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Faith Formation: Raising Confident Kids

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech

Children's Books

     Kids learn how imagination gives them the power to connect to themselves and the world around them.          Be Who You Are          Bella's Recipe for Success     Picture of Birds of the Air     Black Boy Joy     Cover of Blossom and Bud     Picture of Dream Big, My Precious One          Elephant's Music: Filipina, Monika: 9781433835056: Amazon.com: Books          Eyes That Kiss in the Corners     Finding Beauty     Fly, Girl, Fly!: Shaesta Waiz Soars around the World     The Girl with Big, Big Questions     A Girl's Bill of Rights          How to Hear the Universe by Patricia Valdez          I Am Mozart, Too     A bilingual English-Spanish board book about being part of a family and a group                    Reassure children that they are loved and loveable with words of affirmation for kids.          Look Inside No One Else like You     Pinkie Promises     Poet, Pilgrim, Rebel: The Story of Anne Bradstreet, America's First Published Poet               Stella's Stellar Hair     Sulwe     Help young children develop a growth mindset, cope with making mistakes, and learn to persevere.     We Listen to Our Bodies: A picture book about body awareness and consent.               The Year We Learned to Fly

Adult Reads

Be the Brave One: Living Your Spiritual Values Out Loud and Other Life Lessons     Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt     Faithful Families: Creating Sacred Moments at Home          Raising Good Humans     The Sandbox Revolution: Raising Kids for a Just World          Thrivers by Michele Borba, Ed. D.

And the Raising Good Humans podcast

In Our Library

Belonging and Becoming                                  THE SPIRITUAL ART RAISING CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES     The Spiritual Child

Blogs & Podcasts

Molly Wright: How every child can thrive by five | TED Talk

Molly Wright: How Every Child Can Thrive by Five - OR How Peekaboo Can Change the World / TED

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How Parents Help Children Grow in Faith

New research on how parents pass faith to their children provides strong evidence that talking with children about faith in the context of daily life is powerfully important. Ann Michel of the Lewis Center staff reports on this and other findings in Handing Down the Faith by Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk.

Activities

Black Girls Unbossed: Young World Changers Leading the Way   Study Guide here

Bella's Recipe for Success

A recipe for Polvorones con Dulce de Leche is included at the back of the book so kids can have fun making their own.

Download the free Bella's Recipe for Success dulce de leche recipeand Spanish flashcards for kids to continue learning with Bella!

Other Book Lists & Series

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Doing Good Together offers families Tools to Raise Ethical, Engaged Citizens, including Service Projects, Videos, Reflection Tools, and Book Lists for Young Change Makers and Their Families.

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Doing Good Together encourages parents in

Raising Engaged Humans: A Book List for Big-Hearted Parents