A Zen Librarian Library Goddess | I am trying to be professional Watch. Connect. Read. Books for Middle Schoolers | SUCCESS in the Middle “The Skin I’m In” by Sharon Flake “The Rules of Survival” by Nancy Werling “Esperanza Rising” by Pam Munoz Ryan “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak “Lawn Boy” by Gary Paulsen “The First Part Last” by Angela Johnson “The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963” by Christopher Paul Curtis “Whale Talk” by Chris Crutcher “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman “Sold” by Patricia McCormick Getting a middle schooler to read is all about choosing a great book. Like this: Like Loading...
Librarians on the Fly Diversity Books for Children: 60+ Book Lists I was dismayed to discover that the number of multicultural books published hasn’t increased during the last 18 years despite census data that shows 37% of the US population consists of people of color. This graphic is from Lee and Low publishers. I have posted a large number of book lists for kids focusing on multicultural books (some my own creations but others that I’ve happily discovered) but I know that my search capability in my blog is not that great. I am organizing them all here in hopes that more people will read multicultural children’s books. Hopefully this will spark an interest that will lead to more books depicting people of color being published. For all of my book lists, please see List of Lists: All My Book Lists (300+) Diversity Books for Children: 60+ Book Lists I’ve broken down my multicultural lists by: Top 10 Multicultural Board Books for Babies and Toddlers It was surprisingly hard to find board books with diversity and inclusive themes. Best Multicultural Chapter Books
Life in the Library | by Denise Borck, William James Middle School Media Specialist Multicultural Books for KidsPragmaticMom Diversity Picture Books for 7th Grade Our 7th grade curriculum includes the rise of civilizations, early humans, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Mesopotamia, and Ancient Egypt. The science curriculum is focused on biology. What multicultural picture books should I add to this list? Thanks for sharing! p.s. Images from Lascaux II The First Drawing by Mordicai Gerstein Imagine life more than 30 thousand years ago, before drawing was invented! Read more… Books for Kids to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month This we know; the earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, I rounded up some newly published books that speak to the speech made by Chief Seattle: Read more… Meet Our Co-Hosts for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2016! As with any event, success is measured by the strength and effectiveness of the team. Multicultural Children’s Book Day is thankful for its CoHosts. Meet them all here! PragmaticMomMulticultural Books for KidsFollow On
The Book Bug Past and Present NBGS Books (Notable Books for a Global Society) - CL/R SIG (Children's Literature and Reading - Special Interest Group) Boyne, John. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. New York: David Fickling, 2006. Campoy, F. Isabel. & Ada, Alma F. Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection. Diakite, Penda. Draper, Sharon. Freedman, Russell. Greenfield, Eloise. Hobb, Will. Holm, Jennifer L. Hopkinson, Deborah. Kessler, Cristina. Kroll, Virginia. Lee-Tai, Amy. McCormick, Patricia. McCutcheon, John. McKissack, Patricia. Myers, Walter Dean. Raven, Margeret. Rubin, Susan Goldman. with Ela Weissberger. Shoveller, Herb. Tingle, Tom. Winthrop, Elizabeth. Weatherford, Carol Boston. Weatherford, Carol Boston. Zalben, Jane B. Zusak, Markus.
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