On Display: Kids’ Books about Kindness

Kids' Books about KindnessOn display in November as a nod to gratitude and Thanksgiving, but relevant all year-round, here is a list of about 30 children’s books about kindness. Stop by the display in the Lafayette children’s area, or visit this collection in the catalog to place a hold.

  • We All Sing With The Same Voice by J. Philip Miller and Sheppard M. Greene
  • Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts
  • Have You Filled A Bucket Today? A Guide To Daily Happiness For Kids by Carol McCloud
  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • A Sick Day For Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead
  • The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
  • Horton Hears A Who by Dr. Seuss
  • Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Enemy Pie by Derek Munson
  • Last Stop On Market Street by Matt de la Pena
  • Rude Cakes by Rowboat Watkins
  • Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed by Emily Pearson, Fumi Kosaka
  • The Three Questions by Jon J Muth
  • The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
  • How Kind! by Mary Murphy
  • Pinduli by Janell Cannon
  • Non-Random Acts of Kindness by Lauren Myracle
  • Kindness is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler by Margery Cuyler
  • A Home for Bird by Philip C. Stead
  • The Golden Rule by Ilene Cooper
  • Good People Everywhere by Linea Gillen
  • Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli
  • Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe
  • Hey, Little Ant by Phillip Hoose
  • Because Amelia Smiled by David Ezra Stein
  • How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
  • A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
  • The Mine-O-Saur by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
  • The Kindness Quilt by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
  • I See Kindness Everywhere by Shelley Frost
  • What Does It Mean to Be Kind? By Rana DiOrio

-Contributed by Aubrey