2020 Read for Empathy Collection

The 2021 Read for Empathy collection features 50 books for 4-16 year olds, with each book chosen to do a specific job in building young people’s empathy.

The primary collection is for 4-11 year olds and consists of 30 books; the secondary collection features 20 books for 12-16 year olds. They are a powerful mix of genres and 42% are from writers and illustrators of colour. The books will help expand children’s world view and understand others better.