20 Multicultural Children’s Books about Bullying

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    October is National Bullying Prevention Month! Founded in 2006, it aims to educate communities across the U.S. and raise awareness about the devastating effects of bullying – from school avoidance and loss of self-esteem to anxiety, depression, and even … Read More

15 Must-Read Banned/Challenged Multicultural Children’s Books

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    It’s Banned Books Week! Launched in 1982 to create awareness of the harm of censorship, this annual event celebrates the freedom to read and express ideas. Each year, many diverse books are among those challenged and banned. Celebrate … Read More

37 Children’s Books to help talk about Racism & Discrimination

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    “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ~ Dr. Martin … Read More

50+ Multicultural STEAM Books for Children

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    STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) has been an important part of the school curriculum for many years now. More recently, art has been added in order to emphasize the importance of creative thinking, and so STEM became … Read More

9 Multicultural Children’s Books about Autism

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It’s Autism Awareness Month! Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) include a wide range of conditions characterised by difficulties with social interactions, impaired verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviours. These multicultural children’s books about autism highlight the challenges children with autism … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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  Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo   Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is an inspiring new children’s book that reinvents fairy tales, telling the stories of 100 great women from Elizabeth I to … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Flying Lessons & Other Stories

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Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh, co-founder of We Need Diverse Books   Flying Lessons & Other Stories is a collection of short stories by a diverse group of distinguished children’s book authors, published in partnership with We Need … Read More

21 Award-winning Children’s Books for Black History Month

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  This is a selection of some of my personal favourites for Black History Month, mostly published in the past 5 years, but also including some classics, such as Tar Beach and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. All of these books … Read More

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