Best Books to Open Young Minds

Different or unusual books for children to read (or have read to them) that encourage discussion of controversial or "hot topics" (xenophobia, alternative parenting, homophobia etc) or introduce them to situations/lifestyles (blindness, deafness, vegetarians, adoption, divorce, atheism etc) they may not have encountered.
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110 books · 117 voters · list created August 13th, 2010 by Eastofoz (votes) .
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