What We Read


Children love books and learn from them. They take in messages conveyed in picture books about who is valued and important.

Over the years, Susan has built an exceptional library of picture books with affirming messages about race, gender, class, ability, family structure and culture/language, among other topics.

Picture books are a key part of HFP’s curriculum to support literacy development and to foster conversations about the wide array of content.

Here’s a list of recommended children’s picture books