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Literature Projects

Promoting Cultural Awareness in British Columbia
through the Use of Children’s Literature

A Project of the Cultural Awareness Committee
British Columbia Literacy Council of the International Reading Association
January 2011

“Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. Their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are just like you.”
Whoever You Are by Mem Fox
*Please download the PDF below to view a thorough bibliography of multicultural children's literature as well as lesson ideas for your classroom.

Cultural Awareness