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Friends (Dilemmas): Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Friend Like Ed; by Karen Wagner; Orchard, 1999
  • A Letter to Amy; by Ezra Jack Keats; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Bill & Pete; by Tomie DePaola; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Earl's Too Cool For Me; by Leah Komaiko; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • New Neighbors for Nora; by Johanna Hurwitz; Trophy Press, 2001
  • Pumpkin Soup; by Helen Cooper; Picture Corgi, 1998
  • Two Little Pigs Make Friends; by Gyles Brandreth; Madcap, 1998
  • Will I Have a Friend?; by Miriam Cohen; Econo-Clad, 1999

Ages 8 to 12

  • A Smart Girls Guide to Friendship Troubles; by Patti Criswell and Angela Martini; American Girl, 2003
  • Because of Winn-Dixie; by Kate Dicamillo; Candlewick, 2004
  • Harriet the Spy; by Louise Fitzhugh; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • The Indian in the Cupboard; by Lynne Reid Banks; Avon, 1982
  • Think for Yourself: A Kid's Guide to Solving Life's Dilemmas and Other Sticky Problems; by Cynthia MacGregor; Lobster Press/Raincoast Books, 2003

Young Adult

  • Survivors Guide to Friends; by Jeanette Baker; Wayland, 1999

Books for Adults

  • Making Choices: Social Problem-Solving Skills for Children; by Mark Fraser; National Assoc. Social Workers Press, 2001
  • Mom, They're Teasing Me; Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems; by Michael Thompson an Lawrence Cohen; Ballantine Books, 2002
  • The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World - and Why it Matters for Their Success and Happiness; by Kenneth Rubin; Penguin Books, 2003
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-08-29
Last reviewed: 2006-08-28
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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