Books that Celebrate Diversity

These books celebrate diversity and feature diverse characters. Many of them feature pictures of all types of people, including People of Color and people who are differently-abled

The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story

Citation: Krishnaswami, Uma. (2005). The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story. New York: Lee and Low.  Ages: 0 - 9 Grades: PreK - 4 Description: The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story is the story of Meena and her role in the school play. Meena is an eight year old Asian Indian American girl who is clumsy. Read More

My First Yoga: Jungle Story

Citation: Davies, A., & Dormand, M. (2012). My first yoga: jungle story. [United States]: My First Yoga.  Ages: 3 - 9; Also ideal for differently-able older youth, teens, and adults. Grades: PreK - 2 Description:  My First Yoga: Jungle Story invites readers to join the main character in a search through the jungle for a Read More

Clap Your Hands

Citation: Cauley, L. B., Weiss, J., G.P. Putnam’s Sons, & South China Printing Co. (1992). Clap Your Hands. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons.  Ages: 0 - 8 Grades: PreK - 1 Description:  Clap Your Hands is a rhyming text that invites readers to move along with the story from cover to cover. Using rhyming words, Read More

The Kids’ Yoga Deck: 50 Poses and Games

Citation: Buckley, A. (2006). The Kids’ Yoga Deck: 50 Poses and Games. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.  Age: 4 and Up Grades: PreK and Up Description: The Kids’ Yoga Deck teachers yoga poses and related activities that have been specifically designed and adapted for children (Buckley, 2006). Each card encourages children to try a different activity, Read More

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