Be You

Be You

Storybooks that share the power of being yourself. These stories feature individuality, uniqueness, self worth and the celebration of differences.

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Be You
  • Sky Color

    When Marisol sets out to create a sky for the class mural she discovers the blue missing from her paints. This story celebrates the creative process and what it means to be an artist.

  • Made for Me

    Of all the children that ever could be,
    You are the one made just for me.
    From a child's first uttered "Dada" to his or her first unsteady steps, nothing can adequately convey the joy and awe of watching the birth and growth of a new child. Filled with adorable illustrations and the refrain, "Y...

  • Willa And The Wind

  • Giraffes Can't Dance

    Gerald the giraffe longs to dance like everyone else, but he looks different than the rest of the animals, and he just can't seem to get it right. When the rest of the jungle animals make fun of Gerald, he almost gives in to despair - until a friendly cricket gives him some wise advice, and Geral...

  • Grace for President

    Grace is an idealist and brimming with courage. When her teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides she could be the first. And, running as a candidate in her school's mock election just might be her first step down that road. But, politics is tough wor...

  • School's First Day of School

    The first day of school can be hard, even for the school itself! This soothing story deals with the feelings of confusion, anxiety and self-doubt that many kids experience on their first day. And, follow along as this first time school learns exactly what it is he was made for.

  • You Are (Not) Small

    Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all! An original and very funny story about size - it all depends on who's standing next to you.

  • Slumberkins Presents: The Feels

    Follow Yeti on an emotional journey of self discovery, as she meets her feelings - scared, mad, sad, worried, and calm - and learns how to take care of them. This moving story helps little ones become more aware of their emotions, recognize them as healthy and normal, and offers tools to help reg...

  • Chrysanthemum

    A little mouse thinks her name is absolutely perfect - that is, until she starts school and all the kids make fun of her. A true classic, Chrysanthemum is a beautiful story that addresses some hard topics, such as teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance.

    Meryl Streep lends her voice to Chrysanthe...

  • Cloudette

    Being small has it's advantages. But, what happens if someone small wants to do something BIG? In this irresistibly charming book, Cloudette discovers that even a little cloud can make a big difference.

    From acclaimed creator Tom Lichtenheld - Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site; I Wish Yo...

  • The Very Fairy Princess

    While her friends and family may not believe in fairies, Geraldine knows, deep down, that she is a VERY fairy princess. But it isn't all twirls and tiaras - as every fairy princess knows, dirty fingernails and scabby knees are just the price you pay for a perfect day!

    From their hearts to your...

  • Exclamation Mark

    What do you do when you feel like you don't belong? That's exactly how Exclamation Mark felt, never knowing why he wasn't like everyone else. This wonderful story of self-discover shows that you don't have to change who you are just to fit in. Some people (and punctuation marks) are made to stand...

  • The Smellyphant

    Get ready to giggle. This silly tale shows that what's on the outside can sometimes be deceiving. You see, Samson the Smellyphant has a big problem: his unusually stinky odor (or "pong"). The other elephants just don't understand. So, whatever will Samson do?

  • Cinderella

    Enjoy this retelling of a true classic, where a young woman learns that sometimes those who have nothing, actually have the most to offer.

  • One Cool Friend

    Ever wanted to have your very own penguin? That is exactly what Elliot wants! The well-mannered boy is not fond of big crowds or lots of people; he is however fond of dapper-dressed penguins. When Elliot asks his easily distracted father if he can take one home with him, he's pleasantly surprised...