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Fantastic Books for Kids by African American Authors

Posted 4 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with African American History Month, African Americans, Black History Month, determination, discrimination, diversity , family, friendship, identity, inspiration, perseverance, picture books, school and stories for children

In celebration of Black History Month, we compiled a list of picture books to read with your child by noted African American authors. Some inspire young minds, some are just for fun, and all are perfect for enjoying together.

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Picture Books That Introduce Sensitive Topics

Posted 5 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with adoption, animals, diversity , early literacy, emotions, families, friends, gender identity, insects fiction, love, marriage, picture books, same sex marriage and weddings

A selection of endearing stories for young children that focus on a variety of topics like family, friends, gender identity, individuality, love, marriage, tolerance, self-acceptance, kindness, respect, mental disabilities, nonconformity, teasing, social issues, emotions, immigrants, racism, friendship and courage.

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An LGBTQ Reading List for Children & Young Adults

Posted over 2 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Fiction, Health and Wellness, History and Politics, New Books and Movies and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with diversity , gay pride, gay rights, lesbian, LGBT, pride, pride month and transgender

June is GLTB Book Month, and Toledo Library is offering a list of books for young readers that explore the LGBTQ experience!

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