It’s important to stretch our boundaries and read authors outside of our usual picks. I think of it as reading harder. Instead of always picking up my go-to authors, sometimes, I step outside of which authors I usually read. It’s a great way to support and explore different cultures, beliefs and experiences. I’ve created a list of favorite books and authors that represent diverse perspectives.
Continuing our recommendations of titles for those seeking to go beyond the awareness of racism and educate their families, the following list of books in our collection may be of interest to middle grade readers.