra Jack. Peter's chair. ; 1967.
Juv. PZ 7 K2253 Pe.
Siblings/Runaways.

Kraus, Robert. Where are you going, little mouse? ; 1986.
A little mouse runs away from home to find a "nicer" family, but when darkness comes, he misses them and realizes how much he loves them.
Juv. PZ 7 K868 Wh 1986.
Runaways.

Sadness

Murphy, Elspeth Campbell. Sometimes I have to cry: Verses from the Psalms on tears. ; 1981.
Juv. BS 1445 T4 M87.
Emotions/Sadness.

Mundy, Michaelene. Sad isn't bad: a good-grief guidebook for kids dealing with loss. ; 1998.
Juv. BF 575 G7 M86 1998
Death/Sadness.

Safety

Bahr, Amy C. What should you do when...? ; 1986.
Juv. HQ 784 S8 B34 1986.
Safety.

Bahr, Amy C. Your body is your own. ; 1986.
Juv. HQ 71 B26 1986.
Safety.

Berenstain, Stan &. Berenstain, Jan. The bear's vacation. ; 1968.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G4493 Be.
Safety.

Chlad, Dorothy. Bicycles are fun to ride. ; 1984.
A young boy tells how he enjoys riding his bicycle while remembering important safety rules.
Juv. GV 1043.5 C45 1984.
Safety.

Chlad, Dorothy. Poisons make you sick. ; 1984.
A small girl named Tammy explains why one should never put strange things in one's mouth.
Juv RA 1214 C45 1984.
Safety.

Chlad, Dorothy. Stop, Look, and Listen for Trains. ; 1983.
Greg briefly describes the types of cars on freight and passenger trains and presents tips for satety at railroad tracks and crossings.
Juv. TF 148 C49 1983.
Safety.

Chlad, Dorothy. Strangers. ; 1982.
Presents some rules for safe behavior around people you don't know.
Juv. HQ 784 S8 C48 1982.
Children and Strangers/Safety.

Chlad, Dorothy. When I cross the street. ; 1982.
Presents general safety rules to be followed when crossing streets in the city and in the country.
Juv. HE 5614 C52 1982.
Safety.

Chlad, Dorothy. When I ride in a car. ; 1983.
A child describes the safety precautions her family takes when they go riding in the car.
Juv. TL 242 C58 1983.
Safety.

Dayee, Frances S. Private Zone. ; 1982.
A manual on understanding and prevention of sexual abuse to be read by parents and children together.
Juv. HQ 71 D25 1984.
Child molestation/Safety.

Seuling, Barbara. Stay safe, play safe: A book about safety rules. ; 1985.
Staying safety.
Juv. HV 675.5 S38 1985.
Safety.

Shapp, Martha. Let's finf out about safety. ; 1975.
Juv. HV 675.5 S47 1975.
Safety.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. Oh, Yes! Oh, No! ; 1987.
When to say yes, and when to say no.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 Oh 1987.
Safety.

Webb, Joan. Play it safe: A book about safety all year round. ; 1986.
Juv. HV 675.5 W43 1986.
Safety.

School

Allard, Harry. Miss Nelson has a field day. ; 1985.
The notorious Miss Swamp reappears at the HOrace B. Smedley School, this time to shape up the football team and make them wikn at least one game.
Juv. PZ 7 A413 Mg 1985.
School.

Allard, Harry. Miss Nelson is missing! ; 1977.
The kids in room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute.
Juv. PZ A413 Mi.
School.

Coles, Robert. Saving Face. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 C6777 Sav.
Race/School/Family.

Goode, Clancy. The world of kindergarten. ; 1970.
Juv. LB 1195 G66.
School.

Gray, Genevieve. Sore loser. ; 1974.
Loren's difficult adjustment to a new school is chronicled in various letters, school announcements, and miscellaneous communiques.
Juv. PZ 7 G7774 So.
School/Moving.

Kantrowitz, Mildred. Willy bear. ; 1976.
On the eve of his first day at school, a child projects some of his uneasiness onto his teddy bear, Willy.
Juv. PZ 7 K1285 Wi.
School.

Keeton, Elizabeth B. Esmeralda. ; 1970.
Juv. PZ 7 K2516 Es.
School/Bullies.

