Director's choice

The Director’s Choice books highlighted below reinforce the mission of The Lion and Lamb: to promote the study of peace and justice, cultural understanding and nonviolent responses to conflict.  

Here are a few of my favorites...

Click on titles to access the resources through the Musselman Library. 

The Big Book for Peace

paths for peace

The Big Book for Peace
Ann Durell & Marilyn Sachs

Paths to Peace:
People Who Changed the World

Jane Breskin Zalben

somewhere today

Can you say peace?

Somewhere Today: A Book of Peace
Shelly Moore Thomas  
Eric Futran  

Can you Say Peace
Karen Katz

Sun and wind

I call my hand gentle

The Sun and the Wind
Cornelia Lehn
Robert W. Regier
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I Call My Hand Gentle
 Amanda Haan
Marina Sagona
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Enemy pie

cups held out

Enemy Pie
Derek Munson
Tara Calahan King

Cups Held Out
Judith L. Roth
Brooke Rothshank

don't laugh at me
Other side

Don't Laugh at Me
 Steve Seskin & Allen Shamblin
Glin Dibley

The Other Side
Jacqueline Woodson
E. B. Lewis

 Across the alley

Tear soup 

Across the Alley
Richard Michelson
E.B. Lewis

Tear Soup:
A Recipe for Healing After Loss

 Pat Schwiebert & Chuck DeKlyen
Taylor Bills

 penpal for max

one green apple

A Pen Pal for Max
 Gloria Rand
Ted Rand

One Green Apple
 Eve Bunting
Ted Lewin

 praying with our feet

Feathers and fools

Praying With Our Feet
 Lisa D. Weaver
Ingrid Hess

Feathers and Fools
 Mem Fox
Nickolas Wilton

 hey little ant

 plant a seed of peace

Hey, Little Ant
 Phillip & Hannah Hoose
Debbie Tilley

Plant a Seed of Peace
 Rebecca Seiling
Brooke Rothshank

 boxes for katje

old turtle

Boxes for Katje
Candace Fleming 
Stacey Dressen-McQueen

Old Turtle
 Douglas Wood
Cheng-Khee Chee

 the story of ruby bridges


The Story of Ruby Bridges
 Robert Coles
George Ford

Peter Spier


Puppies for Sale
Dan Clark   

The White Feather
Ruth Eitzen
Allan Eitzen

The King of Prussia and
A Peanut Butter Sandwich 
Alice Fleming
Ronald Himler

Peace Begins with You
Katherine Scholes
Robert Ingpen 

What If the Zebras Lost Their Stripes?
John Reitano
William Haines 

Different Just Like Me
 Lori Mitchell

Building Friends
(A Habitat for Humanity Book)

Ronald Kidd
Cornelius Van Wright, Ying-Hwa Hu

Who Belongs Here?  An American Story
Margy Burns Knight
Anne Sibley O'Brien

Faith the Cow
Susan Bame Hoover
Maggie Sykora

The Tower 
Richard Paul Evans
Jonathan Linton

Heather Forest
Marcia Cutchin

King of the Playground
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Nola Langner Malone

The Goat Lady
 Jane Bregoli

If Nathan Were Here
 Mary Bahr 
Karen A Jerome

Say Something
Peggy Moss
Lea Lyon

For Every Child, A Better World
Louise Gikow, Ellen Weiss
Bruce McNally

Nikolai Popov

New Kid in Town
Claire Freedman
Kristina Stephenson

 Nikki Giovanni
Bryan Collier

Dear Willie Rudd,    
Libba Moore Gray 
Peter M. Fiore 

Talking Walls   
Margy Burns Knight 
Anne Sibley O'Brien 


Voices in the Park  
 Anthony Browne