I think we could all agree that the world can always use more kindness. Here are five picture books that demonstrate kindness and empathy.
Last Stop on Market Street A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
How to Heal a Broken Wing When Will finds a bird with a broken wing, he takes it home and cares for it, hoping in time it will be able to return to the sky.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his animal friends. But one day he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes and received some unexpected guests.
Because Amelia Smiled A little girl's smile as she skips down the street in New York inspires a neighbor to send cookies to her grandson in Mexico, and the good will soon spreads around the world.
Each Kindness 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. Because Maya has moved, Chloe will never get the chance to be kind to her.