Jìménez, Francìsco. La Marìposa. ; 1998.
A Spanish-speaking child overcomes difficulties in his first day at school.
Juv. PZ 7 J57525 Lam 1998

Patton, Frances Gray. Good morning, Miss Dove. ; 1954.
Juv. PZ 3 P2784 Go.
School.

Rockwell, Harlow. My nursery school. ; 1984.
A child discusses the various activities that go on during a day in her nursery school.
Juv. PZ 7 R59485 Mz 1984.
School.

School: Boarding

Aitken, Dorthy Lockwood. The hard way. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 7 A284 Har.
School: Boarding.

Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline. ; 1939.
Juv. PZ 7 B423 Mad.
Surgery/School: Boarding.

Hodges, Margaret. The making of Joshua Cobb. ; 1971.
Juv. PZ 7 H664 Mak.
School: Boarding.

Self-confidence

Hines, Anna Grossnickle. All by myself. ; 1985.
One night, for the first time, Joise has to cross the dark bedroom to go the bathroom all by herself.
Juv. PZ 7 H572 A1 1985.
Self-confidence.

Lattimore, Eleanor Frances. Adam's key. ; 1976.
The youngest of five children finds a master key that not only enables him to help in emergencies but gives him the self-confidence he lacks.
Juv. PZ 7 L37 Ad.
Self-confidence.

Lovik, Craig John. Things I can do myself. ; 1986.
A child tells many things for which one can be responsible, such as putting toys away, washing hands, and listening to parents.
Juv. BJ 1451 L68 1986.
Self-confidence.

Stortz, Diane M. Confidence is -. ; 1987.
Defines self-confidence, discussess how it develops, and emphasizes that confidence can come from the individual's knowledge that he is important to God.
Juv. BF 575 S39 S76 1987.
Self-confidence.

Self-control

Gambill, Henrietta. Self-control. ; 1982.
Offers advice for young children on how to use self-control in their lives.
Juv. BJ 1533 D49 G35 1982.
Self-control.

Payne, Lauren Murphy. We Can Get Along. ; 1997.
In simple text, describes how it feels when people get along well together and when they do not, and explains that one has control over how one reacts in both kinds of situations.
Juv. HQ 784 S56 P39 1997.
Cooperation/Friends/Self-Control.

Self-esteem

Berry, Joy Wilt. You're all right: A children's book about human similarities. ; 1979.
Juv. BF 723 S28 B4.
Self-esteem.

Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergartners. We Are All Alike....We Are All Different. ; 1991.
Juv. LC 208 W4 1991.
Race/Self-esteem.

Halser, Eveline. The giantess. ; 1997.
Through the friendship of a kind neighbor, a young giantess discovers that her height is no obstacle to happiness.
Juv. PZ 8 H2564 Gi 1997.
Self-esteem.

Hoffman, Mary. Nancy no-size. ; 1987.
Juv. PZ 7 H67562 Nan 1987.
Family/Self-esteem.

Robinson, Gail. God made only one me. ; 1986.
Indicates that individuals should understand how they were all made to be unique in personality and that they can turn to God for help and support when change is needed in interacting with others.
Juv. BV 4571.2 R63 1986.
Self-esteem.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. I'm terrific. ; 1977.
Jason Bear thinks he's terrific and even awards himself gold stars for superior performance in his chores. His friends don't like to be around him.
Juv. PZ 7 S5299 In.
Self-esteem.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. Good for me. ; 1987.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 Go 1987.
Self-esteem.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. Me, Myself, and I. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 Me 1985.
Self-esteem.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. My Friends are special. ; 1987.
Special friends.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 My 1987.
Self-esteem/Friends.

Tangvald, Christine Harder. When I am sick. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 T16137 Wh 1985.
Self-esteem/Illness.

Thomas, Marlo and Hart, Carole. Free to be...you and me. ; 1974.
Juv. BF 697 F7.
Self-esteem.

Selfishness

Delacre, Lulu. Nathan & Nicholas Alexander. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ D3696 Na 1986.
Selfishness/Sharing.

Quigley, Stacy. Do I have to? ; 1986.
Ruben complains about having to write thank-you letters, return borrowed items, and admit his mistakes until he sees the advantages of less selfish behavior.
Juv. PZ 7 Q416 Do 1986.
Selfishness.

Sex

Andry, Andrew C. How babies are made. ; 1968.
how babies are made.
Juv. QP 251 A67.
Sex.

