• September - Kindness

    Jefferson students engage in character education through a monthly study of a specific character trait. Traits that will be taught this year include kindness, responsibility, gratitude, empathy, growth mindset, courage, optimism, teamwork, respect, and integrity. Our schoolwide theme this month is kindness.

     K-2 Book Recommendations

    • I am Love: A Book of Compassion by Susan Verde
    • A World of Kindness by Ann Featherstone and Suzanne Del Rizzo
    • The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates
    • I'm Not Just a Scribble by Diane Alber
    • All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
    • Kindness is my Superpower by Alicia Ortego
    • Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev
    • A Little Spot of Kindness by Diane Alber
    • Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
    • Jake the Growling Dog by Samantha Shannon 

    3-5 Book Recommendations

    • I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness by Kerascoet 
    • Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts 
    • The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig 
    • The Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena
    • One Drop of Kindness by Jeff Kubiak 
    • Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe 
    • Pinduli by Janell Cannon
    • Enemy Pie by Derek Munson