Skip to content

Head Start Center for Inclusion COVID-19 Resources

Two children holding hands and playing outside

Inclusion: Learning Through Books

Check out this series for ways to use children's books to teach about inclusion in your learning environment, or in a child's home.

Friends at School

This book reads like a photo album of an inclusive preschool. Real photos show the children in this book participating in day-to-day preschool activities together. Download the PDF document to read more.

Friends at School book description (PDF)

Friends at School book description – Spanish (PDF)

The Milestones Project

All the milestones that parents, teachers, and preschoolers are familiar with are in this book. A lost tooth, the first day of school, birthdays, friends, and more. Download the PDF document to read more.

Milestones Project book description (PDF)

Milestones Project book description – Spanish (PDF)

My Friend Isabelle

Isabelle and Charlie are friends. They both like to draw, dance, read, and play in the park. They both like to eat Cheerios. And, like most friends, they are also different from each other. Isabelle has Down Syndrome; Charlie doesn't. Download the PDF document to read more.

My Friend Isabelle book description (PDF)

My Friend Isabelle book description – Spanish (PDF)

It's Okay to Be Different

It's okay to be small, medium, or large. It's okay to have a pet worm or wear glasses. In this book, Todd Parr gives fun and playful examples of ways that people are different. Download the PDF document to read more.

It's Okay to Be Different book description (PDF)

It's Okay to Be Different book description – Spanish (PDF)

Susan Laughs

Susan is a little girl who enjoys laughing, swinging, playing, and moving. In this rhyming book, we hear about Susan's feelings and the things she likes to do. Susan is just like any other child—and she also uses a wheelchair. Download the PDF document to read more.

Susan Laughs book description (PDF)

Susan Laughs book description – Spanish (PDF)

Footer wave Fun wavy graphic
Head Start Center for Inclusion Logo

Contact Us

5001 25th Ave NE #201e Seattle, WA 98105 | UW Box # 354238

child-sketch1

© 2020 Head Start Center for Inclusion, University of Washington

child-sketch2