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How to Take the Grrrr out of Angerby Elizabeth Verdick
Synopses & Reviews
Anger is a part of life. We canandrsquo;t avoid it, we shouldnandrsquo;t stuff it, and we canandrsquo;t make it go away.
Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. This book speaks directly to them and offers strategies they can start using immediately.
Blending solid information and sound advice with jokes and funny cartoons, it guides kids to understand that anger is normal and can be expressed in many waysandmdash;some healthy, some not.
It teaches them how to recognize anger in themselves and others, how to handle situations and emotions (loneliness, guilt, frustration, fear) that lead to or mask anger, and how to deal with the anger they feel.
Young readers learn that violence is not acceptable and there are better, safer, more positive ways to resolve conflicts.
They also discover what to do when people around them are angry, how to get help, and how to locate other resources (books, hotlines, school groups) when they need more support.
Provides advice on how to recognize anger, control the feeling and express it in healthy ways, and deal with the anger of others.
Filled with solid information, sound advice, and humor, this book helps kids understand anger and how to handle it in healthy, positive ways.
About the Author
Elizabeth Verdick is a children's book writer and editor.and#160; She lives in Minnesota with her husband and their two children.
Marjorie Lisovskis has been editing books for children, parents, and teachers for 22 years. A mother and grandmother, she lives with her husband in Minneapolis.
Table of Contents
How it feels to be angry — Emergency! quick ways to get the grrrr out — The different faces of anger — The crazy things angry people do — 5 steps to taming that temper — The power of words — 6 steps to solving anger problems — Anger radar — Anger "what ifs" — Grrrreat ways to keep your cool.
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