Books on Altruism and Volunteerism for Children or Young Adults

The books listed here are for children and young adults and have volunteerism and/or altruism as a subject matter. 
(Thanks to Georgean C. Johnson-Coffey for sharing this list with us and Tonya Cross for compiling it.)

Ancona, George. Helping Out
Barbour, Karen. Mr. Bow-Tie
Barker, Marjorie. Magical Hands
Bunting, Eve. Smoky Night
Cherry, Lynne. A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History
Christiansen, Candace. The Mitten Tree
Cooney, Barbara. Miss Rumphius
Cooper, Melrose. I Got Community
Cowen-Fletcher, Jane. It Takes a Village
DiSalvo-Ryan, DyAnne. City Green
DiSalvo-Ryan, Dyanne. Uncle Willy & the Soup Kitchen
Greenstein, Elaine. Mrs. Rose's Garden
Hazen, Barbara Shook. Tight Times
Hughes, Shirley. Alfie Gives a Hand
Hutchins, Pat. The Doorbell Rang
Kraus, Robert. Chicken Soup for Little Souls: The Braids Girl
McGovern, Ann. The Lady in the Box
Patterson, Nancy. The Christmas Cup
Polacco, Patricia. The Trees of the Dancing Goats
Pomerac, Marion Hess. The Can-Do Thanksgiving
Ransom, Candice, The Christmas Dolls
Rosen, Michael. The Greatest Table
Rylant, Cynthia. An Angel for Solomon Singer
Rylant, Cynthia. Silver Packages
Schaefer, Carole Lexa. In the Children's Garden
Soto, Gary. The Old Man & His Door
Tamar, Erika. The Garden of Happiness
Thomas, Shelley Moore. Somewhere Today: A Book of Peace
Ward, Sally. What Goes Around Comes Around
Williams, Vera. A Chair for My Mother
Williams, Vera. Something Special for Me
Wittman, Sally. A Special Trade

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