Saturday, January 21, 2017

Key Ingredients in selecting Multicultural Books for Children

Today I attending a Webinar on Celebrating Diversity: A Discussion on Children's Literature That Reflects Today's World. 

Here are a few Key Ingredients in selecting Multicultural Books for Children:

1. Positive images that leave lasting impressions
2. Accurate, factual information that is also enjoyable to read
3. Cultural authenticity/cultural specificity
4. Meaningful stories that reflect a range of diverse values 
5. A positive perspective on the aspects of being a person of color 
6. Nonfiction that is relevant to issues in today’s world
7. Material that is self-affirming
8. Presentation of strong, three-dimensional characters
9. Well written information
10. Attractive graphics
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Compiled by Wade and Cheryl Hudson, © Just Us Books, Inc. 

Multicultural Children’s Literature should include books that reflect the racial, ethnic, gender and social diversity that is characteristic of the world in which our children live.

I participated with Vanilla and Chocolate to celebrate Multicultural Children's Book Day 2016 & 2017.

Building Tolerance with Vanilla and Chocolate

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