The Boy Who Loved Everyone

The Boy Who Loved Everyone is about a young boy named, Dimitri, who tells everyone and everything he loves them. Each time he says it they either don’t say anything…

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Race & Racism

Since race and racism are intricately related this lesson focuses on both of them. Race: a way of dividing people by physical or genetic characteristics Racism: Treating someone different because…

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From My Window

From My Window is a beautifully illustrated #ownvoices story that brings the interconnectedness of a favela to life. Favelas are independently run neighborhoods in Brazil. Because they lack government support…

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2021

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2021 (1/29/21) is in its 8th year! This non-profit children’s literacy initiative was founded by Valarie Budayr and Mia Wenjen; two diverse book-loving moms who saw…

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Ruby Lee and Me

I chose this book because the summary talked about a friendship during the integration of their school [...] after completing it, the summary should have been: a girl dealing with the tragic accident of her sister and some school integration...

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Soar

A cute rhyming book about a hummingbird scared to fly. But, if you dig deeper it captures a beautiful message about conquering fear. Paired with a hummingbird art craft!

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