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All children need to see their identities positively reflected in books, but African-American children often don't. These titles can help "build confidence and instill pride in young African American readers."

Black All Around Patricia Hubbell Look high, look low, look everywhere … The wonderful color black is there! Join a young girl as she discovers all the wonderful things around her that are black.

Randomly Reading: The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy

Middle Grade- The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy. Meet the madcap, atypical Fletcher family-- four adopted boys and their two dads. There is no lack of comedic exploits in this classicly told story of a modern family.

It's So Gay, and It's Okay by Dr. Wallace Wong

It’s So Gay, and It’s Okay is a children’s tale that shares an important message: it is okay to be unique and different.

The Boy With Pink Hair by Perez Hilton http://www.amazon.com/dp/0451234200/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_AUZbub0H7X1FM

'The Boy With Pink Hair' by Perez Hilton. Yes, that Perez Hilton, the guy who makes a living snarking on celebrities, has a kids' book! The illustrations are funny and the story line about being different is sweet.

Cute and simple story to help children appreciate diversity

It's Okay To Be Different

Fishpond Australia, It's Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr. Buy Books online: It's Okay to Be Different, ISBN Todd Parr

Stretch your wings and fly...“Be in the world but not of the world.' The words are from Jesus. But I have not the slightest idea how to accomplish that or even if it's possible. The world will always poke you in the chest with its index finger.” ― Francisco X. Stork, Marcelo in the Real World. Love the way Marcelo puts things in a black and white perspective. After all, "we all have ugly parts".

Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm.

What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverburg - a great discussion of sperm, egg, and uterus with no assumptions on where all those come from, donor sperm, donor egg, surrogate, traditional conception, this book works for everyone.

Not sure how to explain conception in a way that fits ALL families? Check out the fantastic What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg & Fiona Smyth. A great jumping-off point for more discussion with kids about bodies and families.

Looking for picture books to ease separation anxiety in your child? If your child is upset about being away from you, these 10 children's books about separation anxiety will help your baby, infant, toddler or big kids. Perfect for entering a new school or meeting a new caregiver!

10 Children's Books about Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety in kids can be challenging. Read the 11 children's books about separation anxiety that will help your child cope. Even includes a FREE printable Read Aloud Book List with hundreds of favorite selections to read with your kids!

Because Amelia Smiled by David Ezra Stein https://www.amazon.com/dp/0763641693/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_e3QyzbBNJVZ92

Because Amelia Smiled by David Ezra Stein…Just try not to smile! A positively inspiring picture book from the creator of the Caldecott Honor–winning Interrupting Chicken.