Best Children’s Violence Books

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1. Anger Management Workbook for Kids: 50 Fun Activities to Help Children Stay Calm and Make Better Choices When They Feel Mad

Author: by Samantha Snowden MA
160 pages

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Show your anger who’s boss50 fun activities about anger management for kids ages 6 to 11Anger is a normal emotion just like joy, sadness, and fear, but it can be difficult to know how to express those feelings in a good way.

The Anger Management Workbook for Kids is filled with 50 playful exercises to help you handle powerful emotions. You can stay calm and make better choices when you feel angry. Other workbooks about anger management for kids ages 6-12 wish they could be this fun!

Discover ways to recognize angry feelings and react to them safely, so you can be nice to yourself and others. Draw a picture of what your anger looks like, write about your feelings and needs in different situations, and more.

These awesome activities will give you the tools to manage your feelings through gratitude, friendliness, and self-kindness. This workbook about anger management for kids includes:Assorted exercisesDoodle, write, meditate, and make crafts like the Glitter Jar as you work through angry feelings with this delightful workbook about anger management for kids.

2. I Choose to Calm My Anger: A Colorful, Picture Book About Anger Management And Managing Difficult Feelings and Emotions (Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose)

Author: by Elizabeth Estrada
35 pages

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In this rhyming story, Jackson gets upset and doesn’t understand how his emotions are controlling his behavior. Through colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhymes, he learns coping mechanisms on how to deal with big emotions like anger. Does your child get upset easily?

Developing tools that help you cope with everyday struggles can lead to a calmer well-being. I Choose to Calm My Anger is a story with social emotional learning (SEL) in mind. It has been praised by teachers and therapists worldwide.

This story told from Jackson’s point of view will help open your child’s mind to what it feels like to be angry and how to deal with it. Jackson will teach your child how we are empowered to change our mindset and how we deal with life’s setbacks.

With Jackson in real life examples, your child will learn to develop their understanding of their own emotions. Throughout the story, Jackson will show you how it feels to be angry and then how to cope. Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose is an empowering series curated to empower young children to become aware of big emotions.

3. Hands Are Not for Hitting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)

Author: by Martine Agassi Ph.D.
Free Spirit Publishing
24 pages

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It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand.

Created in response to requests from parents, preschool teachers, and childcare providers, this book belongs everywhere young children are. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.

4. I Am Stronger Than Anger: Picture Book About Anger Management And Dealing With Kids Emotions And Feelings (Preschool Feelings Book, Self-Regulation Skills) (World of Kids Emotions)

Author: by Elizabeth Cole
32 pages

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Tired of telling your child not to shout or kick things when they are angry? Then this book is the perfect solution for you! When children are angry, they can manifest their anger through bad behavior. They might shout, cry, throw things and roll on the floor or all of these things combined.

That’s why most parents need help managing their kids emotions and feelings. This book about little Nick:contains lovely illustrations and lightly rhyming storylinehelps children recognize and cope with their anger in a funny way through communication with zoo animalsoffers a variety of calming techniques and is aimed to improve kids self-regulation skillsteaches children to admit their mistakes and say I’m sorryincludes a bonus coloring page”This story has helped my preschoolers to understand, recognize and deal with their emotions.

Very useful picture book which offers fun kids activities and is full of amazing illustrations.” Jennifer*Even if you have tried everything, this book is perfect for gaining a deeper understanding of children anger management and how to help kids control their emotions.

5. Ghost Boys

Author: by Jewell Parker Rhodes
240 pages

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A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes. Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better. Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat.

As a ghost, he observes the devastation that’s been unleashed on his family and community in the wake of what they see as an unjust and brutal killing. Soon Jerome meets another ghost: Emmett Till, a boy from a very different time but similar circumstances.

Emmett helps Jerome process what has happened, on a journey towards recognizing how historical racism may have led to the events that ended his life. Jerome also meets Sarah, the daughter of the police officer, who grapples with her father’s actions.

Once again Jewell Parker Rhodes deftly weaves historical and socio-political layers into a gripping and poignant story about how children and families face the complexities of today’s world, and how one boy grows to understand American blackness in the aftermath of his own death.

6. Blended

Author: by Sharon M. Draper
320 pages

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Eleven-year-old Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever in this timely but genuine (Publishers Weekly) story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind, Sharon M.Draper. Eleven-year-old Isabella’s parents are divorced, so she has to switch lives every week: One week she’s Isabella with her dad, his girlfriend Anastasia, and her son Darren living in a fancy house where they are one of the only black families in the neighborhood.

The next week she’s Izzy with her mom and her boyfriend John-Mark in a small, not-so-fancy house that she loves. Because of this, Isabella has always felt pulled between two worlds. And now that her parents are divorced, it seems their fights are even worse, and they’re always about HER.

Isabella feels completely stuck in the middle, split and divided between them more than ever. And she is beginning to realize that being split between Mom and Dad involves more than switching houses, switching nicknames, switching backpacks: it’s also about switching identities.

7. A Little SPOT of Frustration: A Story about Self-Control

Author: by Diane Alber
32 pages

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Does your child become easily frustrated? Is their reaction not matching the problem? A little SPOT of Frustration is a fun, colorful book that helps a child learn how to FLIP their Frustration SPOT into a CALM and Flexible thinking SPOT!

Children will love the built in activity that can help them remember how to manage their frustrations in a healthy way.

