Growing Friendships During the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Kids’ Guide to Staying Close to Friends While Being Apart

Eileen Kennedy-Moore & Christine McLaughlin
(Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster, for kids ages 6-12)

About the ebook:

The coronavirus pandemic has made friendship extra complicated for kids. Many are feeling lonely, anxious and upset, wondering, “Will I even have any friends when this is over?”

From the authors of Growing Friendships: A Kids’ Guide to Making and Keeping Friends, this practical and funny ebook helps 6-9 year-old children navigate the challenges of social distancing. With relatable cartoons and gentle humor, it explains:

  • Fun ways to connect with friends from far away

  • What to do when friends don’t respond to messages

  • Some low-contact ways to get together with friends as social restrictions ease.

FREE ebook – Download a copy for a child you love. Share it widely!


Also, recommended by Literacy by Lulu as part of Teachers Pay Teachers as a free download for teachers and parents.