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More Inclusive Resources

Educational and literary inclined resources about social inclusivity to share with young people of all ages for our times and beyond.

Anti-Racist Resources

Anti-Racist Resources

Looking for books and educational resources about the Black Lives Matter movement to read and share with children of all ages? See the resources below, updated regularly.

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Resources

Asian American & Pacific Islander Resources

A collection of resources and book lists that highlight the history and culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This compilation provides educational materials and book recommendations for kids of all ages and caregivers to foster understanding and respect while celebrating the AAPI identity. The resources promote a positive learning environment for those who want to know more.

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Banned Books Resources and Book Lists

Banned Books Resources and Book Lists

Books lists featuring banned and challenged children’s books and resources to support and educate anyone interested or involved in the fight against censorship. CBC supports keeping bans off books!

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Diverse Books and Resources

Diverse Books and Resources

A large part of CBC’s mission is to gather relevant book lists and resources for use by parents, educators, librarians, and booksellers. The publisher members of the CBC and many other organizations have taken the lead in curating lists of fiction and nonfiction books for young people that represent diversity in all its forms.

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Diversity Initiative

Diversity Initiative

The CBC Diversity initiative advocates for an inclusive and representative children’s publishing industry and highlights diverse creators, books, resources, and articles through the CBC blog and Diversity newsletter.

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Hispanic Heritage Resources

Hispanic Heritage Resources

A CBC-compiled resource of booklists, articles, and materials for home and classroom to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond. Discover fun facts about Hispanic Heritage Month and great reads to explore this important culture and language.

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Indigenous Peoples Books & Resources

Indigenous Peoples Books & Resources

The CBC has gathered Indigenous & Native Peoples titles from books submitted to the CBC for our Goodreads Diversity booklist to create a great starting point to read more diversely.

Find the resources here.

LGBTQIA+ Book Lists and Resources

LGBTQIA+ Book Lists and Resources

A collection of booklists and resources that highlight the LGBTQIA+ community and experience. This list provides resources and educational materials for kids of all ages and their caregivers to promote respect and understanding, including guidance on pronouns and identities. Allies welcome!

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Neurodiversity & Disability Resources

Neurodiversity & Disability Resources

A collection of resources and book lists that highlight the neurodiverse, neurodivergent, and people with disabilities communities. This compilation provides educational materials and books for kids of all ages and caregivers to promote respect and understanding. It includes information on topics such as ADHD, autism, and people who have hearing, visual, and other physical/mental disabilities. Along with definitions of these key terms, the resources promote a positive learning environment for those who want to know more and strive to make accommodations for all.

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Strong Women & Real Change

Strong Women & Real Change

Inspired by the life and work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a collection of children’s booklists about courageous women in recent history who have been central to change and social justice. Discover books about icons as well as unsung heroes like Pauli Murray and Frances Perkins.

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Inclusivity Book Lists

Inclusivity Book Lists

Book Lists that touch on subjects of social inclusivity, like anti-racism, cultural & ethnic minorities, mental health, women, etc.

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