Growth Mindset Books for Children

There are a few ways to help children develop a growth mindset, and getting them the right books is clearly the most efficient. In the early days, you will help the little ones through engaging, purposeful read-aloud, and as they grow, you can introduce age-appropriate books. Here are some of our favorite growth mindset books for children:

  • A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin – Jen Bryant
  • After The Fall – Dan Santat
  • Beautiful Oops! – Barney Saltzberg
  • Brave Irene – William Steig
  • Bubble Gum Brain – Julia Cook and Allison Valentine
  • Dreams Come True…All They Need Is You – Mike Dooley
  • Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music – Margarita Engle and Rafael Lopez
  • Emmanuel’s Dream – Laurie Ann Thompson
  • Everyone Can Learn To Ride a Bicycle – Chris Raschka
  • Flight School – Lita Judge
  • Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls – Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
  • Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin – Chiere Uegaki
  • How to Catch a Star – Oliver Jeffers
  • I Can’t Do That, yet – Esther Cordova
  • Jabari Jumps – Gaia Cornwall
  • Making a Splash – Carol E. Reiley
  • Mindset Matters (Without Limits) – Bryan Smith and Lisa Griffin
  • Mistakes That Work: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came To Be – Charlotte Foltz Jones and John O’Brien
  • My Strong Mind: A Story about Developing Mental Strength – Niels Van Hove
  • Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still – Karlin Gray
  • No Excuses! – Wayne W. Dyer
  • Not Yet – Lisa Cox
  • Rosie Revere Engineer – Andrea Beaty
  • Ruby’s Wish – Shirin Yim Bridges
  • Salt in His Shoes – Deloris Jordan
  • She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World – Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger
  • Thanks For The Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) Julia Cook
  • The Book of Mistakes – Carolinna Luyken
  • The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes – Mark Pett and Gary Rubinstein
  • The Most Magnificent Thing – Ashley Spires
  • Uncle Jed’s Barber Shop – Margaree King Mitchell and James E. Ransome
  • What Do You Do With A Chance? – Kobi Yamada
  • What Do You Do With A Problem? – Kobi Yamada
  • What Do You Do With An Idea? – Kobi Yamada
  • When Sophie Thinks She Can’t – Molly Bang
  • Whistle For Willie – Ezra Jack Keates
  • Whistle For Willie – Ezra Jack Keats
  • You Can Do It! – Ole Konnecke
  • Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It – J. Deak

There you have it! Above are some growth mindset books for children. It is never too early to encourage your kids to start reading books. These books will help a lot with their growth and developments. With this, you can start preparing your kids for the future at a very early age.