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White Privilege

Deal with it in all fairness

by Catherine Inglis, illustrated by Wang Xulin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: prejudice & racism, activity books, inspirational & personal growth, diversity & multicultural

For some kids, ways they can help eliminate racial injustice might be hard to see. After all, they are taught that people in society are all equal under the law. So why then does racial conflict still exist? And what can they as individuals do about it right now? One way is for white children to understand the unearned advantages they were born wit …

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How to Become an Accidental Activist

by Elizabeth MacLeod & Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Jenn Playford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: social activists, values & virtues, inspirational & personal growth

Just Get Started! Be Unstoppable! Dream Big! How to Become an Accidental Activist profiles almost 100 activists from around the world, including change-makers like Greta Thunberg, Pete Seeger and Lilly Singh. This book shows us how ordinary people have persevered throughout history to do extraordinary things to help themselves and others.

These acti …

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Creating a Happy School Community

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: school & education, emotions & feelings, inspirational & personal growth

This instructive book looks at schools as safe places where children of all backgrounds and abilities can build strong social and emotional skills and improve attitudes about themselves and others. Showing kindness, accepting differences, learning to resolve conflicts, and expressing gratitude makes school a happy place for both students and teache …

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Kindness is Cool!

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: friendship, emotions & feelings, inspirational & personal growth

This fascinating book introduces children to the “butterfly effect,” a theory that states that a small change in the present, such as the simple flapping of a butterfly’s wings, can cause big changes to happen in the future. Children will learn how even their small acts of gentleness, kindness, and compassion to family, friends, classmates, a …

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The Power of Gratitude

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: friendship, emotions & feelings, inspirational & personal growth

Gratitude is an attitude that helps change negative feelings to positive ones. It helps us appreciate everything in life, even the simple things. Through many fun activities, such as practicing mindfulness, starting a gratitude journal, volunteering in a school or community, young readers will experience the power of gratitude. They will also learn …

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Be Mindful! Be Here Now

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: emotions & feelings, mindfulness & meditation, inspirational & personal growth

Our thoughts have a habit of wandering when we should be focusing on what we are doing. Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to what is happening around you right now in the present. This helpful book offers mindfulness techniques to help young readers train themselves to be aware of their thoughts with an attitude of kindness and curios …

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