Brooks, Robert B. So that's how I was born! ; 1983.
Juv. QP 251 B76 1983.
Sex/Childbirth.

Casey, Winifred Rosen. Cruisin for a bruisin. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 C26815 Cr3.
Boy-girl relationships/Sex.

Clarkson, Edith Margaret. Susie's babies, a true story. ; 1960.
Susie who have been raised by all of the 4th graders is going to have babies. The children then ask the teacher some questions about the difference between humans and animals about giving birth.
Juv. PZ 10 C57 Su.
Sex/Babies.

Cole, Joanna. How you were born. ; 1984.
Text and photos explain how a baby is conceived.
Juv. RG 525.5 C64 1984.
Sex/Childbirth.

Dragonwagon, Crescent. Wind Rose. ; 1976.
A story of a couple in the process of pregnancy and birth.
Juv. PZ 7 D7824 Wi3.
Sex/Childbirth.

Gordon, Sol. Facts about sex for today's youth. ; 1973.
Juv. HQ 35 G65 1973.
Sex.

Greene, Carol. Why Boys and Girls Are Different. ; 1988.
Explanations of why boys and girls are different.
Juv. HQ 53 G66 1988.
Sex.

Gruenberg, Sidonie. The wonderful story of how you were born. ; 1970.
A story of how a baby born.
Juv. PZ 10 G75 Wo5.
Childbirth/Sex.

Hinshaw, Alice. The true book of your body and you. ; 1959.
Juv. PZ 10 H52 Tr.
Sex.

Hofstein, Sadie. The huamn story: Facts on birth, growth, and reproduction. ; 1969.
Juv. HQ 56 H73 1969.
Sex.

Hummel, Ruth S. Wonderfully made. ; 1967.
Juv. HQ 56 H84.
Sex.

Lerrigo, Marion Olive. A story about you: the facts you want to know about sex. ; 1956.
Juv. HQ 41 L4.
Sex.

Levine, Milton Isra. A baby is born, the story of how life begins. ; 1949.
Babies.
Juv. QP 251 L43.
Sex/Babies.

Mayle, Peter. Where did I come from?: The facts of life without any nonsense and with illustrations. ; 1973.
Juv. QP 251.5 M38 1975.
Sex.

Nilsson, Lennart. How was I born? ; 1975.
Juv. QP 251 N5.
Childbirth/Sex.

Schaffer, Patricia. How babies and families are made: (there is more than one way). ; 1988.
Surveys the different ways in which children are conceived, develop, are born, and become parts of families, examining special situations such as artificial insemination, cesarean births, and families with adopted children or stepchildren.
Juv. HQ 53 S3 1988.
Sex/Artificial insemination/Adoption/Step-families.

Showers, Paul. Before you were a baby. ; 1968.
How babies form.
Juv. PZ 10 S637 Be.
Sex/Babies.

Strain, Frances. Being born. ; 1970.
Juv. HQ 53 S87 1970.
Sex.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Gordon, Sol. Facts about sex for today's youth. ; 1973.
A simple discussion of various aspects of sexual maturation including definitions of vulgar or slang terms in reference to sex and sexual organs.
Juv. RC 200.2 G67.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Johnson, Eric W. Love and sex and growing up. ; 1990.
Describes the process of human reproduction from fertilization to birth, explains growth and sexual maturation, and discusses sexually transmitted diseases. Includes a glossary and review questions.
Juv. HQ 53 J6 1990.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Sharing

Delacre, Lulu. Nathan & Nicholas Alexander. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ D3696 Na 1986.
Selfishness/Sharing.

Hayward, Linda. Mine! ; 1988.
Juv. PZ 7 H31495 Mi 1988.
Sharing.

Janet Riehecky. Sharing. ; 1988.
Suggests ways of sharing things with family and friends.
Juv. BJ 1533 G4 R54 1988.
Sharing.

Robison, Deborah. Bye-bye, old buddy. ; 1983.
Jenny decides that it's time to give up her beloved security blanket, but she doesn't know what to do with it-until she thinks of a very special send-off.
Juv. PZ 7 R5693 By 1983.
Sharing.

Smith, Robert Kimmel. The war with Grandpa. ; 1984.
Upset that he has to give up the room he loves to his grandfather, Pete decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
Juv. PZ 7 S65762 War 1984.
Grandparents/Sharing.

Steptoe, John. Stevie. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 7 S8367 St.
Sharing.

