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Education - Children's and young adult's literature

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Children's and YA Literature


The websites listed here have curated lists of books by diverse authors or books with content and themes that depict diverse characters, families, experiences, traditions, and more.

  1. Look at a list to find titles of books you would like to use.
  2. Search for print or eBook copies of the book in the UCalgary libraries - use the title of the book in the library search box. [http://library.ucalgary.ca]
  3. Search for print or eBook copies of the book in your school library learning commons OR your local public library.

Lists with ideas for books to read and use in classrooms


Database for discovering children's literature to use in teaching


Click on the image or title of the books listed here to see the Doucette Library copy information .


Texts about using Children's Literature to explore EDI topics


Examples of print books available in the Doucette Library (3rd floor EDC)


Click on the image or title of the eBooks listed here to view them online using your UCalgary login.


Texts about using Children's Literature to explore EDI topics


Examples of eBooks available online from the UCalgary Libraries [use your UCalgary sign on to view]