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Peace and Diversity Children's Book Collection: Home

In conjunction with the Early Childhood Education program at American River College the ARC Library has created a Peace and Diversity Collection for children. There are over 150 books in the collection and it will be continually added to.

About the Collection

Peace and Diversity Children's Book Collection     

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This collection is designed to expose children to diverse cultures, social values and sensitivities. 

It will help give children:

*From: Peace Education Strands , Cabrillo College Peace Library, Rosmarie Greiner and Julie Olsen Edwards

International Children's Digital Library

International Children's Digital Library: A Library for the World's Children

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The International Children's Digital Library began as a project of the University of Maryland and the Internet Archive in 2002.One of the goals was to build an international collection that would appeal to children ages 3-13 (all over the world).  The collection contains more than 10,000 digitized children's books in 54 languages--including many award-winning books--and boasts users in more than 166 countries.  It includes a Bookshelf feature that enables children to store their favorite books. The site is probably the premier children's digital library and an invaluable resource for children, parents, teachers, librarians, and researchers.