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The following books are part of Frostwood’s Counselor Library. 

 

Bullying/Teasing:

The Band-Aid Chicken  by Becky Rangel Henton

   PreK-2nd:  bullying prevention, peer pressure

Betty Stops the Bully  by Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.

   PreK-3rd:  teaches kids what to do when confronted by a bully

Billy Bully  by Alvaro & Ana Galan

   K-1st:  count down as Billy loses his friends one by one.  How will he win

   them back?

Blue Cheese Breath & Stinky Feet:  by Catherine DePino

    6-12 yrs.:  Coping; how to deal with bullies

Bully B.E.A.N.S  by Julia Cook

   PreK-3rd: dealing with bullies; understanding why it happens & how to deal

     with it and the people involved

Chester Racoon and the Big Bad Bully  by Audrey Penn

   PreK-1st:  teaches young children how to be better friends

Don’t Laugh at Me  by Steve Seskin & Allen Shamblin

   K-8th:  say no to bullying; create a ridicule free environment

Finklehopper Frog Cheers  by Irene Livingston

   PreK-2:  facing fears (of bullies) and learning the value of good

   Sportsmanship

I Didn’t Know I was a Bully  by Melissa Richards

   K-5th; reproducible story plus 6 lessons on bullying behaviors

“Just Kidding”  by Trudy Ludwig

   PreK-5th:  the dos and don’ts of teasing

Nobody Knew What To Do  by Becky Ray McCain

   1st-4th: provides a strategy as well as permission to tell without tattling

Simon’s Hook  by Karen Gedig Burnett

   1st-4th:  teasing is compared to fishing hooks; strategies for not getting

   caught up in the mean games his friends are playing

Sorry  by Trudy Ludwig

   PreK-5:  just saying you’re sorry doesn’t always work

The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill & Laura Huliska-Beith

   PreK-2nd:  tale of friendship that teaches the importance of kindness and

   bravery in the face of bullying

Trouble Talk by Trudy Ludwig

Yes We Can:  by Sam McBratney

   K-2nd:  learning not to make fun of others

Self Esteem/Feelings:

Bear Feels Scared  by Karma Wilson & Jane Chapman

  PreK-K:  How friends help when you are afraid

Big Al and Shrimpy  by Andrew Clements Yoshi

    K-3rd:  a big heart, courage and leadership win friends as much as a

    big size; accepting differences, interpersonal relationships

Fill a Bucket  by Carol McCloud & Katherine Martin, M.A.

   a guide to daily happiness for young children

Gumbo Goes Downtown  by Carol Talley

   K-4th:  shows kids the road to self esteem

Have you Filled a Bucket Today?  By Carol McCloud

   a guide to daily happiness for kids

Hooray for Reading Day:  by Margery Cuyler

   PreK-K:  a book about facing your reading worries

   and conquering your fears in the classroom

How Full is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath & Mary Reckmeyer

   K-3rd:  encourages students to “fill the buckets of those around

   Themselves”

Hurty Feelings   by Helen Lester

   Pre-3rd:  dealing with emotions

I Like Myself  by Karen Beaumont

    K-3rd:  encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves

I Want Your Moo  by Marcella Bakur Weiner & Jill Neimark

    4-8 yrs.  a story about self-esteem

In Your Face Pizza Face!  by Catherine DePino, Ed.D

   3rd-6th:  when friends turn on you

Just Because I Am  by Lauren Murphy Payne

   3-8 yrs:  Self-esteem:  little ones learn to love, accept & respect each

     Other

Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus

   4-7 yrs:  it is OK to be a late bloomer

Me I Am!  By Jack Prelutshy

Splat the Cat  by Rob Scotton

    PreK-1st:  1st day of school worries

The Littlest Owl:  by Caroline Pitcher

   PreK-K:  confidence to keep trying

The Way I Feel  by Janan Cain

   2-8 yrs:  children learn to connect words with emotions; includes a note to

      Parents with discussion ideas

Zoe The Misfit  by Ellen Dee Davidson

    K-3:  develops appreciations for differences and helps with self esteem,

    confidence, overcoming fears, and learning to find value in themselves and

    their own abilities.

 

Tattletales:

A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue  by Julia Cook

   K-6th:  recognizing the differences between tattling and telling

Armadillo Tattletale  by Kelen Ketteman

   1st-5th:  lyrical lesson on how gossiping and stretching the truth is likely to

   cause problems

Don’t Squeal Unless it’s a Big Deal  by Jeanie Franz Ransom

  4-8 yrs.:  when squealing is appropriate and when it is just tattling

 

Diversity: 

Don’t Laugh at Me  by Steve Seskin & Allen Shamblin

   K-8th:  asks kids to create ridicule-free environment

I’m like You, You’re Like Me  by Cindy Gainer

   3-8 yrs.:  A child’s book about understanding and celebrating each

        other; intro to Diversity

Odd Velvet  by Mary E. Whitcomb

   K-3:  accepting differences in others and learning to value one’s uniqueness

Skyla, the One Legged Seagull by Deborah Bowman

   K-5:  helpschildren to understand that we are all different in many ways,

   yet we all have our strengths and weaknesses, and by confronting our

   fears of rejection can we learn and grow

This is the Way We Go to School:  by Edith Baer

   PreK-K:  a book about children around the world

What I Like About Me!  By Allia Zobel-Nolan

   PreK-2nd:  celebrating our differences makes us more accepting of

   others’ uniqueness

 

Anger/Anger Management:

Arnold Gets Angry:  by Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.

   PreK-3rd:  ways to manage anger

Josh’s Smiley Faces by Gina Ditta Donahue

   3-6 yrs.:  A story about anger and how to deal with it

When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry  by Molly Bang

   Teaches young children about anger management

 
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