Entries Tagged as 'Books that Teach Empathy'

Hey, Little Ant

September 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Hey, Little Ant, written by father-daughter duo Hannah (then nine-years-old) and Phillip Hoose, is by far my favorite children’s book. Honestly! It has everything you could possibly wish for – inviting artwork, relatable scenarios, quick, upbeat writing, and a prompting message that leaves the reader with an ethical quagmire. Kid […]

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The Snail’s Spell

August 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Many of us are inspired to become vegetarians after they learn about the widespread animal exploitation that supports the Standard American Diet. We can only hope that the next generation sees animals differently than ours does — not as commodities to be manipulated to maximize yield, but as individuals who deserve our respect. […]

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I’m a Manatee

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR John Lithgow takes a different approach in writing this story about a young boy who dreams he is a manatee and believes that somewhere a manatee is dreaming that he is the boy. This is a fun and unique storybook, with kids enjoying the illustrations just as much as the story! […]

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November 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Biscuit, the little golden pup in Alyssa Satin Capucilli and Pat Schories’s early reader book, wants all the same things as kids do when he’s getting ready for bed.  He wants a snack, a drink, a kiss, a hug, one more story, the light on … and his young friend patiently provides […]

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