10 Books to Enrich Your Children, and Where to Find Them

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“The single biggest predictor of high academic achievement and high ACT scores is reading to children.” – American Institutes for Research.

You read that right. Sitting down and reading a book with your children will literally impact them for the rest of their lives. Couple that with a perfect bonding opportunity, and you have a recipe for success.

Here are 10 books written to enrich your family while you read together:

I Like Myself

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This is a face paced book featuring an African American little girl who truly loves herself, and exclaims she would continue to do so – no matter what!

(pre-2)

Find it, HERE

 

You’ll Always Be Enough

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This is a book featuring bright, vivid illustrations, catchy rhymes, and a message of learning to love yourself – exactly as you are.

(pre-4)

Find it, HERE

 

 

Spoon

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This book emphasizes the need to be happy in your own uniqueness, with a comical twist.

(pre-2)
Find it, HERE

 

 

 

The Okay Book

CaptureThis book serves as a gentle reminder that sometimes it’s okay to

try new things, even if it’s not your best. We all thrive in different ways.

(pre-2)

Find it, HERE

 

I Want Your Moo

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This book encourages children to look past their self-doubt, and see each attribute as valuable.

(pre-4)

Find it, HERE

 

 

Giraffes Can’t Dance

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This is a quirky book about ignoring the criticism of others and staying true to what you love!

(Pre-3)

Find it, HERE

 

 

You Are You, I Am Me.

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This book is about accepting, and even celebrating, diversity.

(1-4)

Find it, HERE

 

Carrot and Pea

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This is a book about unlikely, but enriching, friendships.

(1-4)

Find it, HERE

 

 

A Small Thing, but Big

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This book is about overcoming obstacles and fears.

(pre-3)

Find it, HERE

 

 

 

 

How to Find a Friend

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This is another fast paced book, where readers learn to to be observant, so not to miss great opportunities for friendship.

(pre-4)

Find it, HERE

 

 

There you have it! 10 books to encourage self-esteem and give simple life lessons, all while setting your children up for long term success by reading together.

Happy reading!

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