The children’s book author and activist known as Vigilante Vegan talks to TeachKind about his inspiring work.
Have students take a deep dive into the story of “Jack and the Bean Stew” with Lean & Green Kids and TeachKind.
“Animalkind” is a fascinating study of reasons why our fellow sentient beings deserve our respect—and it also suggests steps that every reader can take to put this new understanding into action.
“The Chain” offers a look inside the seemingly opposing worlds of an undercover animal rights investigator and slaughterhouse workers and their families.
Let’s be real—the world isn’t yet the vegan utopia that we strive for, and the literature we teach our students often reflects that less-than-ideal state. While there are a number of humane children’s books with messages of compassion, empathy, and inclusion, many classic tales as well as modern texts are rife with questionable language and… Read more »
Did you know that pigeons have excellent memories, are devoted to their family, and can recognize their own reflection? These interesting birds are worth learning about and deserve our respect.
All creatures deserve respect. Use this book to help your students see things from an ant’s point of view.
“Animal Hero Kids: Voices for the Voiceless” highlights many kind actions of young people who are heroes to animals. Use these reading passages to inspire compassion and foster critical thinking.
Animals have rich emotional lives. Teach your students how to recognize the emotional needs of other living beings as well as their own.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind