top of page

5 books for kids on equality and diversity

Updated: May 3, 2022

Children Just Like Me is a book with 40+ interviews of kid from the different parts of the world and they answer questions about their cultures, traditions, languages, their way of living, food, and what makes them so different from others. It also shows that even though everyone’s cultures, languages, genders are different, kindness, respect, equality is important. It is also explained that differences of others can also make the world a colourful, diverse, fair, and equal for everybody in the world.

We're Different, We're the Same is a picture book of Sesame Street where they explain how we all are different from each other from looks, but have the same emotions, feelings, and are still connected. Elmo and his Sesame Street friends help teach toddlers and the adults in their lives that everyone is the same on the inside, and it's our differences that make this world a peaceful, colourful and joyful place to live in.

A Kids Book about Racism is a book that consists of 64 Pages and it teaches children that why you should not be a racist. It explains what racism is, how it makes people feel when they experience it, and how to spot it when it happens.

This is a book written by Jayneen Sanders, an Australian author, teacher and advocate, and this book explains how you can be the difference by small, impactful acts which can help people around you, animals, yourself and the environment. It has 3 sections - kindness, equality and environment. In the equality section, it is explained about how and why to show equality with gender, colour, nationality, cultures, languages etc.

This is a collection of books where they teach kids about struggles and overcoming those struggles like racism, criticism, inequality, by motivating stories of famous and inspirational people. There are stories of famous speakers, leaders, writers, artists, sports stars, scientists and revolutionaries like Nelson Mandela, Florence Nightingale, Pablo Picasso, Michael Jordan, Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Obama and many more inspiring people.


bottom of page