Reading Lists

(Arranged alphabetically by theme)

Adoption/Families/Interracial themes

Adoption (Erica Voell, The Center for Children’s Books, US; 2009) –
http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/adoption_feb2009.html

Adoption In Children’s and Young Adult Books (Cynthia Leitch Smith, author, US) –
http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/favorites/by_topic/adoption.html

Interracial Family Themes in Picture Books (Cynthia Leitch Smith, author, US) –
http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/diversity/multiracial/multi_race_picbooks.html

Readers’ Guide to Adoption-Related Literature (William L. Gage, US, 2013) –
http://wmlgage.com/readersguide/

Africa

Children’s Books about Africa (Austral Ed, October 2013)
http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/books_about_africa.html

Growing Up in Africa (‘Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding for Children in the United States’ project, International Relations Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2009) –
http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/africa.pdf

African American

African American Booklist: A Celebration of Heritage, Tradition, and Achievement  (National Education Association, US) –
https://www.nea.org/grants/13542.htm

Black Girlhood (The Center for Children’s Books, US, 2010) –
http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/blackgirlhood_oct2010.html

Powerful African-American Images Revealed In Picture Books (Kay E. Vandergrift, Rutgers University, US; 2002) –
http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/ChildrenLit/afro.html

Asia and Asian Diaspora

Asian American Booklist (National Education Association, US) –
http://www.nea.org/grants/29506.htm

Asian Canadian Children’s Books (AsianCanadian.net, Canada, 2004) –
http://www.asiancanadian.net/childrenbk.html

Asian Pacific American Heritage  – Contemporary, Internment, Adoption, War & Colonialism, Historical, Folktales (Sarah Okner and Sarah Park, The Center for Children’s Books, US, 2007) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/asianheritage_mar2007.html

Asian Pacific American Heritage  – Korean and Korean American; Chinese and Chinese American; Taiwanese and Taiwanese American; Japanese and Japanese American; Hmong and Hmong American; Asian Indian and Asian Indian American; Vietnamese and Vietnamese American; Filipino and Filipino American; Pacific Islander; More (Sarah Park, The Center for Children’s Books, US, 2005) –
http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/asianheritage_may2005.html

Children’s Books – Books About Asia (Austral Ed, February 2013) –
http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/books_about_asia.html

Children’s and YA Books with Asian Heritage Themes by Greg Leitich Smith http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/diversity/asian_am/asian_am.html – a series of book lists including Chinese and Chinese AmericanJapanese and Japanese Heritage, Korean and Korean Heritage, and Interracial Family Themes

Growing Up in Asia and the Middle East (‘Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding for Children in the United States’ project, International Relations Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2009) –
http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/asiame.pdf

Our Asian Heritage: Children’s Books on the Asian American Experience (San Francisco Kids’ Public Library, US; 2008) –
http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000154101

Powerful Asian-American Images Revealed In Picture Books (Kay E. Vandergrift, Rutgers University, US; 2002) –
http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/ChildrenLit/asian.html

South Asian Books for Children and Young Adults (Rachel Weiss, Center for South Asian Outreach, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US; 2005) –
http://southasiaoutreach.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/s-Literature.pdf

Bilingual/Multilingual

Multilingual Children’s Books: An English speaking Parent’s List (Wendy E. Betts, Notes from the Windowsill, US; 2011) – http://www.windowsill.net/multi.html

Canada

Aboriginal Stories (Read Up On It, Library and Archives of Canada, 2006-2007) –
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/read-up-on-it/015020-060000-e.html

Asian Canadian Children’s Books (AsianCanadian.net, Canada, 2004) –
http://www.asiancanadian.net/childrenbk.html

Exploring Aboriginal Culture: Select Bibliography of Children’s Books by and about Aboriginal Peoples (Landscapes Magazine, Canada) –
http://www.landscapesmag.com/teachers/lessonplans/Aboriginal%20lesson%20plans/Aboriginal%20kids%20books.pdf

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Library Collections (list of links, University of Saskatchewan, Canada) –
http://library.usask.ca/native/directory/english/collections.html

First Nations, Métis & Inuit: selected children’s books (University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2007) – http://library.usask.ca/education/files/Guides/natamer.pdf

Some Aboriginal Books by and for Parents to Read to Children (University of British Columbia, Canada, 2004) – http://toby.library.ubc.ca/ereserve/EDST/426/951/10/aboriginalbooks.pdf

