Thousands of films and books are available to assist educators in representing multicultural topics. The highlighted links provide listings of materials as well as a rubric for establishing a multicultural classroom library.


Teaching in Urban Schools: Lessons from Washington D.C.

Films that Highlight Societal Issues
Published by an organization dedicated to making films that address social issues and encourage critical thinking about values and beliefs, this site provides educators many resources for classroom media.

Multicultural Videos for Kids
Organized by topic, this site offers suggested films for educators to use across different curricula.

Film Reviews
This site may be useful for educators as a resource for films on diversity, equity, and education.


Multicultural Kids books 
With over 180 book references, this site provides book suggestions by topic and ethnic group. Not only can educators find book suggestions for a particular topic or culture, but they can also find literature that is printed in many languages.

How to choose multicultural books
Published by Scholastic Corporation, this site offers educators guidelines for evaluating and expanding their library of multicultural materials.

CD-ROMs of Effective ESL Classroom Practices