10 Tips for Reading Picture Books with Children through a Race-Conscious Lens – from embracerace

 

~by Megan Dowd Lambert

“How can caregivers and educators best guide children to and through picture books with positive racial representations? How can we also support kids in resisting or reading against racist content? These tips draw on the Whole Book Approach (WBA, which I created in association with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art) and other resources to highlight how picture books can provoke meaningful, transformative conversations between children and adults that embrace race.”

Great ideas and additional links here! I hope you find something helpful or ideas to pass on to others.     Take care!   Becky

12 thoughts on “10 Tips for Reading Picture Books with Children through a Race-Conscious Lens – from embracerace

  1. Reblogged this on e-Quips and commented:
    How do you discuss the current racial tensions with small children? Children aren’t born knowing these things They often to no notice differences unless they are pointed out. For 10 helpful tips check this out.

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  2. I don’t remember any books like this when I was growing up, just my poor father trying to explain why he was refusing to read Br’er Rabbit to my brother and me, who couldn’t grasp what he was talking about.

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  3. Children’s books have come so far… For all of the time it took to get these wonderful new stories out there, it gives me hope that the newest generations will indeed be better about race than any who preceded them…

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