Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., has her master's degree in elementary education and gifted education. A former first-grade teacher, she has taught education classes at Utah State University and has supervised student teachers. Cheri and her husband, David, have six children and live in Maryland.
"A delightful addition to the series. I particularly like the
focus on what kids can do to handle their anger more
constructively, rather than focusing on what not to do. . .
. Will appeal to kids as well as those who work with them."
--James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You're Scared and Worried and Mad
"Cool Down and Work Through Anger is an excellent
anger-management toolbox written at reading level 1-2 for kids ages
4-8. Full-color illustrations provide examples of kids experiencing
anger management problems and solutions. Cool Down and Work
Through Anger is described as a gentle empowering book that
helps kids channel their anger by giving constructive alternatives,
rather than focusing on what not to do. Cool Down and Work
Through Anger is very accessible and kid-friendly without
talking down to kids. Its simple, direct language provides real
models of better ways to interact and deal with anger. Cool Down
and Work Through Anger is a paperback book that includes an
activity guide for adults with specific suggestions for ways to
reinforce helpful ideas and also a number of suggested games and
activities to resolve anger. Cool Down and Work Through
Anger is part of the Learning to Get Along series from Free
Spirit Publishing. Cool Down and Work Through Anger is
highly recommended for kids ages 4-8 who have anger management
issues or concerns."
--Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch: Reviewer's Choice