Social And Emotional Learning Books for Middle School

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Teaching Social and Emotional Learning in Middle School With Diverse Books

Support preteens and teens in your social and emotional learning curriculum and program with books that build a positive sense of self. Our social and emotional learning (SEL) books and text sets help students effectively apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, and establish and maintain respectful relationships. Stories of realistic, contemporary characters and real historic figures enable readers to emotionally connect to and envision different experiences to help initiate discussions about positive change.

Download our popular Social and Emotional Learning Diverse Reading List or browse individual collections to find exemplar texts that highlight values and skills like:

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Lucha Libre

By Xavier Garza

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Watch Out for Clever Women / Cuidado con las mujeres astutas

By Joe Hayes

Illustrated by Vicki Trego Hill

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The Smell of Old Lady Perfume

By Claudia Guadalupe Martínez

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Olor a perfume de viejita

By Luis Humberto Crosthwaite

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The Day It Snowed Tortillas / El día que nevó tortillas

By Joe Hayes

Illustrated by Antonio Castro L.

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Compound It All!

By Kim and Danny Adlerman

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Tofu Quilt

By Ching Russell

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Blessing's Bead

By Debby Dahl Edwardson

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Be Water, My Friend

By Ken Mochizuki

Illustrated by Dom Lee

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¡Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends

By Jonah Winter

Illustrated by Jonah Winter

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Bowman's Store

By Joseph Bruchac

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Capoeira

By George Ancona

Illustrated by George Ancona

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Chess Rumble

By G. Neri

Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson

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Frederick Douglass

By William Miller

Illustrated by Cedric Lucas

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Alicia Afterimage

By Lulu Delacre