I just read a new children's picture book by Spike and Tonya Lee called Giant Steps to Change the World. Pretty good book! Very uplifting, encouraging and inspiring for young kids. I could see reading this to a school-age group, in fact I'm thinking of reading it for African American History month to my afterschool groups. It's a bit long and abstract for young preschoolers. On the inside cover are some great quotes. Below are a few that really resonated with me.
"Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly."
- Langston Hughes -
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."
- Harriet Tubman -
"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."
- Albert Einstein -
"Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give."
- Ben Carson -
"Peace begins with a smile."
- Mother Teresa -