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Book Awards Related to Multicultural Literature
American Indian Youth Literature Award
Award-winning titles "present American Indians in the fullness of their humanity in the present and past contexts."
Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature
An award given to books that "authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States."
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature
This award is intended "to honor and recognize individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit."
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
These awards are "given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values."
Pura Belpre Award
This award is "presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth."
Multicultural Literature / ELL
Books and Authors (Colorin Colorado)
This site offers lists of multicultural children's books organized by theme and also divided by age group ("Books for Children" and "Books for Young Adults").
The Conscious Kid
The Conscious Kid is an education, research and policy organization that supports families and educators in taking action to disrupt racism, inequity and bias.
Resource Picks - Books
A list of materials and resources to use in the classroom (from EverythingESL.net).
We Need Diverse Books
We Need Diverse Books™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.
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