Socially Conscious Children's Books

Some lessons are learned naturally as they are a part of the daily routine such as sharing, learning not to hit (easily our biggest hurdle) and listening, but how do you teach more abstract ideas such as honesty and equality?  Since books have become part of our daily routine, I rounded up a list of books that teach important lessons for the socially conscious toddler.  The book themes range from honesty to activism and I even found an ABC book of American Women who have made history because Wally will obviously be a feminist or at least have knowledge of the women who have paved the way.  Bryan and I want Wally to be a well-rounded person who is socially aware and kind, so we hope planting these seeds early will help him on his way.  Here are some of the books that I discovered: