Books on Social Situations

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    Books on Social Situations

    Can you guys recommend good books on social situations as this seems to be an area that I need to address with my LO? Most books seem to be geared towards girls and the need for acceptance. My LO is a 6 year old boy, and I would like situational books on things like how to deal with bullies, how to make friends, etc.

    Any recommendations appreciated.


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    HKFornow, did you find any books?

    There are quite a few books for kids that have received good reviews on Amazon.

    Here's one:

    http://www.shopinhk.com/how-to-be-a-...-pr-40031.html

    And there is one for parents, on how to sharpen a child's social skills.
    http://www.shopinhk.com/the-unwritte...-pr-28182.html


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    Kevin Henkes is a wonderful American author whose mouse picture books are perfect for grades 1-3 (ages 4 - 8). They often focus on social situations that a child can absolutely relate to from school. My favorites are Chester's Way, Chrysanthemum, Lilly's Purple Purse. As a 3rd grade teacher, we read a lot of his stories to spark discussion amongst my kids.

    http://kevinhenkes.com/young.asp


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    Southside852, thanks for the suggestion. . .will definitely look those books up.

    I will talk to you later on a couple of books that I am looking at. Thanks.


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    Just as an FYI in case others have a need. . . I also got the following recommendation from a psychologist:

    Help! A story of Friendship - Holly Keller
    Social Skill Stories for All Children - Jackie Burson, MS,NCC<LPC, Counseling -Corner
    The Chocolate-Covered Cookie Tantrum - Deborah Blumenthal
    The Beautiful Rainbow Fish - Marcus Pfister
    Rainbow Fish and the Big Whale - Marcus Pfister
    My Mouth is a Volcano - Julia Cook
    The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses - Stacey Collidge's Fancy-Smancy Cursive Handwriting - Barbara Esham