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Picture Books About Pets for Kids

Perfect for classroom read alouds, these picture books about pets are humorous, diverse, and heartwarming. Picture Books About Pets   Lucky Dogs by Joowon Oh Ruth and her mom are at an adoption fair. Ruth will be moving soon and can’t adopt, but she finds out she can foster...

Picture Books About Female Athletes

Picture Books About Dancers Bunheads by Misty Copeland Firebird by Misty Copeland Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico by Duncan Tonatiuh She Kept Dancing by Sydney Mesher Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer by Michaella DePrince   Finding My Dance by Ria...

Picture Books About Interracial Families

I grew up in an interracial family: I am Chinese and was adopted by white parents in small town, USA. These picture books celebrating interracial families are great for mixed kids, who may feel like they don’t belong. They can help transracially adopted kids feel less alone. For...

Fiction Picture Books With Strong Female Leads

As I’ve reached my mid 20s, I’ve had a stronger appreciation for original stories with strong female leads. It’s powerful for young girls to know their potential is limitless and it’s healthy for boys to see strong females as people to be admired and looked up to...

40 Picture Books for Diverse Libraries

Grow your book collection with these 40 beautifully illustrated, poetically told picture books for diverse libraries. 40 Picture Books for a Diverse Classroom Library Before I started slow traveling, my love of culture and the world began with books. I grew up in small-town Indiana, but...

Picture Books of Kids Around the World

Picture Books of Kids Around the World What do kids in Costa Rica do when they lose a tooth? What’s a typical bathtime ritual in Japan? How do you say “welcome” in Spanish? These books highlight the similarities and differences among cultures in the world and are perfect...