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

My 5 Most Popular Multicultural Children’s Book Lists of 2017

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    My 5 Most Popular Multicultural Children’s Book Lists of 2017   5 Multicultural Children’s Books about Mental Illness   For children living with a parent with mental health problems reading picture books about mental illness can help them … Read More

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

28 Banned/Challenged Multicultural Children’s Books

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    UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2022! It’s Banned Books Week‘s 40th anniversary! Launched in 1982 to create awareness of the harm of censorship, it celebrates the freedom to read and express ideas. Each year, many diverse children’s & YA books are … 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

55 Multicultural Picture Books About Strong Female Role Models

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  UPDATED MARCH 2019! In order to empower girls and raise them to become confident women, we must provide them with a diverse set of positive role models – from courageous peers to determined activists, from strong athletes to amazing … 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

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