There’s no doubt that teaching is a rewarding career, but it’s often extremely demanding. Teachers can be overwhelmed and stressed when they’re having burnout issues, juggling their work and personal lives, or tackling a student’s behavior. It’s essential that teachers keep their inspiration levels to continue to make an impact on the class.

There are a variety of inspiring teaching books that blend motivation with fresh perspectives and methods. These books, ranging from Parker Palmer’s study of the heart of education to Lisa Delpit’s study of cultural competence will help educators discover their students’ potential.

This heartfelt picture book is a wonderful choice for teachers looking to inspire their students. It shows how difficult times can be, but how a little bit of hope and perseverance can change the course of events. It’s an inspiring message that any child can connect with, and will inspire them to not give up on their dreams regardless of what obstacles they face.