China/Chinese Diaspora

Children’s Books by Chinese American Authors: An Annotated Bibliography (Zheng Ye Yang, Chinese American Libraries Association, US; 2004) – http://cala-web.org/node/170

China Books and Resources for Children (A China Family Adventure, US; 2014) – http://www.china-family-adventure.com/china-books-for-children.html#.UvixYWJ_uJp

Chinese New Year Books for the Classroom:Thematic Book List and Recommended Reading (Apples 4 the Teacher, US) – http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/chinese-new-year/kids-books/

For Kids: Books About China (Marilyn Shea, University of Maine at Farmington, US; 2009) – http://hua.umf.maine.edu/China/kids.html

Good Reads: Chinese Culture and Folklore (Louisville Free Public Library, US; 2009) – http://www.lfpl.org//kids/kids-booklist-ChineseCultureandFolklore.htm

Empowering Children/Community Building

Bibliography of Children’s Books that Cover Economics Concepts (EconKids, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, US; 2012) http://www.fas.rutgers.edu/cms/econkids/images/pdf/econbibliography.pdf plus Top Five Books by Concept from within the complete bibliography with links to reviews – http://www.fas.rutgers.edu/cms/econkids/top-5-books-by-concept-econmenu-155

Books for Teaching Economic Concepts: 17 books on everything from saving money, banking, consumer decision making, and more (Teachers Site, Scholastic) – http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/books-teaching-economic-concepts

Celebrating All of Us (Claire Holmes, Towson University, US; 2012) – http://pages.towson.edu/cholmes/similarities/child.htm

Europe

Growing Up in Europe, (‘Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding for Children in the United States’ project, International Relations Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2009) – http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/europe.pdf

Food

All About Rice: An Annotated Bibliography of Rice-Themed Stories (Myra Garces Bascal, Kenneth Quek, Corinne Robson and  Evelyn Wong, AFCC/National Book Development Council of Singapore, Singapore; 2014) – http://afcc.com.sg/images/uploads/2014/All_About_Rice_06-01.pdf

Feeling Hungry? Satisfying Books about Food for Children (Merri V. Lindgren, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2012) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=115

You Are What You Read: Books About Food (Laura Bultman, The Center for Children’s Books, US; 2005)

Hispanic/Latin-American/Latino/South American

50 Bilingual and Spanish/English Integrated Books (Carling Febry and Merri V. Lindgren, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2011) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=102

Celebrating English and Spanish Together/Celebrando los Idiomas Inglés y Español Juntos: Bilingual Books and Books with Spanish Vocabulary / Libros Bilingües y Libros con Vocabulario en Español (Anna Holland, The Center for Children’s Boos, US; 2012) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/celebrating-english-and-spanish.html

Books of Hispanic Interest: Titles Featuring Hispanic Characters or Based upon Hispanic Folktales (Brazoria County Library System, US; 2014) – http://bcls.lib.tx.us/treehouse/parents/hispanic.asp

Growing Up in the Americas (‘Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding for Children in the United States’ project, International Relations Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2009) – http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/americas.pdf

Hispanic Heritage (Cindy Welch, The Center for Children’s Books, US; 2005) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/Hispanic_sep2005.html

Powerful Hispanic and Latin-American Images Revealed In Picture Books (Kay E. Vandergrift and Denise Agosto, Rutgers University, US; 2002) – http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/ChildrenLit/hispanic.html

Immigration

Children’s Books about Immigration (Austral Ed, May 2011) – http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/books_about_immigration.html

India

Book Lists (Teach India Project, India) – http://www.teachindiaproject.org/Booklists.htm

Stories (India Parenting) – http://www.indiaparenting.com/stories/

‘Once Upon an India’ by Namrata (PaperTigers Archive, 2010) –http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/Namrata.html

Judaism and Jewish Culture

7 Good High Holiday Books for Children (Ariela Pelaia, US) – http://judaism.about.com/b/2009/09/04/7-good-high-holiday-books-for-children.htm

Children’s Books about Jewish Religion and Culture (including interfaith stories) (Wendy E. Betts, Notes from the Windowsill; 2008) – http://www.windowsill.net/jbooks.html

Jewish Folklore, Facts, and Fiction: Resources about Jewish Life and Culture for Children & Young Adults (The Center for Children’s Books, US; 2003) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/jewish_2003.html

Tell Them We Remember: Selected Literature for Children and Teens about the Holocaust and World War II (Megan Schliesman, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2007 updated annually) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=274

