Kids Like Me: 18 Books with Diverse Main Characters

“We read to know that we are not alone.”*

Children, too.

That’s why it’s important kids read engaging stories with main characters that are relatable to their lives. Not just to their humanity, but also to their appearance and their culture.

I could recommend hundreds of books with diverse main characters. Here’s a shortlist of some of my favorites.

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Kid Lit TV Commenter Anthony Manna

Love these books. Warm, caring, concerned, positive, and endearing. Let’s read and look.


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