In a journey that carries the reader far beyond the printed page, a child discovers his common link with all of Life. Inspired by Sister Star, he finds the light within his heart and, as his version expands, he sees that same light in all other things. All I See Is Part Of Me is… More All I See Is Part Of Me
With 29 real life and relatable stories at its heart, this practical resource is designed to help build self-esteem and body confidence in children aged 5-11. Each story is the focus of a ready-to-use lesson plan, covering common issues that affect children such as a lack of body confidence, feeling pressured by peers and worries… More Being Me (and Loving It): Stories and activities to help build self-esteem, confidence, positive body image and resilience in children
As a chameleon, it’s in Carlos’ nature to change his colors in order to fit into his surroundings. Carlos is usually green, but can turn pink to join the flamingos, blue to match the frogs, and spotty to resemble the jaguars. When the other animals find out that Carlos has been changing his colors in… More Carlos the Chameleon: A Story to Help Empower Children to Be Themselves
A young boy is portrayed as he sorts out the hurt of “being different” and called a “retard” at school. The boy knows he is not like other children when it comes to his ability to learn. He finds true friendship with a little lamb, Fluffy. Fluffy “speaks” truths to the boy about his specialness… More Don’t Look at Me: A Child’s Book about Feeling Different
This book offers invaluable tools for parents and teachers of children with disabilities, as well as new ideas for therapists and other healthcare workers who work with clients and patients who have different abilities. When we learn to see our disability or difference as a gift, we can use it as a transformative tool. Instead… More Firewalk: Embracing Different Abilities
In this timely and charming story about the importance of being true to yourself, mindfulness, and standing by your friends, we meet Leonard, a lion, and his best friend Marianne, a duck. Leonard and Marianne have a happy life together talking, playing, writing poems, and making wishes until one day a pack of bullies questions… More How To Be A Lion
Little ones in need of positive reinforcement will find it here. An exuberant pig proclaims “I like me!” She likes the way she looks, and all her activities….When she makes a mistake she picks herself up and tries again. Ages 3 and up.
Toodles the turkey hates her “gobble,” and she decides she’ll trade it in for another animal’s more pleasant sound. “She asked the duck for his Quack, and the goose for his Clack, the crow for her Caa-aaw, the cat for Mee-oow. And they all said ‘No Way!’” By the end, though, Toodles has used her… More I Want Your Moo: A Story For Children About Self-Esteem
Celebrate liking yourself! Through alternating points of view, a girl’s and a boy’s, Jamie Lee Curtis’s text and Laura Cornell’s lively artwork show kids that the key to feeling good is liking yourself because you are you. This is an inspired book to rejoice in and share. I’m Gonna Like Me will have kids letting… More I’m Gonna Like Me: Letting Off A Little Self-Esteem
A beautiful book with a crucial message for kids: if something doesn’t feel right to you, speak up and don’t be ashamed. Lauren’s life changed the day the new babysitter came. With the help of her friend, Rodney, she finds the courage to use her voice and face her fears. Ages 4-8.
Leo isn’t reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. But Leo’s mother isn’t. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when he’s ready. Reassuring for other late bloomers. Ages 4 and up.
Liking Myself is an encouraging book and a valuable resource for building self-esteem and emotional stability in children. The book teaches children to listen to and talk about feelings. They learn to manage the full range of their emotions including anxiety, anger, depression, and being overwhelmed without hurting others. Ages 5 and up.
Molly is a mole with many friends, including a deer, a butterfly, and an owl. Sometimes Molly feels sad because she doesn’t look the same as her friends, and feels very different to them. By helping each of them out with a task, Molly learns that her friends love her for the amazing qualities that… More Molly the Mole: A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem
Sally Sanders is good at everything she does, or so it seems. Secretly she is afraid that if she can’t do something well, or be the best, she will feel like a failure. She is scared that she is not “good enough.” As a perfectionist, hitting the wrong note at a piano recital, or not… More Nobody’s Perfect: A Story For Children About Perfectionism
Oliver the Onion doesn’t like himself. But when he decides to try on the “look” of a tempting-looking orange, he soon realizes that he cannot run away from who he is but should instead celebrate his uniqueness. Oliver Onion is written for 4- to 10-year-olds but the colorful illustrations and heartfelt message will appeal to… More Oliver Onion: The Onion Who Learns To Accept And Be Himself
Peanut Goes for the Gold is a charming, funny, and heartfelt picture book that follows the adventures of Peanut, a gender nonbinary guinea pig who does everything with their own personal flare. Peanut just has their own unique way of doing things. Whether it’s cartwheeling during basketball practice or cutting their own hair, this little… More Peanut Goes for the Gold
Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let’s draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a play date with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him… More Red: A Crayon’s Story
How do we show our children that they CAN make their dreams a reality? This is the true story of Sofia Sanchez, a little girl with Down syndrome, who learned how to surf by riding the waves in the Pacific Ocean with Haole the Surf Dog. Sofia takes you on her personal journey of dreaming… More Ride the Wave Love Sofia and Haole the Surf Dog
Sassafras is a little skunk who is ashamed of his “smelly-old, stinky-old, funky-old” self. He learns the value of his special gift while playing with his friends in the woods. Sassafras teaches about self-esteem in a way all children can understand. Ages 3 and up.
A young pig with a straight tail is unhappy that he is different from his brothers and sisters until a purple frog comes along and puts them all in their places, however, by pointing out their individual flaws. Embarrassed, they try to conceal their blemishes until they notice that this frog happens to be purple.… More Six Perfectly Different Pigs