By Catherine DePino (Magination Press, 2004)
With the help of his teacher and his parents, Steve devises “The Plan”, strategies for avoiding, defending against, and disarming a bully who has been tormenting him at school.
By Trevor Romain (Free Spirit Publishing, Inc., 1997)
This book blends humor with serious, practical suggestions for coping with bullies. Trevor Romain reassures kids that they’re not alone and it’s not their fault if a bully decides to pick on them.
By Anne Civardi (EDC Publishing, 1994)
Readers learn all about the hospital as George goes in for an operation to remove a puzzle piece he has eaten.
By Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Scholastic Inc., 2000)
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero goes to the hospital for an operation to repair his broken shell, and everyone thinks he’s being very brave. But Franklin is only pretending to be fearless. He’s worried that his X-rays will show just how frightened he is inside. With the help of Dr. Bear, Franklin learns that even though he’s feeling scared, he can still be brave.
By Joanne Green (Saga Books, 2006)
To have a child born with any disfigurement is tragic. Here Lippy the Lion tells a tale with sweetness and love; it also reminds us of our fragile humanity. Beautifully illustrated and with help index for parents.
By Debbie Duncan (Rave Productions, 1994)
A Book for Brothers & Sisters of Hospitalized Children. Anna’s little sister, Molly, has been very ill and had to have an operation. Anna tells us all about the experience from her point of view. Sensitive, insightful, heartwarming story.
By Mem Fox (Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997)
At a time when, unfortunately, the lessons of tolerance still need to be learned, Whoever You Are urges us to accept our differences, to recognize our similarities, and-most importantly-to rejoice in both.
By R. J. Palacio (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012)
August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face
By Logan & Sonja Bristow (Pulsus Group Inc., 2007)