Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
Each time the Maya tries to play with Chole and friends they reject her and eventually Maya stops coming to school. Chole’s teacher then gives a lesson on how acts of kindness can change the world and Chole realize that she should have been kinder to Maya and they could have been friends.
A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara
A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. The alliteration, rhyming, and vibrant illustrations make the book exciting for children, while the issues it brings up resonate with their parents’ values of community, equality, and justice. This engaging little book carries huge messages as it inspires hope for the future, and calls children to action while teaching them a love for books–
A to Z Mysteries: The Empty Envelope by Ron Roy
Andy and the Lion : a tale of kindness remembered or the power of gratitude by James Daugherty