Thursday, March 23, 2023

Multicultural Books Options for Read Alouds

Multicultural literature serves as a powerful tool in enabling students to gain a better understanding of both their own culture and the cultures of others. It helps to stimulate an understanding of diversity in the classroom and the world around them. Below are various read aloud options that promote multiculturalism and inclusiveness.

A New Home by Tania Regil
A Ticket Around the World by Kim Smith
Abuela by Arhtur Dorros
All Are Welcome by Suzanne Kaufman
Biblioburro by Jeannette Winter
Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan
Come With Me by Holly M. McGhee
Dear Primo by Duncan Tonatiuh
Drawn Together by Minh Le
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal by Paul Fleischman
Happy in Our Skin by Fran Munushkin
Home by Carson Ellis
I’m New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien
It Takes a Village by Jane Cowen-Fletcher
It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr
Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
Last Stop on Market Street     Matt de La Peña
Lovely by Jess Hong
Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina
Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match by Monica Brown
Mixed Me! by Taye Diggs
My Brother Charlie by Ryan Elizabeth Peete
My Name is Yoon by Helen Recorvits
Our Gracie Aunt by Jacqueline Woodson
Pablo’s Tree by Pat Mora
Same, Same but Different by Jenny Sue Kosteckii-Shaw
Say Hello by Rachel Isadora
Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh
The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates & Juniper Bates
The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
The Day You Begin by Jaqueline Woodson
The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
The Water Princess by Susan Verde
This is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe
This is the Rope by Jacqueline Woodson
Tía Isa Wants a Car by Meg Medina
What We Wear by Maya Ajmera
When We Were Alone by David Robertson
Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt

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