Books

Children’s Illness or Medical Condition

Bastian Adventure Series By, Sofie Berga

Benito, You Can Do It! By, Alan Quinonez

But Why? Lupus By, Alexis C. Rizzuto

Hip, Hop, Horray for Brooklyn Bunny By, Jill Harold and Betsy Miller

It’s Time For Your Checkup By, Shani Thornton, MS, CCLS

Meet The A-Team: A Book About Autism By, Courtney Butorac

Nutley, The Nut-Free Squirrel By, Stephanie Sorkin

The Littlest Peanut By, Shannan Wilson

Tiger Livy By, Erin Garcia & Betsy Miller

We Can Go Anywhere: My Adventures on Daddy’s Chair By, Glen Dick

Zip-Line By, David Humpherys

Grief, Loss & Bereavement

Death is Stupid By, Anastasia Higginbotham

Forever Connected: A Guide For Parents, Activities to Help Build & Maintain Connections With a Dying Parent By, Caitlin Koch

Fred and Red Say Goodbye By, Austin Schlichtman

I Miss You: A First Look at Death By, Pat Thomas

Ida, Always By, Caron Levis

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings By, Jo Witek

Life is Like the Wind By, Shona Innes

Someone Came Before You By, Pat Schwiebert

Something Small By, Rebecca Honig

The Heart and the Bottle By, Oliver Jeffers

The Invisible String By, Patrice Karst

The Memory Box: A Book about Grief By, Joanna Rowland

The Next Place By, Warren Hanson

The Rabbit Listened By, Cori Doerrfeld

We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had and Angel Instead By, Pat Schwiebert

Social and Emotional Development

Alex’s Compromising Curse: A Book About How To Compromise With Others  By, Courtney Butorac

Black Cloud Blues By, Christine A. Emery

#BabyLove: My Social Life By, Corine Dehghanpisheh

Beautifully Different By, Dana Salim

Bella Gets Worried: A Book About Dealing With Anxiety By, Courtney Butorac

Divorce is The Worst By, Anastasia Higginbotham

Elephant Wind By, Heather L. Beal

Flowers and Bubbles A Story about Coping With Anger and Frustration By, Allison C. Siegel, L.M.S.W.

Frenemy Jane: The Sometimes Friend By, Stephanie Sorkin

Gorilla Thumps and Bear Hugs: A Tapping Solution Children’s Story By, Alex Ortner

Hey Goose! What’s Your Excuse? By, Lisa Griffin

I Can Be a Superhero During a Lockdown By, Rachel Tepfer Copeland

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings By, Jo Witek

Jack Gets Too Silly: A Book About When it’s OK To Be Silly By, Courtney Butorac

Lily Gets Bossy: A Book About Letting Others Lead By, Courtney Butorac

Max Gets Inflexible: A Book About Staying Flexible By, Courtney Butorac

My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing By, Nick Ortner

Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher

Tessie Tames Her Tongue By, Melissa Martin

That’s Not Fair!: A Book About How Fair is Not Always Equal By, Courtney Butorac

The Adventures of Frank and Mustard: Stuck in the Mud By, Simon Calcavecchia

The Gift of the Lady Bug By, Carole M. Amber

The Highway Inside of Me By, Julian Cate

The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher

The Toothless Puppy: A Tale of Differences By, Ashley Almon and Karen Almon

Just For Fun

Chocolate Shoes with Licorice Laces By, Stephanie Sorkin

Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32  By, B.C.R. Fegan

The Big Adventures of Tiny House By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo, and Courtenay Fletcher

The Day That A Ran Away By, B.C.R. Fegan

Sleepy Toes By, Kelli McNeil and Corri Doerrfeld

Parents, Caregivers, and Child Life Specialists 

Everybody Stay Calm By, Dr. Angel Mackenzie

Following Imagination: Activities that move create and play with guided imagery By, Genevieve Lowry, Med, CCLS

Visible Ink Written pieces from patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Forever Connected: A Guide For Parents, Activities to Help Build & Maintain Connections With a Dying Parent By, Caitlin Koch

Taking Your Child To The Hospital Or The Doctor By, Patricia Weiner, MS

The Parents’ Guide to Clubfoot By, Betsy Miller

The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia By, Betsy Miller

The Tapping Solution for Parents, Children & Teenagers: How to Let Go of Excessive Stress, Anxiety and Worry and Raise Happy, Healthy, Resilient Families By, Nick Ortner

Stars in the Sand: Finding The Light of the Lord in Unexpected Places By, Leigh Snyder

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