Pirates Can Work Together by Tom Easton
Its all hands on deck in this exciting book about the pirate crew of the Golden Duck. Captain Cod tells each crew member to work on a sail, but each time they do it alone, they fail. They realize that its best to work together as a team. Teamwork is an important concept in sports, school, and outside of school. Readers will relate to these familiar and funny characters, allowing them to learn from their mistakes, and ultimately, their realization that working together is always better than working alone.
Be kind by Pat Zietlow Miller
When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind? From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a differenceor at least help a friend.
With a gentle text from the award-winning author of Sophie’s Squash, Pat Zietlow Miller, and irresistible art from Jen Hill, Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world.
All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
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–