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!
After visiting the Khalsa Gurmat Center and learning more about the Sikh community, I wanted to recommend "A Lion's Mane" again because of the importance it holds to dispel prejudice and empower students.
I was also able to interview Samuel about his background, his experiences as an author, and Maisie’s Scrapbook. I hope you enjoy the ideas and thoughts of this great author as much as I have.
We have created a Colorful Pages Lesson Plan surrounding Kelly DiPucchio's book for Grades 2-4. The lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards for all three of those grades and can be easily aligned to your state's social studies standards. In this lesson, students discuss and research the question, “What is the US Presidential Election?” using Grace for President and a KWL (Know-Wonder/Want-Learn) Chart.
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!
Meet Lee Cataluna, author of "Ordinary 'Ohana", a diverse picture book depicting a Hawaiian family. Read our interview to hear about her inspiration for the book, see early mockups of the illustrations, and learn more about this brilliant author!
"However, while creating my SEL lessons, I always run into the same problem/question: Where are all the SEL books with children of color??? This problem runs deeper than I can get into for a Fast Five Friday article, but, through this article, I hope that I can help temporarily alleviate the problem by showcasing you all some good and colorful books."
There is a Racial Justice Gap in our nation! Learn two steps to start to close the gap.