Tracing the Past Along 100 Miles of Shoreline

Southern trees bear a strange fruitBlood on the leaves and blood at the rootBlack bodies swingin’ in the Southern breeze Strange fruit hangin’ from the poplar trees ~ Abel Meeropol  I will never forget hearing the recording of Billie Holiday’s famous voice come over the Intercom in my classroom when I was teaching high school. …

Our Favorite Multicultural Children’s Books

Teaching World Literature was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I taught texts written from authors around the world to high school students, but I also wanted my own children to have early interactions with multicultural stories. Below you will find recommendations for diverse books that we love. These are our favorite multicultural …