Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability
Videos/Movies
by Brené Brown TED, 2008 20:49 min Ask many people about vulnerability, and they’ll tell you it’s something scary to…
8 Tips to Make it Easier to Speak Up
by Marsha Rakestraw The world is hurting. And our human actions – whether intentional choice, uninformed action, or as a…
Nurture Kindness and Acceptance in Students With “Wonder”
by Marsha Rakestraw (with contributions from Lauren Allison) It’s clear that in today’s world we need kindness more than ever.…
We Need to Speak Up and Say “Enough Hurting”
by Marsha Rakestraw “Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind — even if your voice shakes.” ~…
Confessions of a Former Bully
Books
by Trudy Ludwig Dragonfly Books, 2012. 48 pgs Grades 3-6 Confessions of a Former Bully is a companion book to…
My Secret Bully
Books
by Trudy Ludwig Dragonfly Books, 2015. Grades 1-4 Monica and Katie have known each other since kindergarten. They have a…
Just Kidding
Books
by Trudy Ludwig Tricycle Press, 2006 Grades K-4 Vince often picks on DJ and makes jokes at his expense. DJ…
Being Brave Enough to Make a Difference for Animals (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “Their suffering is my grief. Is my motivation.” In his TEDx talk, Damien Mander shares his transformation…
“The Wild Robot” Offers Compassion, Courage, and a New Kind of Family
by Lauren Allison The Wild Robot (276 pgs, grades 3-6) by award-winning author, Peter Brown, is the story of a…
5 Minute Changemaker: Do Something Good That Scares You
by Marsha Rakestraw “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and…
Ruby on the Outside
Books
by Nora Raleigh Baskin Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015 163 pgs Grades 4-7 Ruby Danes is about…
Iqbal: A Novel
Books
by Francesco D’Adamo Atheneum, 2003 120 pgs Grades 4-7 Iqbal: A Novel is a fictionalized account of a real life…