This month’s books focus on cultivating compassion.

Elementary readers

“Tiara’s Hat Parade” by Kelly Starling Lyons

Check out the great accompanying resources, as well as templates for students to create their own hats!


Middle grade readers

 “Each Tiny Spark” by Pablo Cartaya


Young adult readers

“They Called Us Enemy” by George Takei, Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott


An autobiographical account of Star Trek actor, author and activist George Takei’s childhood.  Teacher’s guide from the Japanese American Museum available.



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