Here to Help: Books about Self Esteem
Check out these titles that promote positive self esteem and self confidence for young children.
Race and Social Justice Books for Kids
These titles speak to the demonstrations, headlines, hashtags and ongoing dialogue about race in America.
Here to Help: Disabilities & Inclusion
By sharing stories together and having conversations about the books you read, you can help young children understand the world around them. Seeing diverse experiences represented in books helps children … Continued
Sharing Stories, Sharing Cultures
Research shows that children begin to develop an awareness of race at an early age. As they grow, they become familiar with—and participate in—family and cultural traditions. Finding ways to … Continued
Try Something New
The new year is a wonderful time to try something new. These picture books will get kids talking about the possibilities of doing something they have never done before.
Here to Help: Books about Manners and Behavior
These books for young children highlight the importance of being considerate to others, sharing and using good manners.
Here to Help: Books about Feelings
These books for young children explore a wide range of feelings and how to cope with them.
Here to Help: Health & Wellness
These books can help kids explore feelings around staying healthy, visiting doctors, and more.
Not-So-Scary Ghost Stories
These picture books are great for young kids who are interested in scary books. Books are an excellent way to deal with things that might scare us. They have the power to expose children to powerful emotions and allow them to grapple with their own fears in safety.
How do you feel? Learning to identify emotions is an essential skill for young children. When children can understand their own feelings, as well as the feelings of the people around them, they are able to thrive socially. Having well developed emotional awareness will eventually prepare children for success in a classroom setting, so here are some CLP “feelings favorites” to help support this important learning.