Children's Books about Giving

Thanksgiving might not be until the end of the month, but that’s no reason not to teach your children about giving all month long. The children’s books below tell stories of generosity, giving, and the danger of greed. If you haven’t read any of them yet, swing by the library today!

It’s Mine! by Leo Lionni

One of Each by Mary Ann Hoberman

Listen to the Wind by Greg Mortenson

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Strega Nona’s Harvest by Tomie dePaola

What is Given from the Heart by Patricia C. McKissak

One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference by Katie Smith Milway

The Red Bicycle by Jude Isabella and Simone Shin

The Talking Eggs by Robert San Souci

Boxes for Katie by Candace Fleming

Give Me Half! by Stuart J. Murphy

An Orange for Frankie by Patricia Polacco

Pass It On by Sophy Henn

The Spiffiest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson

Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems

Under the Lemon Moon, by Edith Hope Fine