Book Studies

Black or African-American

African Centered Pedagogy by Peter C. Murrell

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning by Sharroky Hollie

Dream Keepers by Gloria Ladson-Billings

The Will to Lead, the Skill to Teach by Anthony Muhammad and Sharroky Hollie

Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Beverly Daniel Tatum



Developing Cross Cultural Competence–A Guide for Working with Young Children and Their Families, by E.W. Lynch and M.J. Hanson.

Hmong Means Free by Sucheng Chan

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

Hmong ABC (Bookstore) Hmong ABC preserves and promotes the Hmong people through large collections of Hmong art, books, and crafts using an online, secure website.


The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature

Pura Belpre Book Awards (Latina/o Authors/Illustrators)

Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP):  Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Holler If You Hear Me: The Education of a Teacher and His Students, Second Edition (Teaching for Social Justice) – by Gregory Michie

The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners – by Debbie Zacarian

About ELLs: Guides for Instruction

Adoption and ELLs

Culturally Responsive Instruction for ELLs

Early Childhood Education and ELLs

Elementary English Language Learners

Middle & High School English Language Learners


American Indian/Alaska Native

A Broken Flute: The Native Experience in Books for Children edited by Doris Seale and Beverly Slapin

Thanksgiving: A Native Perspective by Doris Seale and Beverly Slapin

Collected Wisdom by Thomas Peacock/Linda Miller Cleary

Eagle Crest Readers – Native children doing what kids do: modern settings, leveled readers

The Good Path: Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids by Thomas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri

Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal  by Patty Loew

Native People of Wisconsin by Patty Loew

Native People of Wisconsin Teacher’s Guide and Student Materials by Patty Loew

The Seventh Generation: Native Students Speak  About Finding the Good Path by Amy Bergstrom, Linda Miller Cleary, and Thomas Peacock

1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving by Catherine O’Neil Grace

Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson

Thomas Peacock (Author)

Patty Loew (Author) 

Oyate – Publisher

  • Evaluates books and curriculum
  • Offers workshops
  • Sells American Indian books







By Student Group

African American



American Indian/Alaska Native

By Experience Type


Book Studies

Coaching and Modeling

Conferences and Workshops

Community Site Visits

Guest Speakers 

School Visits

Why CRP?

1. Wisconsin students are becoming increasingly diverse.

2. Culturally responsive practices make a difference.

3. RtI is a systems change model that examines universal practices, and monitors who is successful with and without interventions.