Looking For Multicultural Children’s Books? Here Are 8 Helpful Resources

Huffington Post
Krista Aronson and Anne Sibley O’Brien, a children’s book author and illustrator, teamed up about nine years ago for a research project in which they wrote picture books depicting friendships between Somali and non-Somali people. They wanted to learn how such books could influence kids’ views of different cultures. Aronson and O’Brien used their research to help launch the Diverse BookFinder ― a database of books about different cultures and ethnicities, as well as topics like the environment and adoption ― in September. Diverse BookFinder is one of several groups working hard to ensure that all kids can see themselves in children’s books. Check them out here.

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