Diversity, equity, and inclusion can be easily conveyed in the stories we tell. Include books with important DEI-based stories in your classroom to encourage an opening to new perspectives and concepts from the world around us.
4 years & up. Immerse children in Indian cultural traditions and experiences with this bright and inclusive book set - Explore Your World: Indian Culture Books. Children will love riding through a bustling city on a tuk tuk taxi, making a rakhi bracelet with their siblings, learning to embrace themselves for who they are, and celebrating Holi, the vibrant festival of colors, as they're transported to India through the beautiful illustrations, engaging characters, and diverse stories found in… More »
4 years & up. Educate, empower, and inspire with the Love is in the Hair book set. Dedicated to celebrating the beauty and heritage of Black hair, this book set showcases the relationships, experiences, and routines Black and Brown children find through their hair care. From a young boy visiting a barbershop for a fresh cut and a mother and daughter bonding over the nightly ritual of detangling hair, to a girl searching for her bedtime bonnet with her family and a father and daughter finding… More »
4 years & up. Educate and inspire with this culturally relevant book set dedicated to celebrating Black History! Children and their families will find heroes and role models within these stories that uplift and amplify Black excellence, voices, and achievements. From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Mae Jemison, the historical figures showcased in these diverse stories will inspire children to never give up on their dreams no matter what obstacles may be in their way. Hardcover and paperback mix. Set of 4.
4 years & up. Explore tasty traditions from all around the world through this engaging and inclusive book set. From diverse breakfasts and teatime, to Chinese and Native American cooking traditions, children will love learning all about global food customs! You can even bring the multicultural lessons in these books to life in your home or classroom by encouraging children to create their own tasty treats using the recipes found in these books. Set of 4. Hardback.
12 months & up. Introduce new books to classroom read alongs with this exciting set of Diversity and Inclusion Board Books. Children will love learning about the value of diversity as they see people who are the same and different from them. These books feature high quality images and wonderful illustration of children across different backgrounds. Each board book contains thick pages that are easy for smaller hands to turn.
4 years & up. Love comes in many different forms-so do families! Show children that love, not who you are or how your family looks, is what makes a family a family with the inclusive All Families Are Special Books. Perfect for exploring all the unique ways a family can be made, this book set helps teachers and parents build nurturing and supportive environments for children where they feel safe, comfortable, and affirmed in their family backgrounds. From adoptive and single-parent families,… More »
4 years & up. This collection of books will boost children's self-esteem by encouraging them to do activities they enjoy rather than activities they think they are supposed to do. Each story shows children doing non-traditional gender role activities such as girls going on a nature adventure, boys painting their nails and girls being a pirate. Partial proceeds from one of the books go to accelerating LGBTQ acceptance. Set of 4. Hardcover.
18 months & up. Children will learn about diversity with this board book set. They will learn about the similarities and differences between themselves and other children of the world. Set of four books.
4 years & up. Empower and inspire young girls with this book set that encourages them never to give up! Featuring all African American girls as their protagonists, these stories teach young girls how self-love, imagination, and strength can help propel them into their wildest dreams. Featuring powerful role models, from caring mothers to Former First Lady Michelle Obama, these books give young girls someone to guide them through their journey, showing them that there are no limits to who they… More »
4 years & up. Help children understand their value and worth no matter who they are! Each book in this inclusive set shows children that who they are is perfect no matter the color of their skin, what clothes they wear, or their religion. These inspiring stories will encourage children to see the best in other people and be empowered by the uniqueness in others and themselves. Hardcover. Set of 4.
4 years & up. Even children have obstacles to overcome and this book set is actually honest, light, and direct. With issues ranging from asthma, diabetes, autism, Down's syndrome, handicapped, blind and poor eyesight. Each book has a desire for all children to learn and play, and to be accepted for themselves as other children are.
Birth & up. Introduce children to different foods throughout the world with these 5 board books. Great for the dramatic play area. Each book focuses on dishes from different countries including, Japan, China, Mexico, Israel, and American soul food.
2 years & up. This unique series, with vivid images of children's everyday lives, supports affirming messages that build healthy confidence and let children know that they are valued. The artwork depicts children and adults of all ages, abilities, and ethnic backgrounds, making this set a perfect addition to any classroom library.
18 months & up. This series has both English and Spanish on each page. Each book will intrigue children while helping them build vocabulary and an awareness of the world around them. Also features charming illustrations and thoughtfully chosen words, offering an enchanting introduction to vocabulary.
3 years & up. Introduce this wonderful Celebrate Diversity Around the World Classroom Reading Books set to your classroom read alongs. With your children, explore the ways we are alike and different by exploring family identities, values and responsibilities. This set of books encourages diversity and inclusion, empathy, literacy, and early vocabulary. Hardback/paperback combination. Set of 8.
3 years & up. What you wear, what you eat, where you live, and who you are in this global world is the information you will discover as you read about people from around the world though vivid images and simple text. Paperback book set, 32 pages each.
3 years & up. These books have brilliant photograph images that present a picture of global diversity, tolerance, and joy through each book. Each book exposes children to diverse cultures around the world and in their own community. In this way, the books teach children to respect differences as well as appreciate the values and ties that bind us together as human beings. Global Fund for Children books integrate children's perspectives, present positive images of children, and help to raise… More »
3 years & up. Promote a sense of community with these wonderful Friends and Community Diversity and Social Skill Building Books. This collection highlights the many ways that people of all abilities and varying cultures make our world such a special place. Children will love reading about people who are familiar and different from them. Use these books to have a discussion about the importance of diversity and inclusion. Encourage children to ask questions about vocabulary words they're unfamiliar… More »
3 years & up. Eric Carle is a beloved author of children's picture books and known for his enormously popular stories. Children can read along and enjoy these fun stories in English and Spanish. Titles include "From Head to Toe", "Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too?", "The Very Busy Spider", "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?", "The Grouchy Ladybug", and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". Books are available in English or Spanish versions.
Birth & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Celebrate Diversity Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. These beautiful books teach young children that everyone is perfect, just the way they are! This set celebrates families and babies with all the wonderful ways we're the same and different. Each book promotes early literacy and vocabulary development.
3 years & up. Use these wonderful My Family Books Readings About Different Family Types to introduce your children to a variety of families. This set of books celebrates the diverse family groups that make up our world! Children will enjoy connecting with families similar to theirs and learning about different ones. The positive, clear text helps emergent readers understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Encourage children to ask questions… More »