Seeing ALL Children in Children’s Literature

If you are looking for books that explore the world and ALL its peoples, here are some sites that will help you find what you’re looking for.

40 Spanish/English Bilingual Books
http://education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=102
50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=42
American Indians in Children’s Literature
http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.info/
Arab Children’s Literature: An Update
http://www.ala.org/ala/booklinksbucket/ArabChildrensLit.pdf
Barahona Center: Recommended Books in English About Latinos
http://csbs.csusm.edu/csbs/www.book_eng.book_home?lang=Eng
Best Books for Kids Between Cultures
http://www.mitaliperkins.com/bookshelf_between_cultures.htm
Black Thread’s in Kid’s Lit
http://blackthreadsinkidslit.blogspot.com/
The Brown Bookshelf
http://thebrownbookshelf.com/blog/
A Critical Bibliography on North American Indians, for K-12
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/anthro/outreach/Indbibl/
Examining Multicultural Picture Books for the Early Childhood Classroom:
Possibilities and Pitfalls
http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v3n2/mendoza.html
Heritage Teaching Resources
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/resource_library/heritage_resources.html
How to Choose the Best Multicultural Books
http://content.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3757
“I” is Not for Indian: The Portrayal of Native Americans in Books for Young People
http://www.nativeculturelinks.com/ailabib.htm
Mitali’s Fire Escape
http://www.mitaliblog.com/
Multicultural Children’s Books
http://www.willesdenbookshop.co.uk/
Multicultural Children’s Literature: An Evaluation Tool
http://www.newhorizons.org/strategies/multicultural/higgins.htm
Native American Themes in Children’s and Young Adult Books
http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/diversity/native_am/NativeThemes_intro.html
One World, Many Children: A Children’s Booklist of Cultural Diversity
http://www.bcplonline.org/kidspage/kids_oneworld.html
Oyate
http://www.oyate.org/aboutus.html
PaperTigers
http://www.papertigers.org/
Paper Tigers Blog
http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/
Seattle Public Library Children’s Reading List
http://www.spl.org/default.asp?pageID=audience_children_categorybrowser
Young Adult Novels with Hispanic Themes
http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~dea22/Hispanic.html

If you have a link to suggest, please leave a comment and I will review the site for inclusion on this list.