Best Children’s Friendship Books
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1. The Friend Ship
Author: by Kat Yeh
Little Hedgehog is very lonely. But then she overhears passersby talking about something that gives her hope-something called a Friend Ship! Hedgehog imagines a ship filled with friends of all kinds, and soon she’s ready to hit the open seas in a boat of her own to track it down.
Along the way, she meets other lonely animals eager to join her quest.They search north.They search south.They search east. But Hedgehog and her new friends can’t find the Ship anywhere! Until she realizes she knows just where the Friend Ship is…
This heartwarming tale by Kat Yeh, with charming illustrations by Chuck Groenink, proves that sometimes, what you’re searching for is right in front of you.
2. The Rainbow Fish
Author: by Marcus Pfister
The Rainbow Fish is an international best-seller and a modern classic. Eye-catching foil stamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions that gives the book its lasting value.
A CHRISTOPHER AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE BOLOGNA BOOK FAIR CRITICI IN ERBA PRIZE AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS ABBY AWARD WINNER AN IRA-CBC CHILDREN’S CHOICE #1 PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
3. Wings of Fire Boxset, Books 1-5 (Wings of Fire)
Author: by Tui T. Sutherland
The New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series is more collectible than ever in this five-book paperback boxed set! A war has been raging between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia for years. According to a prophecy, five dragonets will end the bloodshed and choose a new queen.
But not every dragonet wants a destiny. And when Clay, Tsunami, Glory, Starflight, and Sunny discover the truth about their unusual, secret upbringing, they might choose freedom over fate – and find a way to save their world in their own way.
Discover the first five thrilling installments in the bestselling Wings of Fire series, now in one red-hot boxed set: The Dragonet Prophecy;The Lost Heir; The Hidden Kingdom; The Dark Secret; and The Brightest Night.
4. A Letter From Your Teacher: On the First Day of School
Author: by Shannon Olsen
From the author and illustrator of Our Class is a Family, this heartwarming picture book helps teachers in welcoming their new group of students on the first day of school. Through a letter written from the teacher’s point of view, students are given the message that their new teacher is someone they will get to form a special bond with.
Their teacher is not only there to help them academically, but also to cheer them on, and to provide a caring, safe environment for them to learn and grow. During back to school time, teachers are wanting to set the tone for the new year.
In addition to establishing rules and procedures, they are ready to get to know their kids and start building positive relationships. This is a read aloud that helps with laying that foundation, and it serves as a great starting point for get-to-know-you activities and class community building.
There is a blank space on the last page for teachers to sign their own name, so that students know that the letter in the book is coming straight from them. With its sincere message and inclusive illustrations, A Letter From Your Teacher is a valuable addition to any elementary school teacher’s classroom library.
5. The Secret Lake: A Children’s mystery adventure
Author: by Karen Inglis
A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel and a secret lake. A page-turning time travel adventure for children aged 8-11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young readers! When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbour’s small dog.Where does he go?
And why does he keep reappearing wet-through? Their quest to solve the riddle over the summer holidays leads to a boat buried under a grassy mound, and a tunnel that takes them to a secret lake. Who is the boy rowing towards them who looks so terrified?
And whose are those children’s voices carried on the wind from beyond the woods? Stella and Tom soon discover that they have travelled back in time to their home and its gardens almost 100 years earlier. Here they make both friends and enemies, and uncover startling connections between the past and present.
A modern children’s classicThe Secret Lake has been described by readers as a modern Tom’s Midnight Garden and compared in atmosphere with The Secret Garden and the Enid Blyton and Nancy Drew mystery adventure stories. Its page-turning plot, with its many twists and turns, makes it a firm favourite with both boys and girls.
6. The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls): Books 1-4
Author: by Kiki Thorpe
In a blink of an eye, four best friends all get their biggest wishthey’re whisked off to Never Land, home to Tinker Bell and her fairy friends. A great gift for readers ages 6-10, this attractive box contains the first four Never Girls adventuresIn a Blink, The Space Between, A Dandelion Wish, and From the Mist.
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: MinaLima Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1) (Illustrated edition) (1)
Author: by J. K. Rowling
A dazzling new edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, fully illustrated in brilliant color and featuring exclusive interactive paper craft elements, including a foldout Hogwarts letter and more! In this stunning new edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, experience the story as never before.J.K.
Rowling’s complete and unabridged text is accompanied by full-color illustrations on nearly every page and eight exclusive, interactive paper craft elements: Readers will open Harry’s Hogwarts letter, reveal the magical entryway to Diagon Alley, make a sumptuous feast appear in the Great Hall, and more.
