Top 10 Resolving Conflict Books

    Enemy Pie
    5.8
    01
    Enemy Pie
    Written by Derek Munson & illustrated by Tara Calahan King
    Max and Bird
    5.8
    02
    Max and Bird
    Written and illustrated by Ed Vere
    The Story of Ferdinand
    5.6
    03
    The Story of Ferdinand
    Written by Munro Leaf & illustrated by Robert Lawson
    Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share
    5.5
    04
    Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share
    Written by Emma Bland Smith & illustrated by Alison Jay
    Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type
    5.5
    05
    Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type
    Written by Doreen Cronin & illustrated by Betsy Lewin
    The Wall in the Middle of the Book
    5.4
    06
    The Wall in the Middle of the Book
    Written and illustrated by Jon Agee
    The Hueys in It Wasn't Me
    5.3
    07
    The Hueys in It Wasn't Me
    Written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
    That's Not How You Do It!
    5.2
    08
    That's Not How You Do It!
    Written and illustrated by Ariane Hofmann-Maniyar
    Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!
    5.0
    09
    Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!
    Written by Lisa Mantchev & illustrated by Samantha Cotterill
    The Fort
    5.0
    10
    The Fort
    Written by Laura Perdew & illustrated by Adelina Lirius

Children's books often tackle delicate but important issues. Because of its intended audience, children's literature is focused, understandable, and relatable. Problems and matters can be addressed in third person stories, and abstract concepts are shared in memorable stories. For these reasons, children's books can prove especially helpful in teaching kids (and adults) helpful techniques for resolving conflicts, whether at home, at school, in the workplace, and more. This list compiles the best books in children's literature for showing and teaching conflict resolution. The types of stories vary. Some address conflict resolution directly, while others simply show characters resolving misunderstandings, mistakes, and other problems to again establish peace in relationships and environments. Our list includes board books, picture books, and chapter books. Board books are best for young readers ages zero to two. Picture books are great for kids early elementary school age, while chapter books are great for elementary school and early middle school age readers. You can filter the list by book type or browse the full list. Let us know what titles you would add to the list!

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4.8
Max and Xam
4.8
friendshipsaying sorry
Talk and Work It Out
4.5
Cedric and the Dragon
4.5
Where Is My Balloon?
4.1
Bug Off!
4.0
Potato Pants!
3.8
I'll Save You Bobo!
3.0
Rex Wrecks It!
The Secret Cookie Club
No More Teasing
The 78-Story Treehouse
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity
It's Time to Save the Day!
Crabby Pants
Wild Fairies Daisy's Decorating Dilemma
On the News
Mira and the Big Story
Gandhi
Tractor Mac Parade's Best
Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale
4.5
Jojo and the Food Fight
4.5
The Recess Queen
4.5
Nerdy Birdy Tweets
4.1
Play with Me!
4.0
Six Crows
3.5
The Monster Next Door
Best Season Ever
The Best Club
Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Sticky-Fingers Cure
PJ Masks Save Headquarters!
The Kiddie Table
Sharing Does Not Compute
Pirate Chicken: All Hens on Deck
The Steves
The Teacher's Pet
The Three Little Pugs
Accident!