I Am Human: A Book of Empathy
The Author's Note at the back offers an example of a "loving-kindness meditation" that would be a helpful practice for everyone to adopt, but the book itself can serve as a meditation. Although it's a picture book, I AM HUMAN should have broad appeal and applications; in fact, I'll be giving a copy to my 20-year-old daughter!
There are many wonderful lessons sprinkled through the pages of I AM HUMAN, but I think my favorite is "A bad day can become a GREAT day with kindness." I think every reader will be able to take something positive away from this book.
Many thanks to the publisher and YA Books Central for a copy of I AM HUMAN in exchange for my honest review.
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