What is respect?

Why is respect important?

Children with respect -

Proverbs and maxims

Other quotes on respect

Heroes and heroines

Set goals for yourself

Respect on the telephone

Put respect into action

Community service ideas

"The Golden Rule"


Other activities

BOOKLIST for Respect

For grades K-3

Children Just Like Me - Kindersley

Value of Respect: Abraham Lincoln - Johnson

The Wump World - Peet

Manners - Aliki

Martin Luther King Jr. - various biographies

Harriet Tubman - various biographies

Crow Boy - Yashima

Smoky Night - Bunting

The Mixed-up Chameleon - Carle

The Surprise Family - Reeser

The Biggest Bear - Ward

The Hundred Penny Box - Mathia

A Light in the Attic - Silverstein

Like Jake and Me - Jukes

Miss Rumphius - Cooney

Whoever You Are - Fox

Young Abe Lincoln - Harness

Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington - Harness

People - Spier

The Children's Book of Heroes - Bennett

Puppy Love - King-Smith

He Bear, She Bear - Berenstain

I Am Rosa Parks - Parks

Why Do You Love Me? - Schlessinger

The Butter Battle Book - Seuss

I Like Me - Carlson

Frederick's Fables - Lionni

The Story of Ferdinand - Leaf

Too Short Fred - Meddaugh

Berenstain Bears & Too Much Teasing - Berenstain

Frederick - Lionni

I Hate My Brother Harry - Dragonwagon

The Quarreling Book - Zolotow

Stellaluna - Cannon

Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse - Lionni

Are You My Mother - Eastman

Chester's Way - Henkes

Fish Is Fish - Lionni

Inch by Inch - Lionni

The Ugly Duckling - Anderson

The Big Orange Splot - Pinkwater

Rosie the Cool Cat - Wilkon

D.W.'s Guide to Perfect Manners - Brown

Herbie Jones and the Second Grade Slippers - Kline

Whoopi's Big Book of Manners - Goldberg


For Older Kids

Black Beauty - Sewell

The Black Stallion - Farley

The Book of Virtues - Bennett

Charlotte's Web - White

The Friendship - Taylor

It's Like This, Cat - Neville

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Taylor

Summer of the Swans - Byars

The Trumpet of the Swan - White

Annie and the Old One - Miles

Felicia the Critic - Conford

Ordinary Spendors - Knapp

Altogether, One at a Time - Konigsburg

The House of Wings - Byars

Sixth-Grade Sleepover - Bunting

The Twelfth of June - Gould

Racing the Sun - Pitts

Holes - Sachar

Under the Blood Red Sun - Salisbury

Sideways Stories from Wayside School - Sachar

A View from Saturday - Konigsburg

Fables - Lobel

Aesop's Fables - Aesop

Maniac Magee - Spinelli

A Little Book of Manners - Barnes

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