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Silvestro, Annie

Summary: "Rosie can't wait to start kindergarten--she's had her pencils sharpened and her backpack ready for weeks. But suddenly, on the night before the big day, her tummy hurts. Rosie's mom reassures her that it's just butterflies in her belly, and she'll feel better soon. Much to Rosie's surprise, when she says hello to a new friend on the bus, a butterfly flies out of her mouth! As the day goes on,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SIL

Caletti, Deb.

Summary: Seattle high school senior Jade's life is defined by her anxiety disorder and dysfunctional family, until she spies a mysterious boy with a baby who seems to share her fascination with the elephants at a nearby zoo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAL

Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends ... Komi's friendship quest just hit its first major obstacle--the green-eyed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KOM

Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends... Summer is about to begin, and Komi would love to be able to spend the long,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KOM

Reinhardt, Jennifer Black

Summary: Possums play dead when threatened so Alfred, an unusually nervous possum, avoids attention and even friendship until he meets Sofia, an armadillo who curls into a ball when nervous. Includes facts about the unusual defense mechanisms of animals pictured in the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "The journey to 100 friends begins with a single conversation. Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! With the whole student body keeping their distance and Komi unable to utter a single word, friendship might be forever beyond her reach. Najimi's sudden declaration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2020

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Oshiro, Mark

Summary: Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OSH

Jones, Janey

Summary: The Summer Fair is coming up, and Dancer the pony has run away because she does not want to dance, and it is up to the Superfairies to give her confidence--but first they have to catch her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED JON

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JON

Lazar, Tara

Summary: Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls of all ages! It's the most amazing day on earth: the first day of school! It can be a daunting prospect, but don't worry - your big brother can show you the ropes. Join a nervous boy and his enthusiastic older brother as they navigate the highs and lows of a first day at school . . . except this school is a big top, and the teacher is named Miss Stupendous,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAZ

Zuppardi, Sam

Summary: Jack has been looking forward to playing the trumpet in his first concert, but on the morning of the big day, Jack becomes anxious about performing and his worry starts to grow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Jenny loves swimming, and her best friend has finally convinced her to join the school swim team--but when she is confronted by a crowd of spectators in competition she freezes up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD

Emerson, Kevin

Summary: Five years ago Elian was kidnapped. Physicall and emotionally abused, brainwashed, now his captor sends him into the mall-- with a bomb strapped to his chest. Across the mall is Maya, a girl whose crippling anxiety holds her prisoner in its own way. When Maya keeps Eli from detonating the bomb, nothing is the same. They are drawn together by their dark pasts-- and only time will tell if meeting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC EME

Cooper, Ilene.

Summary: Entering his beagle, Lucy, in a contest to be "spokespet" for Pet-O-Rama helps shy, nine-year-old Bobby get over his anxiety about speaking in front of groups of people, from his third-grade classmates to the contest judges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE COO

Friedman, Becky

Summary: "Daniel Tiger is going to school today. Would you like to join him? There's so much fun to be had at school!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE DAN

Lucas, Chad

Summary: Ezra has always been popular and friends to everyone, even Brian, who usually keeps to himself. But now, some of his friends have been acting differently, and Brian seems to be pulling away. Ezra wants to help, but he worries if he's too nice to Brian, his friends will realize that he has a crush on him. Ezra has no choice but to take the leap and reach out. Both boys have to decide if they're...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LUC

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Summary: The gym teacher from the black lagoon: The kids say the new gym teacher is a real monster! Imagine their surprise when they discover he is a regular guy, and they like gym.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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Sateren, Shelley Swanson

Summary: Alfie Wolfe and his twin sister Alfreeda enjoy helping out at the family's Hound Hotel--but this time they have very different ideas about what to do with a Yorkshire terrier suffering from separation anxiety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SAT

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SAT

Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends... School is out for the summer, and Komi is still getting used to this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KOM

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: Although he lives on a farm in Minnesota, Ben Martin is a skateboarder who dreams of having a chance to skate with professionals at a regional competition--but he has never performed in front of a crowd and when he goes to make a demonstration video he freezes up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone production 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED TER

Maddox, Jake

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Summary: Worried sick about his baby brother's operation, twelve-year-old Dominic does not really feel much like playing soccer, so he just messes around on the field during practice--but when his grandfather teaches him some moves he starts to take an interest, and sets out to win the trust of his coach and teammates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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Thomas, Frances

Summary: Little Monster is worried because he wants to grow up to be an explorer in outer space, but that means leaving his parents behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC THO

Beebe, Katy

Summary: "Khepri, who lives in ancient Egypt, begins to feel nervous as he and his father travel to Thebes for Khepri's first day of scribe school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEE

Colasanti, Susane.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old high school sophomore Marisa, who has an anxiety disorder, decides that this is the year she will get what she wants--a boyfriend and a social life--but things do not turn out exactly the way she expects them to.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COL

Coven, Wanda

Summary: In this fifth Henry Heckelbeck adventure, Henry races to the finish in his first derby! Henry and his friends are going to race in a race car derby! The only problem is each racer has to build their own car. Can Henry magic together the perfect ride? Or will he crash and burn? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Henry Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE COV

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