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Books on empathy, acceptance, and kindness

6 books on empathy and kindness

WonderInspired by the film adaptation of Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, our friends at Signature Reads have recommended a list of books that tackle the subjects of bullying, empathy, acceptance, and kindness. Check it out, and check out the titles from our catalog. May your New Year be filled with kindness, and opportunities for acceptance. Continue reading Books on empathy, acceptance, and kindness

11 Touching Books to Boost Empathy in Teen Readers

Teens empathy books

“Empathy is often described as understanding the feelings and thoughts of other people. Basically, this skill set boils down to the ability of a person to relate or see a different point of view. Many people compare this emotional development with the ability to ‘walk in another person’s shoes.’ “Teensafe

But teens don’t start to develop a sense of empathy until they are 13-15 years old. So how can we gently, lovingly guide our teens as they navigate their own journey into young adulthood? Continue reading 11 Touching Books to Boost Empathy in Teen Readers