The Best Self Esteem Books for Kids Teach Children to Love Themselves!
Inside: Looking for amazing self esteem books for kids, including valuable book lists and book reviews about stories that will boost confidence in your children? You have come to the right place, and we are thrilled that you are here! Make every day feel like a gold medal day for your kiddos with the following fabulous books!
The best self confidence books for children make every day a gold medal day!
Every day should be a gold medal day for our kids. And guess what? The best self confidence books for children can help us make each and every one of our kids feel like champions.
Books are incredibly powerful tools to help nurture confidence in our children. They give us the easiest “in” to spark important discussions. Conversations about tough topics — such as a child’s unique characteristics that make him feel self conscious, struggles she is having in school that make her feel different than their friends, or special talents he possesses but is too scared to put on display — become easy and free flowing if you read the right books first.
Self Esteem Books for Kids Help Nurture Healthy Social-Emotional Development
Growing confidence, be it your child’s or your student’s (or even your own!), is a critically important skill that will allow kids to take risks, try new things, and understand that flops and defeats are crucial to healthy social-emotional development. After all, mistakes help us learn, thrive and resolve to try again.
So what are you waiting for? Here are some valuable book lists to help you boost confidence in your kiddos, as well as reviews of some of the very best self confidence books for children!
And if are looking for more ways to build confidence in your child (in addition to great books, of course!) make sure to check out these amazing articles!
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Self Esteem Books for Kids: Powerful Book Lists
Children’s Books About Courage
Self confidence tanks when kids feel scared. What to do? Grab some of these picture books about courage to validate your children’s fears and then help build their confidence to work through them. There are such gems on this list!
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MAYBE, by Kobi Yamada and Gabriella Baruch, is the most exquisite new book about the potential that lies within each of us, and its the perfect book to gift to that special child in your life at an important moment in time.
Inside: If you have a boy in your home, run, don’t walk, to the nearest book store and grab A BOY LIKE YOU by Frank Murphy and illustrated by Kayla Harren. It’s perfect in every way, from illustration to message, and it has been on constant rotation in our home!
If you need a great children’s book about sibling rivalry to read to one of your kids who may be feeling a bit envious of his sister or brother, you need to check out STARDUST!
Looking for books about strong girls to share with a special girl in your life? DEAR GIRL is an absolute gem and one of my favorite gifts for friends and moms with brand new daughters.
I’m always looking for books for little boys, probably because I have two pretty cute ones of my own. And guess what? I have a new favorite. DEAR BOY, rocks!
Are you looking for phenomenal self esteem books for kids to add to your collection at home and at school? Then this list of self confidence books, stories about self love, and all the reasons to rock what we’ve got is the list for you!
We love self esteem books books for kids here at Happily Ever Elephants, and Pat Zeitlow Miller’s new one, Remarkably You, is another beauty to add to your collection. Check it out!
All The Ways to be Smart is one of the best children’s picture books on intelligence and self worth! This beautiful book celebrates all children and their unique abilities, including academic, social and emotional intelligence.
The best books for beginning readers must be short with large text and simple sentence structure. A good pre reader book must also contain words that are easy to decode and, most importantly, keep kids wanting more! This is why we totally love Fox the Tiger
If you love self esteem books for kids, let me say this: If you don’t have Red: A Crayon’s Story, by Michael Hall in your home collection or in your classroom, hurry and get a copy now.
If you are forever looking for self esteem books for kids to add to your collection, this one is a must! Rock What Ya Got will have kids cheering the beauty of self love throughout the whole story!
This is a fabulous self esteem book for kids who may be embarrassed by some of their rather unique characteristics, especially for your younger children. Check it out!
Books about strong girls are vital to raising confident young ladies and this fabulous book about the many ways we can be beautiful is a MUST for your bookshelf. You will absolutely adore BEAUTIFUL, by Stacy McAnulty!
When a princess tries to hide the fact that she floats, you know you’re in for the most magical of self esteem books for kids. And this one is simply superb. Princess Hyacinth is a family favorite!