Talking with Trees Books

Values books for elementary school aged children

Values books for kids from Talking with Trees Books

Meet the Talking Trees

Growing up is full of important life lessons and these wise, old trees have seen it all before. For generations, they’ve watched children learn about building good values, like honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. They’ve helped children look inside themselves and learn how to do the right thing for the right reason.

The Talking with Trees values books are secular / non-religious and help children see why it feels good to be honest, respectful, responsible, and kind. Explore these values books for kids that help children learn to make good choices they can be proud of.

Teaching Resources

Talking with Trees books are supported by tons of free online learning resources that teach good values from honesty and respect, to perseverance and forgiveness. Explore our catalog of free values worksheets, lesson plans and more for elementary school aged children.

Talking with Trees Book 1: Be Proud- chidlrens book on the value of honesty and conscience

Be Proud

"A conscience is that voice in your head and feeling in your heart that tells you if something is right or wrong."

A boy sneaks off with his game player only to learn, "Oh no! I have a conscience!" This book teaches the value of honesty, self-management, and how to forgive yourself for making mistakes.

Talking with Trees Book 2: Be Bigger- childrens book on the value of respect and perseverance

Be Bigger

"Treat others the way you would like to be treated."

Hurt feelings are no fun, so this wise tree helps a young girl find a better way to heal a damaged friendship. This book teaches the value of treating friends with respect and persevering to set things right.

Talking with Trees Book 3: What if- childrens book on the value of responsibility and respect

What if

"Before you act, ask yourself 'What if I do this, what could happen?'"

These siblings keep finding trouble until Mulberry teaches a technique that helps them pause and think before they act. This book teaches the value of responsibility, self-management, and respect.

Why Talking with Trees Books

  • Written for elementary school students, grades K-4
  • Real-life, relatable situations
  • Illustrations help children connect emotionally with the lessons
  • Available in print or ebook

Books with Values Lessons On

  • Honesty, Conscience
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Caring, Empathy
  • Perseverance and Growth Mindset

Free Teaching Resources

Talking with Trees values books are supported by an extensive catalog of free resources that help extend the lesson. Values-based learning resources include lesson plans, worksheets, posters, coloring pages, presentations, and more for elementary grade children.

Free values teaching resources to support Talking with Trees values books for kids