Getting Along With Others Picture Books

Favorite picture books promoting social awareness. For more, please browse the JE150s. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Author Title Call Number
BoganVirgil & Owen
Virgil the penguin finds a polar bear and tries to claim it as his own, but the polar bear wants to make his own choices.
JE Bogan
BramsenJust a Duck?
Duck and Cat discover that being yourself can win friends.
JE Bramsen
BurninghamEdwardo: The Horriblest Boy in the WholeWide World
When Edwardo gets a compliment for accidentally doing something good, he becomes much, much nicer.
JE Burningham
ClantonRex Wrecks It!
Every time Gizmo and Sprinkles build something, Rex wrecks it! Can they find a way to make playtime fun for everyone?
JE Clanton
CousinsI'm the Best
When Dog's constant boasting makes his friends sad, they find a way to teach him what it means to be a good friend.
JE Cousins
DunkleeMe, Too!
When a new girl moves to their neighborhood, Annie becomes worried that she may lose her best friend.
JE Dunklee
DuttonDear Miss Perfect: A Beast's Guide to Proper Behavior
With humor and a light touch, Miss Perfect counsels animals about their problems.
JE Dutton
GrahamRose Meets Mr. Wintergarten
A young girl's attempt to retrieve her ball from her grouchy, old neighbor's yard changes both their lives.
JE Graham
GudeWhen Elephant Met Giraffe
Elephant is bold. Giraffe is quiet. But they learn to appreciate each other.
JE Gude
Little monsters laugh and play, but also tease, argue, and make up.
JE Hout
ItaniBest Friend Trouble
Hanna and Lizzy think their friendship is over, but it's only "best friend trouble."
JE Itani
KirkYou Are Not My Friend, but I Miss You
A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog, but realizes that he may not have been a good friend, either.
JE Kirk
KolarDo You Want to Play?
One friend helps another explore the ins and outs of friendship.
JE Kolar
LamsteinI Like Your Buttons
Compliments start a chain reaction of goodwill, good deeds, and thoughtfulness.
JE Lamstein
LangreuterLittle Bear and the Big Fight
Little Bear bit his friend. Now he wonders if they will ever make up.
JE Langreuter
LatimerPig and Small
Pig and Bug work to find something they both enjoy doing.
JE Latimer
LongScribble and Ink
Scribbles and Ink squabble over the best use for a box of cheese.
JE Long
LundquistCat and Bunny
When others ask to join their favorite game, Bunny wants to welcome them, but Cat wants to say no.
JE Lundquist
MaddernNail Soup
A folk tale shows how a merry heart and generous soul get results.
JE Maddern
MarshallGeorge and Martha
Stories about George and Martha, who are good friends.
JE Marshall
MartinRachel Parker, Kindergarten Show-Off
Olivia is jealous of her new neighbor and classmate. Can they become friends?
JE Martin
NaylorKing of the Playground
Kevin learns to deal with a bossy kid at the neighborhood playground.
JE Naylor
NicholsMaple & Willow Together
Maple and Willow smooth over a rough patch in their friendship.
JE Nichols
OramMy Friend Fred
Grace learns that the very best friends are the ones who share.
JE Oram
RosenThis Is Our House
George finds it fun to include others.
JE Rosen
RussoSophie Sleeps Over
Sophie is one of two best friends at a sleepover.
JE Russo
SauerNugget & Fang
How can Fang convince Nugget and his friends to play with him?
JE Sauer
SheaUnicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
Envy turns to admiration and then friendship between Goat and Unicorn.
JE Shea
UdryLet's Be Enemies
James and John are best friends--but James always wants to be boss.
JE Udry
WallaceThe Kindness Quilt
Minna's kindness project involves the whole school.
JE Wallace

Last Updated: 9/15


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