• “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, 
    but in having new eyes.”

                                                                                                           —Marcel Proust


    The Alvin ISD EL and Cultural Service Department believes in honoring the diversity of our students’ cultures and backgrounds. We believe in creating culturally responsive learning environments where all students are seen, valued, and respected.


    Children’s Books

    Ruby Bridges Goes to School – The True Story

    My Name Is Maria Isabel  by Alma Florada

    Separate is Never Equal – Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

    We are Grateful

    Young Water Protectors…A Story about Standing Rock

    Hair Love by Matthew Cherry & Vashti Harrison

    My Family Divided

    Brown Boy Brown Boy What Can You Be?

    I Am Not A Number, by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer

    Shining Star – The Anna May Wong Story

    Little Leaders – Bold Women in Black History

    Let It Shine – Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

    Something Happened in Our Town

    Twice Toward Justice

    As Fast As Words Could Fly

    The Stone Thrower, by Jael Ealey Richardson (Ages 4-9)

    Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years