In children’s books, it can be easier to find talking pandas than characters of color. Here are 25 books with minority characters and authors to help diversify summer reading.
Word to the wise: “Catch yourself every time you’re systematically mis-predicting who can and who can’t do what among your children. We mis-predict among race, gender, socio-economic status, and standardized test. It’s not democratic and it’s not moving us forward,” says Larry Rosenstock, co-founder of High Tech High.