As I am sitting in my Tūtū’s house writing this article, I feel at peace, but also a strong sense of kuleana (responsibility) to make sure every teacher has resources to help eradicate negative stereotypes of Native Hawaiians and teach the richness of us. Therefore, I am listing 5 Books Featuring Native Hawaiian Characters for this Fast Five Friday.
The first day of school is rapidly approaching for us and may have already happened for some of you. Check out these Five Picture Boys for the First Day of School!
All of us need to think about: What are you doing to specifically uplift our Black boys that live in our communities? We are listing 5 Books Featuring Our Black Boys for every classroom, library, and home to enjoy!
Check out these Five Diverse YA Novels and their Film Adaptations. These would be perfect for a unit comparing literature and film or a good way to get your scholars more excited about classroom reading list!
To celebrate Halle Bailey’s new casting in "The Little Mermaid", we are dedicating our Fast Five Friday this week to Halle Bailey and listing Five Animated Disney Movies Featuring Diverse Characters. These are great films to watch during a classroom party, indoor recess, or even at home with your own little ones!
To help you add to your growing collection of Colorful Pages, I have compiled a list of children’s books with Asian representation from various ethnicities and cultures. In addition, these books are also written by Asian authors! That means the stories you are hearing are #ownvoices. And, by checking out these books, you are not only supporting your students in gaining Colorful Pages, but you are also supporting authors of color.
I have composed a list of several books that feature Latinx characters. In the following list, there are three picture books, one young adult book, and an early chapter book. Check out Five Books That Feature Latinx Characters!
"For our first Fast Five Friday in support of Women’s History all year long, I have developed a list of 5 Diverse Books for Women’s History. A lot of these books span representation of women of color AND white women, but they still do a great job positioning women of color, who are often left out in our history education, as the brilliance we are!"
Need read aloud videos for snack time, literacy centers, indoor recess, literacy time at home? Check out these 5 Diverse Books that are read aloud on YouTube to engage your young readers!
Learn about five multicultural books that can help you talk to your students and children about families. These five books explore different identities and family composition!