Cultural Diversity Summer Reading List

Summertime is a great time to explore reading as a relaxing activity that also can educate you about topics you may not have much knowledge about. The following is a list of books that touch on topics of cultural diversity and understanding that will make you more aware of the challenges and opportunities that are faced by people who are ethnically different from you. Please check out some of these titles and also check at your local Clermont County Library to see all the rich resources that are just at your fingertips.

General Diversity

The Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter & Rennard Strickland

And This Too Shall Pass by E. Lynn Harris

The Color of Water – A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride

Sister of My Heart by Chirtra Banerjee Divakaruni

Appalachian Culture (youth titles)

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech

Borrowed Children by George Ella Lyon Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

M.C. Higgins The Great by Virginia Hamilton