A Story for Children About Perfectionism
Nobody's Perfect by Ellen Flanagan Burns
Book DescriptionSally Sanders is good at everything she does, or so it seems. Secretly she is afraid that if she can't do something well, or be the best, she will feel like a failure. She is scared that she is not "good enough." As a perfectionist, hitting the wrong note at a piano recital, or not making the soccer team feels like the end of the world!Gradually, through the help of her teachers and mother, Sally learns to have fun and not worry so much about being the best. She realizes that making mistakes is a part of learning, and that doing her best is good enough.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781433803796
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Magination Press, (American Psychological Association)
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Sally Sanders is good at everything she does, or so it seems. Secretly she is afraid that if she can't do something well, or be the best, she will feel like a failure. She is scared that she is not "good enough." Gradually, through the help of her teachers and mother, Sally learns to have fun and not worry so much about being the best.
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Author Biography - Ellen Flanagan Burns
In addition to being a school psychologist, Ellen Flanagan Burns is a licensed massage therapist. She is a strong supporter of cognitive-based interventions and believes that bibliotherapy with children is extremely powerful. She has a particular interest in helping children with anxiety-related issues because she has worked with many children suffering from them and has dealt with perfectionism personally and professionally. She lives in Newark, Delaware with her family. Erica Pelton Villnave's involvement in children's literature began at The Maryland Institute College of Art where she studied illustration.
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