Shyness

Hargreaves, Roger. Little Miss Shy. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 H2226 Lsh.
Shyness.

Keats, Exra Jack. Louie. ; 1975.
Juv. PZ 7 K2253 Lo.
Shyness/Handicapped: Mental.

Wells, Rosemary. Shy Charles. ; 1988.
Juv. PZ 8.3 W465 Sh 1993.
Shyness.

Siblings

Arnstein, Helens S. Billy and our new baby. ; 1973.
Feeling jealous of his new baby brother, Billy wants to behave like a baby but realizes that it's more fun to be a big boy.
Juv. PZ 7 A739 Bi.
Siblings/Jealousy.

Blume, Judy. The pain and the great one. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 B6265 Pai 1985.
Siblings.

Cavin, Ruth. Timothy the Terror. ; 1972.
Juv. PZ 7 C38 Ti.
Siblings.

Clearly, Beverly. Ramona Forever. ; 1984.
Ramona's year in third grade is highlighted by the arrival of Howie's rich uncle, a change in her after-school situation, a surprise wedding, a death and a new arrival in the family , and her father's getting a job.
Juv. PZ 7 C5792 Raig 1984.
Family/Siblings.

Cole, Joanna. The new baby at your house. ; 1985.
Describes the activities and changes involved in having a new baby in the house and the feelings experienced by the older brothers and sisters.
Juz. HQ 774 C58 1985.
Family/Siblings/Babies.

Greefield, Eloise. Sister. ; 1974.
After her father dies a young balck girl watches her sister withdraw from her and her mother.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Si.
Death/Siblings/African Americans.

Greene, Constance C. Beat the turtle drum 1976. ; 1976.
A young girl learns to cope with her feelings about her sister's accidental death.
Juv. PZ 7 G8287 Be.
Siblings/Death.

Greenfield, Eloise. Sister. ; 1974.
After her father dies a young black girl watches her sister withdraw from her and her mother.
Juv. PZ 7 G845 Si.
Death/Siblings/African Americans.

Haban, Russell. A baby sister for frances. ; 1964.
Juv. PZ 10.3 H646 Bab.
Jealousy/Siblings.

Hazen, Barbara Shook. It isn't fair! A book about sibling rivalry. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 H314975 Is 1986.
Siblings.

Hoban, Lillian. Arthut's pen pal. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 H635 Ax3.
Siblings.

Hoban, Russell. Harvey's hideout. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 10.3 H646 Har.
Siblings.

Keats, Ezra Jack. Peter's chair. ; 1967.
Juv. PZ 7 K2253 Pe.
Siblings/Runaways.

Kellogg, Steven. Much bigger than Martin. ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 K292 Mu.
Siblings.

Parker, Richard. He is your brother. ; 1974.
When Mike begins to share his interest in railroads with his autistic little brother, Orry begins to come out of his shell and a deep bond is formed between them.
Juv. PZ 7 P234 Hc3.
Autism/Siblings.

Paterson, Katherine. Jacob have I loved. ; 1980.
Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.
Juv. PZ 7 P273 Jac 1980.
Jealousy/Emotions/Siblings.

Richter, Elizabeth. Losing someone you love: When a brother or sister dies. ; 1986.
Juv. HQ 1973.3 R53 1986.
Death/Siblings.

Tsutsui, Yoriko. Anna's special present. ; 1983.
Anna hates it when her little sister katy begs to play with her favorite doll; but, when Katy is sick in the hospital, Anna know just the right gift to cheer her.
Juv. PZ 7 T795 An 1990.
Siblings.

Viorst, Judith. I'll fix Anthony. ; 1969.
Juv. PZ 7 V816 Il.
Siblings.

Walter, Mildred Pitts. My mama needs me. ; 1983.
Jason wants to help, but isn't sure that his mother at all after she brings home a new baby from the hospital.
Juv. PZ 7 W17125 My 1983.
Siblings/Babies.

Wright, Betty Ren. My sister is different. ; 1991.
Carlo struggles with his positive and negative feelings about his mentally handicapped sister.
Juv. PZ 7 W933 Mzd 1991.
Siblings/Handicapped: Mental.

Smoking

Older, Jules. Don't start: A book about smoking. ; 1986.
Juv. PZ 7 0455 Don.
Smoking.

