Diversity

Amazing resources reflecting the diversity of our communities.

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Why Are People Different Colours? Big Issues For Little people Around Identity + Diversity

by Dr Emma Waddington & Dr Christopher McCurry

Why are people different colours? How come she is in a wheelchair? Why does Grandma have wrinkles?  This book helps children to discuss their feelings and understand others.

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A House For Everyone

by Jo Hirst

A House for Everyone is a very simple story that challenges gender stereotypes and shows four to eight year olds that it’s ok to be yourself.

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Proud To Be Deaf

by Ava, Lilli and Nick Beese

Ava welcomes her hearing peers to her daily life, shows how technology helps her navigate the world and explains common misconceptions about deaf people.

 

 

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The Hello Atlas

by Ben Handicott

A beautifully illustrated children's book that offers a glimpse into the lives and languages of different children the world over.

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 All Are Welcome

by Alexandra Penfold

A warm, welcoming picture book that celebrates diversity. 
Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcomed with open arms.

 

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My Princess Boy

by Cheryl Kilodavis

Dyson loves pink, sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses. Sometimes he wears jeans.
This heartwarming book is a call for tolerance and an end to bullying and judgments. 

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Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets

by Hena Khan

From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this beautiful picture book celebrates the shapes - and traditions - of the Muslim world.

 

 

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Whoever You Are

by Mem Fox

Every day, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping.  This story weaves its way across cultures and generations, celebrating the bond that unites us all.

 

 

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Wonder

by R J Palacio

Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. 

Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled but for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. 

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George

by Alex Gino

When people look at George, they see a boy. But George knows she’s a girl and thinks she’ll have to keep this a secret forever. That is, until her teacher announces their class play....... 

 

 

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