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Multicultural Education Resources: Other Resources

Professional resources related to multicultural education in Grades Pre-K-12.


American Indians in Children's Literature
Native American librarian, Debbie Reese, created this blog to provide a Native American perspective of children's and young adult literature that includes Native Americans. Included are book reviews, and analysis of stereotypes found in popular culture, school curriculum and society.
Grades: PreK - 12
Arab American Book Awards
Sponsored by the Arab American National Museum the Arab American Book Awards is awarded each year for titles in the following categories: Adult Nonfiction, Adult Fiction, Poetry and Children/Young Adult Fiction or Nonfiction. The titles must be written or illustrated by an Arab American, written in English in the previous year, and reflect the Arab American experience.
Grades: K - 12
De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children
De Colores is a blog that reviews and critiques children's and young adult books about Latinx culture. Edited by Beverly Slapin De Colores also includes essays about teaching about cultures in a respectful manner, and how to identify honest portrayals of Latinx people.
Grades: PreK - 12
I Learn America--Human Library
Inspired by the film, I Learn America (available in streaming format through NJVid) the Human Library consists of first person stories of immigrant teens. Students must register to share their own stories. The stories may be sorted by categories including state, school, country of origin, etc.
Grades: 6 - 12
Multicultural Pavilion
Resources for educators interested in multicultural education, with tools for self-awareness and development, articles, quotations, song lyrics and links to other websites. Created by Paul Gorski.
Grades: PreK - 12
Social Justice Literature Award
Established by the Literacy and Social Responsibility Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association this book award was first presented in 2013. Award winners can span a wide range of literature (picture books, poetry, nonfiction, etc.) and should address respect for diversity, promote social responsibility, identify social issues including environmental problems, and be of high literary value.
Grades: K - 8