Teaching students good manners not only keeps your classroom running smoothly, but is a great lead-in to teaching the importance of kindness and empathy. These five children’s books about manners are perfect for emphasizing proper classroom behavior and may even inspire your students to show off their good manners outside the classroom, too.

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These children’s books about manners not only inspire students to reflect on the importance of proper classroom behavior, they show students the power kindness and empathy have in making their classroom, and the world, a better place. If you’re looking for more books to encourage empathy among your students, check out these kindness books and activities from Scholastic.