12 Books About Equality for
Kids Ages 3-5

by Charnaie Gordon

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It’s no secret that living among different social classes, races, nationalities, and cultures – and seeing representations of these groups regularly – helps children understand the beauty of diversity in our complex, interconnected world. Yet, some are hesitant to take even small steps toward teaching children about diversity and equality.

Promoting equality at school and home is essential for helping children understand the diverse and inclusive world we live in today. The aim is to create an environment where people can thrive together and understand that individual characteristics make people unique, while also acknowledging our similarities. Below, we’ve rounded up books that focus on equality for kids ages 3-5.