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Magination Press

(Imprint of American Psychological Association (APA))

In 1987, Magination Press was created out of a desire to publish innovative books that would help children deal with the many challenges and problems they face as they grow up. Written for ages 4 through 18, these books deal with topics ranging from the everyday—starting school, shyness, normal fears, and a new baby in the house—to more serious problems, such as divorce, attention deficit disorder, depression, serious injury or illness, autism, trauma, death, and much more. Most of our books are written by mental health professionals or those who work closely with them and with children. Our books help children understand their feelings, provide information about the topic or situation, and offer extensive practical coping strategies. A comprehensive Note to Parents is usually included to help guide parents, therapists, social workers, and teachers in using the book. Magination books are not preachy or didactic: They feature sensitive, lively, sometimes humorous writing, along with exquisite, evocative illustrations. They are a pleasure to look at and to read. In 1997, Magination Press was acquired by the American Psychological Association. As the world's largest and most prestigious publisher of books in psychology, mental health, and development, we at APA are proud and delighted to publish Magination books.

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: adoption, foster care, ADD, learning disabilities, depression, disability, divorce, anxieties, self-esteem

Main Address: 750 First Street NE
Washington DC 20002-4242 USA
Phone: 1-800-374-2721 / 202-336-5510
Fax: 202-336-5502
Updated 2/25/2010

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Contact Information: Darcie Conner Johnston
managing editor
Updated 7/1/2006
Contact Information: Becky Shaw
Project Editor
Updated 12/17/2007
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1. What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety ...
    Author: Dawn Huebner
    Illustrator: Bonnie Matthews
Ages 4-8 09/15/2005
818 Reviews  
2. What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems...
    Author: Dawn Huebner
    Illustrator: Bonnie Matthews
Ages 9-12 10/15/2007
185 Reviews  
3. What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD (...
    Author: Dawn Huebner
    Illustrator: Bonnie Matthews
Ages 9-12 04/15/2007
175 Reviews  
4. What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Negati...
    Author: Dawn Huebner
    Illustrator: Bonnie Matthews
Ages 9-12 08/2006
99 Reviews  
5. A Terrible Thing Happened - A story for children who have witnessed vio...
    Author: Margaret M. Holmes, Sasha J. Mudlaff
    Illustrator: Cary Pillo
Ages 4-8 02/2000
214 Reviews  
6. What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems...
    Author: Dawn Huebner
    Illustrator: Bonnie Matthews
Ages 9-12 02/2008
101 Reviews  
7. Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD (Paper...
    Author: Charles Beyl, Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ellen B. Dixon
    Illustrator: Charles Beyl
Ages 4-8 09/01/2004
61 Reviews  
8. It Hurts When I Poop!: A Story for Children Who Are Scared to Use the Po...
    Author: Howard J. Bennett
    Illustrator: M. S. Weber
Ages 4-8 08/31/2007
307 Reviews  
9. My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic (Paperback)
    Author: Katherine A. Martinez, Michael A. Tompkins
    Illustrator: Michael Sloan
Young Adult 07/15/2009
12 Reviews  
10. Nobody's Perfect: A Story for Children About Perfectionism (Paperback)
    Author: Ellen Flanagan Burns
    Illustrator: Erica Pelton Villnave
Ages 4-8 08/15/2008
22 Reviews  
11. Understanding Myself: A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feeli...
    Author: Mary C. Lamia
Ages 9-12 11/15/2010
34 Reviews  
12. Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends (Paperback)
    Author: Blythe Grossberg
Ages 9-12 05/15/2012
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13. Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales (Paperback)
    Author: Jeanie Franz Ransom
    Illustrator: Jackie Urbanovic
Ages 9-12 08/15/2005
42 Reviews  
14. Healing Days: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma (Hardcover)
    Author: Susan Farber Straus
    Illustrator: Maria Bogade
(Unknown)  05/18/2013
8 Reviews  
15. Baxter Turns Down His Buzz: A Story for Little Kids About ADHD (Hardcover)
    Author: James M. Foley
    Illustrator: Shirley Ng-Benitez
(Unknown)  09/12/2016
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16. Cory Stories: A Kid's Book About Living With Adhd (Paperback)
    Author: Jeanne Kraus
    Illustrator: Whitney Martin
Ages 4-8 08/30/2004
74 Reviews  
17. What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail B...
    Author: Dawn Huebner, Dawn, Ph.D. Huebner
    Illustrator: Bonnie Matthews
Ages 9-12 09/15/2008
33 Reviews  
18. Sally Sore Loser: A Story About Winning and Losing (Paperback)
    Author: Frank J. Sileo
    Illustrator: Cary Pillo
Ages 4-8 08/15/2012
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19. What to Do When You Feel Too Shy: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Social Anx...
    Author: Claire A. B. Freeland PhD
    Illustrator: Janet McDonnell
(Unknown)  10/17/2016
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20. Putting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids with Add or ADHD (Paperback)
    Author: Judith M. Stern, Patricia O. Quinn
    Illustrator: Joe Lee
Ages 9-12 03/01/2009
9 Reviews  
21. Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story For Little Kids About Divorce (Pa...
    Author: Bryan Langdo, Sandra Levins
    Illustrator: Bryan Langdo
Ages 4-8 09/2005
75 Reviews  
22. Attention, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your Ad/Hd (Paperback)
    Author: Patricia O. Quinn
    Illustrator: Carl Pearce
Ages 9-12 04/15/2009
8 Reviews  
23. I Don't Want to Talk About It (Paperback)
    Author: Jeanie Franz Ransom
    Illustrator: Kathryn Kunz Finney
Baby−PreK 04/2000
38 Reviews  
24. Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your Add or A...
    Author: Judith M. Stern, Patricia O. Quinn
Ages 9-12 04/15/2012
6 Reviews  
25. Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care (Paperback)
    Author: Alissa Imre Geis, Jennifer Wilgocki, Marcia Kahn Wright
Ages 4-8 02/2002
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