World Peace Through Books

Titles Promoting Equality, Justice and Freedom

Celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th and all year long!

Human Rights Day is annually observed on December 10th, to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaims the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, language, national origin, or other status.

Watch the video to learn more about how you can engage your students in speaking out about human rights, and check out the recently published titles below for some great selections to promote empathy for the human rights of others.

Elementary Titles

Middle School Titles

High School Titles

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This flyer is a part of Library Services Diverse Books Initiative that seeks to support culturally responsive education in Denver Public Schools where all students have equitable access to reading materials that reflect and honor their lives, and connect them with the world.
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