How should a parent react when a child is so scared by something that he’s having trouble sleeping, isn’t eating enough, and is fighting with his friends? Sam saw something awful and scary, so his mother takes him to Mrs. Carol, a special therapist who helps kids feel better. She asks Sam to draw some pictures and then tell her a story about the thing that scared him. Readers can help Sam too and learn how to cope with trauma or when something scary happens. For ages 4-10
Audience: Children, Parent, Professional
Contributors: Collier, Kevin Scott, ill.