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Here you will find written resources for educators, caregivers, and students alike to jump right into the exploration of philosophy. Enjoy!

Books About Philosophy for Children

Bassiri, A., Brown, K., Evans, M., Mascitelli-Morey, S., Pruitt, A., Vaidya, A., and Wartenberg, T., Implementing Philosophy in Elementary Schools, 2013, AuthorHouse

Cam, P., Fynes-Clinton, L., Harrison, K., Hinton, L., Scholl, R. and Vaseo, S., Philosophy for Young Children: A Classroom Handbook, 2007, Australian Curriculum Studies Association.

Gregory, M., Philosophy for Children Practitioner Handbook, 2008, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children.

Fisher, R., Teaching Thinking: Philosophical Inquiry in the Classroom, 2008, Continuum.

Hannam, P. and Echeverria, E., Philosophy with Teenagers: Nurturing a Moral Imagination for the 21st Century, 2010, Network Continuum Education.

Lipman, M., Sharp, A., Oscanyan, F., Philosophy in the Classroom, 1980, Temple University Press

Lipman, M., and Sharp, A. M., Looking for Meaning, 1982, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children

Lipman, M., and Sharp, A. M., Wondering at the World, 1986, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children

Lipman, M., Thinking in Education, 2003, Cambridge University Press

Lipman, M., A Life Teaching Thinking, 2008, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children.

Matthews, G., 1996, The Philosophy of Childhood, Harvard University Press

Matthews, G., Dialogues with Children, 1992, Harvard University Press

Matthews, G., Philosophy and the Young Child, 1982, Harvard University Press

McCall, C., Thinking Adventures: A Book for High School Pupils and a Teacher's Guide to Thinking Adventures, 2006, Scottish Executive Education Department

McCall, C., Transforming Thinking: Philosophical Inquiry in the Primary and Secondary Classroom, 2009, Routledge

Sharp, A. and Splitter, L., Teaching for Better Thinking, 1995, Australian Council for Educational Research

Wartenberg, B. Big Ideas for Little Kids: Teaching Philosophy Through Children's Literature, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Worley, P., The If Machine, 2011, Continuum

Books for New Philosophers

Gaarder, J., Sophie's World, 2007, Farrar Strauss and Giroux

Nagel, T., What Does It All Mean? A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy, 1987, Oxford University Press

Scruton, R., An Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy, 1999, Penguin Books

Wartenberg, T., A Sneetch Is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries: Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature, 2013, Wiley.

Weston, A., A Rulebook for Arguments, 1992, Hackett Publishing Co.

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