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From potty training or thumbsucking...and everything in between.
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Books about Common Childhood Concerns

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Barfburger Baby, I Was Here First! - Paula Danziger
For siblings dealing with "new baby" jealousy.

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Dinosaur vs. Bedtime - Bob Shea
For the bedtime blues: "When Dinosaur faces bedtime, his energy and confidence are put to the test."

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Henry in Love - Peter McCarty
For the first day of school: "On the first day of school, Henry the cat vies for the attention of the most amazing girl in class, Chloe Rabbit."

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How to Clean Your Room in 10 Easy Steps - Jennifer Huget
For the kid refusing to clean their room: "A girl gives hilariously bad advice on cleaning one's bedroom."

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Just the Way I Am - Sean Covey
For the kid who needs a pick-me-up after being teased.

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Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale - Mo Willems
For the loss of a beloved security blanket: "After Trixie and daddy leave the laundromat, something very important turns up missing."

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Llama Llama Misses Mama - Anna Dewdney
For kids with a case of separation anxiety.

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Tell Me the Day Backwards - Albert Lamb
For the bedtime blues: "As he gets into bed, Timmy Bear asks his mother to play a game with him in which they remember everything he did during the day, but in reverse order."

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Zoo Poo - Richard Morgan
For potty training: "Parents who share this humorous picture book with their child will discover that it is a pleasant and positive way to introduce them to toliet training, and it includes confidence-boosting tips that parents and toddlers can read together."


Books about Building Character

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An Awesome Book of Thanks - Dallas Clayton
"Clayton's exuberant book shows kids how to look around and be grateful for all the wonderful things in their lives."

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How do dinosaurs say I love you? - Jane Yolen
"Illustrations and rhyming text present some of the different ways dinosaurs can express their love, from cleaning up after making a mess to smiling sweetly instead of roaring."

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Little Rabbit and The Meanest Mother on Earth - Kate Klise
"Upset that his mother will not let him go out until he cleans his playroom, Little Rabbit sneaks away to join the circus and sells tickets by promising the audience a view of The Meanest Mother on Earth."

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Manners Mash-Up: A Goofy Guide to Good Behavior - Tedd Arnold
"Fourteen well-known children's book illustrators are each given a spread to impart etiquette for various situations."

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The Little Engine that Could - Watty Piper
"Although she is not very big, the Little Blue Engine agrees to try to pull a stranded train full of toys over the mountain."


Books about Feelings & Emotions

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Duck & Goose, How Are You Feeling? - Tad Hills
"Friends Duck and Goose experience many emotions, from sadness and anger to pride and frustration."

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Grumpy Bird - Jeremy Tankard
"Feeling too grumpy to fly, Bird begins to walk and finds that his mood changes as other animals join him."

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My Many Colored Days - Dr. Seuss
"This rhyming story describes each day in terms of a particular color which in turn is associated with specific emotions."


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