Teach Us Your Name was created to empower children to teach others how to pronounce their names the way they want them to be said. Embracing the diversity of our names is one of the first steps we can take to show our appreciation of diversity and inclusion. This book lends itself to countless invaluable discussions about cultural norms, languages, unconscious bias, and much more. Most of all, Teach Us Your Name is focused on showing respect for ourselves and all others.
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In yet another meaningful culturally authentic and relevant text, this story allows for children and adults alike to engage in important learning about ourselves and the people we share our world with. In this book, Adam and his family spend an exciting day at the colorful and bustling Eastern Market. But when Adam gets briefly separated from Mom and Dad, he mistakes a friendly, diverse cast of characters for his parents in their traditional Muslim clothing--and shows that we all have more in common than you might think. This nearly-wordless picture book celebrates diversity and community in vibrant, dynamic art. Children will learn to become "cultural detectives" who use their wonderful curiosities to gain knowledge and build connections with all of humanity.