Sunday, July 1, 2012

Elementary Bibliotherapy List

A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
Topic: Acceptance; nonconformity

A Family That Fights by Sharon Chester Bernstein
Topic: Family abuse

A Place for Starr by Howard Schor
Topic: Family Violence

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Sticky Situations: How to Tackle Tricky, Icky Problems and Tough Times by American Girl
Topic: Problem solving

A Terrible Thing Happened by Margaret Holmes
Topic: Children witnessing trauma

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Topic: Everyone has bad days; anger management.

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
Topic: Goal setting and attainment

Amber on the Mountain by Tony Johnston
Topic: Friendships

Amelia Bedelia Bakes a Cake by Peggy Parish & Lynn Sweat
Topic: A funny story about a girl who always makes mistakes

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell
Topic: Family differences

Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz
Topic: Finding one’s heritage; anxiety & disappointment

Blues Clues: I’m Sorry by Justin Chanda
Topic: Honesty; integrity

But Not the Hippopotamus by Sandra Boynton
Topic: Animals; friends

Caillou: Baby Sister by Jaceline Sauschagrin
Topic: New sibling

Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul by Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen
Topic: Short stories coving topics ranging from divorce to friends to eating disorders

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Topic: Bullying; self esteem

David Gets in Trouble by David Shannon
Topic: Behavioral issues

Dinosaurs Divorce by Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown
Topic: Divorce

Divorce is a Grown up Problem by Janet Sinburg
Topic: Divorce

Don’t Pop Your Balloon by Janet M. Bender
Topic: Controlling anger

Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting
Topic: Homelessness

Franklin Says Sorry by P. Bourgeois & B. Clark
Topic: Friendship

Gertrude McFuzz by Dr. Seuss
Topic: Being yourself; self acceptance

Good-Bye Daddy! by B. Weninger
Topic: Divorce

Goodbye Mousie by R.H. Harris
Topic: Death

Herbie’s Troubles by Carol Chapman
Topic: Bullying; standing up for yourself

Hey Little Ant by Phillip & Hannan Hoose
Topic: Empathy; bullying

How are you Feeling? Foods with Moods by Saxton Freyman & Joast Elffers
Topic: Identifying feelings

I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
Topic: Self esteem

I Love You With all my Heart by Noris Kern
Topic: How families show love in different ways

I Want to be Somebody New! By Robert Lopshire
Topic: Self esteem, self concept, self worth

I’m Gonna Like Me by Jamie Lee Curtis
Topic: Self esteem

I’m So Embarrassed by Robert Munsch
Topic: Being embarrassed

It Must Hurt A Lot by Doris Sanford
Topic: Death and grief

It’s Hard to be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel by Jamie Lee Curtis
Topic: Self control

It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr
Topic: Acceptance

Julius, The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes
Topic: New sibling

Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Topic: Parental Love

Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce by Maude Spelman
Topic: Divorce

Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
Topic: Different emotions on different days

Mean Soup by Betsy Everitt
Topic: Handling emotions

Mommy Laid an Egg by Babette Cole
Topic: How babies are made

Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna
Topic: Words can be harmful

My Beastly Brother by Laura Leuck
Topic: Sibling rivalry

My Friend, Jasper Jones by Rosamond Dauer
Topic: Friendship

My Secret Bully by Trudy Ludwig
Topic: Bullying

Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss
Topic: Motivation

Please Tell! A Child’s Story about Sexual Abuse by Jessie
Topic: Sexual Abuse

Polar Bear and the Rainbow by Moira Butterfield
Topic: Diversity

Por Favor Di: Un Cuento Para Ninos Sobre el Abuso Sexual by Jessie
Topic: Sexual abuse

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
Topic: Hiroshima; death and grief

Salt in His Shoes by Deloris Jordan
Topic: Overcoming obstacles

Say Something by Peggy Moss
Topic: Bullying; speaking up

Shades of People by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly
Topic: Individual differences; self esteem

Shredderman: Secret Identity by Wendelin Van Draanen
Topic: Bullying

Some Things are Scary by Florence Parry Heid
Topic: Scary situations and how to deal with them

Sophie’s Trophy by Susan Middleton Elya
Topic: Self esteem

Spider’s First Day at School by Robert Kraus
Topic: School anxiety

Stop Picking on Me by Pat Thomas
Topic: Bullying

Talking Speech Disorders to School by John Bryant
Topic: Why kids go to speech therapy

Teammates by Peter Golenbock
Topic: Jackie Robinson; acceptance

The 10th Good Thing about Barney by Judith Voirst
Topic: Death

The Ant Bully by John Nickle
Topic: Bullying

The Bear Who Lost His Sheep: A Story about Worrying Too Much by J. Lamb-Shapiro
Topic: Worrying

The Berenstain Bears: New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain
Topic: New sibling

The Cay by Theodore Taylor
Topic: Racism

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
Topic: Acceptance

The Empty Place: A Child’s Guide through Grief by Roberta Temes
Topic: Grief and loss

The Flower Man by Mark Ludy
Topic: Moral principles

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Topic: Giving

The Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet & Susan Stevens
Topic: Sharing

The Grouchy Lady Bug by Eric Carle
Topic: Social behavior

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
Topic: Teasing, bullying, lying; importance of making amends

The Hyena Who Lost His Sheep: A Story about Worrying too Much by J. Lamb-Shapiro
Topic: Worrying

The Kids Blue Day Book by Bradley Trevor Greive
Topic: Emotions of animals

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Topic: Confronting difficult situations

The Lion Who Lost His Roar: A Story about Facing Your Fears by M.S. Nass
Topic: Overcoming fears

The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein
Topic: The nature of quest and fulfillment

The Next Place by Warren Hanson
Topic: Death and dying

The Oak Inside the Acorn by Max Lucado
Topic: Self-esteem; identity

The Penguin Who Lost Her Cool: A Story About Controlling Your Anger by M. Sobel
Topic: Anger control

The Rabbit Who Lost His Hop: A Story about Self-Control by M.S. Nass
Topic: Self control

The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill
Topic: Bullying

The Rough-Face Girl by David Shannon
Topic: Algonquin Indian version of Cinderella.

The Time Balooga Forgot Other People’s Feelings by Steve Barancik
Topic: Social skills

The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
Topic: Feelings

There’s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom by Louis Sachar
Topic: Bullying

Today I Feel Silly by Jamie Lee Curtis
Topic: Moods and emotions

Un Lugar Seguro Para Vivir: Un Cuento Para Ninos que han Exprimentado la Violencia Domestica by M.A. Harrison
Topic: Domestic violence

Uncle Willy’s Tickles: A Child’s Right to Say No by M. Aboff
Topic: Child sexual abuse

Unlovable by Dan Yaccarino
Topic: Self esteem

Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
Topic: Power of love

Vera’s Baby Sister by Vera Rosenberry
Topic: New sibling

We Are All Alike, We Are All Different by Cheltenham
Topic: Diversity

Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes
Topic: Bullying; self esteem

When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown
Topic: Death

When My Parents Forgot How to be Friends by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
Topic: Divorce; arguing parents

When I Feel Angry by Cornelia Maude Spelman
Topic: Anger management

When Sophie gets Angry – Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang
Topic: Anger management

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Topic: Bad behavior

Zen Shorts by Jon Muth
Topic: Making friends; letting bad days go by

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