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Books & More

Books and More

Books, films, and songs for all ages have been written about kindness. Take a look at some of our favorites.

Books for Adults

This section provides a recommended selection of books and magazines about mindfulness and kindness for adults. Links are also provided to recommended books on other websites.

Books for Children

This section provides recommended books for children that explore the concept of kindness. Books are grouped by age level: preschool-kindergarten, early elementary, and middle elementary. A link is also provided to recommended books on the City of Kindness website.


This section lists films that teach or show the importance of kindness, and those that inspire empathy and compassion.


This section features songs and music videos about kindness.