Healing Stories: Picture Books for the Big and Small Changes in a Child's Life

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M. Evans, Aug 8, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 336 pages
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With over 500 hand-picked titles, Healing Stories recommends carefully selected books essential for any adult looking to help children cope with their growing pains through reading. Annotated with helpful commentary, these titles cover everything from kids' everyday trials (losing baby teeth, starting school, having a bad day) to more emotionally stressful events (death of a pet, moving, illness), giving adults all the information they need to choose the right books. Also features useful tips to make reading fun and helpful for both adults and children.

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Golding (psychology, Univ. of California, San Francisco) is a psychologist in private practice who works with children. Here she writes about sharing picture books with children as a means of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
How to Use This Book
9
Everyday Growing The Basics
13
Part 2 Feelings
39
Everyday Stress
71
Growing Up
93
Families and Family Changes
127
Relationships
175
Loss and Grief
257
Trauma
281
References
313
Author Index
315
Illustrator Index
321
Title Index
325
Topic Index
339
About the Author
343

Health Health Problems and Health Care
205

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Jacqueline Golding, Ph.D. is a psychologist in private practice in Pleasanton, California who works with children, teens, and adults. A graduate of Yale University, Dr. Golding earned her Ph.D. in psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Central Contra Costa County Child, Adolescent, and Family Mental Health Service in Concord, California. She holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Golding, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, has published over 100 articles in scientific and professional journals on topics such as trauma, depression, and cultural issues in mental health. She lives in northern California with her family, and in her free time enjoys hiking and photography.

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