Rate this: 5.0 / 5Rating & Reviews A girl in a red hat finds the courage to be kind to the new student in class. Her kindness spreads, kind act by kind act, until her whole community experiences the magical shift that happens when everyone understandsâ€”and acts onâ€”what it means to be kind. The fifth book in Rana DiOrioâ€™s award-winning What Does It Mean To Be â€¦? series, What Does It Mean To Be Kind? was named a 2015 Moonbeam Gold Medalist and won a Momâ€™s Choice Gold Award.