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    Cool Down and Work Through Anger (Learning to Get Along (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Cheri J. Meiners, Illustrated by Meredith Johnson

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    DescriptionPraised by parents, embraced by educators, the "Free Spirit Learning to Get Along" series presents social stories that help young children learn to behave responsibly and respectfully toward themselves and others. Simple words and supporting illustrations model behaviour and promote competence and self-confidence. Each book includes a special section for adults, with discussion questions, games, activities, and tips that reinforce the skills and ideas being taught. Everyone gets angry, so it's never too early for children to learn to recognize feelings of anger, express them, and build skills for coping with anger in helpful, appropriate ways. Children learn that it is okay to feel angry - but not okay to hurt anyone with actions or words. They discover concrete skills for working through anger: self-calming, thinking, getting help from a trusted person, talking and listening, apologizing, being patient, and viewing others positively. Reassuring and supportive, the book helps preschool and primary-age children see that when they cool down and work through anger, they can feel peaceful again. The series contains real-life situations and exemplifies diversity. It provides specific anger management skills to promote lifelong social and emotional health. It supports all 10 Domain Elements in the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework Domains of "Language Development," "Social and Emotional Development," and "Approaches to Learning". It is a resource for teachers, children, special needs children, families, and childcare providers.

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    Cool Down and Work Through Anger
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cheri J. Meiners, Illustrated by Meredith Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 40
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 168 g
    ISBN 13: 9781575423463
    ISBN 10: 1575423464

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 28100
    BIC E4L: EY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.0
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AD
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: YXL
    B&T General Subject: 212
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Approval Code: X01013900
    Ingram Subject Code: C4
    Libri: I-C4
    B&T Book Type: EN
    BISAC V2.8: JNF053050
    DC22: 152.4/7
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 152.47
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: BF723.A4 M44 2010
    Thema V1.0: YXD
    Illustrations note
    full-colour illustrations
    Free Spirit Publishing Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Free Spirit Publishing Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., has her master's degree in elementary education and gifted education. A former first-grade teacher, she has taught education classes at Utah State University and has supervised student teachers. Cheri and her husband, David, have six children and live in Maryland.
    Review quote
    ""Cool Down and Work Through Anger" is an excellent anger-management toolbox written at reading level 1-2 for kids ages 4-8. Full-color illustrations provide examples of kids experiencing anger management problems and solutions. "Cool Down and Work Through Anger" is described as a gentle empowering book that helps kids channel their anger by giving constructive alternatives, rather than focusing on what not to do. "Cool Down and Work Through Anger" is very accessible and kid-friendly without talking down to kids. Its simple, direct language provides real models of better ways to interact and deal with anger. "Cool Down and Work Through Anger" is a paperback book that includes an activity guide for adults with specific suggestions for ways to reinforce helpful ideas and also a number of suggested games and activities to resolve anger. "Cool Down and Work Through Anger" is part of the Learning to Get Along series from Free Spirit Publishing. "Cool Down and Work Through Anger" is highly recommended for kids ages 4-8 who have anger management issues or concerns." --Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch: Reviewer's Choice