A Selection of Children/Teen Books to Inspire and Motivate Change

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Let's Talk about Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
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Published: Amistad Press - December 23rd, 2008

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399578861
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 27th, 2016

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For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623704261
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - August 2015

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey Cover Image
By Margriet Ruurs, Nizar Badr (Artist), Falah Raheem (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781459814905
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 18th, 2016

The Journey Cover Image
By Francesca Sanna (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781909263994
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Published: Nobrow Press - September 13th, 2016

The Red Pencil Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316247825
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2015

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547577319
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 4th, 2011

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Inside Out & Back Again Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061962790
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - January 2nd, 2013

March, Book One Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481442657
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2016

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481400701
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2017

Stella by Starlight Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442494985
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Published: Atheneum Books - March 29th, 2016

Children's books that promote kindness & empathy

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Each Kindness Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399246524
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 2nd, 2012

We adore everything Jacqueline Woodson writes, and Each Kindness is no exception. A teachable and beautiful story that makes kids think about how failing to show empathy boomerangs.


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Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed Cover Image
By Emily Pearson, Fumi Kosaka (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780879059781
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Published: Gibbs Smith - April 29th, 2002

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596434028
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 25th, 2010

Amos spends his days caring for his animal friends at the zoo. When Amos gets sick, the animals decide to return the favor. This classic story about selflessness teaches kids that if you treat others with kindness, they'll be kind to you.


Those Shoes Cover Image
By Maribeth Boelts, Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763642846
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - June 9th, 2009

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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Before Last Stop on Market Street received every award possible, it was a STAFF BEST PICK.

Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal, A New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book of 2015, An NPR Best Book of 2015, A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015
A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015, A 2015 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year


How to Be a Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452127101
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 4th, 2016

Think the antithesis - and a incredible teaching moment!


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