What we’re reading right now – Amplifying Black and Indigenous voices

These books have been on our shelves for a while, and have become firm favourites. Each one showcases a Black and/or Indigenous voice whether it’s through the eyes of a character in the story, the author themselves or showcasing the diversity of universal experiences. These specific books do not discuss race but just as importantly show what race and diversity look like in a common context.

Just the way we are

images (2)

A beautiful book about the makeup of different family units. It works to highlight differences that exist in different families but doesn’t show that one is better than the other.

Time to play

images (1)

This book shows the universality of play amongst different cultures and contexts. It’s a part of a wonderful series of books by Ellen Lawrence that is part of our collection.

In the bush I see


A stunningly illustrated and authored book by Kiara Honeychurch, an Indigenous Australian author describing the wonderful array of animals that make Australia unique.

2 thoughts on “What we’re reading right now – Amplifying Black and Indigenous voices

  1. Thanks Ippy! My fav post of yours so far.


    1. Thanks Mel. It’s easy to write when the books are so wonderful.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close