Unity, Kindness, and Peace: For Children

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Because children deserve kindness. Inspired by the Association for Library Service to Children.


Barbara Kerley
Description: Juxtaposes photographs from around the world with a simple message about our responsibilities for making and keeping peace on the planet.
Call Number: J 327.172 Ker
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead
Description: Amos McGee, a friendly zoo keeper, always makes time to visit his animal friends, but when he becomes sick and cannot come in to work, the animals pay him a visit instead.
Call Number: E Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Janet Lord, Julie Paschkis
Description: A cheerful repairman fixes squeaky doors, leaky roofs, and crumbling fences for his neighbors, who return the kindness when he catches a terrible cold.
Call Number: E Lor
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Elizabeth Garton Scanlon, Marla Frazee
Description: Follow a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night as they discover the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky.
Call Number: E Sca
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
Mo Willems
Description: Elephant and Piggie learn to play catch with their new friend Snake.
Call Number: Ei Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Jacqueline Woodson, Earl B. ill Lewis
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Carol McCloud, David Messing
Description: Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this book encourages positive behavior as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.
Call Number: J 152.42 McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
Dr Seuss
Description: A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist.
Call Number: E Seu
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Bob Graham
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Kadir Nelson
Description: While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.
Call Number: E Nel
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Rukhsana Khan, Christiane Kromer
Description: "Even though he is confined to a wheelchair, a Pakistani boy tries to capture the most kites during Basant, the annual spring kite festival, and become "king" for the day."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Kha
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson
Description: A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
Call Number: E Pen
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
John Frank, London Ladd
Description: "A picture book collection of poems centered on spontaneous acts of kindness, representing diverse voices and topical themes"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 811.54 Fra
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Doreen Rappaport, Bryan ill Collier
Description: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in stunning collage art and vibrant watercolor paintings in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his own words, will inspire and affect you, too.
Call Number: JB Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
James Proimos
Description: Seven-year-old Paulie, an ordinary boy, brings peace to his home and school through small acts of kindness, but needs help to achieve his goal of world peace.
Call Number: E Pro
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
Wendy Anderson Halperin
Description: Based on the Eastern philosophies of the Tao Te Ching, a lyrical picture book explores the eternal question of how to promote world peace and shares inspiring quotes from famous peacemakers while counseling readers on how to find peace within oneself.
Call Number: E Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Janell Cannon
Description: Pinduli, a young striped hyena, is hurt by the unkind words of Dog, Lion, and Zebra, but her clever trick in return promotes her clan's survival and spreads harmony throughout the savannah. Includes backmatter notes about hyenas and other animals of the African savannah.
Call Number: E Can
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Patty Lovell, David Catrow
Description: Even when the class bully at her new school makes fun of her, Molly remembers what her grandmother told her and she feels good about herself.
Call Number: E Lov
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Cynthia Voigt, Paola Zakimi
Description: "A group of lost toys live on an island, and their community must adapt as new toys come and go"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Voi
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Jerry Pinkney, Aesop
Description: In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.
Call Number: J 398.2 Pin
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Todd Parr
Description: Describes peace as making new friends, sharing a meal, feeling good about yourself, and more.
Call Number: E Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Queen Rania, Kelly DiPucchio, Tricia Tusa
Description: Best friends Lily and Salma disagree over their preferred foods, but after trading sandwiches to see how they taste, the girls change their minds.
Call Number: E Ran
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Justin Roberts, Christian Robinson
Description: Sally McCabe is a very little girl, and nobody notices her, although she notices everything that goes on around her--but when she speaks out about the unkindness she sees, people start to pay attention.
Call Number: E Rob
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson
Description: Ferdinand, a bull, loves to smell the flowers.
Call Number: E Lea
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2016
Jon J Muth, Leo Tolstoy
Description: Nikolai asks his animal friends to help him answer three important questions: "When is the best time to do things?" "Who is the most important?" and "What is the right thing to do?"
Call Number: E Mut
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
Elizabeth Verdick, Marieka Heinlen
Description: Encourages toddlers and preschoolers to express themselves using helpful, not hurtful, words. Includes a note for parents and caregivers.
Call Number: E Ver
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2016
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A Little Peace
Barbara Kerley
J 327.172 Ker
Martin's Big Words : The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Doreen Rappaport, Bryan ill Collier
JB Kin
A Sick Day For Amos Mcgee
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead
E Ste
Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace
James Proimos
E Pro
Albert The Fix-It Man
Janet Lord, Julie Paschkis
E Lor
Peace
Wendy Anderson Halperin
E Hal
All The World
Elizabeth Garton Scanlon, Marla Frazee
E Sca
Pinduli
Janell Cannon
E Can
Can I Play Too?
Mo Willems
Ei Wil
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
Patty Lovell, David Catrow
E Lov
Each Kindness
Jacqueline Woodson, Earl B. ill Lewis
E Woo
Teddy & Co.
Cynthia Voigt, Paola Zakimi
J FIC Voi
Have You Filled A Bucket Today? : A Guide To Daily Happiness For Kids
Carol McCloud, David Messing
J 152.42 McC
The Lion & The Mouse
Jerry Pinkney, Aesop
J 398.2 Pin
Horton Hears A Who!
Dr Seuss
E Seu
The Peace Book
Todd Parr
E Par
How To Heal A Broken Wing
Bob Graham
E Gra
The Sandwich Swap
Queen Rania, Kelly DiPucchio, Tricia Tusa
E Ran
If You Plant A Seed
Kadir Nelson
E Nel
The Smallest Girl In The Smallest Grade
Justin Roberts, Christian Robinson
E Rob
King For A Day
Rukhsana Khan, Christiane Kromer
E Kha
The Story Of Ferdinand
Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson
E Lea
Last Stop On Market Street
Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson
E Pen
The Three Questions
Jon J Muth, Leo Tolstoy
E Mut
Lend A Hand : Poems About Giving
John Frank, London Ladd
J 811.54 Fra
Words Are Not For Hurting
Elizabeth Verdick, Marieka Heinlen
E Ver