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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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_Grace for President_ by Kelly Dipucchio - If you haven't seen it, you should look for it....
_Grace for President_ by Kelly Dipucchio is an excellent picture book, full of many shades of children and about a subject that even our kids know about today - elections and electoral votes. Not only fun to look at and read, but very educational too!
Has anyone else read this one?
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I read it to my second graders last year and they loved it. I have to agree with you about the pictures they were great. But I really liked the fact that it helped me remember some things about the election process.
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This was read to 1st graders during our last election. They loved it and I can't keep it on the shelf! Very fun & they think it is cute since my name is Ms. Grace
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