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
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by Trudy Ludwig Dragonfly Books, 2012. 48 pgs Grades 3-6 Confessions of a Former Bully is a companion book to…
My Secret Bully
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by Trudy Ludwig Dragonfly Books, 2015. Grades 1-4 Monica and Katie have known each other since kindergarten. They have a…
Just Kidding
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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
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by Nora Raleigh Baskin Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015 163 pgs Grades 4-7 Ruby Danes is about…
Iqbal: A Novel
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by Francesco D’Adamo Atheneum, 2003 120 pgs Grades 4-7 Iqbal: A Novel is a fictionalized account of a real life…
Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
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by Laurie Ann Thompson Schwartz and Wade Books, 2015. Grades K-3 Emmanuel was born happy and healthy … except he…
Caminar
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by Skila Brown Candlewick Press, 2014. 193 pgs Grades 5-8 Caminar is the story of a young boy named Carlos…
Wonder
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by R.J. Palacio Alfred A. Knopf, 2012 310 pgs Grades 4-8 In Wonder, Auggie has a facial abnormality that has…