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Generosity Book List

No one has ever become poor by giving.

Anne Frank

Generosity is more than the giving of gifts, it is also about our attitude to others and how we act around them. This may involve the giving of our time. Use these books to start a dialogue on not expecting anything in return of charitable and generous acts. As with many positive character traits adults need to model their own behaviour and support children so they can build this attitude into their daily lives. Help them look for little ways they can be generous. Don’t make it all about big gestures on important days, such as birthdays. As well as modelling behaviour, share stories of characters generosity, sharing and kindness. This list promotes generosity and offers examples of caring, thoughtful and respectful behaviour.

Generosity Book List

Resources

These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!

General Information
Educational Articles and Lesson Plans
Edutopia: 10 Videos About Generosity and Giving Back 
Times Educational Supplement: Charity resources and lesson plans
British Council: Charities lesson Plan around Christmas
British Council: Raising money for charity
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH): GOSH Educational resources and lesson plans 
Great Ormond Street Hospital: GOSH Teaching resources

Further Reading

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More Books to Explore

The Children’s Library Lady has over 400 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.

Generosity Book List

Complete Book List

Explore over 450 picture books. Each book title has a synopsis, resources and relevant links.

Themed Picture Book Lists

Find lists of picture books organised by different subjects, including separate lists for teachers.

Resources

Find links to a selection of book and magazine publishers. You will find the companies have different offers at different times so have a browse.

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Generosity is more than the giving of gifts, it is about our attitude to others and how we act around them. Use these books to start a dialogue on not expecting anything in return of charitable and generous acts. This book list promotes generosity and offers examples of caring, thoughtful and respectful behaviour. #childrenslibrarylady #booklists #childrensbooks #reading #picturebooks #homeschooling #lessonplans #picturebookideas #families #teachers #libraries #generosity
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