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Welcome to the Empathy Library search page. Use keywords to search for books and films, or browse the collection using filters (e.g. under Book Type select 'fiction' or under Theme choose 'love' or 'poverty'). Results are automatically ranked by popularity. Join the library to add items, comment and give ratings.

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A powerful, moving and inspiring account of two ultumately intertwining lives.

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When a young Englishman raised in a repressive religious background finds himself confronted by a Nepalese jhankri shaman in the Bengal Himalaya, it is the start of an extraordinary adventure of self-discovery.

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Visually, the dystopian streetscapes of Alfonso Cuaron's Children of Men were apparently inspired by the film of A Clockwork Orange, but the newer film- based on PD James's novel of the same name - owes more to 1984.
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The film is about a dysfunctional family that sets out on a road trip to take the youngest to a pageant called Little Miss Sunshine.

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A series of books with ‘stories that demonstrate the best qualities we share as human beings: compassion, grace, forgiveness, generosity, faith’ and yes;  empathy too. The books give vivid examples of what people are willing to do for others (for complete strangers even).

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Toby is a big, brown, happy dog. Every week, his owner, Miss Charmaine takes him to visit and comfort children who are in the hospital. Follow Toby the service dog for a day, and see how he makes friends with the children, helps make them happy and forget that they are sick and away from home.
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Fabulous book about a fish who learns (eventually) that life is so much more fun and happier when he learns to share. Loved this book when my daughter was younger and still re visit sometimes when she forgets her manners!

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When Toby steps into the path of a dog who bullies him and shreds his beloved stuffed teddy-bear toy, feelings get hurt. This beautifully illustrated book teaches children about the importance of kindness, respect, acceptance and being considerate of others, including pets.

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This book is a about a boy who is moving along in his life but is driven to follow his dreams by a myriad of events. The book is as much about empathy as any book because many of us face the exact same challege the boy faces. Should we follow our dream? Or live to safegaurd our future?

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Oh, how I still love this movie!  :-)

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