Be Kind: You Can Make the World a Happier Place! 125 Kind Things to Say and Do, by Naomi Shulman, illustrated by Hsinping Pan, Storey Publishing, $13, All Ages
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Whether for yourself or a gift, the cool crafts, activities, and ways to be kind will keep “giving” long after you finish reading the book. With 125 kind things to do and say, like learning to say hello in several languages, being the first to say “good morning,” or helping someone without being asked. Read more.
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A must-read for everyone, any age, who loves “paying it forward,” sibs, teachers, babysitters, and more.
Be Kind: You Can Make the World a Happier Place! 125 Kind Things to Say and Do
By Naomi Shulman, illustrated by Hsinping Pan, Storey Publishing, $12.99, Ages 5+, All Ages, ISBN: 9781635861549
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I lived at the library as a child, riding my bike there nearly every day. Check your local library for free events, story time, writing contests, technological and researching resources, and, of course, books.