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When integrated into the classroom, culturally relevant literature provides mirrors and windows for students to broaden their cultural competency and foster a community of acceptance and empathy.

We aim to provide every classroom in our school district with culturally relevant literature to fuel our mission to support all students.

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Culturally Relevant Literature Project

What is Culturally Relevant Literature?

Culturally relevant literature reflects the diverse group of children we have in our district - these books celebrate and represent all our students, their families, languages, traditions, and varied life experiences.

View our San Mateo Public Librarians recommending Culturally Relevant Literature for grades 4 & 5

Ms. Chelsea - Stargazing, by Jen Wang
Ms. Aisha - Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle, by Hilda Eunice Burgos
Ms. Mary - The Real Boy, by Anne Ursu

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Proyecto de literatura culturalmente relevante

¿Qué es la literatura culturalmente relevante?

La literatura culturalmente relevante refleja el grupo diverso de niños que tenemos en nuestro distrito; estos libros celebran y representan a todos nuestros estudiantes, sus familias, idiomas, tradiciones y variadas experiencias de vida.

Vea a nuestros bibliotecarios de San Mateo recomiendan Literatura Culturalmente Relevante para los grados 4 y 5

Ms. Chelsea - Stargazing, by Jen Wang
Ms. Aisha - Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle, by Hilda Eunice Burgos
Ms. Mary - The Real Boy, by Anne Ursu

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