These are anxious days for everyone. Can children's fears be helped with a book, a story?
Here are some suggestions for various ages from The 5Fifty5 Shop. Some are about anxiety, all are about being brave. Many are award winners and all are hand-picked and highly recommended.
|All good fiction has an element of tension or anxiety.
|Charlotte, in Charlotte's Web, has great anxiety about the fate of her friend Wilbur the pig.
|Anne, in Anne of Green Gables, fears for acceptance by her new family.
|Ged, in the brilliant, classic, fantasy novel, A Wizard of Earthsea, must recapture the terrible shadow he has loosed on the world.