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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

Sharuko: El arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello

Sharuko with Elisa Chavarri

The Secret of the Magic Pearl

The Secret of the Magic Pearl with Elisa Sabatinelli and Iacopo Bruno

Ghetto Cowboy

Ghetto Cowboy with G. Neri

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2,064 resources added in the last 30 days for a total of 269,101 unique resources. See all 2021 titles

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