Courage Book List

Picture Books & Resources

Showing courage is hard. There are many situations, from physical danger to standing up for what is right when we need courage. Picture books are perfect conversation starters and these books are no exception. They explore different types of bravery, situations when we may need to show courage and conquering our fears.

Courage Book List

Further Reading

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These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!

General Information
The University of Kent: Determination
Yes*Safe Choices: Tips to Help Teach Bravery
Educational Articles and Lesson Plans
Kids and Values: Courage Activities

More Books to Explore

The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.

Courage Book List

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Nelson Mandela

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