Korea/Korean Diaspora

Korean Diaspora Bibliographies: Folk Tales / Middle-grade Readers / Newer Books / Older Readers / Picture Books – Sarah Park, http://sarahpark.com/ – go to ‘Bibliographies’

Kwanzaa

Best Children’s Books about Kwanzaa: Kwanzaa Books for Kids: Fiction and Nonfiction (Elizabeth Kennedy, US, 2008) – http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/holidays/tp/kwanzaa.htm

Malaysia

A Rampai Bunga of Children’s Books from Malaysia (Tutu Dutta-Yean, Malaysia, for Mirrors Windows Doors, 2014) –
http://mirrorswindowsdoors.org/wp/a-rampai-bunga-of-childrens-books-from-malaysia-by-tutu-dutta-yean/

Middle East

Children’s Books – Books about the Middle and Near East and North Africa (Austral Ed, August 2012) – http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/books_from_middle_east.html

Growing Up in Asia and the Middle East (‘Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding for Children in the United States’ project, International Relations Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2009) – http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/asiame.pdf

Themed Reviews: Middle East (Emily Griffin, Introduction by Karen Leggett, Children’s Literature, US; 2010) – http://www.childrenslit.com/childrenslit/th_middleeast.html

Multicultural/Global/International

30 Multicultural Books Every Teen Should Know (Megan Schliesman, Kathleen T. Horning and Merri V. Lindgren, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2012) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=253

50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know (Kathleen T. Horning, Carling Febry, Merri V. Lindgren and Megan Schliesman, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2012) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=42

Around the World in 40 Books (Kelly A. McCusker, The Center for Children’s Books, US; 2006) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/around_dec2006.html

Around the World in 80 Books: Selected Literature from the Past Decade for Children and Young Adults (Kathleen T. Horning, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2011) – http://wioc.wisc.edu/events/childlit/docs/2011-Horning.pdf

Complete List (All CCBC Bibliographies of Recommended Books) (Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US) – themes include the Arts, Bullying, Family, Food, Gay  & Lesbian, Grief & Loss, Labor, Survival, as well as other reading lists cited individually here on Mirrors Windows Doors – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailLists.asp?idBookListCat=7

Global Reading: Selected Literature for Children and Teens Set in Other Countries (Megan Schliesman, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2013, updated annually) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=280

How To Choose The Best Multicultural Books: Get 50 great book recommendations, plus advice from top educators, writers, and illustrators on how to spot literature that transcends stereotypes (Luther B. Clegg, Etta Miller, Bill Vanderhoof, Gonzalo Ramirez, and Peggy K. Ford, Scholastic Teachers’ site, US)
– http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/how-choose-best-multicultural-books

On Traveling Libraries and Heroic ‘Book People’: Inspiring children’s books about getting books to people in remote places and difficult circumstances (Abigail Sawyer for PaperTigers, US; 2011) – http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/ASawyer.html

Multicultural Books for Younger Children and Multicultural Books for Older Children (Bank Street College of Education Library, US; 2005) – http://bankstreet.edu/library/children-resources/childrens-book-lists/multicultural-books-younger-children/ and http://bankstreet.edu/library/children-resources/childrens-book-lists/multicultural-books-older-children/

Multicultural Reading: Grades K-12 and for All Ages (Cynthia Leitich Smith, author, US) – http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/diversity/multicultural/multi_biblio.html

Reading Lists from News from Nowhere, Liverpool’s Radical & Community Bookshop, UK – http://www.newsfromnowhere.org.uk/books/DisplayCategoryBooklist.php?CatID=13

Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families (Kathleen T. Horning, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2013) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=143

Selected Book List: Multicultural Young Adult Literature (Alliance for the Study and Teaching of Adolescent Literature (ASTAL), Rhode Island College, US; 1998) – http://www.ric.edu/astal/multicultural/books.html

White Ravens Catalogue (annual international selection published by the International Youth Library – 1993-2007 catalogues) – http://www.childrenslibrary.org/servlet/WhiteRavens

Muslim

Books on Islam for Children and Teens (Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2010) – http://www.ala.org/alsc/compubs/booklists/islambooks

Children’s Books with Muslim & Related Cultural Themes (Rukhsana Khan, author, Canada) – http://www.rukhsanakhan.com/muslimbooklist/muslimbooklist.html

Literature for Young People: Islamic Traditions and Muslim Cultures (Kay E. Vandergrift, Rutgers University, US; 2002) – http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/ChildrenLit/islamicliterature.htm

