Introduce students to the stories and voices of different cultures, abilities, backgrounds, locations, and
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Observed annually from September 15 to October 15, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to appreciate and celebrate colorful cultures, rich histories, and diversity. This book list will help!
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This selection of books and series from our premier publishing partners can help students learn about social justice, advocacy, and real-world issues like racial and gender inequality. The list includes large print titles, picture books, and educator resources.
Amplify Indigenous voices with books that celebrate Indigenous lives. The books on this list highlight the importance of self-respect, traditions, community, and other themes that teach readers about Indigenous cultures and how to be good ancestors to the world around us.
Betty C. Tang shares the first chapter of Parachute Kids, an extraordinary story filled with humor and heart about three kids living on their own as undocumented new immigrants, inspired by the author’s childhood experiences as a parachute kid.
Get a powerful perspective from diverse cultural creators with these three new titles. These fresh voices reclaim their cultural identities, find refuge from persecution, and embrace their generational blessings with vibrant artwork and storytelling.
Our Authentic Authors collection features books by authors and illustrators who depict themselves or main characters that share an aspect of their identity.
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Support your students’ continued literacy in their native language, celebrate their culture, and build connections between languages.
From varied languages and physical abilities to cultural experiences and family backgrounds, discover the many diverse identities showcased in these representative titles and series.
Equal parts heartbreaking and hopeful, Tiger Daughter is an award-winning novel about finding your voice amidst the pressures of growing up in an immigrant home. Told from the perspective of a young Chinese girl, this is a great book for classroom discussion.
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Improve comprehension and generate excitement for cultural learning with these popular Spanish nonfiction series from Vista Higher Learning.
In this interview, Dr. Karen Su discusses what she hopes readers take away from the series Leaders Like Us. This nonfiction series showcases more than 20 illustrated biographies of diverse leaders created by representative authors and illustrators.
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Integrating relevant and culturally-responsive content into your lessons is crucial to engagement. Discover some of our favorite books that incorporate views from many cultures.
Find books to encourage and maintain social awareness and civic knowledge through storytelling.
Find books supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), focused on topics like poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace, and justice.
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