Popular Empathy Books
SMELLY SOCKS by Robert Munsch Read Aloud by Books Read Aloud For Children
Teaching children to grow up to become empathetic adults is probably one of the more important responsibilities of being a parent. And it's even more vital now than ever before due to the unfiltered exposure kids have to things like hate speech, intolerance, and bigotry. Children are like sponges, and in order for them to learn how to become compassionate and understanding human beings, it's essential to nurture their sense of kindness.
16 Books That Model Empathy and Compassion for Young Readers
Here are ten powerful books that will help children understand the concept of empathy. One trip to the park is described by four very different characters. Each describes what they see, who they meet, and how they feel about it in their very own unique voice. This book carefully shows how perspective affects experiences. This is a story of a little girl in a wheelchair called Susan who laughs, sings, flies and swings — just like every other little girl. Poor Beegu is not supposed to be on Earth.
Skip to main content. Empathy Books for Kids. In Stock. A beautiful story of empathy and self love. I actually cried the first time I read it, it touched me deeply.
Lately, it seems whenever I turn on the news or open social media I learn that another tragedy has occurred somewhere in the world. Each time, I am overcome with feelings of sadness, frustration, and downright hopelessness. I try to think of how I can help make a difference in some small way, but usually end up falling short. At moments like these, it feels even more important to have conversations with the children in our lives about topics like empathy, compassion, kindness, and inclusion. Yet there are some ways to instill and inspire it. One way is to read books that touch on the subject and can spark a conversation about what it means to be empathetic and compassionate. The following books can help you do just that.