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4 Organizations That Can Help Parents Teach Kids To Be Themselves

These kid-centered social justice organizations are a great place to start talking to kids about embracing who they are.
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111 of Our Favorite Kids Books in 2021

These books for kids of all ages talk about important topics, including social justice, Asian American heritage, LGBTQ+ expression, honoring Indigenous people, Latinx heritage, special needs and more — all in kid-friendly ways.
"Count Me In: A Parade of Mexican Folk Art Numbers in English and Spanish" (Ages 2-6)
Written by Cynthia Weill and illustrated with ceramics by the Aguilar Sisters: Guillermina, Josefina, Irene, and Concepción
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10 of Our Favorite Math Picture Books for Kids

Here are 10 great books (some bilingual) that can help teach kids basic math concepts like counting and shapes. They also make great gifts!
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6 Books in English and Spanish to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day as a Family

Let's celebrate Indigenous peoples' cultures and resilience with our families all year long with books that tell us their stories.
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6 Libros en inglés y español para celebrar el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas en familia

Celebremos la cultura y resistencia de los pueblos indígenas todo el año en familia por medio de libros que cuentan sus historias.
Author Maggie Carranza poses with her book "ABCs of El Salvador."
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The Book 'ABCs of El Salvador' Expands Cultural Horizons, One Letter at a Time

Maggie Carranza’s family introduced El Salvador to friends of different cultures who were unfamiliar with the country. Years later, she turned that love of her heritage into the book “The ABCs of El Salvador” so everyone can learn favorite Salvadoran words like pupusa and atol. She shares how it all happened, why it's important to foster cultural curiosity in kids, plus some of her favorite books.
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6 Bilingual Kids Math Books Featuring Hispanic and Latino Characters

These picture books can help little ones realize how fun math is and how rich in math Hispanic and Latino cultures are.
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40 Bilingual Kid-Friendly Tips, Crafts, Recipes and Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage All Year

Here are a few of our favorite bilingual resources to help caregivers and educators teach kids about Hispanic and Latino cultures through recipes, kids books, notable people and places, all in one list.
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Three Back-to-School Tips to Support Kids Emotionally as the Pandemic Continues

The upcoming school year is unsettling for many families amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, especially on their mental health. Psychologist Roxy Pittman offers three tips for parents on how to support kids emotionally as they go back to school.
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Exploring Gender Identity and Expression with Children

Here are some tips to get started discussing gender identity, gender expression and sex assigned at birth with the young children in your life.
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