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Kindness, empathy and compassion can be the bedrock of a meaningful life
ABCs of Kindness
Learning the importance of kindness is as easy as A-B-C with this sweet board book that fosters social emotional development. A is for all of us be everyone's friend. B is for believing things will turn out well in the end. C is for being caring in everything you do. D is for dear ones who mean the world to you. Learn your ABCs while learning to be kind to everyone you meet with this irresistibly illustrated board book.
Clifford's Good Deeds
Clifford loves to help others! Clifford has a good heart, but whenever he tries to BE RESPONSIBLE and do good deeds for others, they always seem to backfire. In the end, he manages to save two children from a burning house, and then put out the fire. Finally, Clifford is a hero! Featuring a full page of stickers!
I Choose Empathy
In this rhyming story, we learn about developing empathy. Through colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhymes, your child will see what compassion looks like and how to emulate it. "I Choose to Empathy" is a story with social emotional learning (SEL) in mind. It has been praised by teachers and therapists worldwide. Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose is an empowering series curated to empower young children to become aware of big emotions. A new book series developed in tandem with teachers and therapists to help children cope with a range of emotions and teach them that they indeed hold the power to choose their actions and reactions. I say having empathy can also be a choice. You can choose to be empathetic by using your voice. Tell others you understand them when they're feeling a certain way, And be compassionate and caring every single day. "I Choose to Empathy" was developed alongside counselors and parents to be used as a resource in a social emotional curriculum.
I Choose to Speak Up
Voicing Opinions, Compassion
What happens when our children witnesses bullying, harassment, or discrimination? Or what do they do when it happens to them? In this rhyming story, children will learn what it means to speak up for themselves and for others. Through colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhymes, children will learn three different solutions - ask the bully to stop, ask an adult for help, and walk away. For every child who wants to use their voice, but might not have the courage to. "I Choose to Speak Up" is a story with social emotional learning (SEL) in mind. It has been praised by teachers and therapists worldwide. Finding your voice is a great way to build confidence and overcome bullying. With real life examples, your child will learn how to deal with difficult situations. "I Choose to Speak Up" is a thoughtful story that teaches readers how to respond and be proactive in dealing with issues like racism, bullying, and harassment. Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose is an empowering series curated to empower young children to become aware of big emotions. A new book series developed in tandem with teachers and therapists to help children cope with a range of emotions and teach them that they indeed hold the power to choose their actions and reactions. But though we may be different, There is no excuse for hate. Discrimination is a thing I'll never tolerate. "I Choose to Speak Up" was developed alongside counselors and parents to be used as a resource in a social emotional curriculum.
Kindness Makes Us Strong
This bright book by the creator of Love Makes a Family celebrates acts of kindness big and small. Kindness is a friendly hello. A roaring cheer. A quick boost. Kindness is what makes us strong! This joyful board book shows various children as they extend kindness in all kinds of situations: on the playground, at lunchtime, on a bike path, and on a neighborhood street. This sweet preschool read-aloud shows the way kindness helps build friendship and community.
A brightly illustrated, tons-of-fun book about the magic of manners from the award-winning bestselling duo Hello!Lucky! Manners don’t come naturally to everyone! But luckily Magic the elephant is here to teach young readers how easy—and fun—manners can be! This hilarious guide to good manners offers great teaching moments for kids and guardians alike. Kindness Rules! covers all the basics for the preschool set, from saying “please” and “thank you” to sharing and being kind to others. “Any time of day, at home or at school, Magic remembers the GOLDEN RULE: Treat others the way you want them to treat you!” “When a friend has chosen to speak up, Magic doesn’t interrupt.” “When something he’s done has hurt a friend, Magic always makes amends.” With easy to remember rhymes, Magic the elephant’s timeless advice about being kind to others is a fun and necessary message for boys and girls. Filled with bright, adorable illustrations in Hello!Lucky’s inimitable style, young children will love learning about manners with this delightful, sturdy board book.
Kindness is my Superpower
Teach your children the power of Kindness, one of the most important skills a child can learn. Are you one of 90 percent of parents, saying that their top priorities for their kids is to be caring? This makes sense: Kindness and concern for others are held as moral virtues in nearly every society and every major religion. The best social-emotional learning (SEL) book for raising kind children. This charming story with peaceful rhymes and colorful illustrations will explain to your child that it is okay to make a mistake and say I’m sorry. Lucas will teach your child good manners and positive behaviour at home, at school, in the store, and on the playground. Kids learn best by example. With the perfect examples, this book offers, your child will have more understanding for others, accept diversity, thrive in a multicultural and inclusive environment, and show more empathy. Throughout the story, little superhero Lucas will learn what kindness means and understand what it is like to be kind, sensitive, caring, and generous. Awards & Recognition #1 Amazon Bestseller in Children's Multiculturalism & Tolerance (US)
Listening with My Heart
Being Yourself, Compassion
When Esperanza finds a heart-shaped rock, she sees it as a reminder to spread kindness and love in the world. But when the school play doesn’t go the way she’d imagined, will she remember to give it to herself? Listening with My Heart reminds us of the importance of being friends to ourselves! A beautifully illustrated book that touches on the universal themes of friendship, empathy and self-acceptance. A wonderful addition to any home or school library! Includes kid-friendly self-compassion and mindfulness exercises.
Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light
Compassion, NY Times Best Sellers
A New York Times bestseller! “It’s impossible to resist [this book’s] big-hearted appeal.” —BookPage A little girl and her friend Bear learn the true meaning of selfless kindness in this sweet, stunningly illustrated debut picture book. Bear is sad. All the other animals think he’s mean because he’s so big. But his human friend, Coco, offers to help him. Coco shares her grandmother’s advice: “When life gets dark as winter’s night, share some kindness, bring some light.” They decide to bake cookies to “share some kindness” and make lanterns to “bring some light.” But when the cookies and lanterns don’t work, they must look for another way to win over the other animals. And while they’re at it, Coco and Bear just might discover that kindness is a gift that only comes from the heart.
The Good Egg
NY Times Best Sellers, Being Yourself, Compassion
A #1 New York Times bestseller! From the bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, a timely story about not having to be Grade A perfect! Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed. But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten. As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect. So, he decides enough is enough! It’s time for him to make a change… Dynamic duo Jory John and Pete Oswald hatch a funny and charming story that reminds us of the importance of balance, self-care, and accepting those we love (even if they are sometimes a bit rotten). Perfect for reading aloud and shared story time!
The Kindness Book
With his trademark bright colors and bold lines, Todd Parr takes on a topic more important than ever: being kind to each other. This idea is both a perfect fit for Todd's cheerful, child-friendly positivity and incredibly close to Todd's own heart. No matter what other people choose to do, you can always choose to be kind -- and what a wonderful thing to be! Today's parents and teachers are looking for ways to instill empathy and kindness in children at a young age -- this book is the perfect introduction to a timely and timeless topic.
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Amazing, highly curated books organized by topics, including strong female leads, LGBTQ family, Black Lives Matter, grandparents and more.
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