Have Courage!: A book about being brave by Cheri J. MeinersHelp children develop the attitudes and skills of courage and assertiveness in order to make wise choices and work through challenges. Children learn to do what they think is right and be brave, even if it’s hard. They learn to distinguish between expectations set by trusted adults and hurtful, wrong, or dangerous things adults or children might pressure them to do. The book also highlights trying new things, taking reasonable risks, and speaking up.
Being the Best Me Series:
From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books comes a one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each of the first six books in the Being the Best Me! series helps children learn, understand, and develop attitudes and positive character traits that strengthen self-confidence and a sense of purpose. Each book focuses on a specific attitude or character trait—optimism, self-esteem, assertiveness, resilience, integrity, and forgiveness. Also included are discussion questions, games, activities, and additional information for adults. Filled with diversity, these social story books will be welcome in school, home, and childcare settings.
30 Inspiring Picture Books about Fear and Courage
Help children develop the attitudes and skills of courage and assertiveness in order to make wise choices and work through challenges. They learn to distinguish between expectations set by trusted adults and hurtful, wrong, or dangerous things adults or children might pressure them to do. The book also highlights trying new things, taking reasonable risks, and speaking up. Children will relate to the engaging illustrations, real-life situations, and easy-to-understand examples. Also included are discussion questions, games, activities, and additional information adults can use to reinforce the concepts children are learning. An exciting tool for empowering children to live their best lives.
Related Resource: Give the Gift of Audible. With Memorial Day right around the corner, I have been thinking a lot about the meaning of the day and how to expose my young children to the day of honor. That exploration resulted in this list of books that teach children courage. I hope this list reflects that spectrum of definitions. Thank you for your support!
Being brave and courageous is never an easy thing to do, no matter what age you are. Brave Squish Rabbit by Katherine Battersby is about a rabbit who is afraid of many things, especially the dark. But when his friend goes missing, he must face his fear and search for her at nighttime. There is only one problem, he is afraid of the dark. Lucky for Oliver, a wise old firefly teaches him that God will be there to give him strength against his greatest fears.
BOOKS ABOUT COURAGE/BRAVERY
This is the first installment in a new series: books about feelings. There are some well-known classics in addition to books that are sure to be new to you. So go ahead, be brave, read a new book! Note: book covers and titles are affiliate links. Sheila Rae is very brave when it comes to thunder, dogs and stepping on cracks. She thinks her little sister, Louise is a scaredy-cat.
Having courage and being brave helps us overcome and achieve great things. This list of books for kids will model characters showing bravery and courage in many different situations. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson is about finding courage to take that first step even if it is scary. Because, when you take the first step, it is generally the stepping stone to progress. Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome highlights a remarkable and courageous woman who was the voice, eyes, and helper of many.