The New Social Story Book

Type: Books


Over 150 Social Stories that Teach Everyday Social Skills to Children and Adults with Autism and their Peers

Award Winning Book:  Winner Social & Emotional Learning Books category for the Creative Child Magazine Book Awards

Since the early ‘90s, Carol Gray’s world-famous Social Stories have helped thousands of children with autism spectrum disorders. This 15th Anniversary Edition of her best-selling book offers ready-to-use stories that parents and educators have depended on for years—with new sections added! Additions include how to most effectively use and apply the stories, how to improve the lives of younger children, and Social Stories for teens and adults with autism. Developed through years of experience, these strategically written stories explain social situations in ways children and adults with autism understand while teaching social skills needed to be successful at home, school, work, and in the community.

This 15th Anniversary Edition of The New Social StoryTM Book offers over 180 of the most requested Social StoriesTM, each one professionally written by Carol Gray. These stories teach everyday social skills to children with autism or Asperger’s syndrome, and their peers.

These simple, illustrated stories help them understand particular situations, what a child might do in that situation, and what the outcome might be. Simple stories include "What is sharing?", "What is Bullying?" and "What am I supposed to do at recess?" Carol details how to write a social story, so you can tailor-make stories to fit your child’s needs.


“The New Social Story Book™ – Written by Carol Gray this book provides advice and examples of how to safely and meaningfully use and apply Social Stories™ to help some people with autism understand certain social situations. In terms of teaching children about emotions, this book is brilliant as it dedicates a whole chapter (chapter 6) to explaining what feelings are.” - Special Educational Needs Resources Blog