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...


big book

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

I Call My Hand Gentle
 Amanda Haan
Marina Sagona

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    

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  

 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

  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

 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 

Anthony Browne