"Children's Books on Friendship - PDF"
Children’s Books on Friendship All Kinds of Friends, Even Green! by Ellen Hunter’s Best Friend at School, by Laura Sharing: How Kindness Grows, by Fran B. Senisi Malone Elliot, illus. by Lynn Munsinger Shaw And Here’s to You, by David Elliott, illus. I Can Share, by Karen Katz Simon and Molly plus Hester, by Lisa by Randy Cecil I’m Sorry, by Sam McBratney, illus. by Jahn-Clough Arthur’s Friendship Treasury, by Marc Jennifer Eachus Sometimes I Share, by Carol Nicklaus Brown It’s Okay to Be Different, by Todd Parr Sunshine and Storm, by Elisabeth Jones Bear Feels Scared, by Karma Wilson, il- Jamberry, by Bruce Degen and James Coplestone lus. by Jane Chapman Join in and Play, by Cheri Meiners Talk and Work It Out, by Cheri Meiners, Best Friend on Wheels, by Debra Shirley, Let’s Talk about It: Extraordinary illus. by Meredith Johnson illus. by Judy Stead Friends, by Fred Rogers, photos by Jim That’s What a Friend Is, by P.K. Hallinan Best Friends, by Charlotte Labaronne Judkis A Visitor for Bear, by Bonny Becker, illus. The Best Friends Book, by Todd Parr The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawber- by Kady MacDonald Denton Big Al, by Andrew Clements, illus. by ry, and the Big Hungry Bear, by Don We Are Best Friends, by Aliki Yoshi and Audry Wood Big Dog . . . Little Dog, by P.D. Eastman, Making Friends, by Fred Rogers available in Spanish Making Friends, by Janine Amos, illus. Can You Be a Friend? by Nita Everly by Annabel Spenceley Can You Talk to Your Friends? by Nita Margaret and Margarita, by Lynn Reiser, Everly bilingual (English and Spanish) Chester’s Way, by Kevin Henkes Matthew and Tilly, by Rebecca C. Jones, Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes illus. by Beth Peck Dog and Bear: Two’s Company, by Laura Mine! A Backpack Baby Story, by Miriam Vaccaro Seeger Cohen Fluffy and Baron, by Laura Rankin Mine! Mine! Mine! by Shelly Becker, illus. Fox Makes Friends, by Adam Relf, avail- by Hideko Takahashi able in Spanish My Best Friend, by Pat Hutchins Franklin’s Friendship Treasury, by Pau- My Friend and I, by Lisa Jahn–Clough lette Bourgeois, illus. by Brenda Clark My Friend Bear, by Jez Alborough Franklin’s New Friend, by Paulette Bour- My Friend Is Sad, by Mo Willems geois, illus. by Brenda Clark My Friend, the Starfinder, by George Ella Friendships in Nature, by James Gary Lyon, illus. by Stephen Gammell Hines, photos by Jan Martin McGuire One Lonely Sea Horse, by Saxton Frey- Gigi and Lulu’s Gigantic Fight, by mann and Joost Elffers Pamela Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole Owen & Mzee: Best Friends and Owen Heartprints, by P.K. Hallinan & Mzee: Language of Friendship, by Horace and Morris But Mostly Dolores, Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and by James Howe, illus. by Amy Walrod Dr. Paula Kahumbu How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Peanut, by Linas Alsenas Friends? by Jane Yolen and Mark Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley, by Teague Aaron Blabey How to Be a Friend, by Laurie Krasny The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister This list is excerpted and adapted, with per- Brown and Marc Brown mission, from the Web site of the Center on A Rainbow of Friends, by P.K. Hallinan the Social and Emotional Foundations for How to Lose All Your Friends, by Nancy The Selfish Crocodile, by Faustin Charles Early Learning (CSEFEL). For more informa- Carlson tion, go to www.vanderbilt.edu/csefel. and Michael Terry TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN TYC.NAEYC.ORG 1