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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...
9 Feminist Graphic Novels

9 Feminist Graphic Novels

When we raise children according to a strict gender binary, the label “boy” or “girl” determines everything from what a child wears to the toys they play with. It also affects what books they read. Girls grow up believing that certain books are not for them and the...

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