1. Shy Charles
"Shy Charles" by Rosemary Wells is the story of a mouse whose parents try everything to help him overcome his shyness. One day, his babysitter becomes injured and he springs to action to save the day. After the incident, when his parents return, he becomes shy once again. The story is told with respect and understanding that there is no magical cure for shyness.
"Little Miss Shy" by Roger Hargreaves is the story of a shy young woman who receives an invitation to a party. Although she feels nervous at first, she manages to attend the party, make friends, and even meet someone new. This book is part of the "Little Miss" series.
"Buster the Very Shy Dog" by Lisze Bechtold includes three stories about a shy puppy searching for his strengths. In the first story, he tries to get used to a new household with bossy pets. In the second, he learns the value of his ability to listen, and in the third he builds confidence by helping to solve a mystery. This book is geared toward younger readers.