20 Books That Teach Kids How Important Names Are

Here are 20 books that teach kids about the importance of names.

1. The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

2. Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal

3. You Stole My Name by Dennis McGregor

4. Hello, My Name is Ruby by Philip C. Stead

5. My Name is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee, illustrated by Matthew Forsythe

6. My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits, illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska

7. My Name is Bilal by Asma Mobin-Uddin, illustrated by Barbara Kiwak

8. Andy, That’s My Name by Tomie DePaola

9. Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, illustrated by Luisa Uribe

10. A, My Name is Alice by Jane Baye

11. How Nivi Got Her Names by Laura Deal, illustrated by Charlene Chua

12. My Name is María Isabel by Alma Flor Ada, illustrated by K. Dyble Thompson

13. My Name is Sangoel by Karen Williams and Khadra Mohammed, illustrated by Catherine Stock

14. Always Anjali by Sheetal Sheth, illustrated by Jessica Blank

15. A Porcupine Named Fluffy by Helen Lester

16. The Day of Ahmed’s Secret by Florence Parry Heide and Judith Heide Gilliland, illustrated by Ted Lewin

17. Yoko Writes Her Name by Rosemary Wells

18. Cloud and Wallfish by Anne Nesbet

19. My Name is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry

20. My Name is Wakawakaloch! by Chana Stiefel

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