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Oliver Bounces Back!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

Oliver’s day has started out lousy — can he turn his luck around?

 

Eyewitness testimony confirms that Oliver is having a pretty lousy day. By the time he gets to school (late), he’s tangled with the hairbrush, stepped in dog drool, burnt his toast, and been hit in the head by his little sister’s gooey banana. At school, the pile-on of bad …

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Choose Kindness

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, friendship

 

A gentle friendship story that celebrates small acts of kindness!

 

This is Bunny feeling small,

not wanting to leave the bed at all.

 

Bunny is having a tough morning, but manages to brighten up and get out the door. Pretty soon Bunny comes across Beetle, who needs a little cheering too. Bunny can do that! Bunny and Beetle band together and they come …

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Girlvana

Self-Love, Yoga, and Making a Better World--A Handbook

by Ally Maz
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: yoga, self-esteem

"Girlvana is a breathtaking and beautifully written book you want to give every woman and teenage girl you know. A gem for our generation."
--RODA AHMED, bestselling author of Mae Among the Stars, and CEO and founder of HighTree Publishing
"Girlvana helps readers release unworthiness and step into greatness! This is a timely book with an empowerin …

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Ne lâche pas, Olivier!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, beginner

 

See below for English description.

Avez-vous déjà vécu une journée où tout va mal? C’est exactement ce que vit Olivier! Sa journée commence très mal : sa brosse à cheveux reste coincée dans ses cheveux, sa chemise préférée est encore humide du lavage, et les choses ne font qu’empirer. Olivier est de très mauvaise humeur. Il doit bi …

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My Heart Fills With Happiness / sâkaskinêw nitêh miywêyihtamowin ohci

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins, edited by Cree Literacy Network
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, native canadian

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful picture book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.
In …

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The Day the Rain Moved In

by Éléonore Douspis, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: friendship, weather

In this beautiful picture book, the wondrous merges with the ordinary when it starts to rain … inside the house!

One day, it starts to rain in Pauline and Louis’s house. The whole family looks for the source of the rain, but nothing can be found! Dad tries to mop up the puddles that form on the floor, Mom holds an umbrella over her head to read, …

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The Dog’s Gardener

by Patricia Storms, illustrated by Nathalie Dion
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, dogs, pets

A dog delights in a summer day spent in the garden with his owner, an avid gardener.

When a dog named Dutch hears the gardener going down the stairs each morning, he anticipates her every move. But most of all, he waits for the beautiful words, “Okay, Dutch. Let’s go outside.”

It’s a bright summer day. Dutch stands back from the dark, dusty t …

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Something's Wrong!

A Bear, a Hare, and Some Underwear

by Jory John, illustrated by Erin Kraan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: humorous stories

A hilarious picture book from #1New York Times bestselling author Jory John, paired with new illustrator Erin Kraan, about a bear whose friends help him make it through a bad day!
Jeff the bear has definitely forgotten something. He ate his breakfast, he watered his plant, he combed his fur…what could it be? Why does he feel so oddly off? So he …

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How Do You Feel?

illustrated by Rebecca Bender
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: senses & sensation, emotions & feelings, baby animals

Touch-and-feel textures bring to life a thoughtful story for babies and toddlers with a sweet surprise ending.

The toad feels bumpy, like a gnarly tree. The duckling feels fuzzy, like grass reaching for the sun. One by one the hedgehog discovers the textures of his animal friends. But how does the hedgehog feel himself?

Award-winning author/illustrat …

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Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh / This Is How I Know

Niibing, dgwaagig, bboong, mnookmig dbaadjigaade maanpii mzin’igning / A Book about the Seasons

by Brittany Luby, illustrated by Joshua Pawis-Steckley
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: native canadian, seasons

An Anishinaabe child and her grandmother explore the natural wonders of each season in this lyrical, bilingual story-poem.

In this lyrical story-poem, written in Anishinaabemowin and English, a child and grandmother explore their surroundings, taking pleasure in the familiar sights that each new season brings.

We accompany them through warm summer da …