2019 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award-Winners

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    Since 1953, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award has been recognizing children’s books of literary and aesthetic excellence that effectively engage children in thinking about peace, social justice, global community, and equality. We love all of the books … Read More

30 Diverse Children’s Anthologies About Trailblazing Women

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    It’s Women’s History Month –  time to celebrate the amazing achievements of women throughout history and around the globe! One good way of teaching children and teenagers about women’s history is to read biography collections about a wide … 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 Luther King … Read More