Title

Children’s books must be diverse, or kids will grow up believing white is superior

Author Identifier

Helen Joanne Adam
ORCID: 0000-0002-3005-7142

Caroline Barratt-Pugh
ORCID 0000-0002-1470-0089

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

The Conversation

Publisher

The Conversation Media Group Ltd

School

School of Education

Comments

Adam, H. J., Barratt-Pugh, C., Jackson-Barrett, L., & Somerville, R. S. (2020, July 9). Children’s books must be diverse, or kids will grow up believing white is superior. https://theconversation.com/childrens-books-must-be-diverse-or-kids-will-grow-up-believing-white-is-superior-140736

Abstract

Children develop their sense of identity and perceptions of others from a very earlyage – as early as three months old. Because of this, young children are particularly vulnerable to the messages they see and hear in the media and in books.

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