Matthew and Nicole discuss combatting xenophobia by adopting a stance of cultural humility and helping shape children’s understanding of a broader world, rich with hundreds of cultures, languages, and people both very similar and very different from their own.
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They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, and Steven Scott; illustrated by Harmony Becker
Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier, Marc Lizano, and Greg Salsedo
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
Under My Hijab by Hena Khan; illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali; illustrated by Hatem Aly
Mommy’s Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
Where Are You From? by Yamile Saied Méndez,; illustrated by Jaime Kim
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale by Duncan Tonatiuh
The Journey by Francesca Sanna
I Am Not A Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer, illustrated by Gillian Newland
The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz
The Chupacabras of the Rio Grande (The Unicorn Rescue Society #4) by Adam Gidwitz and David Bowles; illustrated by Hatem Aly
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
Indian No More by Charlene Willing McManis with Traci Sorell
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