Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive guide for parents, teachers, counselors and librarians to 500 children's fiction books that portray more than 100 common issues kids face, from bullies, siblings and fear of the dark to divorce, moving and chronic illness. The only comprehensive source of great children's books on nearly every issue kids experience.
"Coon has definitely done her homework...A practical guide to finding resources that will help children develop life skills and, perhaps, feel more confident in a confusing, difficult world." Stephanie Zvirin, Booklist
"To help the rest of us find children's books that address children's issues, Coon has compiled Books to Grow With....It recommends more than 500 books that address everything from learning to swim to divorce, from comfort objects to chores for children up to about age 10." The Baltimore Sun