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Summer Reading Menu

Explore your world through books about countries, celebrations, sports, landmarks, languages, and so much more! Print your READ YOUR WORLD SUMMER MENU. Need book suggestions? Browse our growing collection of Read Your World Book Lists. Print this menu for ANY duration you choose – a month, semester, or school year; a book study or study…

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10 Books to Help Kids Understand the Refugee Experience

a post with 10 recommended picture books about the refugee experience

With the fastest-growing refugee crisis of our lives underway, we turn to picture books to help kids understand the refugee experience and to encourage them to open their hearts to help. These stories, combined with thoughtful and appropriate discussions, can help students think critically, develop empathy, and inspire kindness.  Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.…

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Kayla: A Modern-Day Princess Diverse Book Series

We are honored to be a Co-Host and Book Reviewer for the annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day  (MCBD) event. Join us in celebrating diverse literature today – and every day! Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2022 (1/28/22) is in its 9th year! This non-profit children’s literacy initiative was founded by Valarie Budayr and Mia Wenjen; two…

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The Name Jar Teaching Resources

The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what happens when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious about fitting in. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to choose an American name from a…

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7 Earth Tales From Around the World

These 7 Earth Tales From Around the World share the unique connection between the natural world and cultures of the past – and remind us of our important work as the caretakers of today. A hands-on craft project for each tale provides an opportunity for further discussion and inspiration for additional activities. Disclosure: This post…

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Catch That Goat! A Market Day in Nigeria

Catch that Goat!

Get ready for a fun counting adventure through a Nigerian market! Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. All proceeds help support our free global education website. Thank you! Catch that Goat! A Market Day in Nigeria It…

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From My Window: A Celebration of Community

From My Window

From My Window is an #OwnVoices picture book with a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro see every day. Inspired by his own childhood in a favela in Brazil, author Otávio Júnior’s poetic story celebrates the diversity of this unique community. “I live to tell stories, mostly about the favela, which…

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Teach Us Your Name: Book Review & Activities

Teach Us Your Name

Teach Us Your Name is a children’s book bringing awareness to the importance of respecting everyone’s name, empowering kids to teach others about their name, and encouraging a positive classroom culture that values diversity. It is a book that belongs in every classroom! “Everyone has a name and every name has a story.” – Huda…

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