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Primary Junior Booklists

Here you will find lists of reading suggestions on topics frequently asked about by teacher candidates and teachers.

Primary Junior Social Justice Resource Lists

Booklists on Social Justice Topics

CCBC Social Justice book list logoThe Canadian Children's Book Centre has launched a Social Justice & Diversity Book Bank!  Set a filter or use the search box to discover Canadian children's literature on a wide range of topics.  Recommended grade range and age levels are included.

The website Mirrors Windows Doors, created and maintained by Marjorie Coughlan, is an excellent source of children's & YA literature titles on a range of diverse issues.  See especially, the link to online reading lists on topics celebrating diversity in literature, including adoption, refugees, and countries around the world.

Lesson Plans

media smarts logoMedia Smarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, provides lesson plans on bias, ethics, and perspectives in the media, with an emphasis on digital literacy.

Anti-Racism Booklists

18 Children's Books to Prompt and Further Conversations on Race. PBS Teachers Lounge, PBS Education, 2020.

From Teacher Associations

In Print

Recommended Titles