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Reflections on Diversity in Children's and Young Adult Literature

          Some realizations have struck me as I’ve spent a solid month reading and studying children’s literature that features diversity. One is the significant shift in maturity and sensitivity that occurs when authors offer readers stories about combining cultures, races, religions, or abilities. 922 more words

Amada Irma Perez

Mathematics: The Atrocities in my Life

I’ve never been good at math.  Like ever.  Even in the first grade, I loved learning the letters and putting words together, but I didn’t quite understand what all of the numbers meant.   698 more words

Indira Adams

Why We Love Patricia Polacco!

Recently, my children have fallen in love with an author. Not the author herself, (LOL), the authors wonderful children’s books! Patricia Polacco seems to have a children’s book for every walk of life; and,I love the diversity of the books that she writes. 604 more words

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