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Tools for Educators and Librarians

Advancing Women Peacemakers Project

Web project dedicated to providing sound historical information relating to Jane Addams and the history of American women and peace from her time through the adoption of United Nations Security Resolution 1325 in 2000.


Soul Looks Back in Wonder,
Tom Feelings (Editor, Illustrator)

Africa Access

An online database of annotations and reviews of children's books related to Africa. Africa Access sponsors the Children's Africana Book Award and book clubs for children.

The Children's Peace Education Project

A home and classroom curriculum for young children includes a searchable database of specially selected books to teach peacemaking with young children between one and six years of age.

Cyber School Bus

Global teaching and learning project of the United Nations.


Education for Liberation Network

National coalition of teachers, activists and parents supporting social justice education. Website includes a searchable curriculum database.


Educators for Social Responsibility

A website with resources for teachers, and parents.


Great Decisions in the Classroom

Developed by the Foreign Policy Association to support educators and students who are committed to teaching and learning about international affairs.


Human Rights Education: The Fourth R

A free online magazine for human rights education including lesson plans and resources published by Amnesty International USA.


Jane Addams Award Cognate Database

Database listing Spanish-English Cognates in 70 Jane Addams Award and Honor Books for Younger Readers for use in teaching key vocabulary to Spanish speaking and other English language learners.


Kids Becoming Global Citizens

A free online Resource Guide for Parents and Educators that provides discussion topics for good books with your children, as well as activities and online games that encourage young ones to learn about diversity, social justice and global citizenship.


Multicultural Pavilion

A project of Edchange provides resources for k-12 classrooms including lesson plans and booklists.


National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)

An organization of educators and others fostering multicultural education. NAME publishes a quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives, available free to members.


Resources from
Books and Authors from the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, 1953-present

Enjoy these multimedia, online resources about the books and authors associated with the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, courtesy of Questions? (800) 596-0710.


Rethinking Schools

An online subscription education journal focusing on issues of equality. Includes reviews of children’s books, DVD’s and websites.

A project of EdChange offers a free online library of documents relating to social justice, civil rights, equity, peace and activism.


Teaching for Change

Online catalogs, resources and links for teaching human rights education.


Teaching Tolerance

A web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.


Transforming Mainstream Curriculum into Social Justice Teaching

An online resource for teachers sponsored by the New York Collective of Radical Educators.


Understanding Prejudice

Established in 2002 with funding from the National Science Foundation and McGraw-Hill. The purpose of the site is to offer educational resources and information on prejudice, discrimination, multiculturalism and diversity. The site is focused primarily on college level education, however it includes an Anti-Bias Bibliography for Teachers aimed at elementary and secondary educators.



Zinn Education Project

Supports the use of Howard Zinn's Peoples History of the United States and other materials for teaching a people's history to schoolchildren. Coordinated by Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change.

Award and Booklists

Notable Books for a Global Society, Children’s Literature and Reading, &
International Reading Association

Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries

Amelia Bloomer Project Blog and Annual List:
Recommended Feminist Literature for Birth through 18

Carter G. Woodson Book Award

Coretta Scott King Award

Pura Belpré Award

Asian/Pacific American Lib Assn Award for Literature

American Indian Youth Literature Award


Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature


The Social Justice Award sponsored by the Literacy and Social Responsibility Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association:


The PaperTigers blog

American Indians in Children’s Literature





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