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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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Further your connections to books and authors with:

  • Cross-curricular Standards Connections
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  • Ready-to-use Activities
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Literary Calendar

May 28 2022

Elmer Day

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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

Skin of the Sea

Skin of the Sea with Natasha Bowen

Shine On, Luz Véliz!

Shine On, Luz Véliz! with Rebecca Balcárcel

Indigenous Peoples' Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day with Katrina M. Phillips

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2,220 resources added in the last 30 days for a total of 284,286 unique resources. See all 2022 titles