Some kids sail through their middle school years without any drama, but most kids get stuck on a rollercoaster of up and down moods. How is it possible to feel sad and happy at the same time? Why is everything so embarrassing? How does one eye-roll from a friend make you suddenly doubt everything about yourself?
The truth is you are growing into the amazing person you are meant to be and your many moods and emotions are helping you figure it all out. Not everyone nerds out on mood and emotions, but this book is packed with cool brain science and info on mental health and wellness, plus real-life stories from kids your age, you'll learn something about yourself without even trying! Soon you'll be an expert on YOU and will figure out what your emotions and feelings are saying. Soon you'll staying cool and calm during really tough moments knowing that you can handle anything. And all that adds up to feeling so much lighter and more confident about yourself and your future.
Kid Confident Book 2: How to Master Your MOOD in Middle School is part of an awesome nonfiction book series developed with expert psychologist and series editor, Bonnie Zucker, PsyD that authentically captures the middle school experience. These books skillfully guide middle schoolers through those tricky years between elementary and high school with a supporting voice of a trusted big sister or a favorite aunt, stealthily offering life lessons and evidence-based coping skills. Readers of Telgemeir's Guts will recognize similar mental health and wellness strategies and fans of Patterson's Middle School series will appreciate the honest look at the uncertainty and chaos that middle graders can bring. Kid Confident offers what kids need to have fun with it all and navigate middle school with confidence, humor, perspective, and feel our mad respect for being the amazing humans they already are. ---from the publisher
304 pages 978-1433838187 Ages 11-14
Keywords: middle school, how to, being yourself, believing in yourself, mental health, moods, dealing with feelings, social situations, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, part of a series, Middle School Book Club 6th Grade
Books in the series:
Kid Confident (Book #1): How to Manage Your SOCIAL POWER in Middle School by Bonnie Zucker, PsyD Kid Confident (Book #2): How to Master Your MOOD in Middle School by Lenka Glassman, PsyD Kid Confident (Book #3): How to Handle STRESS for Middle School Success by Silvi Guerra, PsyD Kid Confident (Book #4): How to NAVIGATE Middle School by Anna Pozzatti, PhD & Bonnie Massimino, MEd
“Smart and essential!” —Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid
"They used to tell kids to chant "sticks and stones" or "just ignore it." It didn't work. This book helps kids find the opposite approach: don't ignore it; understand it."--Tom Angleberger, Origami Yoda