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Fear of Water: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • D.W. All Wet; by Marc Brown; Little Brown, 1991
  • Edward in Deep Water; by Rosemary Wells; Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995
  • Katie Swims; Anne Rockwell; HarperCollins Publishing, 2001
  • Let's Go Swimming with Mr. Sillypants; by M. K. Brown; Crown, 1986
  • Sergio Makes A Splash; by Edel Rodriguez; Little, Brown, 2008
  • Sidney Won't Swim; by Hilde Schurmanns; Whispering Coyote, 2001
  • Swimming Lessons with Stewie the Duck; by Stew Leonard; Kimberly Press, 2005
  • Tuck in the Pool; by Martha Weston; Houghton Mifflin, 2000
  • When the Water Closes Over My Head; by Donna Napoli; Dutton, 1994

Ages 9 to 12

  • Alice the Brave; Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; Atheneum, 1995
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Pediatric Advisor 2012.2 published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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