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Teach Diverse Books

Include diverse cultural experiences in your instruction.

  • Identify exceptional multicultural books
  • Bring culture and race to the forefront of literary conversations
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Teacher and student


Further your connections to books and authors with:

  • Cross-curricular Standards Connections
  • Literacy Connections
  • Ready-to-use Activities
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Learn Directly From Authors & Illustrators

Have the book creator reveal, anytime, their purpose, writing, illustration, and research processes with these TeachingBooks original primary source materials.

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Meet-the-Author Movies

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In this five-minute mini-documentary, Jack Gantos reveals his love of writing and passion for journaling.

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Meet-the-Author Recordings

A Long Time Coming

A Long Time Coming with Ray Anthony Shepard and R. Gregory Christie

Bigger Than Me

Bigger Than Me with Erica Simone Turnipseed

Wake the Bones

Wake the Bones with Elizabeth Kilcoyne

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2,423 resources added in the last 30 days for a total of 343,933 unique resources. See all 2023 titles


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