The following is a downloadable/clickable “List of Lists” designed so that parents, teachers, and caregivers can find the multicultural and diverse book titles for kids that they are in need of. These lists are broken down into easy-to-find topics and themes. Every blue title is a link to more book lists on that topic. Here are some examples of some of our lists that are in high demand right now:
Anti-Racist Books and Resources
And so many more!
But First…Some More FREE Stuff!
Our annual free, downloadable Classroom Kits are a labor of love and the topic usually focuses on something relevant, needed, and timely in the world. These “Kits” include resources, book recommendations, and companion activities that encourage learning and discussion.
Grab yours HERE
NEW! A Downloadable Classroom Kit just for Homeschoolers!
WE HAVE SOMETHING NEW!
INTRODUCING MCBD’S World Travel from your Homeschool Table: A Diverse Kidlit Booklist & Activity Kit for Homeschoolers and Distance Learners is a Bonus Kit we created as a resource for homeschoolers.
As you may already know, we create free, info-packed kits that are packed with diverse booklist suggestions and companion activities to keep kids reading during the school year.
These free kits are usually created for traditional classrooms, but with the uptick of families switching to homeschooling, we wanted something that would benefit this specific group of learners.
See what You Can Expect with this FREE Downloadable Kit HERE
Classroom Poverty Kit and Physical and Developmental Challenges Classroom Kit HERE.
Classroom Empathy Kit: Diverse booklist covering immigration and refugee experience, activities, posters, and discussion guide.
Diversity Book Lists & Activities for Teachers and Parents
Our Diverse World Book Lists for Kids (this is a general book list)
It’s also broken out by country/geographic area:
- Our Diverse World: Africa
- Our Diverse World: Asia
- Our Diverse World: China
- Our Diverse World: Japan
- Our Diverse World: Korea
- Our Diverse World: India
- Our Diverse World: Armenia
- Our Diverse World: Australia/New Zealand
- Our Diverse World: Latin America
- Our Diverse World: Mexico
- Our Diverse World: Middle East
- Our Diverse World: Scandinavia
Diversity in Children’s Books Presented as Every Day (this is a book list)
Books on World Religions for Kids (this is a book list)
It’s also broken out by holiday and/or religion.
- Diverse Thanksgiving Books for Kids
- Diverse Christmas Books for Kids
- Muslim Books for Kids
- Jewish Books for Kids
- Hindu Books for Kids
- Buddhist Books for Kids
- Confucianism & Taoism Books for Kids
- Baha’i Books for Kids
- Day of the Dead Books for Kids
- Las Posadas Books for Kids
- Diverse Easter Books for Kids
Seeing Yourself in Children’s Books
- Special Needs Books for Kids
- LGBT Book Lists for Kids of All Ages
- African American Books for Kids of All Ages
- American Indian Books for Kids of All Ages
- Asian American Books for Kids of All Ages
- Latinx American Books for Kids of All Ages
- Immigration and Refugee Experience
- Foster and Adoption Books for Kids of All Ages
- Multiracial Books for Kids of All Ages
- Social Justice, Activism & Saving the Environment Books for Kids of All Ages
Diversity Books By Genre
- Diverse Board Books
- Diverse Picture Books
- Diverse Easy Readers & Early Chapter Books
- Diverse Middle Grade and Young Adult
- Diverse Biography Picture Books
- Diverse Graphic Novels
- Diverse Fantasy and Science Fiction for Kids
- If You Like This: Read This Diversity Book for Kids
- Bilingual Books for Kids
General Diversity Book Lists (this is a book list)
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