All books filed under “friendship”

All Are Welcome

by Alexandra Penfold

Genre: first day of school read aloud, Picturebook, read aloud
Subjects: back to school, community, family relationships, friendship
Illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

Rain Reign

by Ann M. Martin

Genre: Contemporary
Subjects: animals, family relationships, friendship, growing up, independent girl


by Jason Reynolds

Genre: children's literature, Contemporary, Middle Grade
Series: Track | Subjects: domestic violence, family relationships, friendship, track

First Rule of Punk

by Celia C. Perez

Genre: Contemporary, Middle Grade, read aloud
Subjects: family relationships, friendship, independent girl, music, positive social action

My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am not!)

by Peter Brown

Genre: humorous, Picturebook
Subjects: back to school, dealing with anxiety, friendship
Illustrated by Peter Brown

School’s First Day of School

by Adam Rex

Genre: humorous, Picturebook
Subjects: bullies, dealing with worry, first day of school, friendship, imagination, silly
Illustrated by Christian Robinson

It’s Okay to Be Different

by Todd Parr

Genre: humorous, Picturebook, read aloud
Subjects: body image, family relationships, friendship
Illustrated by Todd Parr

I am Jazz

by Jazz Jennings

Genre: Contemporary, Non-fiction picturebook, read aloud
Subjects: body image, friendship, gender identity, independent girl
Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas

Killer of Enemies

by Joseph Bruchac

Genre: adventure, dystopia, fiction, teen
Subjects: family relationships, friendship, heroes, honor, independent girl, mutants, Native Americans, survival skills, warriors, Yeti

If I Ever Get Out of Here

by Eric Gansworth

Genre: fiction, humorous, teen
Subjects: 1970s, bullies, family relationships, friendship, Native Americans, New York