Handout 8.2 Children’s Books Dealing with Diversity There are many good examples of children’s books that deal positively with diversity issues. An example will be presented here for each of the three aspects of diversity discussed in your text. You will be expected to find three additional books that you find helpful and that could be included in the early childhood classroom. Cultural/Racial Diversity Adolf, A. (1973). Black is brown is tan. N.Y.: Harper Collins. Your choices: 1. 2. 3. Children with Special Needs Cairo, S. (1985). Our brother has Down’s syndrome. Toronto: Annick Press LTD. Your choices: 1. 2. 3. Gender Equity Merriam, E. (1989). Mommies at work. N.Y.: Simon and Shuster. Your choices: 1. 2. 3.