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Social Justice Books - Diciembre 2017

Puerto Rican Children’s Literature for Social Justice: A Bibliography for Educators

By Marilisa Jimenez Garcia, Ph.D.

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These books are meant to facilitate discussion on various issues in Puerto Rican history and culture, including colonialism, race, gender, and environmental justice. This list is only a sample. Teachers are encouraged to search for further resources and to continue challenging students to critique how books represent Puerto Rican history and culture, particularly with regard to issues of race, class, and gender.