Read inspiring books with youth in your life and explore themes of inclusion, diversity, and community with these reading activities. The activities encourage us to be the best of humanity today and activate our character strengths to make a difference.

All Are Welcome Reading Activity

“Join the call for a better world” by reading the book All Are Welcome and creating a virtual cultural festival with your friends.

Peanut Goes for the Gold Reading Activity

Read Jonathan Van Ness’ book about the adventures of Peanut, a gender nonbinary guinea pig. Then, identify your character strengths and put together a family talent show.

The Proudest Blue Reading Activity

The Proudest Blue is the story of a girl’s first day of school and first day of hijab. Learn more about the book’s author, Ibtihaj Muhammad, and consider how the clothes you wear and way you express yourself is uniquely you.

Where Are You From? Reading Activity

The themes of self-acceptance, identity, and home are explored in the book Where Are You From? Create a family tree and explore your own sense of identity with this activity.

Star Wars Strength Spotting Activity

Spot the strengths in your favorite Star Wars characters and in yourself, and consider how you can make your mark.