8. Anger Management Skills Workbook for Kids: 40 Awesome Activities to Help Children Calm Down, Cope, and Regain Control

Author: by Amanda Robinson LPC RPT
Z Kids
128 pages

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Help Your Child Learn Anger Management Skills for a Lifetime. While some children instinctively know how to regulate their emotions, plenty of others lack the skills they need to express their anger in healthy and effective ways. This warm, engaging workbook helps children ages 5-10 develop strong skills for managing their anger through 40 fun activities.

From identifying their feelings and challenging negative thinking patterns to practicing healthy coping skills when angry feelings arise, kids will learn to feel calmer and more in control-and to form better relationships with family and friends and ease problems at school.

A bonus section at the end of each chapter encourages kids and their families to practice the skills they’ve learned for even greater success. Here’s what you’ll find in the Anger Management Skills Workbook for Kids: SIX ESSENTIAL SKILLS everybody needs to find calm and control.

40 AWESOME ACTIVITIES that help kids develop these important skills. BONUS GAMES AND EXERCISES at the end of each chapter to practice the skills learned with family and friends. This positive, interactive book will help your child calm down, cope, and cool a hot temper with skills that will last them a lifetime.

9. Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Author: by Carole Boston Weatherford
32 pages

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“A must-have”Booklist (starred review) Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation’s history. The book traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa’s Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community.

News of what happened was largely suppressed, and no official investigation occurred for seventy-five years. This picture book sensitively introduces young readers to this tragedy and concludes with a call for a better future.

10. Something Happened in Our Town (A Child's Story About Racial Injustice)

Author: by Marianne Celano
Magination Press
40 pages

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The companion book, Something Happened in Our Park: Standing Together After Gun Violence, is available now. A NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 INDIEBOUND BEST SELLER #6 on American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom’s Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020 A Little Free Library Action Book Club Selection National Parenting Product Award Winner (NAPPA)Emma and Josh heard that something happened in their town.

A Black man was shot by the police.”Why did the police shoot that man?””Can police go to jail?”Something Happened in Our Town follows two families one White, one Black as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community.

The story aims to answer Children’s questions about such traumatic events, and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives. Includes an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers with guidelines for discussing race and racism with children, child-friendly definitions, and sample dialogues.

Free, downloadable educator materials (including discussion questions) are available at www.Apa.Org. From the Note to Parents and Caregivers:There are many benefits of beginning to discuss racial bias and injustice with young children of all races and ethnicities:Research has shown that children even as young as three years of age notice and comment on differences in skin color.

11. Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

Author: by Patty Lovell

G.P. Putnam's Sons
32 pages

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Be yourself like Molly Lou Melon no matter what a bully may do. Molly Lou Melon is short and clumsy, has buck teeth, and has a voice that sounds like a bullfrog being squeezed by a boa constrictor.She doesn’t mind.

Her grandmother has always told her to walk proud, smile big, and sing loud, and she takes that advice to heart. But then Molly Lou has to start in a new school. A horrible bully picks on her on the very first day, but Molly Lou Melon knows just what to do about that.

12. A Terrible Thing Happened

Author: by Margaret M Holmes
Magination Press
32 pages

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Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous and had bad dreams. Then he met someone who helped him talk about the terrible thing, and made him feel better.

13. The Canyon's Edge

Author: by Dusti Bowling
320 pages

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Hatchet meets Long Way Down in this heartfelt and gripping novel in verse about a young girl’s struggle for survival after a climbing trip with her father goes terribly wrong. One year after a random shooting changed their family forever, Nora and her father are exploring a slot canyon deep in the Arizona desert, hoping it will help them find peace.

Nora longs for things to go back to normal, like they were when her mother was still alive, while her father keeps them isolated in fear of other people. But when they reach the bottom of the canyon, the unthinkable happens: A flash flood rips across their path, sweeping away Nora’s father and all of their supplies.

Suddenly, Nora finds herself lost and alone in the desert, facing dehydration, venomous scorpions, deadly snakes, and, worst of all, the Beast who has terrorized her dreams for the past year. If Nora is going to save herself and her father, she must conquer her fears, defeat the Beast, and find the courage to live her new life.

14. Count Me In

Author: by Varsha Bajaj
Puffin Books
192 pages

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An uplifting story, told through the alternating voices of two middle-schoolers, in which a community rallies to reject racism. Karina Chopra would have never imagined becoming friends with the boy next door-after all, they’ve avoided each other for years and she assumes Chris is just like the boys he hangs out with, who she labels a pack of hyenas.

Then Karina’s grandfather starts tutoring Chris, and she discovers he’s actually a nice, funny kid. But one afternoon something unimaginable happens-the three of them are assaulted by a stranger who targets Indian-American Karina and her grandfather because of how they look.

Her grandfather is gravely injured and Karina and Chris vow not to let hate win. When Karina posts a few photos related to the attack on social media, they quickly attract attention, and before long her #CountMeIn post-“What does an American look like?

#immigrants #WeBelong #IamAmerican #HateHasNoHomeHere”-goes viral and a diverse population begin to add their own photos. Then, when Papa is finally on the road to recovery, Karina uses her newfound social media reach to help celebrate both his homecoming and a community coming together.

15. My Body is Special and Private

Author: by Adrianne Simeone
The Mama Bear Effect, Inc
10 pages

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