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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts
We know each student brings a unique perspective and experience to the classroom. These collections were created to promote culturally relevant teaching and critical literacy. These titles can easily be incorporated into the reading and writing workshop
Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Civil Rights See All

Back Of The Bus

If A Bus Could Talk: The Story Of Rosa Parks

Martin's Big Words: The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ruby Bridges Goes To School: My True Story

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez And Her Family's Fight For Desegregation

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Communities See All

City Green

Community Soup

Last Stop On Market Street

Quinito's Neighborhood / El Vecindario De Quinito

Something Beautiful

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Differences See All

Fair Is Fair!

Giraffes Can't Dance

It's Okay To Be Different

Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald No Combina

My Brother Charlie

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Diverse Perspectives See All

Black And White

Diary Of A Fly

Duck! Rabbit!

Stevie

Three Little Wolves And The Big Bad Pig, The

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Friendship See All

Chicken Sunday

Enemy Pie

Freedom Summer

Invisible Boy, The

Juna's Jar

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Gender Roles See All

Amazing Grace

Animal Dads

Catching The Moon

Horace And Morris But Mostly Dolores

Interstellar Cinderella

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Immigrant Experience See All

Amelia's Road

Apple Pie 4th Of July

Brave Girl: Clara And The Shirtwaist Makers' Strike Of 1909

Have A Good Day Cafe, The

I'm New Here

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Kindness And Bullying See All

Bully

Chrysanthemum

Each Kindness

Hooway For Wodney Wat

Nobody Knew What To Do: A Story About Bullying

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Race See All

All The Colors We Are / Todos Los Colores De Nuestra Piel

Colors Of Us, The

Let's Talk About Race

Mr. Lincoln's Way

Shades Of People

Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Social Class, Poverty And Privilege See All

Brave Irene

Day Of Ahmed's Secret, The

Fly Away Home

Going Home

Maddi's Fridge

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Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: Taking A Stand-A Call To Action See All

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

Grace For President

Harvesting Hope: The Story Of Cesar Chavez

Is For Activist (Board Book), A

Miss Rumphius

Culturally Relevant Mentor Texts: War And Peace See All

Baseball Saved Us

Butter Battle Book, The

Feathers And Fools

Librarian Of Basra: A True Story From Iraq, The

Peace Book, The

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