Harbor Me

By Jacqueline Woodson Harbor Me Themes Racism Friendship Immigration Emotions It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat—by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for “A Room to Talk”), they discover it’s safe to talk about what’s bothering […]

The Color Monster

BY Ana Llenas The Color monster: A story about emotions Themes Feelings Emotions One day, Color Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad, and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through color. As […]

I Like It When/Me Gusta Cuando

BY mary murphy I Like it when/me gusta cuando Themes Family Emotions Single Parent A loving tale of a little penguin detailing all that it likes about spending the day with a loving caregiver. Ages 0-3 Find a book that fits your child’s reading level and follow along at your own pace.

La Catrina

BY Patty rodriguez & Ariana Stein La Catrina: Emotions/Emociones Themes Emotions Inspired by one of the most recognized symbols of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), this book introduces little ones to emotional expressions and their first English and Spanish words―and teaches them to recognize feelings like emocionado (excited), triste (sad), and confiado […]

Start With Sorry

BY P.T. FINCHILLUSTRATED BY GOKHAN BAS START WITH SORRY Themes EMotions Respect FAMILY Three-year-old Luna loves spending time with her older brother Asher. They do almost everything together. But when they sit down to draw pictures, Luna feels upset she can’t do everything Asher can and reacts in anger, hurting Asher’s feelings. With Mommy’s help, […]