June 8 is National Best Friend Day.
…One is silver and the other gold.
Friendship can be complicated.
Friends make life fun and help you through rough patches but making friends and maintaining those relationships can be hard work. Enjoy these Magination Press stories that help kids explore the ins and outs of friendship.
This rhyming picture book will help kids navigate difficulties of shyness and social anxiety. Shelli used to be content in her little world, thinking that her pet friends were enough. Readers will relate as Shelli takes brave steps toward breaking out of her shell to make friends at school. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers with more information about shyness and social anxiety.
Baby Blue is a little boy who lives in a blue world, full of blue trees, flowers, and animals. One day, he accidentally tears a hole in the world and a strange light pours in. Through the hole, he can see a world that isn’t blue, and another little person like him. Though Baby Blue is scared, he overcomes his fear and introduces himself to Baby Yellow.
This book helps middle-grade readers figure out what they want out of their friendships, how to be a good friend, how to resolve conflicts, and much more. Full of practical tips, insightful quizzes, and relatable examples, The Friendship Book is the resource kids need to figure out friendship.
Duck loves peace and quiet! When a rowdy band asks him to join the show, he agrees, but gets nervous to perform with them. Why would they want him to play with them? A charming tale about being with friends and making new ones.
Gary the giraffe is old enough to reach the leaves on the trees all by himself. However, he simply can’t reach on his own. With a little guidance from his friends, Gary learns that it’s okay to ask for help.
When two birds go find worms, they don’t invite their friend and his feelings are hurt. So he decides to start a rumor, which quickly spirals out of control. Can he make things right before it’s too late?