Thursday, 13 April 2017

30 of the Best Books to Teach Children Empathy

I'm not sure about a list for teaching empathy, or reading with that expressly in mind. But this is a great list regardless of your reading intentions. So many intriguing books, and as always some are new to me.

El Deafo - Cece Bell (see my review)

Wonder - R.J Palacio (see my review)

Fish in a Tree - Lynda Mullaly Hunt

365 Days of Wonder: Mr Browne's Precepts - R.J. Palacio

The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate

Same Sun Here - Silas House and Neela Vaswani

Inside Out and Back Again - Thanhha Lai (see my review)

Sunburn Rising: Beneath the Fall - Aaron Safronoff

The Family Under the Bridge - Natalie Savage Carlson (see my review)

Hannah Coulter - Wendell Berry

Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson (see my review)

Island of the Blue Dreams - Scott O'Dell (see my review)

Jayber Crow - Wendell Berry

Paperboy - Vince Vawter

The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible - Leon Leyson

Night - Elie Wiesel

One Came Home - Amy Timberlake

Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood - Ibtisam Baraka

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood - Marjane Satrapi

Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

My Side of the Mountain - Jean Craighead George (see my review)

I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This - Jacqueline Woodson

The Breadwinner - Deborah Ellis

Out of My Mind - Sharon M. Draper

Moon Over Manifest - Clare Vanderpool

A Long Walk to Water - Linda Sue Park

They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan - Alephonsion Deng, Benson Deng, Benjamin Ajak

The Wall - Eve Bunting, Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson 

Charlotte's Web - E.B. White 


May 2017 10/30

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