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Diverse Books for Tweens and Teens Written by Own Voices Authors

If we want children to enjoy reading and be engaged, why not give them stories in which they see themselves being represented? A good place to start is by exploring diverse stories written by “own voices” authors.

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11 Contemporary Diverse Novels for Middle Grade Readers

These diverse middle grade books feel truly contemporary. They offer authentic stories driven by character development, rich narrative voice, and modern-day plots, and they don’t shy away from difficult-to-grasp concepts.

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Colorful Poetry: 22 Diverse Poetry Picture Books for Kids

These diverse poetry picture books are entertaining, beautiful, and meaningful — making them excellent picks for National Poetry Month.

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Growing Reader

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17 New Authors of Color Writing Much-Needed Stories for Kids

These new(ish) authors of color write diverse books aimed at children, teens, and young adults. Their works resonate with the times, speak to the future, and show children varied experiences and perspectives.

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Teen

A Reading Rainbow: YA Novels That Explore Sexuality and Sexual Identity

These funny, moving, and powerful YA books reflect the experiences and struggles of teens exploring sexuality and sexual identity for the first time.

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10 Exciting New Middle Grade Books with Latinx Main Characters

Among the many great new releases of 2017 are some fantastic middle grade novels with Latinx characters that tween readers are sure to love.

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Pride and Less Prejudice: 10 LGBTQ Books for Teens

These LGBTQ YA stories are filled with characters experiencing everything from dystopian drama to summer love to messy breakups and more.

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All Ages

14 New Children's and YA Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

From aspiring luchadoras to determined punk rockers to men and women whose contributions to history won’t soon be forgotten, these stories are great for sharing not only during Hispanic Heritage Month, but all year round.

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The Power of the Right Book to Let Our Kids Know We See Them

This is what I can tell you as an author and as a mom: discovering one’s presence in books like my son did is what makes kids feel like they EXIST.

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