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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

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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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FEATURING Jack Gantos

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

The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation

The Water Lady with Alice B. McGinty

May Bird and the Ever After

May Bird and the Ever After with Jodi Lynn Anderson

The Secret Garden: A Graphic Novel

The Secret Garden with Mariah Marsden

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