For the Shy One: “Shy Charles” by Rosemary Wells is a perfect lesson for children to break out of their shell and experience new activities.
For the Dreamer: "Oh, The Place You’ll Go! By ME, Myself" by Dr. Seuss is perfect for those daydreamers. Guaranteed to inspire children to think: Where do I want to go? How do I want to get there? Who do I want to bring with me? This book allows kids to write (and draw) in their dreams for tomorrow, with of course, a little help from Dr. Seuss.
For the Anxious one: "A Boy and a Bear" by Lori Lite is perfect read for children who are anxious. This story will teach your son or daughter calming techniques to reduce stress, prepare for sleep and improve self-confidence.
For the Courageous One: “Sheila Rae, The Brave” by Kevin Henkes takes you through the journey of a young girl who is not afraid of anything until one day she gets lost on her way home from school. Unable to find her way back, it is her “scaredy cat” sister who teaches her a thing or two about bravery.
For the Curious One: “What Do People Do All Day” by Richard Scarry show and tells what busy people do everyday from building houses, sailing ships, flying planes and more. If you’re child is constantly asking you questions, this is the book for them!
For the One Who Needs Confidence: “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae is good starting point for a discussion with children on self-esteem and the positive side of being different.