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Children's Literature: Culture and Diversity: Cultures & People

Find books that feature different types of cultures, families, and people by using this guide.

What Does Multicultural Literature Mean?

Multicultural literature means books that, "have as the main character a person who is a member of a racial, religious, or language microculture other than the Euro-American one." (Lynch-Brown, 1999, p. 188)

  • Look in the boxes below to see titles from specific cultures or to see books that feature many different cultures.
  • To find more titles use the Catalog Search box at the bottom of the page. 
  • Please ask a librarian if you have any questions. We will be glad to help you.


Lynch-Brown, C. (1999). Essentials of Children's Literature. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Children's Books

The list of titles below represents a sample of the books available in the library that feature different people and cultures.  

Teacher Resources

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