Book Recommendations

Strong reading skills are a vital component to education and good reading habits can lead to academic success. It also has immediate and long-lasting health benefits such as increased cognitive function, memory, vocabulary, and decreased levels of stress. That’s why Feed the Children is challenging you to read or share a book with your child, grandchild, niece, nephew or neighbor. Check out some of our recommendations below!

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Dad Bakes

Katie Yamasaki

Dad wakes early every morning before the sun, heading off to work at the bakery. He kneads, rolls, and bakes, and as the sun rises and the world starts its day, Dad heads home to his young daughter.

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I Can Do Hard Things

Gabi Garcia

What kids tell themselves matters! It becomes their inner voice. It can help them connect with their power within. Help your child tap into their inner strength and resilience when challenges arise.

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The Gift Inside the Box

Adam Grant

This delightful book - one of Amazon's 2019 Holiday Gift Picks and Most Anticipated Books--is designed to start conversations with kids about generosity. In the tradition of Goodnight Gorilla, the words...

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The Giving Tree

Shel Silverstein

"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.

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The Invisible Boy

Trudy Ludwig

Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody in class ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party . . . until, that is, a new kid comes to class.

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What Is Given from the Heart

Patricia C. McKissack

"Misery loves company," Mama says to James Otis. It's been a rough couple of months for them, but Mama says as long as they have their health and strength, they're blessed...

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When Stars Are Scattered

Victoria Jamieson

Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care...

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