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Liking Yourself...

And Here's to You!

by David Elliot (2004, Candlewick Press, 6.99)

This picture-book ode to joy invites readers to celebrate the world's vast diversity—and feel pretty happy with their place in it, too. The infectious joy of Elliott's read-aloud poem and Cecil's brilliant, amusing artwork is sure to have children reciting along. Color. Grades K-3. [8.5” x 9.5”...32 pages]

I’m Gonna Like Me
: Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem

by Jamie Lee Curtis (2002, HarperCollins, 16.99/hardback)

This book uses both a boy’s and a girl’s point of view to celebrate the joys of self-esteem. It teaches that whether you get an answer wrong in school, or are picked last for a team, what’s most important is liking yourself because you are you! Color. Grades K-3. [10” x 8.5”...32 pages]

I Like Myself!

by Karen Beaumont (2004, Harcourt Brace, 16.00/hardback)

High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves. Beaumont's joyous rhyming text and Catrow's wild illustrations unite in a book that is sassy, soulful, and straight from the heart. Color. Grades K-2. [9” x 10”...32 pages]


by Audrey Penn (2007, Tanglewood Press, 16.95/hardback)

A charming story of a little skunk who feels embarrassed by his “smelly old, stinky old, funky old” self. As he plays with his woodland friends, each special and unique, Sassafras comes to discover that he, too, has a rare and “special gift.” Sassafras discovers that all things have something that makes them special, and stinkiness is what makes skunks special. Color. Grades K-3. [8” x 10”...32 pages]


by Dan Yaccarino (2001, Henry Holt, 7.95)

Alfred, a pug dog, thinks he's unlovable. Other dogs make fun of his tiny legs and funny face. The cat, the parrot, and even the goldfish tease him. Then a new dog, Rex, moves in next door. Because Alfred wants a friend so badly, he tells Rex a little fib. What will happen when Rex finds out? Color. Grades K-3. [9" x 9"...32 pages each]

When I Feel Good About Myself

by Cornelia Spelman (2003, Whitman, 6.95)

The author portrays a very young guinea pig and friends feeling good about themselves through common situations readers will relate to. Together, the text and art will foster self-esteem and independence. Color. Grades PreK-2. [8" x 10"...24 pages each]

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