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Social Emotional Learning


ContentmentThe great lollipop caper, KrallThe retired kid, AgeeThe story of Ferdinand, MunroTown mouse, country mouse, Brett

CooperationBig pumpkin, SilvermanThe Bremen Town musicians, PlumeThe enormous turnip, TolstoyThe lion and the mouse, PinkneyThe little red pen, StevensThe way back homem, Jeffers

Courage/ overcoming fearBrave Irene, SteigFollowing the drinking gourd, ConnellyIf I never forever endeavor, MeadeOne, OtoshiWilma unlimited, Krull

Embracing differences
One, Otoshi

EmpathyHow to heal a broken wing, GrahamThe invisible boy, LudwigThe lion and the mouse, PinkneyStand in my shoes: kids learning about empathy, SornsonWaiting, Henkes

EncouragementMy Great Aunt Arizona, HoustonStand tall Mary Lou Melon, Lovell

GratitudeIt could always be worse, ZemachThe lion and the mouse, Pinkney

HelpfulnessMrs. Katz and Tush, Polacco

The honest to goodness truth, Mckissack

KindnessOrdinary Mary's extraordinary day, by Emily Pearson

Loyalty/FaithfulnessHorton hatches the egg, Seuss

A world of pausabilities: an exercise in mindfulness, Sileo Zen shorts, Muth

PatienceWaiting, Henkes

Perseverance/PersistenceMirette on the high wire, McCullyMore than anything else, Bradby

RespectThe great Kapok tree, Cherry

ResponsibilityBrave Irene, SteigJust a dream, Van AllsburgHorton hatches the egg, Suess

Self EsteemRed, a crayon's story, Hall

ToleranceThe story of Ruby Bridges, ColesSmoky night, Bunting

Various:Aesop’s fablesFables, Arnold Lobel