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Anti-War and Peace Education Books

-Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Maya Angelou

The Bomb and the General by Umberto Eco

The Butter Battle Book  by Dr. Seuss

-Can You Say Peace? by Karen Katz

-The Children's Peace Book by Jolene De Lisa

The Conquerors by David McKee

The Golden Rule by Ilene CooperS

-Hiroshima by Lawrence Yep

If The World Was A Village  by David J. Smith

It's Mine by Leo Lionni

Land of Many Colors by the Klamath County YMCA Family Preschool

-The Last Brother by Trinka Noble

Let There Be Peace by Jill Jackson and Sy Miller

A Little Peace by Barbara Kerley

Little Yellow Little Blue by Leo Lioni

One World. One Day by Barbara Kerley see also

-No Pretty Pictures by Anita Lobell

-Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World by Jane Breskin Zalben see also, and here

-Peace by Wendy Halperin

-Peace Begins with You by Katherine Scholes

The Peace Book by Todd Parr

-Peace Tales: World Folktales to Talk About by Margaret MacDonald

-Peaceful Pieces by Anna G. Hines

-The Pig War by Betty Baker

-The Pig War by Mark Holtze

Pink and Say  by P. Polacco

-Potatoes Potatoes by Anital Lobell

-Sadako  Eleanor Coerr & Ed Young 

-Same, Same but Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Rourke Dowell

-Three Questions by Jon J. Muth

-The Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Sculpture by Ishii Takayuki

-What Does Peace Feel Like? by V. Randunsky


Activism/Social Justice

-A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara

-Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee

-Akira to Zoltan: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee

-Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrier

-Counting on Community by Innosanto Nagara


 Anti-Racism/Anti-Bias Books

-All the Colors We Are by Katie Kissinger

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

-Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

-Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles

Going Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack

-The Jacket by Andrew Clements

-If a Bus Could Talk by Faith Ringgold

-Let's Talk About Race by Julius Lester

-Looking Like Me by Walter Dean Myers

Martin Luther King Day by Linda Lowery

-My Brother Martin by Christine King

-Oh Freedom by Casey King & Linda Barrett Osborne

The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson

Playlady by Eric Hoffman

-Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

-Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

-Shades of People by Shelly Rotner

-Skin Again by bell hooks

-The Skin I'm In by Pat Thomas

-The Skin that You Live In by Michael Tyle

-Sister Anne's Hands by Marybeth Loriecki

Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold

Teammates by Peter Golenbock

Two Mrs. Gibsons by Toyomi Igus

We Are All Alike We Are All Different by the Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergarten

What if Zebras Lost Their Stripes by John Reitano

White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman


Anti-Bullying Books

 -The Araboolies of Liberty Street  by Sam Swope  

-Blue Cheese Breath and Stinky Feet by DePino

-Bully by Patricia Polacco

Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully by Audrey Penn

-Crow Boy by Taro Yashima

Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen and Kadir Nelson

Going Some Place Special (McKissack)

-Hey Little Ant by Phillip & Hannah Hoose

Heroes by Ken Mochizuki

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli see TPN Lesson

Mayfield Crossing by Vaunda Nelson see TPN Lesson

Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia Polacco

-Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tommie dePaola

-Roxie and the Hooligans by Phyllis Naylor

-Say Something by Peggy Moss 

-Simon's Hook: A Story about Teases and Put Downs by Karen Burnett

This is Our House by Michael Rosen

-Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts

 -White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman


 Conflict Resolution | Kindness & Caring

-A Life Like Mine UNICEF

-A School Like Mine UNICEF

Adventures of Sparrow Boy by Brian Pickney

-Blue Cheese Breath and Stinky Feet by DePino

-Children Just Like Me by Dorling Kingsley

-Crow Boy by Taro Yashima

-Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

-Everyone Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley

-Fill a Bucket by Carol McCloud

-Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

-Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen

If a Bus Could Talk by Faith Ringgold

-I See Kindness Everywhere by Shelly Frost

-If I Were in Charge of the World by Judith Viorst

-Kindness to Share from A to Z by Todd & Peggy Snow

-The Hating Book by Charlotte Zolotow

-No Hitting by Karen Katz

-One by Kathryn Otoshi

-Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed by Emily Pearson

The Other Side  by Jacqueline Woodson

-Mayfield Crossing by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

-Mirror by Jeannie Baker

The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

-Never Say a Mean Word Again by Jacqueline Jules

-Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tommie dePaola

-The Peace Stick by Nidhi Misra

-Picture Book of Rosa Parks by David Adler

-Ruby Bridges by Robert Cole

-Same Same But Different byJenny Kostecki Shaw

-Small Acts of Kindness by James Vollbracht

-The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

-The Jacket by Andrew Clements

-We March by Shane W. Evans

-Yo! Yes!  by Chris Raschka


Gender Equality

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

-Dangerously Ever After by Dashka Slater

-Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? by Camela LaVigna Coyne

-Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen

-Not Every Princess by Jeffery Bone

-Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch see also

-Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane Auch

-Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman

-Princess Knight by Osamu Tezuka

-Secret Lives of Princesses by Philippe Lechermeir


Ableism

Don't Call Me Special by Pat Thomas

In Jesse's Shoes by Beverly Lewis


Ageism

-Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tommie de Paola see also

-Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox


Economic Discrimination

-A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

A Day's Work by Eve Bunting

Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting

Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold


Critical Media Literacy: Point of View

-Everyone is Bob by T.A.H. Markou

-Hey Little Ant by Phillip & Hannah Hoose

-The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka


Personal Growth

-Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell see also

Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen

It's Mine by Leo Lionni

-Looking Like Me by Walter Dean Myers

-Those Shoes by Noah Z. Jones

-The Way I Feel by Janan Cain

 

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