Multicultural kids books: Reading around the world of children's literature

 Homeschool parents and teachers, do you need reading activities for National Reading Month in March? Why not read around the world of children's literature? Take an around the world tour with kids books! Here are globe-trotting children's literature selections from pole to pole and occident (west) to orient (east). Older children can hone their skills by reading aloud to younger children. This list of kids books has value-added lesson plans as children's literature selections have global social studies, history, geography and multicultural literature connections.

Read around the world to visit children in other lands and experience their lifestyles, religion and culture. Many of these children's literature kids books are Caldecott Medal recipients. This means that they have been recognized for their art and illustrations. Typically a Caldecott winner depicts multicultural lifestyles  Multicultural kids books: Reading around the world of children's literature |


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