Inspire Kids With Books About Kindness and Empathy

Encourage your child to be kind and accepting with these hand-selected titles.
By Scholastic Parents Staff
Jul 15, 2021

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Inspire Kids With Books About Kindness and Empathy

Jul 15, 2021

For many of us parents, one of the most precious things we strive to give our children is the ability to be kind and empathetic to others. Sometimes it can seem like they already have it down pat, like when they try to comfort you when you're sad or surprise a friend with a handmade gift. Other times, they grumble if they have to share their favorite toys with a sibling or are asked to work with a classmate they don't know very well.

The discussion around kindess and empathy is an ongoing one, because these are traits we continue to learn how to nurture throughout our lives. That being said, these books will give your kids a strong foundation of values to live by — and as a result, you'll witness their everyday life flourishing with new friendships, feelings of fulfillment, and confidence in knowing how to do the right thing. 

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