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Women With Disabilities

by Helen Wolfe, illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: special needs, girls & women, diversity & multicultural

Around the world, people living with disabilities face barriers in the built environment, in employment and education, and in social attitudes and policies that can make it hard to live a full and satisfying life.

The ten women we meet in this book face physical and mental health challenges, some from birth and some who became disabled later in life …

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THAO

A Picture Book

by Thao Lam
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: cultural heritage, diversity & multicultural, asian american, prejudice & racism

An honest #OwnVoices story about growing up with a name that is unfamiliar to the kids around you, told with humor and heart by critically acclaimed author/illustrator Thao Lam
Even though it’s only four simple, familiar letters long, nobody can ever pronounce Thao’s name. She’s been called Theo, Tail, even Towel! But the teasing names—To …

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Célébrons notre patrimoine

Initiation à l'héritage culturel

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: diversity & multicultural

 

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Nous, les êtres humains, habitons un seul monde, n’avons qu’un seul soleil et qu’une seule lune, mais nous sommes tous différents. Tout le monde a une histoire différente. Quel meilleur moyen de le montrer et d’en être fier que d’organiser un festival sur l’héritage? Aidez cinq amis à préparer u …

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White Privilege

Deal with it in all fairness

by Catherine Inglis, illustrated by Wang Xulin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: prejudice & racism, activity books, inspirational & personal growth, diversity & multicultural

For some kids, ways they can help eliminate racial injustice might be hard to see. After all, they are taught that people in society are all equal under the law. So why then does racial conflict still exist? And what can they as individuals do about it right now? One way is for white children to understand the unearned advantages they were born wit …

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Cours avec moi!

by Robert Budd & Andre De Grasse, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, diversity & multicultural

 

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Attache tes lacets et prépare-toi à courir en compagnie de l’athlète canadien de l’année 2019 Andre De Grasse! Découvre le parcours de cet athlète talentueux, le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Andre De Grasse est parti de rien ava …

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Finding Home

The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees

by Jen Sookfong Lee, illustrated by Drew Shannon
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: emigration & immigration, prejudice & racism, diversity & multicultural

What drives people to search for new homes?

From war zones to politics, there are many reasons why people have always searched for a place to call home. In Finding Home: The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees we discover how human migration has shaped our world. We explore its origins and the current issues facing immigrants and refugees today, and …

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What Makes Us Unique?

Our First Talk About Diversity

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Cindy Revell
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: special needs, prejudice & racism, diversity & multicultural

Our conversations with children about cultural, religious and physical differences are more important than ever, and they need to start at an early age, but we know it can be difficult to know where to begin. What Makes Us Unique? provides an accessible introduction to the concept of diversity, teaching children how to respect and celebrate people …

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