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. After reading these books, they might be willing to try something out of their comfort zone, like riding a bike or eating a new food.  

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Abdul’s Story

Abdul loves telling stories but thinks his messy handwriting and spelling mistakes will keep him from becoming an author, until Mr. Muhammad visits and encourages him to persist. You can also check out this title as an eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Brave Every Day

Camila is filled with worry and fear, but when she hides during a class field trip to the aquarium, she finds a classmate who is also afraid and needs a friend. 

Don’t Worry Murray

Murray is a timid dog who worries about lots of things but gradually learns that he can be brave.

Jabari Jumps

Working up the courage to jump off the diving board is hard, but Jabari is nearly ready to make a great big splash. This title is also available for checkout as an eBook on Libby. 

When You Are Brave

A young girl moves far away from friends and familiar surroundings but finds the inner spark of courage to embrace her new home and life. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.