Category Archives: Diverse Children’s Books

Watch Us Rise – Young Adult Novel Recommendation

Title: Watch Us Rise Authors: Renée Watson & Ellen Hagan  Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2019 Ages: 12-15 Themes:  death of a parent, fatphobia, racism, poetry, feminism, voices, mysogeny, African-American, microagressions, #ownvoices, activism, intersectionality, sexual harassment Favorite Quote: “I walk over to the plus size section, wondering … Continue reading

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Ogilvy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Ogilvy Author: Deborah Underwood Illustrator: T. L. McBeth  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2019 Ages: 4-7 Themes: acceptance, gender expression, stereotyping, non-binary, lgbtqia+, Pride, gender fluid, self-confidence, Pride month, transgender, rhyme, Opening: Ogilvy happily hopped up and down.The very first day in a … Continue reading

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The Boy and the Bindi – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Boy and the Bindi Author: Vivek Shraya Illustrator: Rajni Perera  Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016 Ages: 3-7 Themes: gender non-conforming, non-binary, bindi, Indians, lgbtqia, Pride, gender identity, South Asia, belonging, identity Opening: Have you seen my Ammi’s dot? It’s a bright and … Continue reading

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