Books About Sharing

Learning to share can be tough for both siblings and friends. But sharing is a skill kids need for the classroom, the playground, and getting along at home. These books show -- gently and with humor -- how it's done. For more on kid interactions, check out our Books That Teach Empathy and Best Book Series for Early Readers

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Gossie Book Poster Image
Unassuming tale offers Zen-like approach to frustration.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2013)
(2002)
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That's (Not) Mine Book Poster Image
Funny twist on sharing (or not) is great for little kids.
By Anna Kang
(2015)
(2015)
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Flora and the Peacocks Book Poster Image
Gorgeous look at negotiating a three-way friendship.
By Molly Idle
(2016)
(2016)
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Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs: Groovy Joe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Silly dog story about sharing by Pete the Cat creator.
By Eric Litwin
(2016)
(2002)
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Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate Book Poster Image
Sweet playdate story promotes friendship and free play.
By Jacky Davis
(2015)
(2015)
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Llama Llama Time to Share Book Poster Image
Llama learns to share his toys in zippy read-aloud.
By Anna Dewdney
(2012)
(2012)
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Martha Speaks: Toy Trouble Book Poster Image
Talking-dog adventure builds vocabulary, teaches sharing.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2013)
(2010)
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We Found a Hat Book Poster Image
Two turtles, one hat, and a satisfyingly dreamy solution.
By Jon Klassen
(2016)
(2016)
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Henry in Love Book Poster Image
Delicate art relays sweet tale of admiration and sharing.
By Peter McCarty
(2010)
(2009)
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If You Plant a Seed Book Poster Image
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
(2015)
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Stone Soup Book Poster Image
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2013)
(2005)
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