Designed and illustrated by award-winning design studio MinaLima – best known for establishing the visual graphic style of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films – this edition is sure to be a keepsake for Harry Potter fans, a beautiful addition to any collector’s bookshelf, and an enchanting way to introduce the first book in this beloved series to a new generation of readers.
8. Holes (Holes Series)
Author: by Louis Sachar
Yearling (May 9, 2000)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER Dig deep in this award-winning, modern classic that will remind readers that adventure is right around the corner-or just under your feet! Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses.
Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.
But there are an awful lot of holes. It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake?
Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishmentand redemption.”A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel.” New York Times *Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, as well as an excerpt from the New York Times bestseller Fuzzy Mud.
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Author: by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That’s because he’s being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he’s really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright.
From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.
Author: by Barbara O'Connor
Don’t miss Barbara O’Connor’s other middle-grade worklike Wonderland; How to Steal a Dog; Greetings from Nowhere; Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia; The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester; and more! A touching, New York Timesbestselling story about a girl and her dog, perfect for young animal lovers.
Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since fourth grade. She even has a list of all the ways there are to make the wish, such as cutting off the pointed end of a slice of pie and wishing on it as she takes the last bite.
But when she is sent to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to live with family she barely knows, it seems unlikely that her wish will ever come true. That is until she meets Wishbone, a skinny stray dog who captures her heart, and Howard, a neighbor boy who proves surprising in lots of ways.
Suddenly Charlie is in serious danger of discovering that what she thought she wanted may not be what she needs at all. From award-winning author Barbara O’Connor comes a middle-grade novel about a girl who, with the help of a true-blue friend, a big-hearted aunt and uncle, and the dog of her dreams, unexpectedly learns the true meaning of family in the least likely of places.
11. The Pout-Pout Fish
Author: by Deborah Diesen
THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER IS NOW A BOARD BOOK FOR THE SMALLEST OF SMALL FRY! Deep in the water,Mr. Fish swims aboutWith his fish face stuckIn a permanent pout. Can his pals cheer him up? Will his pout ever end?
Is there something he can learnFrom an unexpected friend? Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading “dreary wearies” isn’t really his destiny. Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in Deborah Diesen’s fun fish story that’s sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down.
12. Because of Winn-Dixie
Author: by Kate DiCamillo
The classic heartwarming tale from Kate DiCamillonow with an afterword from the beloved author, reflecting on twenty years in printOne summer’s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceriesand comes home with a dog.
But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It’s because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it’s because of Winn-Dixie that she finally dares to ask her father about her mother, who left when Opal was three. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie.
This updated edition of Kate DiCamillo’s classic novel invites readers to make themselves at homewhether they’re experiencing the book for the first time or returning to an old favorite.
13. Wings of Fire Box Set, The Jade Mountain Prophecy (Books 6-10)
Author: by Scholastic
The #1 New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series is more collectible than ever in this five-book paperback boxed set! The bestselling Wings of Fire series continues with five more thrilling dragon adventures, now in a gift-ready boxed set: Moon Rising, Winter Turning, Escaping Peril, Talons of Power, and Darkness of Dragons.
14. Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection (An Elephant & Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Author: by Mo Willems
Gerald is careful.Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling.Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. Read all of Elephant & Piggie’s funny adventures with the complete collection of all 25 titles.
Create an instant Elephant & Piggie library with the sturdy metallic Elephant & Piggie bookends included with each set. Mo Willems’ number one New York Times best-selling Elephant & Piggie series has won two Theodor Seuss Geisel Awards and five Theodor Seuss Geisel Honors!
Collect them all in this deluxe box set.
15. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #1-7: A Graphix Collection: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix)
Author: by Gale Galligan
A box set of the bestselling Baby-sitters Club graphic novels, adapted by Raina Telgemeier and Gale Galligan! Join Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, Dawn, and Mallory on their baby-sitting adventures! No matter what comes up – cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls – you can count on the BSC to save the day.
Bestselling cartoonists Raina Telgemeier (Books #1-4) and Gale Galligan (Books #5-7) perfectly capture all the drama and humor of the original novels by Ann M.Martin. This box set is perfect for both newcomers and longtime fans!
16. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition (Illustrated) (2)
Author: by J. K. Rowling
Arthur A. Levine Books
Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter’s adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
But just as he’s packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike.And strike it does. For in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockhart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls’ bathroom, and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley’s younger sister, Ginny.
But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins, and someone – or something – starts turning Hogwarts students to stone. Could it be Draco Malfoy, a more poisonous rival than ever? Could it possibly be Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally told?