Usborne Books for School Counseling

I’m always looking for new books for school counseling lessons, and I sometimes limit myself to just what’s on Amazon. But a fellow educator mentioned to me how many great books Usborne Books has for counselors, and she was kind enough to put together a list of books for me. Check them out below! You can also download a 1-page book list here, broken down by categories, to save for later.

Books for School Counseling

Bully on the Bus

The bully on the bus is taunting Leroy, and he feels small. But his courage emerges in the empowering ending.

Johnathan James and the Whatif Monster

So many students struggle with the what-ifs! They’ll relate to Johnathan as he tries new things!

Do Nice Be Kind Spread Happy

The title says it all! Help your students unleash their inner ninja of niceness.

Be the Change Make it Happen

Everyone can be a hero when they realize small actions can result in big changes!

Hello, Happy!

This activity book has writing and drawing activities to help students learn to manage big emotions.

No Worries!

This activity book has writing and drawing prompts to help students manage stress and worry.

Can I Join Your Club?

Duck just wants to fit in!

Lemur Dreamer

Louie Lemur is a sleepwalker, and his friends want to find out about his nighttime antics!

Boy

The main character is deaf and speaks with his “dancing hands” and helps the villagers consider what they are fighting for.

Miss Molly’s School of Manners

Take your students on a trip to the Listening Carefully Lab, the Library of Lovely Words, and the Dining Hall of Decorum!

Paint me a Picture

A simple book about colors and the feelings they can express

A Tale of Two Beasts

This story is a great way to introduce perspective-taking, as it tells a story from two points of view!

Here in the Garden

The garden is a special place where this young boy can reflect on loss, love, and friendship.

 

Hey Jack! The Bravest Kid

Jack is hurt, but he’s trying really hard to be brave!

Hey Jack! The Playground Problem

Jack plays with someone new when his best friend is away. What will happen when his best friend comes back?

Hey Jack! The Worry Monsters

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Cordelia

Your students will love this story about believing in yourself and silencing the nay-sayers!

 

You Are a Star

The perfect book to celebrate finding your own voice!

Vet Academy

Educational activities to explore life as a veterinarian

Architect Academy

Educational activities to explore life as an architect

Chef Academy

Educational activities to explore life as a chef

Doctor Academy

Educational activities to explore life as a doctor

Engineer Academy

Educational activities to explore life as an engineer

Entrepreneur Academy

Educational activities to explore life as an entrepreneur

Pilot Academy

Educational activities to explore life as a pilot

Scientist Academy

Educational activities to explore life as a scientist

Astronaut Academy

Educational activities to explore life as an astronaut

Coder Academy

Educational activities to explore life as a coder

Do you know of other Usborne titles that are perfect for counselors? Let me know in the comments! Click here to shop all of these titles and more on the Usborne site. Want a 1-page book list to save for later? Click here to have it emailed to you. And be sure to check out these other books that I love! 

Happy Counseling! -Counselor Keri

 

 

Usborne books for school counseling: A list of great titles about feelings, managing worry, fitting in, believing in yourself, and more!

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