Jenny is Scared! When
Sad Things Happen in the World
Illustrated by Cary Pillo
Jenny and her brother Sam are scared! The TV has played news
all morning, Jenny's piano lesson was canceled, and Mom and Dad forgot to make lunch. Jenny and Sam want to know what's going
on an d how not to be so scared, and Mom and Dad can help. With honest sensitivity, Jenny is Scared! explores children's fears,
and reactions surrounding terrorism, war, and other violent events.
A note to parents by author and psychologist Ann Rasmussen, Psy. D., explains
how young children respond to violence and tragedy, provides concrete suggestions for helping them feel more safe, and offers
families ideas for making the world a better place.