The Boy Who Wouldn’t Share
By Mike Reiss
Illustrated by David Catrow
A greedy brother learns it is a lot more fun to share than hoard toys.
By Leo Lionni
A fun story about bickering frogs who find sharing more enjoyable than fighting.
The Rainbow Fish
by Marcus Pfister
Rainbow fish is the most beautiful fish in the ocean, but without friends. He learns giving of himself leads to happiness and friendship.
by Diane Gibfried
illustrated by Meilo So
Brother Juniper really takes giving to heart and gives everything he owns, down to virtually a hilarious nothing, but also gets something in return for his generosity.
by Barbara Cooney
Miss Rumphius wants to travel the world and make it more beautiful. This story will get you wanting to spread flower seeds everywhere!
by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
When one generous girl has an idea she inspires her whole community and makes the whole neighborhood blossom.
Strega Nona’s Harvest
By Tomie dePaola
A delightful story about the benefits of generosity and cooperation when Strega Nona must find something to do with all the extra vegetables that are grown by Big Anthony.
The Man in the Clouds
by Koos Meinderts
illustrated by Annette Fienieg
A man on a mountain becomes greedy when he learns one of his paintings may be of great value. When the painting loses some of its beauty because of his greed he decides to get rid of it. Some discussion will likely be necessary to explain the complex message of this book to young children.