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Diverse Books for Tweens and Teens Written by #OwnVoices 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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Growing Reader

11 Excellent Early Chapter Books With Diverse Protagonists

From fun and hilarious to profound and inspirational, your kids will have a blast reading these diverse early chapter books.

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All Ages

BIPOC Children's Book Authors That Kids Will Love

It’s never too late — or too early — to diversify your child’s bookshelf. Just start with any one of these beloved 14 diverse children's book authors.

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Teen

Middle Grade and YA Books on Mental Disorders and Differences

These fantastic narratives featuring characters dealing with mental disorders can help dispel misconceptions and stigma, and provide tweens and teens with resources to understand a difference and why they – or someone they know – might struggle.

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All Ages

9 Kids' Books by Black Authors

Pick up one of these spectacular books by Black authors — from a picture book guide on how to be an anti-racist to a new love story from the acclaimed Nicola Yoon.

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Teen

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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Growing Reader

Tween

Colorful Poetry: 22 Diverse Poetry Picture Books for Kids

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

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

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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