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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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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

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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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SIL

Guerrero, Tanya

Summary: Moving to the Philippines with his zoologist mother, twelve-year-old Pablo struggles with anxiety while his mother fosters an orphaned child with a facial anomaly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GUE

Horn, Ariel

Summary: Monsters Morton and Bogart are best friends. But they don't always see eye to eye. So when they encounter a closed door, anxious Bogart wants to keep it closed, because there must be something really bad on the other side. But Morton thinks it'll be something amazing! Which is it? Through bright, expressive illustrations, readers learn that, while not knowing can be frightening, being brave can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOR

O'Reilly, Jane H.

Summary: At the family cabin by the lake where his grandfather died two years ago, eleven-year-old Cooper Cameron spends the summer trying to rid himself of the rituals that allow him to cope with his grief and fear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ORE

Barkley, Callie

Summary: "Amy has never liked being in the spotlight. When all her friends decide to form a team for the Santa Vista Quiz Bowl, Amy's not so sure. She knows she can answer the quiz questions ... but can she do it in front of hundreds of people? Meanwhile, The Critter Club is caring for some chickens who need a home. As the Quiz Bowl approaches, Amy herself starts feeling just a little bit chicken!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Vivat, Booki

Summary: Abbie Wu is Frazzled as she navigates locker thieves, diabolical cats, and other hazards of middle school. Things are looking up for Abbie Wu: this year she'll run for class president and get a brand-new shiny locker. Until--she doesn't...Not only does she discover that her locker has been hijacked by a complete stranger, but it turns out the culprit also happens to be her new science partner....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC VIV

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC VIV

DeStefano, Lauren

Summary: The unicorn smells nice, but she is very rude. She never waits for an invitation to come over--she walks right in and tracks heart-shaped hoof-prints across the carpet. She sits in Elizabeth's chair and makes a complete mess of the house. She even sleeps in Elizabeth's bed. When the unicorn comes to dinner, is there even room for Elizabeth?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: JE DES

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

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

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

Rose, Lisa

Summary: "Jacobs feels sad and anxious on his first day of school. He wants to be with his family! But he finds a creative way to keep them close during the school day. When a classmate seems to share his feelings, Jacobs shows him his pocket picture--and makes a new friend!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Educational Media 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN ROS

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

Thaler, Mike

Summary: Hubie's on his most hair-raising mission yet: to spend the night in the castle of Count Dracula!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2020

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEE

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SAT

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

Lee, Lyla

Summary: It's time to pick a class president, and Mindy really wants to win--and she's basing her entire campaign on snacks and being kind, so how could she NOT be chosen? But here is one big thing that Mindy is not sure she can do--make a speech to her class about why she would be the best pick for president. Can Mindy face her fears and show the class--and herself--that she can be the best class...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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

Dilloway, Margaret

Summary: Eleven-year-old Ava Andrews has a Technicolor interior with a gray shell. On the inside, she bubbles with ideas and plans. On the outside, everyone except her best friend, Zelia, thinks she doesn't talk or, worse, is stuck-up. What nobody knows is that Ava has invisible disabilities: anxiety and a heart condition.Ava hopes middle school will be a fresh start, but when Zelia moves across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books, a division of HarperCollins Pubishers 2020

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Humphrey, Anna

Summary: Daniel is not so sure about going to camp. There will be bugs. And uncomfortable beds. And leeches! Megabat can't WAIT to go to camp! There will be so much smooshfruit, and he loves a good sing-along. Daniel starts to think camp isn't so bad. He's made friends, and his bed isn't THAT uncomfortable. Megabat has made a new friend too. But his new friend wants him to go flying to spooky caves. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HUM

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