Jenny Is Scared! When Sad Things Happen in The World
For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
Jenny and her brother Sam are scared! The TV has played news all morning, Jenny's piano lesson was canceled, and Mom and Dad forgot to make lunch. Jenny and Sam want to know what's going on and how not to be so scared, and Mom and Dad can help. With honest sensitivity, Jenny Is Scared! explores children's fears, and reactions surrounding terrorism, war, and other violent events.
A Note to Parents by author and psychologist Ann Rasmussen, PsyD, explains how young children respond to violence and tragedy, provides concrete suggestions for helping them feel more safe, and offers families ideas for making the world a better place.
Shuman's book poignantly captures what is in the minds and hearts of our children today. She puts on paper the very fears and concerns facing kids, as well as what we can all do to cope with an uncertain world. This book is a must-have for all parents and teachers.
—Kristene Doyle, PhD, Director of Child and Family Services, Albert Ellis Institute
An excellent book for kids with a timeless message that is needed in these uncertain times more than ever.
—Michael S. Broder, PhD, psychologist and author