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BEING A FRIEND

Be a Friend by Salina Yoon

Beachy and Me by Bob Staake

Bear’s New Friend by Karma Wilson

Ella and Penguin: A Perfect Match by Megan Maynor

Forever Friends by Carin Berger

A Friend like You by Tanja Askani

The Friend Ship by Kat Yeh

Friends by Eric Carle

Friends by Aiko Ikegami

Heart 2 Heart by Lois Ehlert

How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? by Jane Yolen

How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends? by Jane Yolen

How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

How to Find a Friend by Maria Costa

How to Grow a Friend by Sara Gillingham

I Can Share by Karen Katz

I Want a Friend! by Tony Ross

Jamberry by Bruce Degen

Lenny and Lucy by Philip Stead

The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright

Little Bitty Friends by Elizabeth McPike

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood

My Friends Make Me Happy! by Jan Thomas

Olive’s Perfect World: A Friendship Story by Jennifer Plecas

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

The Seeds of Friendship by Michael Foreman

Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

We are Best Friends by Aliki

Will You Be My Friend? by Susan Lurie

With a Friend by Your Side by Barbara Kerley

 

GENERAL FEELINGS

Everyone … by Christopher Silas Neal

The Feelings Book by Todd Parr

Fiona’s Feelings by John Hutton

Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberley and Anne Miranda

The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle

How Do You Feel? by Rebecca Bender

How Do You Feel? by Anthony Browne

How Kind by Mary Murphy

If You’re Happy and You Know It by Jane Cabrera

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek

Kevin’s Big Book of Emotions by Liesbet Slegers

Lots of Feelings by Shelley Rotner

Love is a Magical Feeling by David Bedford

My Blue is Happy by Jessica Young

My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

Places to Be by Mac Barnett

The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

Sometimes I Feel Like a Storm Cloud by Lezlie Evans

Starring Me and You by Geneviève Côté

Theo’s Mood by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

There are No Animals in This Book!: (Only Feelings) by Chani Sanchez

Three Little Words by Clemency Pearce

Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods that Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis

Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too) by Keith Negley

Walter was Worried by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Wild Feelings by David Milgrim

 

FEELINGS – HAPPY

The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr

Grow Happy by Jon Lasser

The Happiest Book Ever!: When PB met J by Bob Shea

Happy by Emma Dodd

Happy by Pharrell Williams

100 Things that Make Me Happy by Amy Schwartz

When You are Happy by Eileen Spinelli

 

FEELINGS – ANGRY/MAD

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

Bootsie Barker Bites by Barbara Bottner

Come Home, Angus by Patrick Downes

The Cranky Ballerina by Elise Gravel

How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad? by Jane Yolen

J.P. and the Polka-Dotted Aliens by Ana Crespo

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney

Mad at Mommy by Komako Sakai

Maya was Grumpy by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Prickly Jenny by Sibylle Delacroix

Sometimes I’m Bombaloo by Rachel Vail

The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland

What Do You Do With a Grumpy Kangaroo? A Book about Feelings by Jane Belk Moncure

When I Feel Worried by Cornelia Maude Spelman

When Miles Got Mad by Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry … by Molly Bang

When the Anger Ogre Visits by Andrée Salom

You’re a Crab: A Moody Day Book by Jenny Whitehead

 

FEELINGS – SAD

Cheer Up, Mouse! by Jed Henry

Everybody Gets the Blues by Leslie Staub

Hurty Feelings by Helen Lester

Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle

When Sophie’s Feelings are Really, Really Hurt by Molly Bang

 

FEELINGS – SCARED OR WORRIED

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat

Bella Gets Her Skates On by Ian Whybrow

Chicken Lily by Lori Mortensen

Clark the Shark: Afraid of the Dark by Bruce Hale

Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko

Ella and Penguin Stick Together by Megan Maynor

Franklin in the Dark by Paulette Bourgeois

I am (not) Scared by Anna Kang

I Used to Be Afraid by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

I Want to Be in a Scary Story by Sean Taylor

Lionheart by Richard Collingridge

Love Monster and the Scary Something by Rachel Bright

Nope! By Drew Sheneman

Parachute by Danny Parker

Poppy Louise is not Afraid of Anything by Jenna McCarthy

The Scariest Book Ever by Bob Shea

Sea Monkey and Bob by Aaron Reynolds

Sheila Rae, the Brave by Kevin Henkes

Shy by Deborah Freedman

Stormy Night by Salina Yoon

There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi

Walter and the No-Need-to-Worry Suit by Rachel Bright

Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

What are You Scared of, Little Mouse? By Susanna Isern and Nora Hilb

What If? … by Anthony Browne

When Lions Roar by Robie H. Harris

 

SELF CONFIDENCE

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Be Who You Are! by Todd Parr

Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars

Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler

Great by Glen Gretzky and Lauri Holomis

I am Awesome by Garcelle Beauvais and Sebastian Jones

I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont

I Wish I Could Draw by Cary Fagan

Imani’s Moon by JaNay Brown-Wood

Incredible Me! by Kathi Appelt

Jack’s Talent by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright

The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

Morris Mole by Dan Yaccarino

My Brave Year of Firsts by Jamie Lee Curtis

Peterrific by Victoria Kahn

A Poem in Your Pocket by Margaret McNamara

Shawna’s Sparkle by Melissa Morrissey

A Small Thing … but Big by Tony Johnston

Smile a Lot! by Nancy Carlson

Susan Laughs by Jeanne Willis

The Very Clumsy Click Beetle by Eric Carle

Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats

You Can Do It by Betsy Lewin

You’re All Kinds of Wonderful by Nancy Tillman

 

GRIEF AND DEATH

Always Remember by Cece Meng

Anna’s Heaven by Stian Hole

Big Cat Little Cat by Elisha Cooper

Boats for Papa by Jessixa Bagley

The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown

The Goodbye Book by Todd Parr

The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers

I Miss You by Pat Thomas

Ida Always by Caron Levis

Missing Mommy by Rebecca Cobb

My Old Pal, Oscar by Amy Hest

Old Pig by Margaret Wild

Sally Goes to Heaven by Stephen Huneck

When Aunt Mattie Got Her Wings by Petra Mathers

 

BULLYING

Big Bad Bruce by Bill Peet

Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars

Bully by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Chester’s Way by Kevin Henkes

Desmond and the Very Mean Word: A Story of Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

Eddie the Bully by Henry Cole

Felix Stands Tall by Rosemary Wells

Goggles by Ezra Jack Keats

Henry and the Bully by Nancy Carlson

Hooway for Wodney Wat! by Helen Lester

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

Llama Llama and the Bully Goat by Anna Dewdney

Marlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean by Jane Lynch

The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill

Snail and Slub by Denys Cazet

Super Manny Stands Up! By Kelly DiPucchio

Thomas the Toadilly Terrible Bully by Janice Levy

Troll Stinks by Jeanne Willis

A Weekend with Wendell by Kevin Henkes

 

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