cover image Growing Up is Hard

Growing Up is Hard

Laura C. Schlessinger. HarperCollins Publishers, $15.95 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-06-029200-3

Dr. Laura Schlessinger, author of Why Do You Love Me? and But I Waaannt It! has penned another vehicle for families to explore their psychological feelings together. In Growing Up Is Hard, illus. by Daniel McFeeley, Sammy screams, ""Nothing is wrong! Everything is wrong! I just hate my life!"" Sammy's father helps him look at his problems in a positive light and reassures Sammy that growing up can be hard, but also meaningful. (HarperCollins/Cliff Street, $15.95 40p ages 3-7 ISBN 0-06-029200-8; May)