All Are Welcome

Penfold, A.
A picture book that invites students to look carefully at the people who make up our communities, this story includes maps, flags, and globes throughout the story, highlighting that our communities are made up of different people from across the Earth. Powerful and inspiring text pairs with lively and heartwarming images in this story that aims to build community. In a primary classroom, the book lends itself as a whole-class read-aloud, and teachers may choose to introduce it to start the academic year or segue into a unit about communities. Students may be encouraged to explore their classroom or school communities, discuss families, traditions, and heritage, building connections with others.
English Language Arts
  • K-3