Julie's Book List

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.