Category Archives: Diverse Children’s Books

Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Carolrhoda Books, Feb 2nd, 2021 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction, history Themes: African Americans, racism, violence, white supremacy, black history month, systemic racism, suppression of history, Tulsa massacre Opening:Once Upon … Continue reading

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2020 – New Kid

I had already written this post before Monday’s wonderful news that for the first time in history a graphic novel, NEW KID, had won this year’s Newbery Medal. Congratulations, Jerry Kraft. And Jerry created this year’s Multicultural Children’s Book Day … Continue reading

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The People Shall Continue – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The People Shall Continue Author: Simon J. Ortiz Illustrator: Sharol Graves  Publisher: Lee & Low Books, 2017 40th Anniversary Addition Ages: 6-10 Genre: Narrative nonfiction Themes: Native American History, Native American month, oppression, civil rights, conservation, respect Opening: Many, many years ago, all … Continue reading

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