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Jair’s Collections


About Us


We're always working hard to bring you the best children's books. Our goal is to publish literature that promotes emotional intelligence and mental health, helps develop literacy skills, and offers representation of Black and Brown kids in every book we create.


"Jair's Collections is a combination of everything I needed to hear growing that would have guided me to a better and healthier mental state in my life.


Children are the future. By helping them develop a healthy mindset, we can ensure their success and the eventual success of our society as a whole."

- J.J. Shegog


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Fall 2022

We know you've been waiting for it!

You've been asking us for a while now when the next book in our "Dealing With" series would be coming out, and we're so excited to finally share that "Silly Little Squabbles: Dealing with Conflict" will be released in the Fall of 2022.

The sequel to our best-selling book "Now I'm Really Mad: Dealing with Anger," "Silly Little Squabbles: Dealing with Conflict" is highly anticipated, and for good reason! We sold over 8K in pre-orders on Kickstarter last February and bundled it with exclusive rewards!

Only a limited amount will be available. Don't wait! Pre-order today and secure your copy!



Our Story

I was a teacher in Chicago, and after I had my child, I suffered from post-partum depression and sought therapy to address my deep-seated problems. Therapy opened my eyes to destructive patterns in my life, and I soon discovered that I lacked basic emotional intelligence, which factored into my poor mental health.


As I explored this topic, I noticed how little resources there are on this topic and wanted to make my own. I wrote these books out of love for Jair and began publishing them out of love for all children.

Jair’s Collections specializes in producing children’s books that focus on emotional intelligence, mental health, inclusiveness, and faith-based understanding for children. The goal of all Jair's products is to provide tools that allow children to understand the validity and normalcy of their feelings. It is our hope that it also serves as a reminder to adults and caregivers that children's mental health and emotions should be taken into great consideration and handled with care.

Our Mission

With an ever-changing world, kids are struggling now more than ever to find their place in society. And unfortunately, they're expected to succeed in school with little support for the development of their emotional well-being.

We believe in the foundation that the “whole child goes to school”; meaning that all parts children need to be developed. It is during childhood that kids are most impressionable and develop their ideologies about the world.


Jair’s Collections goal is to reimage families with social emotional learning (SEL). Mental disorders in children are on the rise; we are dedicated to providing resources that foster healthy social emotional learning and normalize mental health to increase representation of all communities in our books. While increasing diversity in children's publishing, the organization also fights for better reading conditions for kids who live in poverty.

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"Now I'm Really Mad!: Dealing with Anger"
2nd. Ed.

Also Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble

Rita is always getting angry at her baby sister. Rita screams, cries and shouts to tell everyone how she feels. But when her parents decide to help her discover how to use big girl words, Rita will discover calmer, better new ways to express her emotion.

Combining a thoughtful and valuable lesson with a fun story and colorful illustrations, this adorable children’s book helps teach children about managing their anger and expressing themselves in calm, constructive ways. Kids will love discovering Rita’s story and all the practical “big girl” ways she learns to express her anger.

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News, Views and More

Our Books Now Sold at Dusable Museum of African American History ( Smithsonian  Affiliate)

"Now I'm Really Mad!" 2nd ed. and our Adult Coloring Book is now available for purchase at Dusable Museum. We are so humbled and honored for this opportunity. Please support us and Dusable Museum visiting and purchasing our books!

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