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Diversity and Multiculturalism in Children's Literature

Intended for those in Special Education and other education disciplines, this LibGuide is a resource for finding information on various aspects of diversity whether racial, physical, emotional, cultural, or other.


Welcome to the STL Guide for Diversity and Multiculturalism in Children's Literature.

This purpose of this guide is to help you:

  •  discover good examples of children's books that represent cultural and  social diversity.
  •  locate information about literature for children, with an emphasis on multicultural literature
  • locate information about authors and illustrators of children's books

There are links to:

  • Reference Sources for introductory information about children's literature and authors
  • The STL Library Catalog for finding books (both children's books and books about children's literature)
  • Databases for finding journal articles about children's literature and about using children's literature in the classroom
  • Websites  for multicultural children's literature, including award winning childrens books,

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