*Diversity Resources


A Girl Like Me (young African American girls share their experiences around image)

The Danger of a Single Story (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - how stories shape us & our perceptions)

Grace Lin Video (Her experience growing up without a mirror in children's lit)

Surviving Disappearance (image for American Indians)

To All the Little Black Girls with Big Names (what is in a name?)

Indigenous Language "I Love You" 

Second Grade "Thank You"


ACT 31 - WI educational mandate

Becoming a More Diverse Library (post at the Nerdybookclub)

CCBC Multicultural Children's Lit Discussion Results and Recommendations

CCBC Multicultural Statistics for 2015

Multicultural Children's Literature in the Classroom (Mei-Yu Lu)

Oyate's Recommendations for Evaluating Literature

Rolling Stone Article (LGBT issues in a MN high school)

Straight Talk on Race: Challenging the Stereotypes in Children's Literature

Where Can I Find Diverse Lit? (Lee and Low Resource List)

White Paper on Diversity ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children)

General Resources

30 Multicultural Books Every Teen Should Know (CCBC Booklist)

50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know (CCBC Booklist)

CBC Diversity

CCBC Multicultural Links (Children's Cooperative Book Center)

Carter G. Woodson Award for Social Science Books depicting ethnicity in the US

Center for Study of Multicultural Children's Literature

Colorín Colorado (ELL resources)

Crazy QuiltEdi - blog promoting middle grade and YA for teens of color

Dia de los niños, día de los libros

Diverse Reads - Recommendations from Cynthia Leitich Smith


Diversity in YA

Evaluation Criteria

Examining Multicultural Picture Books for the Early Childhood Classroom: Possibilities and Pitfalls

Favorite Inclusive Literature - Goodreads Shelf

Jane Addams Award - books promoting peace, social justice, world community & equality

La Crosse and WI Resources

Lee and Low Books - publisher of minority books

Mirrors Windows Doors

Multicultural Children's Book Day Resource Lists

My Learning Journey - article including many LGBTQIA resources

Oyate's Evaluation Criteria for Literature

Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families (CCBC Bibliography)

The Pirate Tree - blog focused on social justice in children's lit

Reading While White - blog written by White allies

Rich in Color - YA Blog with many resources 

Segregation and Shelf Space

Small Press Publishers of Multicultural Literature (list from CCBC)

Teaching for Change Bookstore

Teaching Tolerance - organization aimed at reducing prejudice and encouraging inter-group relations

Twitter Resources - people who tweet about diversity (esp regarding kid lit) and race issues

A World of Difference - recommended multi-cultural and anti-bias books

We Need Diverse Books

We're the People Summer Book Lists

African American Resources

Africa Access Review - Children's Africana Book Award
The Brown Bookshelf
Coretta Scott King Award
The Happy Nappy Bookseller Blog

#Lemonade for Girls: In Formation

28 Black Picture Books That Aren't About Boycotts, Buses, or Basketball

American Indian Resources

ACT 31 Purchasing Plan
Wisconsin Specific American Indian Resources
Ho-Chunk Language Division
The Ways (Stories from Native Communities Around the Great Lakes)
National Museum of the American Indian
Birchbark Books
Fond du Lac Head Start
Native Northwest
Native Voices Books
Where Do You Shelve Your Native Materials? (Debbie Reese)
American Indians in Children's Literature - Debbie Reese's Blog
American Indian Libarary Association including Youth Services Award Books
Evalutating American Indian Web Sites
American Indian Home Pages
Oyate - Resources to help Teach Respect for Native Peoples
Recommended Materials on Debbie Reese's Blog
    Arab American Resources
    Arab American Book Award

    Asian American Resources
Book Award - Asian Pacific American Award for Literature
South Asia and Children's Literature

Hmong Resources

Hmong ABC

Hmong Village Shopping Center (St. Paul)

Hmongtown Marketplace (St. Paul)

Minnesota Reading Together Project - Hmong children's books here

Hmong Folktale Book & others through D.C. Everest High School

Door in the Mountain (Etsy shop)

The Forbidden Treasure (one book)
Hmoob Cultural and Community Center (La Crosse)
Hmong Studies

Project Hmong: Books for Early Readers

Disability Experience Resources

Bibliography of Children's Books about the Disability Experience
D-Pan (Deaf Professional Arts Network)
Disability in Kid Lit
Dolly Gray Children's Literature (Developmental Disabilities) Award - Given for every other year
Schneider Family Book Award - Honors books that show disability experiences

GLBT Resources

ALA GLBT Resources
Dahlia Adler's QUILTBAG Compendium
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network)
I'm Here. I'm Queer. What do I Read?
Stonewall Book Award - GLBT Literature

International Kid Lit Awards

Batchelder Award for Translated Literature
CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals for Children's Literature - UK
Hans Christian Andersen Award - International Literature
Outstanding International Book List from USBBY (United States Board on Books for Young People)

Latino Resources

All Brown All Around - Blog
Américas Book Awards

De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children
Latin@s in Kid Lit

Pura Belpré Award
Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award