"Grandfather was not one for riddles...but he was one for stories..."

—Grandfather Gandhi

Book 1: Grandfather Gandhi

Grandfather GandhiGrandfather Gandhi
A Picture Book for All Ages
By Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus
Illustrated by Evan Turk
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson tells the story of how his grandfather taught him to turn darkness into light in this uniquely personal and vibrantly illustrated tale that carries a message of peace.

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Book 2: Be the Change

be-the-change-9781481442657_hrBe the Change
A Picture Book for All Ages
By Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus
Illustrated by Evan Turk
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers

At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The villagers vow to live simply and non-violently. Arun Gandhi tries very hard to follow these vows, but he struggles with one of the most important rules: not to waste.

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Pledge to Be the Change

bethechangepledgeThe “Be the Change” Pledge

I pledge to dig deep to understand passive violence, to find the roots of my thoughts and actions.

I pledge to not overuse resources—to focus on my needs over my wants.

I pledge to learn to work with others, as one, for the good of all.

I pledge to be the change I wish to see in the world.

 


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