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Ages 6-8

Unity. Kindness. Peace.

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A Flood of Kindness by  Ellen Leventhal
As Charlotte watches her home and town being destroyed in a flood she sadly laments her loss, but in the midst of her anguish she soon discovers the power of healing through kindness.
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.
Finding Kindness by Deborah Underwood
Illustrations and rhyming text describe acts of kindness and community.
I Am a Kindness Hero by  Jennifer Adams
Celebrates gentleness and vulnerability in boys and teaches all children the importance of kindness.
If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson
While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.
Kindness and Generosity : It Starts With Me! by Jodie Shepherd
Teaches the reader about kindness and generosity.
Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.
Peace by  Baptiste Paul
From saying hello and pronouncing your friend's name correctly to giving more than you take and saying I'm sorry, this simple concept book explores definitions of peace and actions small and big that foster it.
Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Kindness : Tips From a Cool Cat on How to Be Kind / by Kim Dean
A collection of quotes by famous notables, including Henry James, Booker T. Washington, and Judy Blume, echoes Pete the Cat's thoughts on kindness.
Showing Kindness by  Rebecca Pettiford
In showing kindness, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be kind and considerate in their daily lives. K to Grade 3.
The Power of One : Every Act of Kindness Counts by Trudy Ludwig
When one child reaches out in friendship to a classmate who seems lonely, she begins a chain reaction of kindness that ripples throughout her school and her community.
Tomorrow I'll Be Kind by  Jessica Hische
Illustrations by a lettering artist and easy-to-read text reveal ways to be helpful, patient, gentle, honest, generous, grateful, and especially kind. This book is a reminder to all readers, young and old, that the smallest kind gesture can make the biggest difference in the world -- we just have to remember to be kind to one another.
What the Road Said by  Cleo Wade
I said to the Road, Where do you lead? The Road said, Be a leader and find out. It's okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path. What the Road Said encourages us to lead with kindness and purpose and remember that the most important thing we can do in life is to keep going.
Updated 09/11/2021