Step-families

Bach, Alice. A father every few years. ; 1977.
Juv. PZ 7 B1314 Fat.
Step-families/Divorce.

Blos, Jaon W. A gathering of days: A New England girl's journal. ; 1979.
The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.
Juv. PZ 7 B6237 Gat.
Family/Step-families/Death.

Bunting, Eve. The memory string. ; 2000.
While still grieving for her mother and unable to accept her stepmother, a girl clings to the memories represented by forty-three buttons on a string.
Juv. PZ 7 B91527 Me 2000
Step-familes.

Dede, Vivian H. Mr. Dumb Jokes: When a parent remarries. ; 1982.
Juv. PZ 7 D358 Mr.
Step-families.

Hunter, Evan. Me and Mr. Stenner. ; 1976.
When her mother remarries, an eleven-year-old learns that she can love her stepfather and her real father at the same time.
Juv. PZ 7 H91663 Me.
Step-families.

MacLachlan, Patricia. Sarah, plain and tall. ; 1985.
When their father invites a mail-older bride to come to live them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by her and hope that she will stay.
Juv. PZ 7 M2225 Sar 1985.
Step-families.

Phillips, Carolyn E. Our family got a a stepparent. ; 1981.
A young boy relates how, with God's help, he adjusted to his stepfather and the changes in his life caused by his mother's remarriage.
Juv. HQ 759.92 P48.
Step-families.

Schaffer, Patricia. How babies and families are made: (there is more than one way). ; 1988.
Surveys the different ways in which children are conceived, develop, are born, and become parts of families, examining special situations such as artificial insemination, cesarean births, and families with adopted children or stepchildren.
Juv. HQ 53 S3 1988.
Sex/Artificial insemination/Adoption/Step-families.

Seuling, Barbara. What kind of a family is this?: A book about stepfamilies. ; 1985.
Jeff who is having problem in getting along with his new family, especially his new stepfather. But after all, they get along together.
Juv. PZ 7 S5135 Wh 1985.
Step-families.

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley. The headless Cupid. ; 1985.
Juv. PZ 7 S68522 He 1985.
Step-families.

Suicide

Youngman, Christine. He wasn't too young: When a friend wants to die. ; 1982.
A flashback of the death of Jack.
Juv. PZ 7 Y898 He.
Suicide/Death.

Superstitions

Perl, Lila. Don't sing before breakfast, don't sleep in the moonlight: Everyday superstitions and how they began. ; 1988.
Juv. BF 1775 P33 1988.
Superstitions.

Surgery

Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline. ; 1939.
Juv. PZ 7 B423 Mad.
Surgery/School: Boarding.

Transactional analysis

Freed, Alvyn. T.A. for tots (and other prinzes). ; 1983.
Juv. RC 489 T7 F7.
Transactional analysis.

Teenagers

Davis, Ken. How to live with your parents without losing your mind. ; 1988.
Juv. BV 4531.2 D37 1988.
Parents/Teenagers.

Hazeltine, Alice Isabel , ed. Selected stories for teen-agers, for pleasure and understanding. ; 1952.
Juv. PZ 5 H33 Se.
Family/Teenagers.

Toilet Training

Brooks, Joae Graham. I'm a big kid now! ; 1992.
Juv. HQ 770.5 B76.
Toilet training

Ross, Tony. I Want My Potty. ; 1988.
Juv. PZ 7 R71992 Iac 1988.
Toilet Training.

War

Pearsall, Shelley. Trouble don't last. ; 2002.
Juv. PZ 7 P3166 Tr 2002.
War

Seuss. The butter battle book. ; 1984.
Juv. PZ 8.3 G276 Bu 1984.
War.

Bunting, Eve. The wall. ; 1990.
A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict.
Juv. PZ7 B91527 Wal 1990
Death/Grandparents/War.

Working mothers

Hautzig, Esther Rudomin. Life with working partents: Practical hints for everyday situations. ; 1976.
A guide for children who must cope with a variety of daily situations on their own because their parents work.
Juv. HQ 777.6 H35.
Latchkey children/Working mothers.

Leiner, Katherine. Both my parents work. ; 1986.
Ten children whose parents work describes how they adapt their daily routines to fit busy family schedules.
Juv. HQ 777.6 L45 1986.
Latchkey children/Working mothers.

Love, Sandra. But what about me? ; 1976.
Juv. PZ 7 L95603 Bu.
Working mothers.

 

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