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RAR #139: Kindness Over Curiosity: Favorite Books Featuring Differently Abled Characters

RAR #139: Kindness Over Curiosity: Favorite Books Featuring Differently Abled Characters

Update: 2019-10-15
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Is there a better way to nurture empathy and compassion than through books? That's the question we address in this episode with special guest, Courtney Westlake.







Courtney's daughter, Brenna, was born with a skin condition that makes her appear "different" to many people.















On today's show, Courtney shares not just her family's experience, but also how we can teach our kids kindness and understanding when it comes to differences.















In this episode, you'll hear:







how to help kids grow in empathyhow books help us walk in another person's shoesour favorite books for teaching about differences and disabilities







We've got a list of RAR-recommended books that feature differently-abled characters below, and you can also find Courtney's excellent book recommendations in her guide, Celebrating Our Stories.















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RAR #139: Kindness Over Curiosity: Favorite Books Featuring Differently Abled Characters

RAR #139: Kindness Over Curiosity: Favorite Books Featuring Differently Abled Characters

Sarah Mackenzie