December 2021 Lend a Hand

December- Lend a Hand

NEA Read Across America Books and Resources December 2021

December 2021 Additional Resources


  • "The Juice Box Bully"  by Maria Dismondy

  • "Be Kind" by Pat Zietlow Miller

  • "Maddie’s Fridge" by Lois Brandt

  • "A Friend for Henry" by Jenn Bailey

  • "Those Shoes" by Meribeth Boelts

  • "Stick & Stone" by Beth Ferry

  • "Boxes for Katje" by Candace Fleming

  • "Every Little Kindness" by Marta Bartolj

Middle Grade 

  • "Save me a Seat" by Gita Varadarajan

  • "Pay it Forward" by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Young Adult Level 

  •  "Just Mercy" (adapted for YA) by Bryan Stevenson

  • "I Am the Messenger" by Markus Zusak

  • "How to Save a Life" by Sara Zarr

  • "Jackpot" by Nic Stone