If you are passionate about teaching about social justice with picture books, this resource is for you! Children’s literature is made powerful when viewed through the lenses of Depth & Complexity to help frame student thinking. Empower your students to consider social issues and cultural norms, expand their world-view, and lead them toward advocacy as they work to gain a greater understanding of the world in which they live. This book shares a multitude of ways to use children’s literature to integrate curriculum and lead students through topics of social and cultural interest. Analysis of the text of the featured picture books through the 11 dimensions of Depth & Complexity are provided around five topics, along with suggestions for inquiry projects and other titles that can be explored. This product is available for purchase in hard copy or as an eBook.