Children's books that promote kindness & empathy

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Each Kindness Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
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)
$18.99
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)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763642846
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Published: Candlewick - June 9th, 2009

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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: Backordered
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


Stick and Stone Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544032569
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2015

All Are Welcome Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

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Let's Talk About Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2008

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The Other Side Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399231162
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2001

To start a conversation that will last a lifetime. 


The Wall: A Timeless Tale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781641240383
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Published: Happy Fox Books - July 9th, 2019