How Cross-Racial Scenes in Picture Books Build Acceptance

Evidence shows that picture books with cross-racial scenes create more acceptance between children of different races.

The fact that reading cross-group books can have such a lasting impact on children’s attitudes is great news. The bad news? In American trade picture books, there are surprisingly few examples of cross-race contact. Aronson and her colleagues created their own such books for the studies.

Read about the study conducted on cross-racial images in children’s books, at School Library Journal.

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