Best Books For School Counseling

I LOVE books. With over 500 books in my office I might love them too much. However, here are some of my favorite titles. These are a few of my must have books.

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Top 3 Books on Mindfulness and Yoga

Alphabreaths by C. Willard

Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing (Hardback or Cased Book)

ABC Mindful Me by C. Engel

ABC for Me: ABC Mindful Me - by Christiane Engel (Board Book)

Zoo Zen by K. Fischer

Top 3 Books to Connect Thoughts, Feelings, and Behavior

Good News, Bad News by Mack

Happy Right Now by J. Berry

I Think, I Am! By L. Hay

I Think, I Am by Louise Hay | Teaching kids, Yoga for kids, Capturing kids  hearts

Top 3 Books on Sharing

The Cookie Fiasco by D. Santat

Should I Share My Ice Cream? By M. Willems

Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (A KOHL'S CARES  BOOK) by Mo Willems: New Hardcover (2017) 1st Edition | TuosistBook

Not Fair, Won’t Share: A Pinky and Blue Story by L. Gardiner

Not Fair, Won't Share!: A Pinky and Blue Story by Lindsey Gardiner

Top 3 Books on Manners

Do Unto Otters by L. Keller

A Perfectly Messed-Up Story by P. McDonnell

A Perfectly Messed-Up Story - Kindle edition by McDonnell, Patrick.  Children Kindle eBooks @

Monster Knows Table Manners by C. Miller

Top 3 Books on Jealousy

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) by T. Hopgood

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (mostly): 9780857077493: Books

Pirate, Viking, and Scientist by J. Chapman

Say Hello To Zorro! By C. Goodrich

Top 3 Books on Technology

Nerdy Bird Tweets by Reynolds

Nerdy Birdy Tweets by [Aaron Reynolds, Matt Davies]

Dot by R. Zuckerberg

Dot. by [Randi Zuckerberg, Joe Berger]

Once Upon A Time Online by D. Bedford

Top 3 Books on Feelings

Wild Feelings by D. Milgrim

Wild Feelings: Milgrim, David: 9780805095876: Books

My Heart Is Like A Zoo by M. Hall My Heart Is Like a Zoo Board Book (9780061915123): Hall,  Michael, Hall, Michael: Books

The Color Monster by A. Llenas

Top 3 Books on Feeling Sad

The Blue Day Book For Kids by B. Greive

When Sadness Is At Your Door by E. Eland

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When I Feel Sad by Spelman

When I Feel Sad (The Way I Feel Books): Spelman, Cornelia Maude, Parkinson,  Kathy: 9780807588994: Books

Top 3 Books On Grief

The Invisible String by Karst

The Goodbye Book by T. Parr

The Golden Sweater  from New York Life

The Golden Sweater | New York Life Insurance - YouTube

Top 3 Books on Pet Loss

The Invisible Leash

Good Bye, Jeepers by N. Loewen

Good-bye, Jeepers: What to Expect When Your Pet Dies (Life's Challenges):  Loewen, Nancy, Lyles, Christopher Michael: 9781404866805: Books

I’ll Always Love You by J. Wilhelm

Top 3 Books on Peer Pressure

Say Something  by P. Reynolds

Say Something: Reynolds, Peter H., Reynolds, Peter H.: 9780545865036: Books

The Band Aid Chicken by B. Henton

The Band-Aid Chicken: A Story About Resisting Peer Pressure – Books

The Story Of Ferdinand by M. Leaf

The Story of Ferdinand

Top 3 Books on Anger

Grumpy Monkey by S. Lang

Crankenstein  by S. Berger

What Are You So Grumpy About? By T. Lichtenheld

What Are You So Grumpy About?: Lichtenheld, Tom: 9780316065894:  Books

Top 3 Books on Coping Strategies

Silly Billy by A. Browne

Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Beckner

What Do You Do With A Problem? By K. Yamada

Top 3 Books on Gratitude

The Thankful Book by T. Parr

I Am Thankful by S. Capozzi

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

Top 3 Books on Competition/ Conflict

Neck & Neck by E. Parsley

Children's Book Review: Neck & Neck by Elise Parsley. Little, Brown, $17.99  (40p) ISBN 978-0-316-46674-5

Dog vs. Cat by C. Gall

Enemy Pie by D. Munson

Enemy Pie : (Reading Rainbow Book, Children's Book about Kindness, Kids  Books about Learning): Munson, Derek, Calahan King, Tara: 0765145027786: Books

Top 3 Books on Careers/Jobs

Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do by A. Davies

Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do: Heling, Kathryn, Hembrook, Deborah,  Davies, Andy Robert: 9781580892520: Books

How To Be An Entrepreneur by R. DiOrio

What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur? by Rana DiOrio

Big Plans by B. Shea

Big Plans: Shea, Bob, Smith, Lane: Books

Top 3 Books on Personal Safety

A Little Book About Safety by The Mother Co. and Miles Is The Boss of His Body

The Best Books About Consent For Toddlers and Kids 2020 | POPSUGAR Family

Please Don’t Tease Tootsie by M. Chamberlin

Please Don't Tease Tootsie book by Margaret Chamberlain

Consent For Kids  by R. Brian

Top 3 Books on Bullying

Simon’s Hook  by K. Burnett

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The Invisible Boy by T. Ludwig

The Recess Queen by A. O’Neil

Top 3 Books on Inclusion

Can I Join Your Club?

Can I Join Your Club: John-Kelly: 9781848694361: Books

The Big Umbrella

Strictly No Elephants

Top 3 Books on Self Esteem

Stella is a Star by B. Peters Stella is a Star: With CD (9781609050085): Peters, Bernadette,  Murphy, Liz: Books

Giraffe Problems by J. John

The Lion Inside

Top 3 Books on Responsibility

The Pigeon Has To Go To School by M.Willems

What If Everybody Series by E. Javernick

What If Everybody Did That?: Javernick, Ellen: 9780761456865:  Books

Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola

Top 3 Books on Mindset and Perseverance

After The Fall by D. Santat

The Three Ninja Pigs by C. Schwartz

The Three Ninja Pigs: Schwartz, Corey Rosen, Santat, Dan: 8601400985496: Books

Jabari Jumps by G. Cornwall

Top 3 Book On Friendship

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) by T. Hobgood

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (mostly): 9780857077493: Books

You Will Be My Friend by P. Brown

YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear (2)): Brown, Peter:  9780316070300: Books

A Friend Like You

Reedy Library | A Friend Like You

Top 3 Books I Use Every Year

Leonardo The Terrible Monster by M. Willems

It’s Tough To Lose Your Balloon by J. Krosoczka

It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon: Krosoczka, Jarrett J.: 9780385754798: Books

Each Kindness by J. Woodson

Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)): Woodson, Jacqueline,  Lewis, E. B.: 9780399246524: Books

Top 3 That Make A Perfect Series

The Good Egg, The Bad Seed, and The Cool Bean by J. John

That's What Dinosaurs Do - Jory John - E-book

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