Treating People with Kindness

Let’s talk about kindness. There’s a lot of negativity being thrown around these days, and sometimes it’s hard to be empathetic and keep your head up. But, as the old adage says, it cost nothing to be kind. It’s not easy, I’m well aware--it takes courage to be kind in the face of everything the world may throw at you and, sometimes, we need a little help remembering how. So, here are a few titles, for the youngest all the way up to the oldest, to help us remember that, even when things seem insurmountable, a little bit of kindness can go a very long way. 

 

 

 

   

The Nice Book
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
I Walk with Vanessa
Last Stop on Market Street
Those Shoes

 

   

Wishtree
Save Me a Seat
The Life of Ty: Non Random Acts of Kindness
Out of My Mind
Because of Mr. Terupt

 

   

Stargirl
Finding Audrey
I am the Messenger
How to Save a Life
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

 

   

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
On Kindness
The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World
Dare to be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion can Transform our World
Congratualtions, by the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness

 

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