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Children's Books for Understanding Times of Crisis

Here is a collection of books for you to read with your children to help them understand and deal with the difficult emotions that come during times of crisis and uncertainty. These books are arranged by the target age range, from younger to older. The last four books are for children 10-12 years and up.

 

From Quill and Quire, "What - and how - to read with you child during a crisis"

 

On the News: Our First Talk about Tragedy (World Around Us #2) Cover Image
By Jillian Roberts, Jane Heinrichs (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781459817845
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orca Book Publishers - September 4th, 2018

You Are Never Alone Cover Image
By Elin Kelsey, Soyeon Kim (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771473156
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Owlkids - April 15th, 2019

Harry and Clare's Amazing Staycation Cover Image
By Ted Staunton, Mika Song (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781770498273
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Tundra Books - February 7th, 2017

Noni Is Nervous Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770493230
Availability: Special Order
Published: Tundra Books - July 9th, 2013

The Pink Umbrella Cover Image
By Amelie Callot, Geneviève Godbout (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101919231
Availability: Backordered
Published: Tundra Books - January 2nd, 2018

Simon Steps Into the Ring Cover Image
By Marylène Monette, Marion Arbona (Illustrator), Sophie B. Watson (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781459821811
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orca Book Publishers - March 17th, 2020

Butterflies in My Belly Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781449053390
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Authorhouse - June 23rd, 2010

Bitter and Sweet Cover Image
By Sandra V. Feder, Kyrsten Brooker (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781554989959
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Groundwood Books - September 11th, 2018

Scaredy Squirrel Cover Image
By Mélanie Watt, Mélanie Watt (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781554530236
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kids Can Press - March 1st, 2008

If the World Were a Village - Second Edition: A Book about the World's People (CitizenKid) Cover Image
By David J. Smith, Shelagh Armstrong (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781553377320
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kids Can Press - March 3rd, 2020

Freaking Out: Real-Life Stories about Anxiety Cover Image
By Polly Wells, Peter Mitchell (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781554515448
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Annick Press - September 1st, 2013

Patient Zero: Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781554516704
Availability: Backordered
Published: Annick Press - June 1st, 2014

Under Pressure: The Science of Stress Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781525300073
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kids Can Press - September 3rd, 2019