Teaching Tough Topics

How do I use children's literature to build a deeper understanding of social justice, equity and diversity?

How do we use children’s literature to build an understanding of social justice, diversity and equity?

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Teaching Tough Topics shows teachers how to lead students to become caring citizens as they read and respond to quality children’s literature. It focuses on topics that can be challenging or sensitive, yet are significant in order to build understanding of social justice, diversity, and equity. Racism, Homophobia, Bullying, Religious Intolerance, Poverty, and Physical and Mental Challenges are just some of the key themes explored.


“A foundational resource for literacy and social studies teachers…If you are looking for that one transformational book, begin with this one. ”

- Professionally Speaking