Saturday, September 30, 2017

Five picture books with a focus on compassion & hope

At the BN Kids Blog Maria Burel tagged five "picture books [to] empower young children to make a difference in their world, in the simplest of ways," including:
Come With Me, by Holly M. McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre

This is one of those simple stories that packs a powerful punch. Sensitive, like many children, to the world around her, young Holly wonders what she can do to make the world a better place. Her parents each take her in hand, showing her how to perform simple kindnesses for the people she sees every day. Taking her cue from her parents, Holly then extends the gesture to the boy across the hall, telling him, “Come with me.” Together, the two discover that small gestures (and small people) can have a great impact.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue