Connecticut Children's Medical Center

11/22/2022 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/22/2022 09:27

Expert-Approved Books to Get Through Tough Stuff

By Connecticut Children's Child Life Specialists

Books can be our greatest teachers, especially when families face a constantly changing world with ups, downs and challenges. This list of books, recommended by our Child Life team, will help kids of a parents embrace change, build resilience, grieve, appreciate differences and power through adversity. Happy reading!

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Books for Ages 0-4

Dealing With Feelings or Tantrums:

Bullying, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Health Challenges:

Building Resilience:

Embracing Autism and Neurodiversity:

It's never too early to crack open a book.

Books for Pre-K through Second Grade

Dealing with Transitions:

Bullying, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Health Challenges:

Building Resilience:

Embracing Autism and Neurodiversity:

Books for Grades 3-5

Bullying, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Health Challenges:

Building Resilience:

Embracing Autism and Neurodiversity:

Books for Grades 6-8

Dealing with Transitions:

Bullying, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Embracing Autism and Neurodiversity:

Relationships:

Health Challenges:

Building Resilience:

There will always be a book for everyone.

Books for Grades 9-12

Dealing with Transitions:

Embracing Autism and Neurodiversity:

Relationships:

Health Challenges:

Building Resilience:

Mental Health:

Books for Parents

For Surviving the Toddler Years:

For Surviving the School-Aged Years:

Bullying, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Embracing Autism and Neurodiversity:

Mental Health: