Social Development Theme of the Month

Social Development

The Social Development theme for
the months of January and February is:


Be Kind to Others

Below are a few book selections in which the Social Development theme is represented. The various books are suitable for many DRES students across many grade levels. Reading books in which this theme is highlighted helps support our students as individuals as well as inform them as to the important role they play in the DRES school community among their peers. Furthermore, reading books in common surrounding a similar theme helps to develop and create bonds within the DRES community together as a whole.

Popular Books Themed


The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! by Mo Willems

Nanette’s Baguette by Mo Willems

All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan

How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms? By Jane Yolen Miss Nelson Is Missing! By Harry Allard

Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst

Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss

Crunch by Leslie Connor

What If Everybody Did That? By Ellen Javernick

Summer of the Gypsy Moths by Sara Pennypacker

I Just Forgot by Mercer Mayer

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham

Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea

The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

Dog in Charge by K.L. Going

This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems

Baby by Patricia MacLachlan