Books have always been a child’s best friend. They open up the whole new world of imagination and creative submersion. They create horizons and help them with the expansion of the world window with their little minds. It is rightly said that small minds discuss people and creative minds discuss ideas. Teaching your kids, the right values at the right time is significant. It will help them to grow into a beautiful human being.
Not every person has the capability or the right frame of mind to understand such profound things. There is no such thing as right kind of emotion at the right time; there are only emotions and the people who follow those feelings. So, prepare your child for all the moral values that he/she can grasp at a young age and turn into a beautiful human being at the end of the day.
Given below is a list of 5 fantastic books that every kid should read to have the right values at the right time :
1. TITLE: THE BLANKFUL HEART
BY: Mr Meus
SHORT DESCRIPTION: This book is a picture-free tale which is meant to be read aloud. The rhythmic words paint the picture for your imagination. Billy Babble is the wealthiest Babble in Babbleland. He begins to feel like something is missing and sets out on a quest to fill his empty heart.
MORAL VALUE: GRATITUDE/ A grateful heart is the happy heart.
2. TITLE: THE EMPTY POT
SHORT DESCRIPTION: The Empty Pot a Chinese folk story is a fun story teaching kids about honesty. It was published on September 15, 1996, under the title “The Empty Pot (An Owlet Book)”. The book was written and illustrated by Demi. In this fun story for kids, we learn about a boy and how he showed his honesty to the emperor by just showing him his empty planting pot.
MORAL VALUE: HONESTY/ Honesty is the best policy.
3. TITLE: A CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER
BY: Vera B. Williamshttps://www.amazon.in/Chair-Mother-Anniversary-Reading-Rainbow/dp/0688040748/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1515751525&sr=1-1-catcorr&keywords=A+CHAIR+FOR+MY+MOTHER
SHORT DESCRIPTION: After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins to buy a comfortable chair for all to enjoy. A Chair for My Mother has sold more than a million copies and is an ideal choice for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom.
MORAL VALUE: GENEROSITY/ Generosity is important in hard times.
4. TITLE: EACH KINDNESS
BY: Jacqueline Woodson
SHORT DESCRIPTION: When a new and impoverished girl named Maya shows up at school, Chloe and her friends brush off any attempt to befriend her. Even when Maya valiantly tries to fit in and entice the girls to play with her, she is rejected. Then one day, Maya is gone, and Chloe realizes that her “chance of a kindness” is “more and more forever gone.”
MORAL VALUE: KINDNESS/ You never know that how even a little kindness can do wonders.
5. TITLE: THE STORY OF FERDINAND
BY: Munro Leaf
SHORT DESCRIPTION: This is the story of a sweet little bull Ferdinand. It isn’t like all the other bulls. While they snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content just to sit and smell the flowers under his favourite cork tree.
MORAL VALUE: INDIVIDUALITY/ Always march to the beat of your drum.