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19 Children’s Books About Rosa Parks

19 Children’s Books About Rosa Parks

Most of us know that Rosa Parks was arrested in 1955 for refusing to move to the back of a public bus in segregated Alabama, starting the Montgomery Bus Boycott. But what else do we know about her? There is much to learn about that one action and the subsequent...
20 Books About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

20 Books About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every January, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We often want to reduce Dr. King to inspiring quotes we can repost on social media, but he was so much more than an inspired speaker. He was a leader and a force for change, and it’s...
9 Children’s Books About Police Brutality

9 Children’s Books About Police Brutality

Botham Jean. Sandra Bland. Philando Castille. Alton Sterling. Tamir Rice. Eric Harris. Michael Garner. Michael Brown, Jr. These names represent just a few of the black lives taken by police in America since 2014. There are many police officers all over the country who...
9 Books About Kwanzaa

9 Books About Kwanzaa

I’ve been aware of Kwanzaa for years, but it wasn’t until the kids and I dove into learning about other cultures that I truly understood what made the holiday special. The word Kwanzaa is Swahili for “first fruits,” and the week-long...
8 Picture Books With a Black Santa Claus

8 Picture Books With a Black Santa Claus

I received several emails in my inbox this year, all asking the same question — “Can you recommend books with a black Santa Claus?” Sadly, there aren’t that many children’s books out there that feature a Black or African-American Santa...
13 Hanukkah Books for Kids

13 Hanukkah Books for Kids

Our family celebrates Christmas, but I also feel it’s important to learn about other cultures and traditions. And of course, when we want to learn something new, we turn to — books! That’s where the inspiration for this list of Hanukkah books...

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