Young Readers

Life Lessons

While most picture books are entertaining, it’s also important to expose kids to stories that develop their character and conscience. There are zillions of stories that can teach your child lessons about unconditional love, empathy, teamwork, understanding, forgiveness, generosity and so much more. Some of these life lesson books can help in helping build your child into a resilient adolescent and adult.

The Lorax

The Lorax
Dr. Seuss

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum
Kevin Henkes

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad
Judith Viorst

Mixed-Up Chameleon

Mixed-Up Chameleon
Eric Carle

The Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish
Marcus Pfister

Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak

The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand
Audrey Penn

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
Dr. Seuss

Corduroy

Corduroy
Don Freeman