Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Diligence Reading List

March – Diligence: Persistence, dedication, and hard work
 
K-2
You can do it, Noisy Nora! / Rosemary Wells (2020)
Catkwondo / Lisl H….

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Guest Column: Diligence

Exploring Commitment vs Goals: The Power of Persistence, Dedication and Hard Work

Mike Nilson looked out across the room and, quoting Dr. John Berardi, started with a simple premise, “We overestimate what we can do in a day and underestimate what we can do in a year.”  Mike,…

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PACE Character Cords for Grads

Outstanding Seniors Honored with PACE Character Cords

Graduation day for more than 250 seniors in the Class of 2020 included visible recognition of their outstanding character. Along with their cap and gown, these students were proudly wearing a PACE Character Cord,…

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February: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Honesty Reading List

K-2

The Lying King by Alex Beard
Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have A Horse by Marcy Campbell
Escape Goat by Ann Patchett; illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser
The Berenstain Bears’…

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January: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Fairness List

K-2

An ABC of Equality by Chana Ginelle Ewing
Feast of Peas by Kashmira Sheth
Hot, Hot Pancakes! by Kimura Yuichi
Little Taco Truck by Tanya Valentine
Two for Me,

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Guest Column: Fairness

Fairness in the Courtroom?
In life there are few places you will visit in which your desire for fairness is more sincere than when you open the heavy, oak doors, to a courtroom. As much as we expect the aroma of roasted,…

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Guest Column: Caring

Caring is something we see every day. It can be defined as “showing a genuine concern for the welfare of others and being a kind, supportive helper.” But for something that seems so present, so easy to perform, why do we often feel that no one cares?…

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December: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List

K-2

Be Kind by Pat Zietlow Miller
When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman
A Map Into the World by Kao Kalia Yang
Something for You by Charlie Mylie
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy by Susan Verde
Nothing in Common by Kate Hoefler
The Buddy Bench by Patty Brozo
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
Thank You Omu!

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November: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Citizenship Reading List

K-2

Democracy for Dinosaurs by Laurie Krasny Brown
Everyone Gets a Say by Jill Twiss
Grace goes to Washington by Kelly Dipucchio
I voted!

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Guest Column: Citizenship

The definition of citizenship is the status of a citizen with its duties, rights, and privileges. When I hear the word citizenship, I immediately think of what it means to be part of the economy. The economy is a broad topic….

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