Courage Reading List

Jan 19, 2024 | Curriculum Connection | 0 comments

Children’s Picture Book Reading List for Teaching Courage

Back of the Bus by Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Brave As Can Be: A Book of Courage  by Jo Witek, illustrated by Christine Roussey

Come with Me by Holly M. McGhee, illustrated by Pascal Lemaître

Courage by Bernard Waber

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López

Freda Stops a Bully (I See I Learn #11) by Stuart J. Murphy

The Hero in Me by Susan Fitzsimonds

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall       

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou, illustrated by Jean-Michel Basquiat, edited by Sara Jane Boyers

A Little Chicken by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Dan Taylor
A Little Courage by Taltal Levi

Maria Finds Courage: A Team Dungy Story About Soccer by Tony Dungy and  Lauren Dungy

Noni Speaks Up by Heather Hartt-Sussman, illustrated by Geneviève Côté
One  by Kathryn Otoshi        
The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark by Deborah Diesen, illustrated by Dan Hanna
Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden, illustrated by Don Tate
Secret of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman, edited by Robert D. San Souci, illustrated by T. Taylor Bruce
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are by Maria Dismondy, illustrated by Kimberly Shaw-Peterson

Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson by Sharon Robinson, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

When I Feel Afraid by Cheri J. Meiners

Click here to find the full list of books on Courage on our Goodreads shelf!