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9 Books to Help Kids Manage Their Fears and Phobias

by Dena McMurdie

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Fear comes in many shapes and sizes. One of my kids is afraid of the dark while the other is terrified of public speaking, water, dentists, and abandonment, among other things. Thankfully, there are some great books available to help kids manage their fears and phobias. Here are some that have helped my family: