Welcome to another new feature in the Kids’ Corner section of my blog. If you have been a follower of my blog for a little while, you may remember from my 2017 goals, that I wanted to not only start reviewing more children’s books, but that I wanted to also review and promote DIVERSE children’s books. What do I mean by diverse children’s books? I mean children’s picture books that are written by or about people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and any other minorities. The #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement has inspired me to not only reevaluate my reading, but also the books I read to my children. Diversity in books is just as (if not more) important in children’s literature. I know this is cliché to say, but children are our future and it is our job to teach them to celebrate diversity.
Books included in this post: Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion , My Brother Charlie, Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly?, Worm Loves Worm, & One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree.
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