Mongolia

Taking a step into children’s books about Mongolia (Marjorie Coughlan for PaperTigers, US; 2011) – http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/MCoughlan5.html

Native American

Native American Booklist (National Education Association (NEA), US – http://www.nea.org/grants/29498.htm

Native American Fiction and Nonfiction (Joanne Mierek, The Center for Children’s Books,US; 2008) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/nativeamerican_Nov2008.html

Powerful Native-American Images Revealed In Picture Books (Kay E. Vandergrift, Rutgers University, US; 2001) – http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/ChildrenLit/native.html

Native American Themes in Children’s & YA Books (Cynthia Leitich Smith, author, US) ***Be sure to follow the links in the right-hand column, including the Native Writing, Contemporary, Historical, and Teaching sections. http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/diversity/native_am/NativeThemes_intro.html

Nature

Seeing the Woods and the Trees in 42 Picture Book Stories from Around the World (Marjorie Coughlan for Mirrors Windows Doors, UK; 2015) –
http://mirrorswindowsdoors.org/wp/seing-the-woods-and-the-trees/

North Africa

Children’s Books – Books about the Middle and Near East and North Africa (Austral Ed, August 2012) – http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/books_from_middle_east.html

North America

Aboriginal Stories (Read Up On It, Library and Archives of Canada, 2006-2007) http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/read-up-on-it/015020-060000-e.html

Exploring Aboriginal Culture: Select Bibliography of Children’s Books by and about Aboriginal Peoples (Landscapes magazine, Canada)
– http://www.landscapesmag.com/teachers/lessonplans/Aboriginal%20lesson%20plans/Aboriginal%20kids%20books.pdf

First Nations, Métis & Inuit: selected children’s books (University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2007) – http://library.usask.ca/education/files/Guides/natamer.pdf

Oceania

Books with a strong Australian theme suitable for Elementary and Middle School (Austral Ed, June 2012) – http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/strong_aust_theme.html

Children’s Books – Books about Australian Indigenous Peoples (Austral Ed, November 2013) – http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/aust_aborigines.html

Children’s Books – Books from New Zealand (Austral Ed, December 2011) – http://www.australed.iinet.net.au/books_from_nz.html

Growing Up in Australia and New Zealand (‘Growing Up Around the World: Books as Passports to Global Understanding for Children in the United States’ project, International Relations Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), US; 2009) – http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/ausnz.pdf

Peace, Social Justice, War

50 Books about Peace and Social Justice (Megan Schliesman, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2011) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=77

Books About Peace, Non-Violence, and Tolerance… in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Skokie Public Library; 1998) – http://www.skokie.lib.il.us/s_kids/kd_booklists/kd_lists/peace.asp

Books for Thought and Action: A Taste of Jane Addams’ Legacy (Jo Montie for PaperTigers, US; 2008) – http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/JMontie.html

Children’s Peace Bibliography (Peace Support Network, US) – http://www.peacesupportnetwork.org/bibliography.php

International Day of Peace (Children’s Literature, US; 2005) – http://www.childrenslit.com/childrenslit/th_peace.html

Marching On: Selected Books about the Civil Rights Movement for Children and Teens (Megan Schliesman and Merri Lindgren, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2013) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=628

Peace Page: War and Oppression; Peace and Peacemaking; The Nature of Conflict (Uma Krishnaswami, author, India/US; 2005) – http://www.umakrishnaswami.com/peace-page

Tell Them We Remember: Selected Literature for Children and Teens about the Holocaust and World War II (Megan Schliesman, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2007 updated annually) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=274

TLP Recommended Book List August 2012 (Teaching and Learning for Peace Foundation, Australia) – http://www.tlpeace.org.au/TLP%20Recommended%20Book%20List%20August%202012.pdf

Using Children’s Books to Talk about Refugee Justice – part of the ‘Journey with Me: Refugee Stories that Change Lives’ toolkitThe Lighthouse, Canada; 2015)
http://lighthousecentre.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Refugee-childrens-books-edited.docx

Using Literature to Explore the Issues of Children in Conflict: Bibliography (Cooperative Children’s Book Center; 2007) – http://www.wioc.wisc.edu/events/2007-Conflict/resources/child-lit-guide.pdf

War (Katherine Hlousek, The Center for Children’s Books; 2010) – http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/bibliographies/war_2010.html

War and Peace in Children’s Literature (Cynthia Leitich-Smith et al., author, US) – http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/favorites/by_topic/War_Peace/war_and_peace.html

