Picture Book 10 for 10~2018

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Picture Book 10 for 10

I recently engaged in a very disheartening discussion on social media about racism, privilege, and activism. As a kid lit enthusiast and parent, I believe it is vital to share books that celebrate diversity, promote acceptance, foster empathy, and applaud activism. This is my list for Picture Book 10 for 10:

1. Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Charles Waters and Irene Latham

Can I Touch Your Hair

2. Stolen Words by Melanie Florence

Stolen Words cover

3. Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag  by Rob Sanders

Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag cover

4. Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee

Amelia to Zora cover

5. Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Méndez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh

Separate is Never Equal cover

6. The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko

The Case for Loving cover

7. Martí’s Song for Freedom by Emma Otheguy

Marti's Song for Freedom cover

8. Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel

Brave Girl cover

9. Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai

Malala's Magic Pencil

10. Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by Jonah Winter

Lillian's Right to Vote cover

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