Diverse Families Database

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Join UCF librarian Kristine Shrauger and discover UCF’s Diverse Families database. As the white-skinned mother of an adopted black-skinned daughter, Kristine quickly realized how difficult it was to find books that “mirrored” their family dynamic. So out of necessity became invention, and the Diverse Families database was born. Every person and all types of families need to be able to find and enjoy books that reflect who they are, but this is not always an easy task. Come and learn the unique strengths of this database as it strives to highlight those books which mirror the growing diversity within our world.

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