Children's Books by Topic

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Working With Others

1. Anansi the Spider

2. The Day the Crayons Quit

3. 2 Hens and a Peacock

4. The Little Red Hen

5. How to be an Elephant

6. The Five Chinese Brothers

7. Ricky the Rock that Couldn't Roll

8. The Day the Crayons Quit

9. I'm NOT Just a Scribble

Coping With Worries

1. Wemberley Worried by Kevin Henkes

2. Is a Worry Worrying You?

3. After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)

4. The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big Big Dark

5. I Will Be Okay (Mindful Mantras Book 4)

6. Cool Cats, Calm Kids

7. Please Explain Anxiety to Me! Simple Biology and Solutions for

8. Children and Parents, 2nd Edition (Growing With Love)

9. Master of Mindfulness: How to Be Your Own Superhero in Times of

10. Stress (best for 3rd grade and older)

Managing One's Stress

1. I am Peace

2. When Sophie Gets Angry..Really Really Angry

3. Sheila Rae, the Brave (Kevin Henkes)

4. What Does It Mean to Be Present?

5. Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion

6. Let's Play Yoga!: How to Grow Calm Like a Mountain, Strong Like a Warrior, and Joyful Like the Sun

Empathy For Others

1. Fly Free

2. Rabbit Listened

3. Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning About Empathy

4. I Am Human: A Book of Empathy (Click for Read Aloud)

5. Her Right Foot (about the Statue of Liberty—best for children 3rd grade and older)

6. My Friend is Sad

7. Four Feet, Two Sandals


1. Waiting is not Easy

2. The Tortoise and the Hare

3. Rosie Revere, Engineer

4. Drawn Together

5. Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

6. The Hallelujah Flight

7. Owl Moon

8. My Diary From Here to There

9. Come on Rain!


1. Heartprints

2. Wonder (chapter book)

3. Sidewalk Flowers

4. A Sick Day for Amos McGee

5. Be Kind (Pat Miller)

6. We Are All Wonders

7. Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

8. The Rabbit Listened

9. Should I Share My Ice Cream?

10. Ricky the Rock That Couldn't Roll

11. Rabbit Listened

12. I Will Walk With Vanessa

Grit ( Handling Hard Things )

1. Something Beautiful

2. One of Those Days

3. The Little Engine That Could

4. Be Brave Little One

5. Brave Irene

6. The Day You Begin

7. Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China

8. The Road Home

9. Nonni's Moon

10. Separate is Never Equal

11. Joseph had a Little Coat

12. Xochitl and the Flowers


1. Galimoto

2. Jabari Jumps

3. The Most Magnificent Thing

4. Amazing Grace

5. Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the

6. Ocean...

7. Dreamers (Yuyi Morales)

8. Elephants cannot dance