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Be Kind

Written by Pat Zietlow Miller & illustrated by Jen Hill
Published by Roaring Brook Press
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A thoughtful picture book illustrating the power of small acts of kindness, from the award-winning author of Sophie’s Squash.

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The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
5.0 / 7.0
The Goodfather
Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
5.5 / 7.0

A great story with an important message. I always look forward to new titles from Pat Zietlow Miller, and I really enjoyed Jen Hill’s illustrations, too. The page showing kindness spreading around the world was particularly memorable, though I love that the kindness starts and ends with a simple act of kindness from one young student to another.

Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
6.0 / 7.0

I must be in a mode of wanting my kids to be kind, to others and themselves, because this book really spoke to me. It showed such cute examples of how to be kind. There were very simple ways to be kind demonstrated in this book. It was done in ways that my boys could understand and in cute story form, not forced like some morals are in books.

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Who Wrote Be Kind

Pat Zietlow Miller

Pat Zietlow Miller is a bestselling children’s book author. She is the author of Sophie’s Squash, which was starred by Kirkus, Booklist, SLJ, and PW, as well as awarded the 2014 Crystal Kite Award, the 2014 Golden Kite Award, a 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Honor, and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor. Her second book, Wherever You Go, received two starred reviews and has sold in multiple translations. She is also the author of Sharing the Bread, Sophie’s Squash Goes to School, and The Quickest Kid in Clarksville.

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Who Illustrated Be Kind

Jen Hill

Jen Hill attended RISD and studied under David Macaulay. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at

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