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It's never too soon to start talking with your children about race. 

Encourage your readers to ask questions as they learn more about the people around them. Developing racial cultural literacy will help your child to lift up and celebrate the diverse world around them. Here are just a few of our top picks to begin your diversity journey.


Books About Kindness, Inclusivity and Fairness

I Walk with Vanessa - Kerascoet

I Walk with Vanessa

Kerascoet

Be Kind - Pat Zietlow Miller

Be Kind

Pat Zietlow Miller

Don't Touch My Hair - Sharee Miller

Don’t Touch My Hair

Sharee Miller

All Kinds of Friends - Shelley Rotner

All Kinds of Friends

Shelley Rotner

The Teddy Bear - David McPhail

The Teddy Bear

David McPhail

A is for Activist - Innosanto Nagara

A Is for Activist

Innosanto Nagara

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Wonderful, Diverse Books for Young Children

More, More, More Said the Baby - Vera B. Williams

More, More, More Said the Baby

Vera B. Williams

A Family Is a Family, Is a Family - Sara O'Leary

A Family Is a Family Is a Family

Sara O’Leary

Jacob's New Dress

Jacob’s New Dress

Sarah Hoffman

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga - Traci Sorrell

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

Traci Sorrell

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You Hold Me Up

Monique Gray Smith

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Neither

Arlie Anderson

For Older Readers (But Worth Reading Yourself!)

Something Happened in Our Town - Marianne Celano

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

Anastasia Higgenbotham

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Why Am I Me?

Paige Britt

Not My Idea: A Book About Whitness - Anastasia Higgenbotham

Something Happened In Our Town

Marianne Celano

Let's Talk About Race - Julius Lester

Let's Talk About Race

Julius Lester

Most People - Michael Leannah

Most People

Michael Leannah

On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice - Jillian Roberts

On the Playground:
Our First Talk About Prejudice

Jillian Roberts

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