Self-Help This book is intended for students in grade through grade. Experience how a teacher encourages a girl with dyslexia to keep going. This book is based on a true story that the author had experienced.
So many of our ADHD kids suffer from anxiety and starting school only exacerbates that stress. This book really helped my little guy when he was in pre-school and so I can definitely recommend: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Teaching Perseverance- Ideas for teaching perseverance to students (including recommended children's literature.) Via Wonder Teacher. These picture books focus on not giving up, being strong, and doing the right thing.
Raised to be a thief, blind orphan Peter Nimble, age ten, steals from a mysterious stranger three pairs of magical eyes, that lead him to a hidden island where he must decide to become a hero or resume his life of crime.
The Great Kapok Tree is a fun book that talks about the rain forests. This could be used for a geography lesson. This book also talks about the different wildlife and their habitats so it could also be used in science.
Junkyard Wonders -- "In The Junkyard that Trisha learns the true meaning of genius, and that this group of misfits are, in fact, wonders" -- a Patricia Polacco ode to teachers-Every special education teacher needs this book!