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9 Chapter Books With Disabled Characters

9 Chapter Books With Disabled Characters

One body does not fit all. Each and every body is different, with different sizes, shapes, and abilities. You may also enjoy these Diverse Chapter Books! Just a few years ago, you would be hard-pressed to find a middle grade novel featuring a child with a disability...
11 Exciting New Middle Grade Books

11 Exciting New Middle Grade Books

The winter holidays are almost here, and that means we’re getting lots of questions here at FBK about the best books to give as gifts. Middle grade books can be particularly challenging for gift-givers, because it takes more than a quick glance to see what...
9 Chapter Books Featuring Indian & Indian-American Characters

9 Chapter Books Featuring Indian & Indian-American Characters

Despite the upward trend of diversity in children’s book publishing, it is still challenging to find books with characters from a specific country or heritage. Lists often refer instead to regions or even entire continents.  You may also enjoy these Books that...
8 Feminist Parenting Books

8 Feminist Parenting Books

Children’s books can be fantastic tools for fostering kindness and social justice values in our kids, but at the end of the day, parents are their child’s greatest influence. That means that despite our best efforts to read every amazing children’s book out there to...
12 New Diverse Middle Grade Chapter Books for 2019

12 New Diverse Middle Grade Chapter Books for 2019

Only 27% of about 3700 children’s books published in 2018 featured a protagonist of color. That may be higher than the 11% seen a decade ago in 2009, but it still doesn’t meet the needs of the increasingly diverse America of today. We need diverse books, as both...

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