54 min

Mirrors & Windows, The Power Of Diverse Kids' Books Reading With Your Kids Podcast

    • Kids & Family

Today's episode of Reading With Your Kids celebrates the importance of inclusivity and diversity in children's literature. Crystal Foote discussed her book "Inclusivity Superheroes," which features characters with unique abilities to promote acceptance of differences. She hopes it will help teach children lessons about diversity at a young age. Jed Doherty shared a personal story of how embracing inclusivity allowed him to meet his wife..
Dr. Christine Ko discussed her book "Sound Switch Wonder," co-written with her son Owen about his experience with cochlear implants. She explained how cochlear implants work and the controversy surrounding them in the Deaf community. However, her priority was communication with her son. Her son enjoys the ability to experience silence by removing his implants.
Both authors emphasized the importance of representation in books so children can see themselves.  Jed Doherty and the speakers agreed on the importance of embracing diversity, cultural understanding, and staying curious about others' experiences. The conversation highlighted using children's literature to promote inclusion and appreciation of differences.
Click here to visit our website - www.readingwithyourkids.com 

Today's episode of Reading With Your Kids celebrates the importance of inclusivity and diversity in children's literature. Crystal Foote discussed her book "Inclusivity Superheroes," which features characters with unique abilities to promote acceptance of differences. She hopes it will help teach children lessons about diversity at a young age. Jed Doherty shared a personal story of how embracing inclusivity allowed him to meet his wife..
Dr. Christine Ko discussed her book "Sound Switch Wonder," co-written with her son Owen about his experience with cochlear implants. She explained how cochlear implants work and the controversy surrounding them in the Deaf community. However, her priority was communication with her son. Her son enjoys the ability to experience silence by removing his implants.
Both authors emphasized the importance of representation in books so children can see themselves.  Jed Doherty and the speakers agreed on the importance of embracing diversity, cultural understanding, and staying curious about others' experiences. The conversation highlighted using children's literature to promote inclusion and appreciation of differences.
Click here to visit our website - www.readingwithyourkids.com 

54 min

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