Weapons of Mass Instruction: Anti-War Books for Young People (Alison Clement and Bruce Jensen, Spanish in Our Libraries, US; 2009) http://www.sol-plus.net/peace.htm

Philippines

Mga Alamat: Myths from Different Regions of the Philippines (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University, US) – http://www.seasite.niu.edu/Tagalog/folktales/mythsintroduction.htm

Philippine Children’s Books (Bohol, 2007) – http://www.bohol.ph/article37.html

Recommended Filipino Children’s Books 2007 (Rizalina Labanda,PBBY; 2007) –http://www.pbby.org.ph/links-sally.html

Recommended Reads(Zarah Gagatiga, PBBY) – http://www.pbby.org.ph/links-zarah.html

Poetry

Borderless World: Multicultural Poetry for Children and Young Adults (Debjani Chatterjee (UK) for PaperTigers, US; 2006) – http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/DChatterjee.html

Keeping a Green Tree in your Heart: A Selection of Tree-Themed Poetry Books (Marjorie Coughlan (UK), Mirrors Windows Doors; 2015) –
http://mirrorswindowsdoors.org/wp/keeping-a-green-tree-in-your-heart/

Recommended Poetry Books for Kids (Elizabeth Kennedy, US) – http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/poetry/tp/poetry.htm

Rhyme and Reason: Multicultural Rhyming Books for All Children (Megan Schliesman, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, US; 2013) – http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=633

Refugees

Books and videos for Children and Young People about Refugees (Salusbury WORLD/Kilburn Library, UK; 2006) – DOC DOWNLOAD – http://www.welcometoyourlibrary.org.uk/content_files/files/BooksForChildrenAndYoungPeopleAboutRefugees.doc

Caught up in conflict: Refugee stories about and for young people (Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers, US; 2010) – http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/MCoughlan4.html

Immigration, Refugees & Asylum Seekers- Books for Children – (News From Nowhere, UK; 2012) – http://www.newsfromnowhere.org.uk/books/DisplayBooklist.php?BookListID=62

Immigration, Refugees & Asylum Seekers- Books for Teenagers – (News From Nowhere, UK; 2013) – http://www.newsfromnowhere.org.uk/books/DisplayBooklist.php?BookListID=912

Reading About and Reaching Out to Refugees (Pegi Deitz Shea, author, for PaperTigers, US; 2010) – http://www.papertigers.org/personalViews/archiveViews/PDeitzShea.html

Reading List: Primary and Secondary (Refugees into Teaching, Refugee Council, UK; 2013) – http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0003/0193/Reading_list-update_September_2013.pdf

Refugees, Migrations, Escaping Persecution (Willesden Bookshop, UK) –
http://www.willesdenbookshop.co.uk/sections/section06/section06.htm

Refugee-Related Books and Resources For Children and Young People – part of Teacher Resources pack (Refugee Week, A Refugee Council of Australia, Australia, 2012) –
http://www.refugeeweek.org.au/resources/2012_RW_ResourceKit_Ch5.pdf

The Refugee Experience: Books for Children (Colorín Colorado, US) –
http://www.colorincolorado.org/booklist/refugee-experience-books-children

Using Children’s Books to Talk about Refugee Justice – part of the ‘Journey with Me: Refugee Stories that Change Lives’ toolkitThe Lighthouse, Canada; 2015)
http://lighthousecentre.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Refugee-childrens-books-edited.docx

South Asia

K-12 Resources (Center for South Asian Outreach, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US) – http://southasiaoutreach.wisc.edu/k-12-lesson-plans/

Special Needs

Children’s Books Featuring Sign Language (Wendy E. Betts, Notes from the Windowsill, US; 2007) – http://www.windowsill.net/sign.html

Young Adult

2013 Parkway Summer Reading List: Students Entering Grades 9-12http://childrensbooks.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=childrensbooks&cdn=parenting&tm=52&gps=556_395_1276_584&f=21&su=p284.9.336.ip_p504.1.336.ip_&tt=3&bt=0&bts=0&zu=http%3A//www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/panda/subjectlinks/secreading.html

Selected Book List: Multicultural Young Adult Literature (Alliance for the Study and Teaching of Adolescent Literature (ASTAL), Rhode Island College, US; 1998) – http://www.ric.edu/astal/multicultural/books.html

Vandergrift’s 100: List of Young Adult Authors and Titles (SCILS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; 1995 onwards) – http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/YoungAdult/100list.html

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