A list of 10 great books focusing on celebrating difference through culture, race, appearance and interest. Where I’ve been able to find a good storytelling video, I’ve included it too!

In case you missed this… here’s a little Monday inspiration for you… AGAIN in the form of Marley Dias who initiated a book drive campaign to collect 1000 books with black female characters.

On Thursday, February 11, 2016 I had the HONOR of participating in the National African American Read-In at John Muir Elementary. Here are some tips on holding a Read-In to celebrate diverse books at your school!

I am constantly on the lookout for new ways to talk about race and identity in developmentally appropriate ways with kids. Below I’ve put together tried and true resources (Yes! I REALLY, I tried them) based on my experiences as a mom talking about race with my own kids.

Being a critical reader means questioning the representation of various cultural groups. Here’s the why and how of questioning what you read with your kids.

Newsflash! Being enslaved is NOT an enjoyable experience!!! How educators and families SHOULD talk about slavery with kids.

This is a very inspiring story I wanted to share. Representation REALLY MATTERS. I’ve posted on this topic before, but it’s really important for all our kids to see themselves as LEAD characters in books.