The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


But What If?

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When her parents try to convey to Daisy the excitement of moving and going to a new school, all she can think about is a series of worries in the form of “what ifs.” What if she doesn’t like the new house? What if her cat doesn’t take to the place? What if she has no luck in making friends? When Daisy expresses her worries to her grandfather, he gives her a different perspective based on optimism and looking on the bright side of things. 

In this worthwhile picture book for ages 4 through 8, author Sue Graves provides a special section for adults about children’s feelings and fears in the face of change (Free Spirit Publishing).


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