Children's Books about Kindness

No matter how young or old we are, we can all use a reminder to be kind. These children’s books about kindness encourages kids and adults alike to be kind to those around us, including our friends, teachers, neighbors, siblings, and coworkers. Pick a few books from the list below to check out from the library, order online, or pick up at your local bookstore.

Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed, by Emily Pearson Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed - A Children's Kindness Book: 0082552199784: Pearson, Emily, Kosaka, Fumi: Books

Kindness is My Superpower, by Alicia Ortego

What Does It Mean to Be Kind? by Rana DiOrio

Be Kind, by Pat Zietlow Miller

Harry the Happy Mouse, by N. G. K.

Harry The Happy Mouse: Teaching children to be kind to each other. (2): K, N G, Dimmett, Janelle: 9780993367007: Office Products

It’s Brave to Be Kind, by Natasha Daniels

The Invisible Boy, by Trudy Ludwig

The Lion and the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkney

How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

A Sick Day for Amos McGee, by Philip C. Stead

A Sick Day for Amos McGee: Stead, Philip C., Stead, Erin E.: 9781250171108: Books

The Big Umbrella, by Amy June Bates

Come with Me, by Holly M. McGhee

How Kind! by Mary Murphy

The Kindness Quilt, by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

The Kindness Quilt: Elizabeth Wallace, Nancy: 9780761453130: Books

I Walk with Vanessa, by Kerascoet

As the old saying goes, “You’ll never regret being kind.” As we teach our children the importance of being kind to the people in our lives, let’s remember that kindness begins with us. Let’s be kind adults and teach our little ones by example.