researchers say children absorb stereotypes, including gender stereotypes, by age 3. To teach children to think in a more equal way takes effort, and children’s books are a way in. They have the power to teach values and to expand children’s sense of what’s possible. When children read books that break gender stereotypes research shows they reach for less stereotypical toys and broaden their future goals. Based on this, the New York Times made a list of 12 books published in the last three years that help teach children gender equality. To learn more, click the link below.