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Though we pride all of our books in being great and enjoyable stories you'll want to share, we have some top recommendations for the Care for Others Challenge! Focused on teaching kids care, compassion and understanding, these books stand out as particularly awesome for such a goal!
We have a great range of different topics for readers to love and learn from, ranging from the new kid in school, to bullying, to anxiety, asthma and allergies! Meet a great classroom full of brilliant and bright individuals such as Oswald, Harrison, Kate and Toby!
|Title||Relevant Themes||Extra Resources|
|Harrison’s Song||Bullying, Confidence, Stutter, Communication||Teaching Notes|
|Kate and the Thing||New School, Self-Courage, Friendship, Belonging||Teaching Notes|
|Gemma Gets the Jitters||Anxiety, Friendship, Goals||Teaching Notes|
|Boondaburra||Different, Bullying, Finding Strength in Differences|
|Marty’s Nut-free Party||Allergies, Caring, Friendship||Teaching Notes|
|Emily Eases her Wheezes||Asthma, Friendship||Teaching Notes|
|Amira’s Magpie||Cultural Difference, Loneliness, Supporting Others||Teaching Notes|
|Cloud Conductor||Supporting Others, Friendships||Teaching Notes|
|Oswald Messweather||Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Mental Health, Compromise|
|Annabel’s Dance||Uniqueness, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders, Community Acceptance||Teaching Notes|
|The Other Brother||Belonging, Family, Change||Teaching Notes|
|The Invisible Tree Series||This series is all about cultivating positive values and sharing them.|
|Little Good Wolf||Behavioural Issues, Identity, Cooperation, Family, Friendship, Acceptance||Teaching Notes|
|The Thing About Oliver||Autism, Coping with change, Compassion, Family, Difference, Diversity||Teaching Notes|
|Trouble for Toby||Care, School Rules, Behaviour, Friendship||Teaching Notes|
|How Not to Be Popular||Bullying, Honesty, Kindness, Inclusiveness, Friendship||Teaching Notes|
|The Secret Science Society’s Spectacular Experiment||Diversity as Strength, Differences, Stereotyping||Teaching Notes|
|Lola in the Middle||Teamwork, Friendships, Responsibility||Teaching Notes|
|Smart Girls Don’t Wear Mascara||Conflict Resolution, Self-awareness, Friendship||Teaching Notes