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A side-by-side workbook for parents and kids to process emotions about the pandemic.

This book highlights conversations with kids across the U.S. about their experience in the pandemic. Activities, drawings, and guided questions prompt your child to express their feelings about the coronavirus.

Ideal for preschool to 8th grade families.

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The Coronavirus Feelings Workbook


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