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Books About Discipline, Anger, and Stress for Ages 6-7

Introduce your child to these stories about managing anger and stressful situations.
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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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No, David!
Series: 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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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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D.W. Go to Your Room!
Series: D.W.
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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When I Feel Angry
by Cornelia Maude Spelman Illustrated by Nancy Cote
Anger is a scary emotion for young children, their parents, and caregivers. As this little bunny experiences the things that make her angry, she also learns ways to deal with her anger— ways that won't hurt others.
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