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Parents' Primer: Feelings

BOOKS ABOUT SELF-ESTEEM

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
Kit J158.1 Self Esteem. Kits for Kids.
1998
J BOARDBK BEAUM Beaumont, Karen I Like Myself!
2004
J BURNS Burns, Ellen Nobody's Perfect
2009
J Hru, Dakari *Joshua's Masai Mask
1993
J398.2 Martin, Rafe *The Rough-Face Girl
1992
JE ALEMA Alemagna, Beatrice My Friend
2005
JE Arnold, Katya Duck, Duck, Goose?
1997
JE Brown, Marc *Arthur's Nose
1976
JE BRUMB Brumbeau, Jeff The Quiltmaker's Journey
2004
JE Carlson, Nancy *I Like Me!
1988
JE Casler, Leigh *The Boy Who Dreamed of an Acorn
1994
JE Climo, Shirley *The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb: A Mexican Fable
1995
JE COVEY Covey, Sean Just the Way I Am
2009
JE COVEY Covey, Sean When I Grow Up
2009
JE De Veaux, Alexis *An Enchanted Hair Tale
1987
JE DesAutels, Julianne *I Should Be Me!
1996
JE Freeman, Don *Dandelion
1964
JE GALLO Galloway, Ruth Clumsy Crab
2005
JE HARPE Harper, Suzanne I Like Being Me!
2006
JE HILL Hill, Karen I Am Good at Being Me
2005
JE Hoffman, Mary *Amazing Grace
1991
JE Howe, James *I Wish I Were a Butterfly
1987
JE KARST Karst, Patrice The Smile that Went Around the World
"…empowers children to understand their own beauty and magic with a story that helps them realize what a simple smile means to the world…"--front flap.
2009
JE Kent, Jack *The Caterpillar and the Polliwog
1982
JE Kroll, Virginia *Masai and I
1992
JE Lester, Helen *Tacky the Penguin
1988
JE LUDWI Ludwig, Trudy Too Perfect
2009
JE Mandelbaum, Pili *You Be Me, I'll Be You
1989
JE MCCLO McCloud, Carol Have You Filled a Bucket Today? :a Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids
Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this book encourages positive behavior as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.
2006
JE MILLS Mills, Claudia Ziggy's Blue-Ribbon Day
2005
JE MORGA Morgan, Richard Well Done!
2005
JE Moss, Thylias *I Want to Be
1993
JE Munsch, Robert *Stephanie's Ponytail
1996
JE Sadu, Itah *Christopher Changes His Name
1998
JE Shannon, Margaret Elvira
1993
JE SAINT St. Pierre, Stephanie Jim Henson's Muppets in Flip, Flap, Flop: A Book About Self-Esteem
1992
JE Waber, Bernard *"You Look Ridiculous" Said the Rhinoceros to the Hippopotamus
1966
JER Weiner, Marcella Bakur *I Want Your Moo: A Story for Children About Self-Esteem
1995
PTC J372.21 HOORA Hooray for Me!
Over 140 songs and activities for building self-awareness. Grades PreK-K.
2009
C J495.1 Chin, Charlie *China's Bravest Girl
1993
S JE Carlson, Nancy ˇMe gusto como soy!
1988
S JE Hoffman, Mary La Asombrosa Graciela
1991
S JE Lester, Helen El pinguino Taky
1988

WEBSITES

Character Education Lesson Plans
http://charactercounts.org/lesson-plans/index.html
From CharacterCounts.org, lesson plans based on the "six pillars of character": trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!




Note: This self-esteem booklist was originally compiled by Nicole Carusone and Rebecca Morrison and posted to a Children's Literature listserv (child_lit-request@smithers.rutgers.edu) in 1998. Titles on the original list are indicated with an asterisk (*). New titles have been added by Children's Services librarians.
Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.info.

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