Picture Books & Resources
Picture books are a wonderful tool to teach tolerance and diversity. In a multicultural world, discrimination is all around us. It is important to help children be tolerant and sensitive to differences. Use the books below to celebrate diversity. Read the books to start discussions on tolerance and prejudice. Support children in being responsive to discrimination whether aimed at themselves or others. Some of the books also feature negative events of discrimination and prejudice.
These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
Northern Ireland Curriculum: Living, Learning Together Lesson Ideas
Teaching for Change: Teaching Young Children about Race – A Guide for Parents and Teachers
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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