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Additional Resources and Media

Lesson 1

Story Books

God’s Dream by Desmond Tutu

I Am God’s Dream by Matthew Paul Turner

Lesson 2

Additional Resources on History


On Diversifying your children’s book library with Indigenous Books:

This Land is My Land by George Littlechild, with lesson plans for grades 2-5

Episcopal Church’s statement by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Indigenous Boarding Schools

Indigenous Leaders Lament Intergenerational Trauma Inflicted by Boarding Schools, Some with Episcopal Ties


On Culturally Responsive Learning vs. CRT

Lesson 3

Book Lists about the Immigrant and Refugee Experience

Lesson 4

The Art Project for this lesson calls for the children to make protest signs, and one of them can be something silly.  Some examples to use as a jumping off point for ideas of “Silly” Protest Signs can be found here. Please note that these are for the leaders’ resources, and should not necessarily be shown to the children.  If showing signs to the children, please preview and use discretion.

Lesson 5

More stories of Children Making a Difference

  • Video of William’s Weekend for Backpack Buddies: An 8 year old boy in North Carolina has collected hundreds of pounds of food to feed the hungry in his county. This video describes his project and also invites others to join him in his efforts.
  • Chelsea’s charity (art supplies for foster kids)
  • Lucy’s Love Blankets (makes blankets for kids who need some extra love)
  • Duck and Chick (two sisters who make really cool leather goods and donate the money to Heifer International)
  • Hailey’s Harvest (a girl built homeless shelters and started a garden to feed the hungry at 9 years old)

Additional Resources on Children Making a Difference