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Episode 85: The Wide World of Children’s Literature

I'm joined again by Chelsea Jacobs in part two of our conversation. In this episode, we explore the wide world of children's literature. Listen in as we talk about using books to share the world with our children. You'll hear about:

  • a biblical perspective on diversity

  • books to share the world with your children

  • how to integrate other cultures into our lives

  • the power of bonding with literary characters

  • our favorite books for raising globally minded children

  • holding the tension of different perspectives in history

  • the importance of biography

Books/Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Bright April by Marguerite de Angeli

  • Words by Heart by Ouida Sebestyen

  • Give Your Child the World by Jamie Martin

  • Heritage Mom blog HERE

  • Exploring Countries and Cultures by My Father's World

  • Children Just Like Me by

  • Window on the World

  • Operation World

  • Ezra Jack Keats' books about Peter (Whistle for Willie; Peter's Chair; Snowy Day; etc.)

  • Crow Boy and Umbrella by Taro Yashima

  • The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong

  • books by Jerry Pinkney

  • books by Patricia Polacco

  • Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • books by Frederick Douglass

  • Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling

  • biographies of Amy Carmichael and Gladys Aylward