3 Fantastic Picture Books For Building Resilience Through Creativity

Invisible Boy by Patrice Barton

Outstanding story following Brian, who doesn't have friends and feels "invisible" at school. Kids who have trouble speaking up or feel unnoticed will identify. Brian depends on his own creative talents to make new friends. 

 

 

Imaginary Garden by Andrew Garden

Theo is disappointed that her grandfather's new apartment doesn't have a garden like his old house. Together, they come up with a solution. Excellent choice displaying a resourceful kid who can be flexible, and using her imagination to do it. 

 

 

Emma's Circus by Candace Fleming

Emma is discouraged because she doesn't get to attend to the circus in the big city. Instead, she handles her disappointment through her imagination.