This crisis is difficult for everyone to comprehend. Children, especially, may be having a hard time understanding what is going on – what the virus is, why we are isolating at home, and how to deal with their anxieties and fears. Below are some free downloadable ebooks that talk about what the pandemic is and responses to it.
Rainbows in Windows – A Book about Big Imaginations, Big Feelings, and Sheltering in Place During a Pandemic. Link also includes a video of Donald Sutherland reading the book.
COVIBOOK. Available in 25 Languages.
A Kids Book About COVID-19. Available in English and Spanish.
For more free eBooks for children about the virus and dealing with issues related to the pandemic, check out this list from NYC School Library System.