Foster Body Positivity with Audiobooks

Let audiobooks help you start important conversations with young ones about body positivity, self-acceptance, and self-love. The lessons found in these listens will teach children that their bodies (and everyone else’s) should be celebrated just as they are: from top to bottom, and every hair, scar, and jiggle in between.

Author: Shelly Anand
Read By: Deepti Gupta

Laxmi never paid much attention to the tiny hairs above her lip. But one day while playing farm animals at recess, her friends point out that her whiskers would make her the perfect cat. With her parents’ help, Laxmi learns that hair grows everywhere, regardless of gender, and should be celebrated!

Author: Lisa Fipps
Read By: Jenna Lamia

Ever since Ellie made a big splash at her fifth birthday party, she’s been bullied about her weight. In the water, she can stretch herself out like a starfish and take up all the room she wants. Will Ellie finally be able to cast aside the Fat Girl Rules and starfish in real life–by unapologetically being her own fabulous self?

Charlie Vega is a lot of things. Smart. Funny. Artistic. Ambitious. Fat. People sometimes have a problem with that last one. Charlie wants a good relationship with her body, but it’s hard. But there’s one person who’s always in Charlie’s corner: her best friend Amelia. So when Charlie starts a tentative relationship with Brian, the first guy to notice her, everything is perfect until she learns one thing—he asked Amelia out first.

Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright…then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything. Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o narrates this powerful, moving picture book that will children to see their own unique beauty.

Author: Tyler Feder
Read By: Tyler Feder

Coming in June 2021. From the way a body jiggles to the scars a body bears, this picture book is a pure celebration of all the different human bodies that exist in the world. Highlighting the various skin tones, body shapes, and hair types is just the beginning in this truly inclusive book.