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Books About Discipline, Anger, and Stress for Ages 3-5

Teach your child how to manage anger and stress with these titles on behavior and discipline.
 
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'M MAD!
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'M MAD!
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague

ROAR! What happens when little dinosaurs get mad? And how do they calm down?

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Picture Book: $11.89

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David Gets in Trouble
David Gets in Trouble
Series: No, David!
by David Shannon Illustrated by David Shannon
David doesn't mean to get in trouble. It's not his fault. Most of the time, it's just an accident! Or maybe he forgot something. Or some furniture got in the way. Whatever the situation, David has a really good explanation, and it will leave kids and parents laughing.
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Paperback Book: $4.79

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No, David!
No, David!
by David Shannon Illustrated by David Shannon

When David Shannon was five years old, he wrote and illustrated his first book. On every page were these words: NO, DAVID! . . . and a picture of David doing things he was not supposed to do. All he hears from his mother as he breaks his mother's rules is "No, David!", "That's enough, David!", and "Settle down!"

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Paperback Book: $5.39

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When Sophie Gets Angry
When Sophie Gets Angry
by Molly Bang Illustrated by Molly Bang

In this Caldecott Honor-winning, head-on exploration of the causes of and solutions to anger, Sophie gets angry and runs out into the woods, where she climbs a tree to calm down, and is soon ready to come home to her loving family.

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Mad at Mommy
Mad at Mommy
by Komako Sakai Illustrated by Komako Sakai
Little Bunny is very MAD at his mommy. She sleeps too late. She talks too much. She watches her silly shows instead of cartoons. And she gets mad for no reason — just a few little bubbles on the floor. The only thing left to do is run away.
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Just for You!: Stop, Drop, and Chill
Just for You!: Stop, Drop, and Chill
by Derrick D. Barnes Illustrated by Barbara Duke

All day long, trouble follows this boy around school and makes him angry. Will he fight back, or will he find another way to solve his problems?

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D.W. Go to Your Room!
D.W. Go to Your Room!
by Marc Brown
When Mom sends D.W. to her room, a ten-minute time-out seems like forever. At first D.W. sulks, but as the time ticks by, she starts to worry that her family will completely forget about her. What if she starves? What if they don't love her anymore? What if she's stuck in her room for the rest of her life?
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The Very Cranky Bear
The Very Cranky Bear
by Nick Bland Illustrated by Nick Bland

Moose, Lion, Zebra, and Sheep take shelter in a cave on a cold and rainy day, only to realize that a bear is there. The bear roars loudly and says that he is trying to sleep. Not understanding why the bear is so cranky, the other animals come up with ways to cheer up the bear.

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