Best Children’s Self-Esteem Books
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1. I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls
Author: by Hopscotch Girls
Published at: Hopscotch Girls; 32st edition (November 13, 2017)
This groundbreaking coloring book is all about building a girl’s confidence, imagination, and spirit! The 22+ coloring pages encourage girls to think beyond social conventions and inspire conversations with adults about what it really means to be confident, brave, and beautiful.
Features & Highlights:Whimsical black-and-white line drawings explore concepts like bravery, beauty, strength, creativity, independence and more Positive, educational and fun a great gift for any girl Based on studies showing that coloring books can combat stereotypes and positively impact girls’ interest in things like science Designed to build confidence in girls age 3-8, while giving them an opportunity to express themselves creatively A Great Gift for Any GirlIf you’re looking for an activity for your toddler, preschooler, kindergartner or school-aged child, this cute and positive book helps kids build confidence while inspiring and entertaining them.
It s a fun and mess-free way to engage in arts and crafts for girls age 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and up. Hundreds of Illustrations This book features hundreds of whimsical doodles, including: butterflies, nature scenes, an astronaut, unicorns, science scenes, trees, flowers, a castle, birds, ocean waves, animals, hearts, cats, rainbows, camping scenes, dragons, stars, a gardening scene, a microscope, a treehouse, a telescope, plants, a skyscraper, rockets, space scenes, a train, a superhero cape, musical instruments, art supplies, dolphins, bunnies, rock climbing, elephants, illustrated math equations, dancing, singing, swimming, biking, dogs, an exploration of inner beauty and much, much more!
Author: by R. J. Palacio
Kindness brings us together no matter how far apart we are. Millions of people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. A perfect read for back to school – no matter what that looks like!
The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement, a major motion picture, and the critically acclaimed graphic novel White Bird. I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school.
Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kidbut his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others.
3. 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.
4. What the Road Said
Author: by Cleo Wade
Feiwel & Friends
What the Road Said is the New York Times-bestselling comforting and uplifting picture book from bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade.Which way do I go? That is your choice to make, said the Road. But what if I go the wrong way?
The Road curved a little, almost as if it was giving me a hug, and said,Do not worry. Sometimes we go the wrong way on our way to the right way. It’s okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path.
Bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade’s What the Road Said features illustrations by Lucie de Moyencourt and encourages us to lead with kindness and curiosity, remembering that the most important thing we can do in life is to keep going.
5. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners
Author: by Joanna Ho
A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie BestsellerThis lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity.
A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers’. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother’s, her grandmother’s, and her little sister’s. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future.
Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self-love and empowerment. This powerful, poetic picture book will resonate with readers of all ages.”This tale of self-acceptance and respect for one’s roots is breathtaking.
Kirkus (starred review)A young girl finds beauty in her uniqueness. School Library Journal (starred review)A lyrical celebration of her eyes, their shape, spirit, and legacy. Booklist (starred review)A poignant testament to familial love and legacy.Publishers Weekly
6. Hair Love
Author: by Matthew A. Cherry
A New York Times Bestseller and tie-in to Academy-Award Winning Short Film “Hair Love” “I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience.
We need this.” – Jordan Peele, Actor & FilmmakerIt’s up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters, from Academy-Award winning director and former NFL wide receiver Matthew A.
Cherry and New York Times bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison. Zuri’s hair has a mind of its own. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Zuri knows it’s beautiful. When Daddy steps in to style it for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn.
But he LOVES his Zuri, and he’ll do anything to make her – and her hair – happy. Tender and empowering, Hair Love is an ode to loving your natural hair – and a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere.
7. I Love You, Daddy: A Tale of Encouragement and Parental Love between a Father and his Child, Picture Book
Author: by Jilliam Harker
Little Bear is ready for some grown-up adventures – at least, Daddy Bear thinks so. But they soon discover that Little Bear needs a helping hand. And who can help out better than Daddy Bear? I Love You, Daddy is a tale of encouragement and unconditional parental love that your little boy or girl will love to read with their father.
Read along in this fun and playful story, written by Jillian Harker and beautifully illustrated by Kristina Stephenson. I Love You Daddy celebrates the bond between children and their father with this wonderful story and beautifully illustrated book Hardcover picture book perfect for special reading time together.
This charming story is perfect for your storytime rotation! Vibrant illustrations and easy-to-read text make this a perfect story for young readers to practice reading aloud as they get older Great gift for births, showers, Father’s Day, birthdays, or any special day to celebrate father’s all year long!
The “I Love You” series from Parragon is a wonderful collection of books. Look for all titles available including Mommy, Daddy, Grandma, and Grandpa to share in the experience
8. Giraffes Can't Dance
Author: by Giles Andreae
The bestselling Giraffes Can’t Dance is now a board book! Giraffes Can’t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder for a giraffe than you would think.
Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend. With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.
9. The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be
Author: by Joanna Gaines
In the #1 New York Times bestseller The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be, Joanna Gaines and illustrator Julianna Swaney celebrate how creativity and acceptance can come together to make for a bright and beautiful adventure. The book follows a group of children as they each build their very own hot-air balloons.
As the kids work together, leaning into their own skills and processes, to fill the sky with beautiful colors, we discover that the same is true for life-it’s more beautiful and vibrant when our differences are celebrated. Together with Joanna, you and your kids will take a journey of growth and imagination as you learn in full color that:We should celebrate every child’s one-of-a-kind strengths as well as teamwork and acceptance of differencesEverything can be made more beautiful when we share our talents and abilitiesWe should lend a helping hand and do our best to take care of one anotherThe World Needs Who You Were Made to Be is a vibrant picture book perfect for:Ages 4-8Parents, libraries, classroom story times, and discussions about diversity and being a good human beingHouseholds that enjoy watching Chip and Joanna on Magnolia Network and HGTV’s Fixer UpperWith plenty of pink, a bounty of blue, orange and green and yellow too, this vibrant hot-air balloon adventure celebrates every child and teaches kids that we are in this together.
10. Dear Girl,: A Celebration of Wonderful, Smart, Beautiful You!
Author: by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over. From the acclaimed creator of Dancing at the Pity Party and Roaring Softly, this picture book is a pure celebration of all the different human bodies that exist in the world.
Highlighting the various skin tones, body shapes, and hair types is just the beginning in this truly inclusive book. With its joyful illustrations and encouraging refrain, it will instill body acceptance and confidence in the youngest of readers. My body, your body, every different kind of body!
All of them are good bodies!BODIES ARE COOL!
12. When God Made You
Author: by Matthew Paul Turner
YOU, you God thinks about you. God was thinking of you long before your debut. From early on, children are looking to discover their place in the world and longing to understand how their personalities, traits, and talents fit in.
The assurance that they are deeply loved and a unique creation in our big universe is certain to help them spread their wings and fly. Through playful, charming rhyme and vivid, fantastical illustrations, When God Made You inspires young readers to learn about their own special gifts and how they fit into God’s divine plan as they grow, explore, and begin to create for themselves.
Cause when God made YOU, somehow God knewThat the world needed someone exactly like you!
13. What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller
Author: by Kobi Yamada
A New York Times Best Seller and award-winning book, What Do You Do With an Idea? Is for anyone who’s ever had a big idea. This is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world.
As the child’s confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens. This is a story for anyone, at any age, who’s ever had an idea that seemed a little too big, too odd, too difficult.
It’s a story to inspire you to welcome that idea, to give it some space to grow, and to see what happens next. Because your idea isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it’s just getting started. Praise for What Do You Do With an Idea?
National best seller, appearing in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly. Gold medal winner of the Independent Publishers Award, the Washington State Book Award, and the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award. “What makes this message so unique is the simple but beautiful way it’s delivered, in narrative and illustration, through the eyes and voice of an innocent and hopeful child.
14. I Choose to Calm My Anger: A Colorful, Picture Book About Anger Management And Managing Difficult Feelings and Emotions (Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose)
Author: by Elizabeth Estrada
In this rhyming story, Jackson gets upset and doesn’t understand how his emotions are controlling his behavior. Through colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhymes, he learns coping mechanisms on how to deal with big emotions like anger. Does your child get upset easily?
Developing tools that help you cope with everyday struggles can lead to a calmer well-being. I Choose to Calm My Anger is a story with social emotional learning (SEL) in mind. It has been praised by teachers and therapists worldwide.
This story told from Jackson’s point of view will help open your child’s mind to what it feels like to be angry and how to deal with it. Jackson will teach your child how we are empowered to change our mindset and how we deal with life’s setbacks.
With Jackson in real life examples, your child will learn to develop their understanding of their own emotions. Throughout the story, Jackson will show you how it feels to be angry and then how to cope. Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose is an empowering series curated to empower young children to become aware of big emotions.
15. I Am Enough
Author: by Grace Byers
Balzer + Bray
A #1 New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Choice Awards picture book winner! This is the perfect gift for mothers and daughters, baby showers, and graduation. This gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another comes from Empire actor and activist Grace Byers and talented newcomer artist Keturah A.Bobo.
We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it. Plus don’t miss I Believe I Canthe next beautiful picture celebrating self-esteem from Grace Byers and Keturah A.Bobo!
16. First Grade, Here I Come!
Author: by Nancy Carlson
After the first day of first grade, Henry’s not sure how he feels about it. The teacher isn’t like his kindergarten teacher, and the fifth-graders hog the monkey bars. But as Henry tells his mother about a new friend who likes soccer and about how he’ll learn to read books, he begins to realize that maybe first grade won’t be so bad after all.