= animated or intended for kids (can still be meaningful for adults!)
movies - tv - videos
Inside Out - it's complicated, but has a lot of relevance for real life and is a good visual for emotions for kids. I've seen kids connect with it up to maybe age 12, depending on the child.
songs and music
Untethered Soul Michael A. Singer
Alchemist Paulo Coelho
Letting Go David Hawkins
Eat Pray Love Elizabeth Gilbert
Power of Habit Charles Duhigg
Loving What Is Byron Katie
Man's Search for Meaning Viktor E. Frankl
Who Moved My Cheese? for Kids!
Spencer Johnson, Christian Johnson
How Full is Your Bucket? Tom Rath
Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
It’s Not What You’ve Got!: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Kristina Tracy
Incredible You!: 10 Ways to Let Your Greatness Shine Through Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Kristina Tracy
7 Habits of Happy Kids Sean Covey
antiracism and expanding understanding
...because this is a life skill that will change the world.
Hood Feminism Mikki Kendall
Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Beverly Daniel Tatum
How to be Antiracist Ibram X. Kendi
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Michelle Alexander
White Fragility Robin DiAngelo
Small Things Great Jodi Picoult
Homegoing Yaa Gyasi
Don't Ask Me Where I'm From Jennifer De Leon
Antiracist Baby Ibram X. Kendi
I Am Enough Grace Byers
A is for Activist Innosanto Nagara
The Proudest Blue Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali
older elementary/middle school
The 57 Bus Dashka Slater
Tell Me Who You Are Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi
Pride: A Pride and Prejudice Remix Ibi Zoboi
The Hate U Give Angie Thomas
Native Son Richard Wright
Read more books by authors whose...
opinion, perspective, culture, nationality, race, political view, religious belief, age...
differs from yours.
Its good for your brain and the world.