Our Favorite Children's Books

Save the Children is committed to childhood learning and making sure we provide parents with helpful resources. Here we highlight some of our  booklists that celebrate specific days, months and occasions.  Please take a look below to see some of our favorites.

Black History Month Reading List

There are so many times to celebrate black authors from Black History Month to Juneteenth and throughout the year! These staff favorites make for excellent reads all year long.  Read More

Ramadan Reading List

Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, worship and prayer. These children's books about Ramadan, hand-picked by our staff, our Ramadan reading list will help your kids celebrate both Ramadan and Muslim culture — and make for excellent reads all year long! Read More

Gender Equality Reading List

We know that from an early age, children learn stereotypical notions of what it means to be a girl and what it means to be a boy. In efforts to break-down rigid, inequitable gender stereotypes and promote diverse and positive expressions of gender identity, we’re proud to share this list of books about gender equality for preschoolers and young children.

Gender equality books like these can broaden children’s horizons and challenge common misperceptions about traditional gender roles. This list offers gender equality books about powerful girls and sensitive boys, and kids who dare to be different. Read More

Reading List of Books that Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we're sharing children's books that offer positive, diverse representations of Asian American and Pacific Islander history and culture. Enjoy them all year long!  Read More

Refugee Experience Reading List

 World Refugee Day is an international day organized every year on June 20th by the United Nations. It is designed to celebrate and honor refugees from around the world. This year in celebration of World Refugee Day our staff has hand-picked children's books that highlight the refugee experience. Read More


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