Story Time: 8 Articles

Sophie’s Shell

Why is the sky blue? Why are raindrops wet? What are stars made of? Why am I so shy? Sophie can't wait til she's old enough to go to school. She has so many questions she wants to learn the answers to. But when it's finally time, Sophie feels so shy, she keeps popping back in her shell. What can help Sophie build the confidence she needs to come out of her shell and explore the world? Hear author, Jo Rooks, read Sophie's Shell aloud. Sophie's Shell is part of The Once Upon a Garden Series. Read a piece Jo Rooks wrote about supporting your shy child.

Read More
Sophie’s Shell 2020-08-18T13:01:17-04:00

Bye-Bye!

Mommies and daddies always come back. Sometimes it's hard to say goodbye, even for grown-ups. For toddlers, being separated from parents or other beloved caregivers can be scary and very sad. Carol Zeavin and Rhona Silverbush created the Terrific Toddlers Series to help toddlers and their grown-ups understand and better manage issues like separation. Hear author Rhona Silverbush read Bye-Bye! aloud.

Read More
Bye-Bye! 2020-08-04T15:27:38-04:00

Unstuck! 10 Things to Do to Stay Safe and Sane During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside-down. All the uncertainties and changes cause stress. Unstuck! is a workbook for tweens and teens to help them manage stress and anxiety, express emotions, and cultivate creativity and gratitude. Hear author Bonnie Zucker, PsyD, read Unstuck! aloud. Download your free copy of Unstuck!: 10 Things to Do to Stay Safe and Sane During the Pandemic here.

Read More
Unstuck! 10 Things to Do to Stay Safe and Sane During the Pandemic 2020-07-07T16:41:56-04:00