Children's Resources for Dealing with COVID-19


Educational resources for at-home learning

How do I talk to my kids about Covid19 Teacher Reads

Kids Health form Nemours

kidshealth.org/en/kids/coronavirus-kids.html?ref=search

Kids Health has information on COVID-19 for children in English and Spanish and available in audio.  Other sections of their website have information for parents.

Teachers and librarians, you may record yourself reading books by the following authors to share with your students. Just be sure to follow the link to the permissions for each particular author or publisher to be sure you are following their particular rules for sharing stories online. 

LittlePuddins Blog

https://littlepuddins.ie/coronavirus-social-story/

Little Puddins Blog has a nice, English language "Coronavirus Social Story."

AUTHORS 

B J Novak

Book List here
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BrainPOP

www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/...

Coronavirus – BrainPOP is a surprisingly entertaining, at time humorous, basic explanation of COVID-19 and needed precautions for elementary age children and young teens.

Bridget Heos

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NPR's Goats and Soda

www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/...

Basic information for youth in a graphic format that can be read in the Blog or downloaded and folded into a zine.

Chris Grabenstein

Book List here
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CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html

Overview of coronavirus and tips on how to talk to kids about it.

Bruce Coville

Book List here
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SAMHSA

https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/pep20-01-01-006_508_0.pdf

Breaks down how to talk to kids by age groups.

Julia Cook

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CRICKET MEDIA

Cricket Media's Pandemic Special Issue

A special issue from this children's magazine explores pandemics through articles, activities and stories for young children through teens.

Drew Daywalt

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Chris Grabenstein

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Dan Gutman

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Jonathan London

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Mem Fox

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Kate Messner

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Mo Willems

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Peter Brown

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Peter H Reynolds

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Patricia Polacco

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Ryan T. Higgins

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PUBLISHERS

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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Albert Whitman & Co.

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Boyds Mills and Kane

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Candlewick Press

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Chronicle Books

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HarperCollins Publishers

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Macmillan

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Penguin Random House

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Scholastic

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Simon & Schuster

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Abrams Children’s Books

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North South Books

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Sourcebooks

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Sterling Publishing

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OTHER RESOURCES