My Name Is Not Ed Tug, by Amy Nielander, is an enjoyable, gently humorous way to introduce young readers to ideas about identity and diversity.
Browsing: Books About Identity
I Want a Nickname reminds readers that they do not need to change to accommodate the convenience of others—they can be proud to be who they are.
Julio Torres and Julian Glander, talk about their picture book I Want to Be a Vase. This book makes for an important conversation starter on identity.
THE CHAMELEON’S TRUE COLORS, by Yuliya Pankratova, would be an excellent addition to a child’s library, or to be read in a classroom.
In this episode, I talk with #1 New York Times bestselling author Gayle Forman about Frankie and Bug, a poignant and powerful coming-of-age story.
Dr. Mawhinney is biracial, like her character Lulu, and an expert on teaching diverse populations and in urban environments.
Dear Girl, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal, is an excellent foray into the fraught terrain of identity— complex ground for anyone—and boys and girls would do well to read it.
Veera Hiranandani earned her MFA in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of The Whole Story of Half a Girl, which was named a Sydney Taylor Notable Book and a South Asian Book Award Finalist.
Which five words best describe The War I Finally Won?
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley: Once safe, Ada can heal.
Fairy tales have become one of the most popular tropes for the exploration of identity in popular culture. Here are 3 favorites.