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EDUC 343: Teaching to Diversity: Home

Study of differences in student development and approaches to learning. Addresses ethnic, linguistic, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic, ability/disability, and community diversity.

Information on the lives and work of authors of books for children and young adults.

Provides reviews and synopses

Searchable by author's cultural background and age/reading level





To limit results to children's titles, use the phrase   and juvenile

To limit results to young adult readers use the phrase    and young adult


Prospector is a shared catalog of the major libraries in Colorado and Wyoming, providing access to over 30 million items.  Use the "Request It" button to request materials for delivery to Tomlinson Library (usually within 3-5 business days).

WorldCat searches holdings in 10,000 libraries worldwide.  Select the "Request This Item" link to request a particular item.

Includes ebooks and audiobooks for kids and teens - From Western Slope libraries

Resources for Evaluating Diversity in Books and Collections

Check out the CCBC annual list of Choices, titles for different age groups featuring authentic characters, settings and themes from a range of culural backgrounds.

Resources from the ALA Ethnic & Multicutural Information Exchange 

A selection of books catering to LGBTQIA+ youth, spanning from birth to age 18,

from the Rainbow Book Round Table of the American Library Association

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