Recommended Reads

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Highlighted Books 

Are you looking for books on a specific topic? Though Our Collection is comprehensive, we regularly highlight quality books related to popular topics — see the Recommended Books & Blog links below. 

Recommended Books

ActivismImmigrant/Refuge ExperiencesNew Baby
AdoptionMindfulnessNew Sibling
Clean WaterMLK DaySchool & Learning
Diverse FamiliesMultiracial FamiliesSkin Tone
Holidays & CelebrationsMuslim Life

DBF Blogs

Check out the following blog categories & tags for even more high quality recommended books & creators.

For Seasonal Book Lists: Diverse Books for Every Season
For Great Posts on Timely Topics: Diversity Headlines
For Author/Illustrator Interviews: Author Interview
For Great Posts by Guest Contributors: Guest Contributor
For Great Ideas on Using Diverse Books: DBF In The Library or DBF in The Classroom

How to Evaluate the Quality of Racially/Culturally Diverse Books

Since Our Collection is large and continually growing, you might be wondering how to ensure that the books you’re selecting are quality reads. The resources below can help you evaluate books you discover at Diverse BookFinder. 

The Importance of Racially/Culturally Diverse Books

As you discover great new books at Diverse BookFinder, you may start to ask yourself; why is it important to read diverse books? Why should diverse books be an integral part of a library or classroom? Maybe you know the answers to these questions but need help explaining them to a parent or administrator. Explore the articles below.

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