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Shades of Love: Multicultural Children's Books & Literature
Shades of Love is an offshoot of the Black, Biracial & Multiracial: Culture & Diversity Group. Our aim is to provide listings and encourage dialogue for families, educators, and all others who are interested in more representative and diverse literature and reference resources for children, from babies and toddlers to pre-teens and young...
Shades of Love is an offshoot of the Black, Biracial & Multiracial: Culture & Diversity Group. Our aim is to provide listings and encourage dialogue for families, educators, and all others who are interested in more representative and diverse literature and reference resources for children, from babies and toddlers to pre-teens and young adults.
Finding good books that are diverse and multicultural is a challenge. And YA? Good luck. That is why Shades of Love is here.
Please don't assume members are already aware of great titles including reference resources. If you have found a book you enjoy, or have found a text useful and relevant, share it with the group in discussion and on our shelves. If you've seen something and are unsure, let us know. Hopefully someone among us will purchase the text and report back or another may have access through a library and will report to the group.
“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”
~ Maya Angelou
| Started April 2007
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Fairies of Colour
I happened to see on Disney channel this morning that there is a black fairy. Her name is Iridessa. Apparently there is some new fairies movie (I'm not very clued in to Disney, etc.) and she is one of the fairies.
I'm trying to find out more -- I welcome a "fairy of colour" from the mainstream.
Anyone know anything?
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