June 2020 Cultivate Compassion

Books of the Month

Text copyright © 2019 by Wendy Meddour. Illustrations copyright © 2019 by Daniel Egnéus. Images reproduced with permission of the publisher, Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Lubna and Pebble

By Wendy Meddour; illustrations by Daniel Egnéus (Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC)

Pebble gives Lubna comfort and strength in the tent city refuge, as well as the courage to help another.

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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

By Leslie Connor (Katherin Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)

While still grieving his best friend’s death, seventh-grader Mason and his new friend Calvin are targeted by neighborhood bullies.

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Darius the Great is Not Okay

By Adib Khorram (Dial Books)

Darius’ life of dealing with depression and high school bullies takes an unexpected turn when he travels to Iran to meet his grandparents for the first time.

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