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The Little Knight Who Saved the Day

by Gilles Tibo, illustrated by Geneviève Després
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: friendship, emotions & feelings

 

The Little Knight learns that there is always room for more than one hero!

 

In a magical kingdom far away, there is a little knight who’s ready to conquer the day! When he hears someone calling for help, he rushes to the rescue. But soon enough, he discovers that someone else — someone faster — has already saved them. What’s worse is that …

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Birds on Wishbone Street

by Suzanne Del Rizzo
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: emigration & immigration, birds, friendship, diversity & multicultural

A simple act of neighborly kindness and a bird that needs their aid helps former refugee Sami settle into his new community with new-found friend Moe

Moe’s neighbors on Wishbone Street come from all over the world, and she’s excited to meet the new boy who just arrived from Syria. Sami isn’t quite ready to talk about his past, but he loves bir …

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Spencer the Siksik: Respecting Others

English Edition

by Shawna Thomson & Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Valentina Jaskina
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, values & virtues, polar regions, friendship

Spencer can't wait to go outside and play with his friends. He wants to play basketball and practise for the tryouts at school. But Gary the Snow Goose doesn't want to play basketball with him. Gary wants to play street hockey. The two friends can't come to an agreement. When Spencer sees that there is a reason why Gary doesn't want to play basketb …

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Le rocher tombé du ciel

illustrated by Jon Klassen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, friendship

 

See below for English description.

Saviez-vous que les rochers peuvent tomber du ciel? Lorsqu’un énorme rocher apparaît sur le lieu de rassemblement préféré d’un groupe d’amis, ils ne savent pas vraiment quoi faire… C’est pourtant le début d’une aventure qui les confrontera à leur destin, à leurs amitiés et à leur futur.

Le cé …

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True and The Rainbow Kingdom: 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

5 minute Storybook Collection

adapted by Anne Paradis & Robin Bright, illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bedtime & dreams, friendship, emotions & feelings, fantasy & magic, beginner
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Little Monster

by Caroline Merola
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: fantasy & magic, imagination & play, friendship

I have a little pocket monster
that is very naughty and very ugly.
He's here, I see him
But I won't show him to you.

Little monster is the imaginary friend, the little rascal in every child's mind! The one only children can see! A must-read album on children's imaginary friends and mischievous spirit.

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Enormous Hill, The

text by Judd Palmer, illustrated by Steve Kenderes
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: friendship, visionary & metaphysical

William and Bill climb to the top of an enormous hill. Little do they realise, the hill is actually a sleeping giant, and the summit is the end of the giant's nose. It seems like a great place to eat their sandwiches, but when the giant wakes up, the kids are in for the biggest adventure of their lives. Where is the giant going? Can they figure out …

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Seagull and the Barnacle, The

by Judd Palmer, illustrated by Nina Palmer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, friendship

The Seagull and the Barnacle are good friends even though they're very different. The Seagull flies over the ocean to wonderful places that the Barnacle can't even imagine, because he's spent his whole life stuck on a rock. When the Seagull tells the Barnacle about his adventures, does it make the Barnacle feel jealous, or sad? Or is the Barnacle h …

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Caillou 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

7 stories

adapted by , illustrated by Eric Sévigny
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: bedtime & dreams, media tie-in, emotions & feelings, friendship, values & virtues

Your favorite Caillou stories!

Snuggle up and find all your favorite Caillou bedtime stories in this illustrated storybook collection! These stories enhanced with colorful illustrations, teach little ones mindfulness, empathy, friendship, and values. This book includes 7 stories:

  • My Day Care Friends
  • Caillou Learns to Swim
  • Caillou: Gone Fishing
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Full Moon Party: An Acorn Book (Fairylight Friends #3) (Library Edition)

by Jessica Young, illustrated by Marie Vanderbemden
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: chapter books, fantasy, friendship

Travel to a magical moonlit party with fairy friends Ruby, Iris, and Pip in this wondrous early reader series!

 

 

Pick a Book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, thes …