I Feel Sick!

Nobody likes being sick, but having a good book can make it seem less lonely and give some hope that you'll feel better soon. Some times all you need is some extra TLC. When a trip to the doctor is necessary it's good to know what to expect.

The Lady With the Alligator Purse

By Nadine Bernard Westcott (adapter and illustrator)

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Miss Lucy can't figure out what is wrong with Tiny Tim, so she calls a doctor, a nurse, and the lady with the alligator purse. Includes music to sing, a story to read, & games to play! JE Fic Wes

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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The Sick Day

By Patricia MacLachlan

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"Emily complains she has a stomach ache in her head and a headache in her throat, so Father puts down his writing to take care of Emily in her sickbed. He jokes about her outrageous demands and becomes irritated when he cannot find the thermometer anywhere. The next day he has caught Emily’s bug and now Emily is taking care of him-while Mama is home from work picking up things from the day before." JE Fic Mac

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

By Eileen Christelow

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Bedtime for the mother of these five little monkeys is anything but peaceful! JE Fic Chr

Suggested for ages 2 - 6

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How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

By Jane Yolen and Mark Teague (illustrator)

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Laughter is perhaps the best medicine after all in this rip-roaring romp in humorous rhyme with dinosaurs that fill the pages as they illustrate how NOT to behave, before they demonstrate the best way back to health. JE Fic Yol

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

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Bark, George

By Jules Feiffer

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George can meow, quack, oink and moo, but he can't bark. A visit to the vet gets to the bottom of the problem - or does it? JE Fic Fei

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

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