Our students don’t always get along with each other. Using books, help them understand how to be a good friend. Here is a list of my favorite picture books about getting along with others!
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Millie Fierce by Jane Manning
Millie is quiet, sweet and mild. No one pays attention to her and she feel like a smudge. So she decides to be fierce! Millie soon realizes that this isn’t the best way to get along with others.
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Nobody Hugs a Cactus by Carter Goodrich
Hank is the prickliest cactus in the world. He doesn’t like noise, rowdiness and hugs. But, no one is offering him one and Hank is lonely. He comes up with a plan to get a hug from a friend.
Those Pesky Rabbits by Ciara Flood
Mr. Bear wants to be left alone, but his nice neighbors just don’t get it! He tries to be grumpy. He tries to scare them away. But maybe, just maybe, a little kindness will work.
Pink Tiara Cookies for Three by Maria Dismondy
Sami and Stella are best friends. But what happens when Jasmine moves into the neighborhood? Can the girls learn how to make room for one more friend?
Tiger and Badger by Emily Jenkins
Sometimes even the best of friends can get into disagreements. Tiger and Badger are best friends who don’t always get along and that’s okay! This story will help students understand that there are ups and downs of friendship.
What are some other picture books about getting along with others that you read aloud in your classroom?
Check out this blog post for picture books about relationship skills in the classroom!
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