Most children face times when they recognize they are different: either because they are thoughtful and reflective, or because someone points out difference to them. Being different isn't easy, and certainly in families like mine (multiracial), difference is apparent.
We've put together a list of the best children's picture books that explore and explain difference in an empathetic and supportive fashion. Books are powerful tools---both proactive and reactive. Here are our favorites, and if you click on the photo, you can read book descriptions and reviews, peak inside, and purchase:
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