Whoever You Are

Whoever You Are by Mem Fox is a children’s book about promoting acceptance regarding individual differences. According to a review of Whoever You Are it is a “celebration of the world’s diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences.” In order to access more information on the book and the author visit http://books.google.ca/books?id=duQewaRwCzkC&source=gbs_similarbooks.

The Colors of Us

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz is a children’s book which promotes acceptance. The book is about a seven year old girl Lena who goes on a journey discovering “differences”.  The book allows children to understand that not everyone is the same; it allows them to understand that people can not be categorized into … Continue reading

It’s Okay to Be Different

It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr is a children’s book which allows children to understand that “It’s Okay to Be Different”. The book helps teach children about diversity and acceptance of individuals regardless of their skin colour, disability or any other difference.  It’s Okay to Be Different promotes celebration of diversity and self … Continue reading

Racism Explained to My Daughter

Racism Explained to My Daughter by Tahar Ben Jelloun is a book in which the author answers his daughters questions about racism. The book can be used as a parents guide towards addressing questions of racism from their children. The book covers topics such as: What is racism?  How do we  recognize racism in practice? … Continue reading

This is Our House

This is Our House by Michael Rosen is a children’s book that seeks to bring awareness of community and individual acceptance. The book is about a boy named George who discriminates against other children based on their looks. The book is a great way to introduce the negatives of discrimination among young children. For more reviews … Continue reading

The Skin You Live In

The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler and illustrated by David Lee Csicsko is a children’s book which seeks to raise awareness among young individuals through use if positive words and great illustration. “Themes associated with child development and social harmony, such as friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity are promoted in simple and straightforward … Continue reading