Children’s Books for World Humanitarian Day

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August 19th is World Humanitarian Day. While the concept may seem advanced for your young child to pick up on, you can help him to learn what a humanitarian is and how these very special people save, care for and shape the world. How? Through a children’s book or two! Check out these great reads for young kids on World Humanitarian Day.

Who Was Mother Teresa? By Jim Gigliotti and Nancy Harrison. Elementary school-aged children can read about this famous humanitarian, her life and her work – in a way that’s entirely easy to understand.

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, By Carole Boston Weatherford and Kadir Nelson. This Caldecott Honor book pays tribute to Tubman and her history. Perfect for kids in the early to mid elementary grades.

Nelson Mandela: “No Easy Walk to Freedom”, By Barry Denenberg. The biography of the notable humanitarian can teach a history lesson to older kids. Try this information-packed read with your child who is in the later elementary middle school years.

Grandfather Gandhi, By Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus ad Evan Turk. The story of Mahatma Gandhi as told by his grandson. This very personal story is perfect for younger kids, in preschool and the early elementary years.




1916-1918 Petrograd - Russian Red Cross Mission - Civil War Humanitarian Aid picture
1916-1918 Petrograd - Russian Red Cross Mission - Civil War Humanitarian Aid
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1976 Bob Hope Bicentennial Humanitarian Huge Medal Babe Zaharias Classic Fv1558 picture
1976 Bob Hope Bicentennial Humanitarian Huge Medal Babe Zaharias Classic Fv1558
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King Rama 9 Thailand Silver Coin Proof 800 Baht 2012 Humanitarian Soil Scientist picture
King Rama 9 Thailand Silver Coin Proof 800 Baht 2012 Humanitarian Soil Scientist
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Jane Wyman  1973 Humanitarian Award Of The Year( President Regans Wife )   picture
Jane Wyman 1973 Humanitarian Award Of The Year( President Regans Wife )
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Spain Medal Isabel 2ª Order Humanitarian Santa Cruz And Victims 2 May 1808/68 picture
Spain Medal Isabel 2ª Order Humanitarian Santa Cruz And Victims 2 May 1808/68
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Florence Nightingale (humanitarian): Autograph Envelope To Her Cousin picture
Florence Nightingale (humanitarian): Autograph Envelope To Her Cousin
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American Red Cross Humanitarian Organization Created Clara Barton 1881 Newspaper picture
American Red Cross Humanitarian Organization Created Clara Barton 1881 Newspaper
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Belgium Ww1 King Albert Recognition Medal Belgian Humanitarian 1914 Decoration picture
Belgium Ww1 King Albert Recognition Medal Belgian Humanitarian 1914 Decoration
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