Inclusivity: Books For Kids

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As you can see, this list of kids books about Inclusivity is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about Inclusivity, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

The Pig Who Danced book
The Pig Who Danced
Written by Emer Martin and illustrated by Nina Khashchina
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8

The Pig who Danced is a joyful story about acceptance and inclusion. Three little pigs run away from the farm only to be bullied by nasty, noisy, nervous crows that say they don’t belong in the woods. The three pigs react in different ways: Grisly gets mad and fearful; Mucky is sad and tearful; but Macduff has a different approach.

Polar Bear Island book
Polar Bear Island
Written by Lindsay Bonilla and illustrated by Cinta Villalobos
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

“Welcome to Polar Bear Island. NO OTHERS ALLOWED!” So says Parker, the mayor, eager to keep the island just the way it is. But Kirby, a newly arrived penguin, is shaking things up—much to Parker’s dismay. The other polar bears love Kirby and beg Parker to let Kirby (and her family) move in. Will Parker agree . . . and make the island fun for EVERYONE? With its gentle message of inclusivity, this energetic story will delight children.

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