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The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, YA, and educators.


The list below includes titles on Palestine. It is a relatively short list. We welcome your recommendations of titles to add. Also, see more titles on these lists: Arabs and Arab Americans and Muslims.

Teaching for Change carefully selects the best multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. Learn about our criteria for selecting titles.

For more resources, curricula, and articles, visit the site, Teach Palestine.

We also recommend this article by the editors of Rethinking Schools, Boycotting Occupation: Educators and Palestine

Most of the books on these lists are linked for more information or purchase to Powells, an independent, union labor bookstore. Titles with reviews on this site are noted with an asterisk(*).

After the Last Sky: Palestinian Lives
By Edward Said, Jean Mohr (Photographer)

Baba, What Does My Name Mean? A Journey to Palestine
By Rifk Ebeid, Lamaa Jawhari (Illustrator)

The Boy and the Wall
By Youth at Lajee Centre in Aida Refugee Camp

A Little Piece of Ground*
By Elizabeth Laird, Sonia Nimr (With)

Outside the Ark
By Ellen O’Grady

P is for Palestine: A Palestine Alphabet Book
By Golbarg Bashi (Illustrator), Golrokh Nafisi (Editor), Kourosh Beigpour (Editor)

By Joe Sacco, Edward W. Said (Introduction by)

Salt Houses
By Hala Alyan

The Shepherd's Granddaughter
By Anne Laurel Carter

Sitti's Secrets*
By Naomi Shihab Nye, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)

DMU Timestamp: April 15, 2021 22:58

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