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

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

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    UPDATED NOVEMBER 2021! Talking to children and teenagers about racism and discrimination is as necessary as it is uncomfortable for most parents and educators (especially white ones). Necessary because racial bias in children starts as early as age … Read More