Empathy Day 2023

Books for Empathy Day

Get set for Empathy Day on Thursday 8th June and join EmpathyLab’s mission to raise an empathy-educated generation. Register now for your FREE Mission Empathy toolkit full of ideas, resources, events and inspiration to help you organise a creative, engaging day with a lasting impact. There’s a kit for every setting – Early Years, primary school, secondary school and public library – so you can choose the one that’s right for you.

All Early Years settings, secondary schools & libraries who register will be entered into a free prize draw to win one of THREE Read for Empathy book bundles. The first 500 primary schools who register will receive a copy of Usborne’s Questions and Answers About Refugees by Katie Daynes & Ashe de Sousa, illustrated by Oksana Drachkovska.

Here's how you can get involved:

-  Check out the 2023 Read for Empathy Collection below – 65 empathy-building books, expertly selected for 3-16-year-olds. Each book explores timely, powerful themes, including food poverty and homelessness; handling and sharing emotions; identity; understanding different cultures and changing society for the better. You can see a selection of the titles below and the full list over on EmpathyLab's website.

Find out more about the Collection and download our FREE 2023 Primary and Secondary Guides here: https://bit.ly/2023ELCollection

-  Take part in the Mission Empathy Challenge – five creative empathy-boosting activities for schools, libraries and families to start from May onwards and/or to use as the central focus for your Empathy Day celebrations. Full details can be found in your FREE Mission Empathy toolkit which you can register for here!

-  Join in with Empathy Day live! online festival on Thursday 8th June. Streamed throughout the day, the bitesize films will feature a brilliant line-up of authors and illustrators modelling their Mission Empathy challenge activities. And don’t miss the exclusive online National Assembly with Children’s Laureate, Joseph Coelho!

'EmpathyLab's work in raising an empathy-educated generation has never been more important’

Rashmi Sirdeshpande

You can see a selection of the titles below and the full list over on EmpathyLab's website.

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picture books

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early readers

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poetry & non-fiction

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NOVELS & GRAPHIC NOVELS 7+

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NON-FICTION, GRAPHIC & VERSE NOVELS, NON-FICTION 11+

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NOVELS 11+

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24th May 2022

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