Anger: Resource List

Ages 0 to 4

  • I Was So Mad (Look-Look); by Mercer Mayer; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • It's time to Use Your Words When You're Upset; by Lawrence Shapiro; New Harbinger Publ, 2008
  • No Hitting! A Lift-the-flap Book; by Karen Katz; New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 2004
  • When You're Mad: And You Know It; by Elizabeth Crary and Shari Steelsmith; Parenting Press, 1996

Ages 4 to 8

  • ABC's of Anger: Stories and Activities to Help Children Understand Anger; by Ray Ali, Whole Person Associates, Inc., 2006
  • Badger's Bad Mood; by Hiawyn Oram: Scholastic Paperbacks, 2002
  • Dealing with Anger; by Marianne Johnson; Powerkids Press, 2003
  • Hands Are Not For Hitting; by Martine Agassi; Free Spirit Press, 2000
  • I'm Furious; by Elizabeth Crary, Jean Whitney (illustrator); Parenting Press, 1996
  • Josh's Smiley Faces: A Story About Anger; by Gina Ditta-Donahue; Magination Press, 2003
  • Stop, Drop, and Chill; by Derrick Barnes; Scholastic, 2004
  • When I Feel Angry; by Cornelea Spelman; Albert Whitman, 2000

Ages 8 to 12

  • Anger Management; by Judith Peacock and Suzanne Stutman; LifeMatters, 2000
  • How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger; by Elizabeth Verdick; Free Spirit Publ, 2003
  • Keeping Cool; by Joel Black; Wellness Institute, 2002
  • Touching Spirit Bear; by Ben Mikaelsen; Throndike Press, 2004

Young Adult

  • Cool It! Teen Tips to Keep Hot Tempers From Boiling Over; by Michael Hershorn; New Horizon Press, 2003
  • Hot Stones and Funny Bones: Teens Helping Teens Cope with Stress and Anger; by Brian Seaward; Health Communications, 2002
  • Hot Stuff to Help Kids Chill Out: the Anger Management Book; by Jerry Wild, LGR Publ, 2000

Books for Adults

  • The Angry Child: Regaining Control When Your Child Is Out of Control; by Tim Murphy; Clarkson Potter, 2002
  • Angry Kids: Understanding and Managing the Emotions that Control Them; by Richard Berry; Fleming H. Revel Co., 2001
  • The Explosive Child: a New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children; by Ross Greene; HarperCollins, 2001
  • Everything Parent's Guide to Tantrums: The One Book You Need to Prevent Outbursts, Avoid Public Scenes, and Help Your Child Stay Calm; by Joni Levine; Adams Media Corp, 2005
  • Healthy Anger: How to Help Children and Teens Manage Their Anger; by Bernard; Oxford University Press, 2003
  • Helping Your Kids Deal with Anger, Fear, and Sadness; by H. Norman Wright; Harvest House Publ, 2005
  • Mastering Anger and Aggression the Brazelton Way; T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow; De Capo Press, 2005
  • Staying in Control: Anger Management Skills for Parents of Young Adolescents; by Millicent Kellner, Research Press, 2003
  • Tantrums; by Michelle Kennedy; Barrons Educational Series, 2003
  • What Your Explosive Child is Trying to Tell You: Discovering the Pathway from Symptoms to Solutions; by Douglas Riley; Houghton Mifflin, 2008
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2008-08-11
Last reviewed: 2008-05-20
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