Books can be powerful tools in educating and enlightening children about diversity and encouraging conversations at home. PBS.org offers a list of books that are great family reads. Some of them include:
• Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o is a Coretta Scott King award-winning picture book, which highlights self-esteem and beauty within.
• Whose Knees Are These? by Jabari Asim offers interactive ways to embrace diversity.
• Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry explores what happens when a little girl needs her hair styled for a special occasion, and her father steps to the plate.
• The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, a National Book Award winner, pens a book about the power of sharing stories and how they can bring us together.