The Best Children's Books About Kindness

We’re lucky to have one powerful parenting tool that will: - Teach children kindness is important -Give them daily opportunities to practice caring for others -Encourage them to consider the perspective and struggles of others Children’s books about kindness.

Stick and Stone

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

by Beth Ferry

by Patty Lovell


by Kathryn Otoshi

Books to Inspire Your Kid to Be an Includer And Upstander

It’s important to tackle the subject of including and standing up for others.

A Chair for My Mother

The Rabbit Listened

by Vera B. Williams

by Cori Doerrfeld

Grumpy Goat

Books About Being There for Others

No list of books that teach kindness would be complete without showing how to be there for others.

by Brett Helquist

Good People Everywhere

Horrible Bear

by Lynea Gillen

by Ame Dyckman


Books About Seeing the Good in Others

When you’re looking for children’s books about being kind, make sure to include stories that inspire kids to see the good in others.

by Rodrigo Folgueira

Knuffle Bunny Free

Enemy Pie

by Mo Willems

by Derek Munson

The Fox Wish

Books About Being Kind, Even When It’s Hard

Sometimes making the choice to be kind isn’t easy, and children’s books about kindness should acknowledge that.

by Kimiko Aman

Plant a Kiss

Ivy Loves to Give

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

by Freya Blackwood

Extra Yarn

Books About the Karma of Being Kind

These picture books about kindness show kids that what goes around, comes around.

by Mac Barnett

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