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Helping Others

The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper (1 – 4 years)

Especially for toddlers, this book features an intriguing locomotive with bright, cheery illustrations with a timeless story just right for reading aloud.

Just Help

Just Help! How to Build a Better World by Sonia Sotomayor, illustrated by Angela Dominguez (4 – 9 years)

Every night when Sonia goes to bed, Mami asks her the same question: “How did you help today?” Sonia wants to help her community and always makes sure she has a good answer to Mami’s question.

Give and Take

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant

For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. In today’s reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others…

Kindness is my Superpower

Kindness Is My Superpower
by Alicia Ortego (3 – 6 years)

This charming story with peaceful rhymes and colorful illustrations will explain to your child that it is okay to make a mistake and say I’m sorry. Lucas will teach your child good manners and positive behavior at home, at school, in the store, and on the playground.

The Invisible Boy

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig, illustrated by Patrice Barton (5 – 8 years)

A gentle story that teaches how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish.

Bringing Out the Best in People

Bringing Out the Best in People by Alan Loy McGinnis

This book shares twelve principles to help anyone—parent, manager, teacher, friend—motivate, inspire, influence, and build enthusiasm. Bringing out the best starts with you, and then you can bring out the best in others.

EXCELLENT VIDEO: Brighten Your Life By Helping Others

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