Good day! Here’s my newest book recommendations based on my best interpretation of Kristin Wiens (@kwiens62)’s visual “My Inclusion ABC’s” poster. I’ve listed one book per alphabet letter, themed by Kristin Wiens’ inclusion wording recommendation (i.e. F = Fair means everyone getting their needs met). Some books are geared towards child learning and some are for teachers or parents. This is noted beside the author’s name! ENJOY!!

Reference: My Inclusion ABC’s by Kristin Wiens

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  1. A = ALL MEANS ALL: Inclusion Alphabet: ABC’s for Everyone by Kathryn Jenkins (child)
  2. B = BEHAVIOUR IS COMMUNICATION: Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners by Laurie Keller (child)
  3. C = CHOICE: Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are by Maria Dismondy (child)
  4. D = BE A BEHAVIOUR DETECTIVE: The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others by Bob Sornson (child)
  5. E = EVERYONE STARTS TOGETHER: What If Everybody Did That? by Ellen Javernick (child)
  6. F = FAIR MEANS EVERYONE GETTING THEIR NEEDS MET: In It Together: A Story of Fairness by Kristin Johnson (child)
  7. G = GROWTH MINDSET: Your Fantastic Elastic Brain Stretch It, Shape It by Joann Deak (child)
  8. H = CHILD HONOURING: Thanks for the Feedback, I think (Best Me I Can Be!) by Julia Cook (child) 
  9. I = INDEPENDENCE: What Do You Do with an Idea? by Kobi Yamada (child)
  10. J = JOYFUL LEARNING: 100 Fun & Easy Learning Games for Kids: Teach Reading, Writing, Math and More With Fun Kid Activities by Amanda Boyarshinov (teacher or parent)
  11. K = KIDS DO WELL IF THEY CAN: You Can Do It, Stinky Face! by Lisa McCourt (child)
  12. L = LEAD WITH STRENGTHS: Say Something! by Peter H. Reynolds (child)
  13. M = MOVEMENT BREAKS: Brain Breaks for the Classroom: Quick and Easy Breathing and Movement Activities That Help Students Reenergize, Refocus, and Boost Brain Power – Anytime of the Day!: Grades K-5 by Michelle Gay (teacher)
  14. N = NEEDS BASED: My Brain Needs Glasses: ADHS explained to kids by Annick Vincent (child, teacher or parent)
  15. O = OPEN MINDEDNESS: Square by Mac Barnett (child)
  16. P = PLAN & PURPOSE: Start Where You Are by Meera Lee Patel (child)
  17. Q = QUESTIONS UNEXPECTED BEHAVIOUR (WHY? WHY NOW?): The Animals in my Brain: A kid’s guide to understanding and controlling their behaviour by Sarah Joseph (child, teacher or parent)
  18. R = RELATIONSHIP: A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey and Mika Song (child)
  19. S = SELF-REGULATION: I Can Handle It by Ms Laurie Wright (child)
  20. T= ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: The New Assistive Tech: Make Learning Awesome for All! by Christopher Bugaj (teacher)
  21. U = UNCONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD: I Am Proud of Myself! by Ms Laurie Wright (child)
  22. V = VISUALS: The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates (child)
  23. W = WORDS MAKES WORLDS: A World of Kindness by Ann Featherstone (child)
  24. X = X-TRA PROCESSING TIME: It’s Just a.. What?: Little Sensory Problems with Big Reactions! by Hartley Steiner (child, teacher or parent)
  25. Y = THE POWER OF YET!: I Can’t Do That, YET by Esther Pia Cordova (child)
  26. Z = ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT: Beginning Writers in the Zone of Proximal Development by Elizabeth Petri Steward (teacher) 

Happy reading!
IB 🙂
Founder of Mind Growth Education

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