Books for Friendship

Invisible Boy- Trudy Ludwig

Imaginary Fred- Eoin Colfer

Red: A Crayon's Story- Michael Hall
* This is a great book for self esteem, accepting yourself the way you are, accepting others the way you are, and would be perfect for LGBT/Transgender students.

Pirate, Viking, and Scientist- Jared Chapman

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly)- Tim Hopgood

No Room For Napoleon- Adria Meserve
* A great book about "three friends, a bossy dog, and only one paradise island."

 The Adventures of Beekle- The Unimaginary Friend- Dan Santat
* Great for when new student arrive, beginning of school or the new year

You Will Be My Friend- Peter Brown

Peanut Butter and Cupcake- Terry Border

Stick and Stone- Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld

Everyone Loves Bacon- Kelly Dipucchio
*great to talk about popularity, self esteem vs. ego, and showing off

Strictly No Elephants- Lisa Mantchev
*great to talk about tolerance and acceptance
*compare and contrast with No Dogs Allowed

My Friend Is Sad- Mo Willems

Bossy Bear-David Horvath

Giraffes Can't Dance- Giles Andrea

The Counselor Stop- lesson on fairness
Elementary School Counselor- lesson on stress

Those Shoes- Maribeth Bolts
*great to talk about empathy, needs vs. wants, tolerance, and acceptance

Friendshape- Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld

Chopsticks- Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Rainbow Fish

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