It can be hard to know where to begin when teaching others and learning about Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are some literacy ideas to get you started.
MAYA VAN DER MEER’s Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion, Buddhist fairy tale, is a book to treasure.
Carole P. Roman’s “If You Were Me And Lived…” award-winning series shows young readers what their lives would be like if they lived in another country, providing an opportunity to learn about different customs and celebrations.
I am an English Language Learner promotes cultural inclusivity, celebrates diversity, and encourages empathy.
Melissa Campesi tells us how her experience as an ESL teacher inspired her to write I Am An English-Language Learner.
This book details the courage it takes to not only learn a second language but to also assimilate into a new country.
The DK Smithsonian Timelines of Everything presents information in the form of a chronologically ordered set of time-lines, ranging from the events of pre-history through to the modern world, and drawn from cultures all over the world.
Chula the Fox makes a great addition to the important “own voice” movement, in which the main character and author share an identity. Filled with hard truths and the importance of family, this is an enthralling middle grade novel deserving of a spot on home and library bookshelves.
Filled with wisdom, knowledge, and courage—just like the Chickasaw elders—readers ages 6 and up are sure to be fascinated by this educational picture book.
Great as both a story and introductory guide to Chinese culture and cuisine, this is an excellent addition to any child’s library.