Recently, the boys have been really into a new-to-us book: Julian Is a Mermaid, the story of a little boy who wants to dress up like a sparkly mermaid. The illustrations couldn’t be more beautiful, and I love how Julian’s grandmother accepts him for exactly who he is. The boys keep asking to read it. I’m so grateful for books like these that help foster acceptance and understanding from a young age. Do you have any recommendations? Here are 15…

Children's Books that Foster Acceptance

Thoughts? What would you add?

P.S. Children’s books featuring characters of color and females.

(Top and bottom photos of Julian Is a Mermaid.)




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