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7 Books That Teach Kids About Diversity

These books help kids understand that even though people look different on the outside, we’re all the same on the inside.
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I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes’s classic poem, paired with beautiful illustrations, tells the story of African-American Pullman porters, who collect books, magazines and albums left behind by passengers on trains. They toss them off into the wind to spread knowledge and culture to everyone in the world.

Ages 4 to 8. Find it here.

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