Multicultural Literatuer for Middle Schoolers

Multicultural Literature for Middle School

Multicultural literature is defined as literature that represents any distinct cultural group through accurate portrayal and rich detail. It can appear in a variety of genres and when presented together, portray a multitude of perspectives about the lives, culture, and contributions of each the world’s diverse cultures. Today’s post provides an annotated list of a few of my personal favorites …

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Jewish Kidlit Awards

The #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement has brought much-needed attention to children’s literature with diverse characters and themes, but recognition for these books is not a new idea. Youth literature awards exist for minorities from American Indians to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community to the differently abled. As a synagogue librarian, my particular minority focus is on awards for literature …

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