Social Development Theme of the Month

Social Development

The Social Development theme for
the months of November and December is:


Charlie Brown & Snoopy

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 Teddy Bear by David McPhail

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead

South by Patrick McDonnell

Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson

Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen by Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan

The Three Questions by Jon J. Muth

How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham

Great Joy by Kate DiCamillo

Angelo by David Macaulay

Under the Lemon Moon by Edith Hope Fine

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

The Can Man by Laura E. Williams

Tight Times by Barbara Shook Hazen

The Lady in the Box by Ann McGovern

Loser by Jerry Spinelli

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena

The Spiffiest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson

Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn

Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

Zen Ties by Jon J. Muth

How Dalia Put a Big Yellow Comforter Inside a Tiny Blue Box by Linda Heller

Rude Cakes by Rowboat Watkins

Because Amelia Smiled by David Ezra Stein

Bear in Love by Daniel Pinkwater

Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift by Dara Goldman

Emma Dilemma by Kristine O’Connell

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

Ten Things I Love About You by Daniel Kirk