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Special Note during COVID: Books are now available free from the National Emergency LibraryThe National Emergency Library is a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

Kids Books

  1. Bang, Molly When Sophie Gets Angry
  2. Baylor, Byrd.  Everybody Needs a Rock
  3. Baylor, Byrd. The Other Way to Listen
  4. Baylor, Byrd. The Way to Start the Day
  5. Bierhorst, John (ed), Lightening Inside You and other Native American Riddles
  6. Bruchac, James and Joseph Bruchac. The Girl who Helped Thunder and other Native American Tales
  7. Connor, Sarah, Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents
  8. d’Aulaires, Ingri and Edgar. East of the Sun and West of the Moon by 
  9. Garcia, Gabi, Listening to my Body
  10. Garth, Maureen, Moonbeam: A Book of Meditations for Children
  11. Gates, Mariam Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy
  12. Gerstein, Mordecai. The Mountains of Tibet
  13. Grimms. The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition
  14. Hausman, Gerald, The Story of Blue Elk
  15. Hicks, Ester and Jerry. Sara, Book 1: Sara Learns the Secret about the Law of Attraction (3 volumes)
  16. Hoopmann, Kathy. All Birds Have Anxiety
  17. Hoopmann, Kathy. All Dogs Have ADHD
  18. Itoh, Mamoru, I want to tell you about my feelings
  19. Karst, Patrice. The Smile that Went Around the World
  20. Katie, Byron. The Four Questions: For Henny Penny and Anybody with Stressful Thoughts
  21. Katie, Byron, Tiger, Tiger, is it True?
  22. Kurtis, Chara M., All I See is Part of Me
  23. Lewis, Richard, All of You was Singing
  24. Lite, Lori and illustrated by Max Stasuyk, Sea Otter Cove: A Relaxation Story
  25. Martin, Rafe, The Brave Little Parrot
  26. Martin, Rafe, Rough-faced Girl
  27. Muth, John J. Zen Shorts
  28. Nagaraja, Dharmachanri. Buddha at Bedtime
  29. Reibstein, Mark, Wabi Sabi
  30. San Souci, Robert D, The Talking Eggs
  31. Silverstein, Shel. Where the Sidewalk Ends
  32. Spillane, Lisa, Six Healing Sounds: Qi Gong for Children
  33. Stagnaro, Janaka. Silent Ripples: Parables for the Soul
  34. Stickney, Doris, Waterbugs and Dragonflies: explaining death the young children
  35. Vishnusharman. The Panchatantra
  36. Walsch, Neale Donald, The Little Soul and the Sun

Books for teaching and parenting

  1. Brody, Ed, Jay Goldspinner, Katie Green, Rona Leventhal and John Porcino (eds) (The Stories for World Change Network), Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope: stories, storytelling and activities for peace, justice and the environment
  2. Brown, Stuart  and Christopher Vaughan. Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul
  3. Buhner, Stephen Harrod. The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature
  4. Chopra, Deepak. The Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents
  5. Chopra, Deepak. I am the Universe
  6. Crawford, Catherine. The Highly Intuitive Child: A Guide to Understanding and Parenting Unusually Sensitive and Empathic Children
  7. Devanand, Vishnu. Meditation and Mantras: An Authoritative Text
  8. Gay, Ross. A Book of Delights
  9. Hanh, Thich Nhat. A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles
  10. Hanh, Thich Nhat. Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
  11. Holmes, Ernest. How to give Spiritual Mind Treatment
  12. Holmes, Ernest. The Science of Mind
  13. Hyman Tchana, Katrin. Changing Woman and Her Sisters
  14. Kavelin Popov, Linda. The Family Virtues Guide
  15. Kennerk, Neal and Jennifer, Out of the Garden and Into the Desert: the nine-year change through the stories of the third grade curriculum
  16. Ker, Ruth (ed). You're Not the Boss of Me: Understanding the Six/Seven Year Transformation
  17. Kohn, Alfie. Punished by Rewards.
  18. Mellon, Nancy. Healing Storytelling
  19. Mellon, Nancy. Storytelling with Children
  20. Moore, Robin, Awakening the Hidden Storyteller: how to build a storytelling tradition in your family
  21. Perrow, Susan, Healing Stories for Challenging Behavior
  22. Perrow, Susan, Therapeutic Storytelling:101 Healing Stories for Children
  23. Richo, David. How to be an Adult in Relationships.
  24. Roche, Lorin. The Radiance Sutras
  25. Swami Shantananda and Peggy Bendet. The Splendor of Recognition: An Exploration of the Pratyabhijna-hrdayam, a Text on the Ancient Science of the Soul
  26. Steiner, Rudolf. Prayers for Parents and Children
  27. Troward, Thomas. Edinburgh and Dore Lectures on Mental Science
  28. Walker, Cami. 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life
  29. Walsch, Neale Donald.  Conversations with God
  30. Zala, Nancy. The Joy of Affirmative Prayer

Web Links

  1. The 54 senses by Micheal Cohen 
  2. Children Beyond Foundation
  3. HeartMath Institute
  4. National Storytelling Alliance
  5. Rudolf Steiner and Sri Aurobindo: An Introductory Comparison by Seth T. Miller. Spirit Alchemy
  6. The Six-Year Transformation by Michelle Brightwater, The Magic Onions
  7. The Stages of Life according to Rudolf Steiner by Thomas Armstrong. American Institute for Learning and Human Development 
  9. Our Artistic Classroom
  10. Stories to Grow By
  11. Tinkergarten DIY Activities for kids


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