Me and My Friendships: A Friendship Book for Kids (Paperback)

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Encourage kids ages 6 to 9 to make and keep friends with this guide to social skills

Just like riding a bike, baking chocolate chip cookies, or playing a video game, making friends is a skill kids can build. This fun entry into friendship books for kids teaches little ones how to be a good friend—and choose friends who treat them with kindness and respect, too. From introducing themselves with confidence to dealing with disagreements and bullying, they'll learn all the skills they need to form healthy, lasting friendships.

This book goes beyond other friendship books for kids. Inside you'll find:
  • A variety of activities—Quizzes, fill-in-the-blanks, breathing exercises, and more teach kids about talking and listening to others, seeing things from someone else's point of view, and other essential social skills.
  • Real-life situations—Stories about other kids in tough situations encourage children to think about how they'd react if they were in another person's shoes.
  • Kid-friendly content—This standout among friendship books for kids makes it fun for children to learn about friendship with brightly colored illustrations, short chapters, and engaging exercises.

Inspire kids to be bolder, kinder, and more confident in their friendships with this empowering choice in friendship books for kids.

About the Author

JOANN CROHN is a National Board Certified Teacher in middle childhood education. A former public school teacher, she now runs the company No Guilt Mom (, where she helps parents raise self-sufficient kids. She’s also the host of the No Guilt Mom podcast and author of Drama Free Homework: A Parent’s Guide to Eliminating Homework Battles and Raising Focused Kids.

Praise For…

“Friends play a huge part of our children’s happiness and success. The good news is that friendship is comprised of teachable skills. Me and My Friendships is filled with simple and practical ways parents can instill these crucial skills to help their kids gain social competence. This is the one book you’ll want to return to again and again! Highly recommended!” —Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine

“As parents, we all want our children to have healthy, happy, and thriving friendships. In Me and My Friendships, Crohn provides a playful framework that is interactive, entertaining, and educational for both parents and children about what it takes to be a great friend. I highly recommend this book as it effectively provides the guidance parents are looking for in helping their children develop strong and healthy relationships.” —Dr. Lisa Bravo, relationship expert and author of The Bravo Effect

“In this approachable, easily digestible guide, experienced educator and parent JoAnn Crohn breaks down simple strategies kids can use to make friends and be a good friend to others. Through simple instructions, friendly graphics, and workbook-style scenario questions in each ‘What would you do?’ section, Crohn guides kids to learn how to deal with disagreements, how to win and lose gracefully, be friendly and open to making friends, and many more important social skills they need to thrive in relationships. Me and My Friendships is a resource that needs to be in every classroom AND in every family's library, because making friends is the most important work of childhood!” —Audrey "Sunshine" Monke, author of Happy Campers and host of the Sunshine Parenting podcast

“What the world needs right now are friendships! As a therapist, I often see today's loneliness taking over and starting at such a young age. This book is such a wonderful way for parents and children to unite with realistic scenarios and exercises to better understand building long-lasting social skills and relationships. Every parent, teacher, and counselor could benefit from having this book!” —Tessa Stuckey, LPC, author of For the Sake of Our Youth
Product Details
ISBN: 9781648768088
ISBN-10: 1648768083
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: July 6th, 2021
Pages: 110
Language: English