Geed Makes Us GlumCan greed or more stuff make you happy? Some books change lives. The following books warn of the pitfalls of greed, materialism and too much stuff. Beginning with ourselves and our families, let’s create a happier world. Please share any books and/or quotes that you would recommend to avoid greed. Thank you!

Picture books available at the library to help children conquer greed:
The King of Little Things by Bill Lepp (Peachtree Publishers)
The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde (Allen & Unwin)
The Little Lame Prince by Rosemary Wells (Dial)
The Gifts of Wali Dad: A Tale of India and Pakistan by Aaron Shepard (Atheneum)
The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau (Scholastic Press)
The Biggest House in the World by Leo Lionni (Dragonfly Books)
Kermit the Hermit by Bill Peet (HMH Books for Young Readers)

Chapter book available at the library to help conquer greed:
Huff and Puff Have Too Much Stuff! by Tish Rabe (Harper Collins)
Benjamin Franklin’s Wise Words: How to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real Friends by K. M. Kostyal and Benjamin Franklin (National Geographic Children’s Books)

Young Adult books available at the library to help conquer greed:
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge (Puffin Books)
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

Adult books available at the library to help conquer greed:
Lead The Field by Earl Nightingale (Simon & Schuster)
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are