#ReadforEmpathy Collection 2024

Kicked Out, by A. M. Dassu, is an EmpathyLab 2024 Read for Empathy title.

EmpathyLab’s work is based on scientific research showing that empathy is learnable, and that books help to build it: identifying with fictional characters helps build real-life empathy. Teachers report that using empathy-rich texts builds mutual understanding. Impacts include improved behaviour and a culture with less racism and in which children themselves help resolve disputes.

Empathy Day will be celebrated on 6th June 2024. Find out more here.

Read more about Kicked Out here

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