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Peace Education Books

Amazing Peace: A Chrstmas Poem by Maya Angelou

The Bomb and the General by Umberto Eco

The Butter Battle Book  by Dr. Seuss

Can You Say Peace? by Karen Katz

The Children's Peace Book by Jolene De Lisa

The Conquerors by David McKee

The Golden Rule by Ilene CooperS

Hiroshima by Lawrence Yep

If The World Was A Village  by David J. Smith

It's Mine by Leo Lionni

Land of Many Colors by the Klamath County YMCA Family Preschool

The Last Brother by Trinka Noble

Let There Be Peace by Jill Jackson and Sy Miller

A Little Peace by Barbara Kerley

Little Yellow Little Blue by Leo Lioni

One World. One Day by Barabara Kerley

No Pretty Pictures by Anita Lobell

Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World by Jane Breskin Zalben

Peace by Wendy Halperin

Peace Begins with You by Katherine Scholes

The Peace Book by Todd Parr

bookguyPeace Tales: World Folktales to Talk About by Margaret MacDonald

Peaceful Pieces by Anna G. Hines

The Pig War by Betty Baker

The Pig War by Mark Holtze

Pink and Say  by P. Polacco

Potatoes Potatoes by Anital Lobell

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

Sadako  Eleanor Coerr & Ed Young 

The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Rourke Dowell

Three Questions by Jon J. Muth

The Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Sculpture by Ishii Takayuki

Warriors by Joseph Bruchac

What Does Peace Feel Like? by V. Randunsky

When I Grow Up, I Will Win the Nobel Peace Prize by Isabel Pin

Books to Inspire Action

Adventures of Sparrow Boy by Brian Pickney

Cashay by Margaret McMullen

bookguyEagle Song by Joseph Bruchac

Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud

bookguyHeart of a Chief by Joseph Bruchac

If a Bus Could Talk by Faith Ringgold

If I Were in Charge of the World by Judith Viorst

bookguyKindness to Share from A to Z by Todd & Peggy Snow

Mayfield Crossing by Vaunda Nelson

Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed by Emily Pearson

The Other Side  by Jacqueline Woodson

The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

Picture Book of Rosa Parks by David Adler

Ruby Bridges by Robert Cole

Yo! Yes!  by Chris Raschka

Critical Media Literacy: Point of View

Hey Little Ant by Phillip & Hannah Hoose

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

Anti-Racism/Prejudice Books

All the Colors We Are by Katie Kissinger

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

bookguyBaseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki

Colors of Us by Karen Katz

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

bookguyFreedom Summer by Deborah Wiles

Going Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack

If the World Were Blind by Karen Burnett

bookguyThe Jacket by Andrew Clements

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelle

Martin Luther King Day by Linda Lowery

Mississippi Bridge by Mildred Taylor

My Brother Martin by Christine King

Playlady by Eric Hoffman

Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

The Skin that You Live In by Michael Tyle

bookguySister Anne's Hands by Marybeth Loriecki

Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold

Teammates by Peter Golenbock

bookguyTwo Mrs. Gibsons by Toyomi Igus

The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson

We Are All Alike We Are All Different by the Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergarten

What if Zebras Lost Their Stripes by John Reitano

White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman

Anti-Bullying Books

Bully by Patricia Polacco

Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully by Audrey Penn

Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen and Kadir Nelson

Hey, Little Ant by Phillip & Hannah Hoose

bookguyEagle’s Song  by Joseph Bruchac

Heroes by Ken Mochizuki

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Mr. Lincoln’s Way by Patricia Polacco

Roxie and the Hooligans by Phyllis Naylor

bookguySay Something by Peggy Moss

Simon's Hook: A Story about Teases and Put Downs by Karen Burnett

bookguyThis is Our House by Michael Rosen

Gender Equality

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch


Don't Call Me Special by Pat Thomas

In Jesse's Shoes by Beverly Lewis


Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tommie de Paola

Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

Economic Discrimination

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

A Day's Work by Eve Bunting

bookguyFly Away Home by Eve Bunting

Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold

Personal Growth

Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen

It's Mine by Leo Lionni

Looking Like Me by Walter Dean Myers

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