For Middle Grade Readers

The Hero Next Door

These short stories by powerful and diverse voices show how heroes come in all shapes and sizes and small acts of kindness can save the day.

Related Teaching Resources

We Need Diverse Books

Heroes Around Us lesson plan from ReadWriteThink

More Titles to Try

Eagle Song by Joseph Bruchac

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA by Brenda Woods

As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

The Best Man by Richard Peck

More