“Don’t wait for a better world. Start now to create a world of harmony and peace. It is up to you, and it always has been. You may even find the solution at the end of your fork.” ~ Sharon Gannon
*This page is ongoing project. As I come across new books and other material I feel is suitable to be shared here I will update this page.*
Websites – If you’re a new vegan or thinking about going vegan these resources can help you get started. You’ll find a ton on information on what it means to be vegan, nutrition, recipes, and how to navigate in a non-vegan world.
“Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable.”~ Gary L. Francione
Children’s Books – There are a lot of great books out there that explain being vegan with a kid friendly approach. These books can be comforting to vegan children who live in an area where there is less exposure to this lifestyle, as well as a learning tool about the what and whys of being vegan.
V is for Vegan by Ruby Roth
That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals by Ruby Roth
Vegan is Love by Ruby Roth
Steven the Vegan by Dan Bodenstein
Leo the Lovable Lion by Giles Andreae – This book helped my oldest child a lot when she entered kindergarten where her classmates had never been exposed to veganism. So, naturally they found our lifestyle weird simply because they had never met anyone like us and this sometimes left her feeling a bit outcasted.
Not A Nugget by Stephanie Dreyer
We’re Vegan by Anna Bean
“I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man.” ~ Mohandas Gandhi
Books for Parents – The books below provide parents with guidance on raising healthy, vegan children through proper nutrition.
Raising Vegan Children in a Non-Vegan World by Erin Pavlina
“The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” ~ Leonardo Da Vinci