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9 Diverse Children’s Books About America

9 Diverse Children’s Books About America

It’s almost Independence Day here in the United States…and I am having a hard time finding things to celebrate. There are so many situations in our country that break my heart. The awful mistreatment of asylum-seekers at our southern border. The fact that...
11 Chapter Books that Center Latinx Girls

11 Chapter Books that Center Latinx Girls

According to the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, there were 249 children’s books featuring Latinx characters published in 2018. That is about 7% of the 3,644 children’s books published last year. With such low percentages, it can be challenging to find books that...
9 Diverse Summer Picture Books

9 Diverse Summer Picture Books

I’ve yet to meet a child who didn’t love summer! Warm weather, ice cream, swimming, playing outside…there are so many fun things to enjoy. And reading about summer just adds to the excitement. You may also enjoy these Children’s Books About Juneteenth!...
5 Children’s Books About Juneteenth

5 Children’s Books About Juneteenth

Have you heard of Juneteenth? I will admit that I didn’t learn that June 19th was recognized as a special day called Juneteenth until I was in college. Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, the day that the abolition of slavery was announced in Texas, and is also...
101 Diverse Picture Books

101 Diverse Picture Books

Every child’s library should have two types of books: mirrors and windows. Mirrors show children characters that look like them, with families, cultural experiences, or religious practices like theirs. Windows show children characters and situations that are...
17 Children’s Books About Gender

17 Children’s Books About Gender

As the mom of three boys, I deal with a lot of assumptions about my kids based on their gender. They must be wild, rough, and crazy, right? Not really. I mean, sure, sometimes they are wild, rough, and crazy. But as a former preschool teacher, I can assure you that...

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