December: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List


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! by Oge Mora
Kendall’s Snow Fort by Meredith Rusu
Eva and the Lost Pony by Rebecca Elliott

Read aloud:

Be Kind By Pat Zietlow Miller illustrated by Jen Hill
Thank you Omu! by Oge Mora

Grades 3-5

Ojichan’s Gift by Chieri Uegaki
Harvey Comes Home by Colleen Nelson
Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes
Waylon the Most Awesome of All by Sara Pennypacker illustrated by Marla Frazee
One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate
The Boy at the Back of the Class Raf Onjali
Chester and Gus by Cammie McGovern

Middle School

Sunnyside Plaza by Scott Simon
Stand Up!: Be an Upstander and Make a Difference by Wendy L. Moss
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech
White Bird by PJ Palacio

High School

Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community by Lady Gaga and the Born This Way Foundation Reporters
American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott
Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott
White Rose by Kip Wilson
The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert
Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Dissenter on the Bench by Victoria Ortiz