Children's Booklist

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Books Used By Elementary School Counselor

This is a list of good teaching books used by elementary school Counselors to help children learn to avoid fighting, control stress, get along with others, improve self-esteem, etc.

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Pockets Full of Rocks (in the New Era March 1985)

Don't Pop Your Cork on Monday (Adolph J. Moser)

The Little Red Hen (Alan Granowsky)

Help Yourself Little Red Hen (Alan Granowsky)

The Tortoise and the Hare (Alan Granowsky)

Friends At the End (Alan Granowsky)

Bears Should Share (Alvin Granowsky)

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Alvin Granowsky)

Big Al (Andrew Clements)

Annie's Gifts (Angela Shelf Medearis)

The Prince Who Wrote a Letter (Ann Love)

Meanest thing to Say (Bill Cosby)

The Watcher (Brenda Silsbe)

The Lion Who couldn't Roar (Cary Hogg)

The Hating Book (Charlotte Zolotow)

Cookie's Week (Cindy Ward)

The Five Chinese Brothers (Clair Huchet Bishop and Kurt Weise)

Free to Be You and Me and Free to Be a Family (Compiled by Marlo Thomas)

Secret of the Peaceful Warrior (Dan Millman)

Imogene's Antlers (David Small)

The Empty Pot (Demi)

The Amazing Incredible Sulk (Diane McAffee)

Charlie the Caterpillar (Dom Deluise)

Horton Hatches the Egg (Dr. Seuss)

The Sneetches (Dr. Seuss)

Just a Little Different (Gina and Mercer Mayer)

Three Cheers for Tacky (Helen Lester)

Me First (Helen Lester)

Tacky in Trouble (Helen Lester)

The Wizard, The Fairy and the Magic Chicken (Helen Lester)

Tacky the Penguin (Helen Lester)

Goodness Gorillas (Jack Canfield and Pat Grant Porter)

Jackal Wants Everything (Jacquelyn Reinach)

I wish I Were a Butterfly (James Howe)

Stellaluna (Janell Cannon)

Crickwing (Janell Cannon)

Tops and Bottoms (Janet Stevens)

Yettele's Feathers (Joan Rothenberg)

Best-Loved Folktales of the World compiled (Joanna Cole)

Bully Trouble (Joanne Cole)

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Judith Viorst)

Alexander Who Used to Be Rich on Sunday (Judith Viorst)

Chrysanthemum (Kecin Henkes)

Pockets Full of Rocks (Larry Hiller)

The Very Angry Day That Amy Didn't Have (Lawerence E. Shapiro)

It's Mine (Leo Lionni)

Frederick (Leo Lionni)

Fish is Fish (Leo Lionni)

Too-too Justin! (Lynea Bowdish)

Rainbow Fish (Marcus Pfister)

Rainbow Fish to the Rescue (Marcus Pfister)

A Very Special Critter (Mercer Mayer)

The Buckethead Families (Mike Epperley)

The Buckethead Bunch (Mike Epperley)

The Three Bucketeers (Mike Epperley)

Arnie and the New Kid (Nancy Carlson)

I Like Me (Nancy Carlson)

How to Lose All Your Friends (Nancy Carlson)

Showdown at Slickrock (Pat Bagely)

Babushka Baba Yaga (Patricia Pollaco)

Switch on the Night (Ray Bradbury)

Fa Mulan (Robert D. San Souci)

Stephanie's Ponytail (Robert Munsch)

Pigs (Robert Munsch)

The Paper Bag Princess (Robert N. Munsch)

The Araboolies of Liberty Street (Sam Swope)

Toestomper and the Caterpillars (Sharlene Colicott)

Berenstain Bears Trouble at School (Stan and Jan Berenstain)

The Berenstain Bears and the Double Dare (Stan and Jan Berenstain)

The Berenstain Bears and the In-Crowd (Stan and Jan Berenstain)

The Berenstain Bears' New Neighbors (Stan and Jan Berenstain)

The Berenstain Bears and the Blame Game (Stan and Jan Berenstain)

The Berenstain Bears and the Truth (Stan and Jan Berenstain)

Little Mouse on the Prairie (Stephen Cosgrove)

Nitter Pitter (Stephen Cosgrove)

Catundra (Stephen Cosgrove)

Sassafras (Stephen Cosgrove)

Fanny (Stephen Cosgrove)

Leo the Lop (Stephen Cosgrove)

Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days (Stephen Manes)

The Hurt (Teddi Doleski)

The Fourth Little Pig (Teresa Celsi)

Regular Flood of Mishap (Tom Birdseye)

Strega Nona (Tomie dePaola)

I Miss Franklin P. Shuckles (Ulana Snihura)

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (William Steig)

Kaylee, Clean your Room (Diane McAffee)

I Love You All Day Long (ages 3-5) (Francesca Rusackas)

Hip Hip Hooray for Annie McRae (Brad Wilcox)