Recommended Diverse Book Lists

Educators_web

Diverse Book Lists for Today's Classrooms

Lee & Low's popular downloadable diverse book lists are curated by literacy experts and offer recommended books for social emotional learning, trauma-informed education, social activism, summer reading, and more. Each list is broken down by age range and updated regularly to support ongoing learning. Want more customization? Get in touch

Diverse Summer Reading List

Diversify your school or library's summer reading program with our curated summer reading list. This list provides engaging and entertaining suggestions by age range to encourage a great summer of nonstop reading. 

Diverse Summer Reading List | Watch the Webinar

Social and Emotional Learning Diverse Reading List

Discover our educator favorites for SEL read-alouds to pair with your curriculum! These exemplar texts will help you model and explore strategies for tackling challenges and building community.

Social and Emotional Learning Diverse Reading List | Watch the Webinar

Social Activism Diverse Reading List

Read-alouds are wonderful ways to model proactive behaviors through determined characters and their respective cause(s). The mentor texts provided in the Social Activism list can inspire students to address an issue that they are passionate about, whether it’s a similar cause presented in the text or another cause that’s relevant to their own lives.

Social Activism Diverse Reading List | Watch the Webinar

Trauma-Informed Education Diverse Reading List

Trauma has the ability to impact children’s learning, social interactions and relationships, and overall well-being. The books in our Trauma-Informed Diverse Reading List showcase child protagonists who cope with trauma in a variety of ways and provide students the opportunity to discuss trauma through the lens of a relatable and engaging character.

Trauma-Informed Diverse Reading List | Watch the Webinar


Must-have Collections

New Titles