Picture Books to Teach Character

Picture Books to Teach Character Education

Categories

Anger

Alexander, Who's Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move by Judith Viorst
Y PZ7.V816 All 1995

Mouse Was Mad by Linda Urban
Y PZ7.U637 Mo 2009

Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 S1 1994

Bullying

Bullies are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain
Y BF637.B85 R66 1997

The Bully of Barkham Street by Leonard Shortall
Y PZ7.S875854 Bu

Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen Lester
Y PZ7.L56285 Ho 1999

Jake's Best Thumb by Ilene Cooper
Y PZ7.C7856 Jak 2008

Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia Polacco
Y PZ7.P75186 Mn 2001

Ruby and Bubbles by Rosie Winstead
Y PZ7.W7526 Ru 2006

Veronica Ganz by Marilyn Sachs
Y PZ7.S1187 Ve

Caring/Compassion

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Y PZ7.V816 Al

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
Y PZ7.W6685 Ch 1982

Crow Boy by Taro Yashima
Y PZ7.Y212 Cr

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
Y PZ7.Y78 Ow 1987

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Y PZ7.P448558 Rai 1992

Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 S1 1994

Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
Y PZ7.D6224 Un 1991

The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 Wf 1989

Cooperation

Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett
Y PZ7.B7559 Be 1991

The Story of Jumping Mouse by John Steptoe
Y E78.G73 S78 1984

Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Y PZ10.3.L6465 Sw

Uncle Jed's Barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell
Y PZ7.M6937 Un 1993

Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett
Y PZ7.B7559 Wi 1990

Courage

Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart by Vera B. Williams
Y PZ7.W6685 Am 2001x

The Earth Shook: A Persian Tale by Donna Jo Napoli
Y PZ7.N15 Ear 2009x

Humpty Dumpty Climbs Again by Dave Horowitz
Y PZ7.H78755 Hum 2008

Little Polar Bear and the Brave Little Hare by Hans de Beer
Y PZ7.D353 Lit 1992

Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco
Y PZ7.P75186 Th 1990

Tippy-toe Chick, Go! by George Shannon
Y PZ7.S5288 Ti 2003

Honesty

A Day's Work by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 Dazn 1994

Doug-Dennis and the Flyaway Fib by Darren Farrell
Y PZ7.F2445 Dou 2010

The Empty Pot by Demi
Y PZ8.1.D38 Em 1990

Honest Tulio by John Himmelman
Y PZ7.H5686 Ho 1997

Sam, Bangs and Moonshine by Evaline Ness
Y PZ7.N4384 Sam

Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 S1 1994

The Summer My Father Was Ten by Pat Brisson
Y PZ7.B78046 Su 1998x

Tell the Truth, B.B. Wolf by Judy Sierra
Y PZ7.S5773 Te 2010

That's Mine, Horace by Holly Keller
Y PZ7.K28132 Th 2000

Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
Y PZ7.S7242 To 1993

Integrity

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Y PZ7.V816 Al

Perserverance

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Y PZ7.V816 Al

Apple Picking Time by Michele Benoit Slawson
Y PZ7.S63124 Ap 1994

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
Y PZ7.W6685 Ch 1982

The Empty Pot by Demi
Y PZ8.1.D38 Em 1990

Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams
Y PZ7.W66655 Gal 1990

Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr
Y PZ7.M3643 Kn 1987

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
Y PZ7.H14115 Ox

Rocks in His Head by Carol Otis Hurst
Y PZ7.H95678 Ro 2001

The Story of Jumping Mouse by John Steptoe
Y E78.G73 S78 1984

Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Y PZ10.3.L6465 Sw

Uncle Jed's Barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell
Y PZ7.M6937 Un 1993

The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 Wf 1989

Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman by Kathleen Krull
Y GV1061.15.R83 K78 1996

Respect

Amos and Boris by William Steig
Y PZ10.3.S816 Am

Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polocca
Y PZ7.P75186 Ch 1992

Crow Boy by Taro Yashima
Y PZ7.Y212 Cr

Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel
Y PZ10.3.L787 Fr

Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
LRC LT5260.H36 G7 1993

Hey Little Ant by Phillip and Hannah Hoose
LRC LT5270.T792 H4 1998

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
Y PZ7.H389 Li 1996

Richard Wright and the Library Card by William Miller
Y PZ7.M63915 Ri 1997

Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 S1 1994

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Y PZ10.3.C1685 ST 1993

Strega Nona by Tomie de Paola
Y PZ7.D439 Sq 1996

Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson
Y PZ8.P575 Ug 1999

Responsibility

Amos and Boris by William Steig
Y PZ10.3.S816 Am

Apple Picking Time by Michele Benoit Slawson
Y PZ7.S63124 Ap 1994

Arthur's Computer Disaster by Marc Brown
Y PZ7.B81618 Aln 1997

My Llittle Car: Mi Carrito by Gary Soto
Y PZ7.S7242 My 2006

Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman
Y PZ7.A1824 So 1988

Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Y PZ10.3.L6465 Sw

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox
Y PZ7.F8373 Wi 1989x

Self-Worth

A Bad Case of the Stripes by David Shannon
Y PZ7.S52865 Baj 1998

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Y PZ7.H389 Cj 1991

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara
Y PZ7.M232518 Ho 2007

Otis by Loren Long
Y PZ7.L8555 Ot 2009

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
Y PZ7.P75186 Tf 1998

Your Move by Eve Bunting
Y PZ7.B91527 Yo 1998

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