Sophie is on a mission. You can call her Agent S. Like any good spy, Sophie knows how to be safe. She helps her brother stay away from danger too. They watch for speeding cars. They avoid strangers. And they never goof around on the school bus.
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 to explore their own identities and develop empathy for others.
Concepts such as everyday well-being, stranger danger, fire safety and much more are explored in these books for young children.
Not every book is available at all locations, but any title can be requested. The children’s librarian at your neighborhood library is also here to help, with suggestions for additional titles on topics of interest–or feel free to suggest some titles to us. New books are always being added to the collection. You can find more Here to Help booklists on different topics by clicking here.
Bear’s animal friends come to his rescue when he becomes lost and frightened in the woods.
The Berenstain Bear cubs learn not to be overly friendly with strangers and give their rules for dealing with them.
In this story told in brief rhyming text, students in a class follow the proper procedures during a fire drill.
Fireboy gives tips on preventing fires and staying safe if a fire does start.
Friendly forest animals help a newborn owl find his mother.
Daniel Tiger gets scared when a bad storm hits the neighborhood and learns to look for people who can help.
The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle’s safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches.
Matthew’s little brother doesn’t know about harmful substances. But Mighty Matthew does! He rescues his brother from household poisons. That means cleaners, medicines, and houseplants. He also points out poisons in the grass and garage. Matthew knows how to stay safe at home!
It’s the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone’s just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself.
Discusses rules and techniques for staying safe around strangers.
Jessica, who worries about everything from her spelling homework to remembering to fill her dog’s water dish, learns that fire safety begins with extinguishing her fears.
Teaches crucial tips for dealing with strangers and staying safe.