Best Books That Encourage Kindness

Encourage your child to be kind and accepting with these hand-selected titles from Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey.
By Scholastic Parents Staff
Nov 05, 2017

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Best Books That Encourage Kindness

Nov 05, 2017

In the newest installment of our Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey recommended kid-friendly books that encouraged children to be kind and compassionate while promoting positivity and anti-bullying. Help begin the conversation with your child by reading these powerful books, spanning across all ages. Take a look at her picks below. 

You can also watch the Live Chat here.

PreK


I Walk With Vanessa
by Kerascoet


Swimmy
by Leo Lionni


Love is Everywhere
by Jim Benton

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade


Kindness and Generosity: It Starts with Me!
By Jodie Shepherd


The Recess Queen
by Alexis O’Neill


Purplicious
by Elizabeth Kann

3rd - 5th Grade


Brave Like My Brother
by Marc Tyler Nobleman


The Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes


Wonder
by R.J. Palacio


Eagle Song
by Joseph Bruchac

6th - 8th Grade


American Born Chinese
by Gene Luen Yang


The Survival Guide to Bullying
by Aija Mayrock


If I Ever Get Out of Here
by Eric Gansworth

High School/Adult


The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg


The Lines We Cross
by Randa Abdel-Fattah


Backlash
by Sarah Darer Littman


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Deimosa’s Favorites


Blubber
by Judy Blume


Restart
by Gordon Korman


Unspoken
by Henry Cole

 

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