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Bundy, Tamara

Summary: Caring for a runt lamb helps Pixie gain empathy when, in the 1940s, her family moves to her grandparents' farm and her sister Charlotte contracts polio and is sent away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUN

Jobe, Lisa

Summary: As a boy searches his backyard for the perfect pet, his mother asks him to consider where a squirrel, frog, or bird would like to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Kids 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JOB

Lee, Britney Winn

Summary: "Meet a boy with a heart so big, his feelings glow from his cheeks, spill out of his eyes, and jump up and down on his chest. What good is this giant heart?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beaming Books 2019

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Eyre, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.7 EYR

George, Liz.

Summary: The ability to really understandand care aboutthe feelings of another is a difficult attribute to develop. Thats where Empathy: I Know How You Feel! can help. Chock full of familiar situations and helpful hints, this book gives readers the tools they need to develop this important character strength.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imorint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 152 GEO

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: Primatologist Frans de Waal examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 152.4 DE W

Northrup, Christiane

Summary: "Highly sensitive people--or empaths--see life through the eyes of compassion and caring. They were born that way. As a result, they carry a tremendous amount of inner light. But they're also the favored prey of "vampires" who feed off empaths' energy and disrupt their lives on every level--physical, emotional, and financial. In Dodging Energy Vampires, Christiane Northrup, M.D., draws on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 NOR

Glasser, Judith M.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Learning to Be Kind and Understand Differences is a practical guide that aims to teach kids with AD/HD how to better get along with their peers, understand what they are feeling, and learn to recognize and talk about the feelings of other people. Includes interactive activities, a "Message to Readers," and "Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 GLA

Verde, Susan

Summary: A child recognizes his own humanity, his capacity for doing harm and being harmed, his ability to feel joy and sadness, and his belief in hope and promise to keep learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD VER

Breithaupt, Fritz

Summary: "Investigates the idea that empathy, often considered the basis for good actions, also motivates a wide range of terrible and cruel actions"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cornell University Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152.4 BRE

Healy, Erin M.

Summary: RELIGIOUS & SPIRITUAL FICTION. Before Audrey was the baker's wife, she was the pastor s wife. Then a scandalous lie cost her husband a pastoral career. Now the two work side-by-side running a bakery, serving coffee, and baking fresh bread. But the hurt still pulls at Audrey. Driving early one morning to the bakery, Audrey s car strikes something or someone at a fog-shrouded intersection. She...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HEA

Verde, Susan

Summary: A child recognizes his own humanity, his capacity for doing harm and being harmed, his ability to feel joy and sadness, and his belief in hope and promise to keep learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE VER

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: From an internationally renowned authority on primatology and psychology comes a fascinating investigation of empathy in both humans and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152.41 WAA

Borba, Michele

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Bestselling author Michele Borba offers a 9-step program to help parents cultivate empathy in children, from birth to young adulthood--and explains why developing a healthy sense of empathy is a key predictor of which kids will thrive and succeed in thefuture. In our hyper-connected, social-media-saturated society, many of us (especially young people) are so obsessed with snapping "selfies"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 BOR

Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ERS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERS

Ginott, Haim G.

Summary: Offers advice to a current generation of parents on how to develop empathetic yet disciplined child rearing skills that place an emphasis on good communication and avoid negative reinforcements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 GIN

Min, Cat

Summary: "Willow is shy. VERY shy. Her home is in an abandoned mailbox, and she'd rather stay put. Outside kids scream and soccer balls collide, trees look like monsters, and rain is noisy in a scary kind of way. It's much nicer to stay inside, drawing. But then a young boy drops a letter in Willow's mailbox: it's a note to the moon asking for a special favor. Willow knows that if she doesn't brave the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2021

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Rath, Tom.

Summary: When Felix wakes up one morning, he finds an invisible bucket floating overhead. A rotten morning threatens his mood--and his bucket--drop by drop. Can Felix discover how to refill his bucket before it's completely empty?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallup Press 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Rat

Rekdal, Paisley

Summary: "A timely, nuanced work that dissects the thorny debate around cultural appropriation and the literary imagination. How do we properly define cultural appropriation, and is it always wrong? If we can write in the voice of another, should we? And if so, what questions do we need to consider first? In Appropriate, creative writing professor Paisley Rekdal addresses a young writer to delineate how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 808.02 REK

Ricard, Matthieu

Summary: "The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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Summary: In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY HEL

Campbell, Marcy

Summary: "Adrian Simcox brags about owning a horse, and Chloe just knows he's making stuff up...until she learns an important lesson in empathy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAM

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CAM

Chabon, Michael

Summary: Essays inspired by Chabon's interactions with his four children and his own father illuminate the meaning, magic, and mysteries of fatherhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 CHA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 CHA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CHABON CHA

Harper, Charise Mericle.

Summary: Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HAR

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