Humane Books

In this humane book list, find books for students of all ages that tackle human rights, animal protection and environmental ethics issues. By introducing students to humane literature, we can encourage them to become more humane in their own lives.

Click on one of the categories below and find literature for youth from ages 2 and up that tackles issues like child labor, captive animals, endangered species, bullying, habitat destruction, shelter animals, and more. You’ll find diverse stories that will help to bring diverse books into the hands of young people, broadening their understanding of the world and ensuring that all students see themselves reflected in the books they read.

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