In honor of Children’s Day, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite stories about hope, love, and determination to celebrate this year’s theme of “A Better Future for Every Child.” Read aloud one or more of these special stories with your little change-makers to remind them that they’re never too young or too small to have a positive impact on the world.
6 Read-Alouds for a Better Future
The Magical Yet by Angela DiTerlizzi Anything is possible with “yet!” This encouraging book reminds us that it’s ok to be a learner– with patience and practice we can achieve anything!
Greta and the Giants by Zoë Tucker Inspired by real-life environmental activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg, this storyshows how one voice can turn into a movement for meaningful change.
Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai Written by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, this book inspires young readers to hold onto hope during difficult times and work hard to achieve their dreams.
The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin This sweet story celebrates the love parents have for their children and all the ways they dream and hope for their children’s future.
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss The timeless tale encourages readers young and old to pursue their deams and find the success that lies within, no matter what challenges they face.
The Sky’s the Limit by Lisa Swerling This inspiration and motivational tale celebrates accomplishments of all sizes and encourages readers to pursue their dreams.