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Multicultural Children's Books: Introduction

Looking for a Multicultural Children's Book?

You've come to the right place!  For your convenience, we have compiled a list of recommended Children's Books in the Ely Library's Education Resources Center that represent or illustrate various cultures.  These lists were selected by Emily Marchacos....  Just click on the tabs above for access to representation of specific cultures.

Information about Common Core Literacy Standards

For a better understanding of the Common Core Literacy Standards and their importance, here are some helpful links to the Common Core State Standards Initiative:

English Language Arts Standards Overview

College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading

Key Shifts in English Language Arts standards

Reading Literature Standards for

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Initiative

Related Children's Book Award Information

Children's Book Help and Information

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Emily Marchacos, Library Assistant 

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