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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Finding African American Children's Books
In a picture book, it is easier for kids to relate to the characters if the characters look like they do. Finding culturally diverse books takes time and expertise, but is well worth your efforts.
Here are some sources we recommend for assistance in finding books featuring African American characters and themes.