Books of Character

PACE Partner Spokane County Library has compiled books that highlight our character traits of the month. Check them out below.

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August – Gratitude

Grades K-2
Thankful by Eileen Spinelli
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
It Could Always Get Worse by Margaret Zamach

Grades 3-5
Pollyanna by Eleanor H Porter
Thank You Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
Shiloh by Phyllis Naylor

Middle School
Peak by Roland Smith

High School
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

September – Respect

Grades K-2
Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
Flora and the Penguin by Molly Idle
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade by Justin Roberts

Grades 3-5
The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz

Middle School
Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting by Jim Murphy
Wonder by R.J Polaccio
The Cay by Theodore Taylor

High School
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
The Schwa Was Here by Neal Shusterman

October – Responsibility

Grades K-2
Olivia Helps Mother Nature by Lauren Forte
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
Go, Little Green Truck! by Julia Kuo
Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann

Grades 3-5
Rules by Cynthia Lord
The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor
Holes by Lois Sachar

Middle School
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliet
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt

High School
Chasing Jupiter by Racher Coker
The Schwa Was Here by Neal Shusterman


Stay tuned for more!