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Books with a Mentoring Theme

Tuesdays with Morrie
Tuesdays with Morrie
By Mitch Albom
Little Moments, Big Magic: Inspirational Stories of Big Brothers and Big Sisters and the Magic They Create
By Beth Barrett, Alan Annis, and Denice Riffey
Chicken Soup for the Volunteer's Soul
Chicken Soup for the Volunteer's Soul
By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, et al.
The Education of Little Tree
The Education of Little Tree
By Forrest Carter
The Person Who Changed My Life
The Person Who Changed My Life: Prominent People Recall Their Mentors
By Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Editor
Forward by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors
By Marian Wright Edelman
Everything I Need to Know...
Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Other Women
By B.J. Gallagher
A Fine Young Man
A Fine Young Man: What Parents, Mentors and Educators Can Do to Shape Adolescent Boys Into Exceptional Men
By Michael Gurian
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
By James Hilton
Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
By Jonathan Kozol
Guiding Lights
Guiding Lights: The People Who Lead Us Toward Our Purpose in Life
By Eric Liu
Because You Believed in Me
Because You Believed in Me: Mentors and Protégés Who Shaped Our World
By Marcia McMullen and Patricia Miller
Because You Believed in Me
Because You Believed in Me: Contemporary Mentoring Stories (Volume 2)
By Marcia McMullen
Thank You, Mr. Falker
Thank You, Mr. Falker
By Patricia Polacco
Stand By Me
Stand By Me: The Risks and Rewards of Mentoring Today's Youth
By Jean E. Rhodes
Harry Potter
Harry Potter Series
By J.K. Rowling
The Hobbit
The Hobbit
By J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
By J.R.R. Tolkien
A Hand to Guide Me
By Denzel Washington
Mentoring a Movement: My Personal Journey
By Susan G. Weinberger

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Movies with a Mentoring Theme

About a Boy
Antwone Fisher
Back to the Future Trilogy
Dead Poets' Society
The Emperor's Club
Finding Forrester
Good Will Hunting
Harry Potter series
Hearts in Atlantis
Lean on Me
Mr. Holland's Opus
Mona Lisa Smile
Scent of a Woman
Searching for Bobby Fischer
The Hurricane
The Karate Kid
The Legend of Bagger Vance
To Sir, with Love
Tuesdays with Morrie
Wonder Boys

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