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Monday, April 4, 2022

Read Across America: April - Nurture a Sense of Belonging


Every Month, NEA's Read Across America highlights books for young readers that explore a topic related to diversity and inclusion.

The theme for April is Nurture a Sense of Belonging.

Use books and poetry to help students explore how people and places shape their identity, their feelings about where they live, and how they connect with the world around them.

Here are the recommended books of the month. Find discussion questions and more resources on their website.

Elementary: Kiyoshi's Walk by Mark Karlins

Middle Grade: Finding Junie Kim by Ellen Oh

Young Adult: Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo