• A Kaleidoscope of kids - Damon
  • A rainbow of friends - Hallinan
  • All the colors of the earth - Hamanaka
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman  (deals with sexism and racism)
  • Bein' with you this way - Nikola-Lisa
  • Bird Talk by Lenore Keeshig-Tobias (focuses on an incident of racist name calling)
  • Black is Brown is Tan by Arnold Adoff
  • It's okay to be different - Parr
  • Martin's big words: the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Rappaport, Doreen.
  • Metropolitan Cow Tim Egan,
  • Mr. Lincoln's Way" by Patricia Polacco is wonderful.
  • Pig moves in,
  • Sister Anne's Hands by Lorbiecki.
  • The Crayon Box that Talked" by Shane Derolf is a fantastic book about prejudice-all the colors work together-great for K level.
  • The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson A large fence separates two parcels of land and on each side of the fence lives a girl who is of a different color. Each child's mother says not to go on the other side of the fence. The girls come up with a solution of sitting on top of it to talk to each other and eventually all go on one side.
  • The Sneetches  Dr. Seuss
  • The Story of Ruby Bridges by Coles
  • Through my eyes by Bridges, Ruby.
  • We are all alike, we are all different
  • We Are All The Same Inside" by Timothy Bellavia teaches tolerance for 4-8 year olds.
  • White Socks Only by Coleman
  • Whoever you are - Fox
  • William's Doll By Charlotte Zolotow  (reminds us how boys are controlled by sexism too)
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