This values book list has only books that are worth reading over and over again. And all of them have been approved by my kids. If you want to see my reviews and find out more about these books, visit me on Instagram.
First, a Favorite Anthology by Richard & Linda Eyre: Joy School. This has many of our favorite stories focused on how to have joy, including why we have rules and how gratitude can help us be happy. Check it out.
Strong Families Book List
Henkes, Kevin Penny and Her Song and other Penny books
Kanevsky, Polly Here Is the Baby
Medina, Meg Mango, Abuela, and Me
Taylor, Sydney All-of-a-Kind Family `
Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House Books and check out the My First Little House Books for little ones and the My Little House Chapter Books for kids who can’t quite sit through the original. Both of these are great stepping stones.
Individuality and Creativity Books
Perry, LaTashia M. Hair Like Mine
Reynolds, Peter H. Be You
Reynolds, Peter H. Creatilogy: Dot, Ish, Sky Color
Reynolds, Peter H. Going Places
Reynolds, Peter H. Playing from the Heart
Reynolds, Peter H. Sydney & Simon: Full Steam Ahead!
Reynolds, Peter H. Sydney & Simon: To the Moon!
Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah Your Name Is a Song
White, E. B. Charlotte’s Web
Allen, Debbie Dancing in the Wings
Bennett, Howard The Fantastic Body: What Makes You Tick & How You Get Sick
Davidson, Sue Human Body (DK Revealed)
pro familia, My Body Belongs to Me from My Head to My Toes
Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia I Love My Hair!
Webb, Amy When Charley Met Emma
This values book list is always being updated, so be sure to check back! And I’d love to hear your recommendations.