Fran’s Favorite Kid’s Books about Kindness
(At the Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center)
Baby Be KindEasy-to-read, rhyming text provides examples of how to show kindness that even a baby will want to try.
by Jane Cowen-Fletcher
Bagel’s from Benny
Benny thanks God for the bagels his grandpa makes everyday in the bakery by bringing some each Friday to the synagogue and realizes that he is helping a homeless man survive.
by Aubrey Davis
The Cats on Ben Yehuda Street
There are lots of cats on Ben Yehuda Street, but it is the friendship between a little grey cat with a pink collar and a fluffy white stray cat that brings two lonely neighbors together.
by Ann Redisch Stampler
A Kiss for Lily
Lily the giraffe wants a kiss on the cheek just like the one Michael received from his father, but she is so very, very tall, finding someone to kiss her will not be easy.
by Lia Nirgad
Lost and Found
While trying his best to help a penguin that has shown up at his door, a boy journeys all the way to the South Pole, only to realize that the penguin was never lost.
by Oliver Jeffers
Rosie the fox's excellent sense of smell is good for finding things, but she stops using it after everyone begins to call her "Nosy Rosie”.
by Holly Keller
Talia and the Rude Vegetables
City-girl Talia misunderstands her grandmother's request that she go to the garden for "root vegetables" but manages to find some she thinks are rude, as well as a good use for the rest she harvests. Includes a recipe for Rude Vegetable Stew.
by Linda Elovitz Marshall
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