Stories, poems and novels can be excellent tools to develop important Global Citizenship skills such as empathy and critical thinking. They can open up new worlds and support learners to understand complex global issues and how these shape the realities of people around the world.

At Signposts we are committed to ensuring there is a diversity of authors, subject matter and characters that learners can identify with, and which accurately reflect the diversity of our interconnected and interdependent world.

Browse our searchable fiction list below with our top pick of books.

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A powerful coming-of-age story about chance encounters, injustice and how the choices that we make can completely change our future....
Danielle Jawando
2022

Level

4th
SP
An award-winning interracial love story set in pre-Civil War America, this is inspired by the true story of the author’s...
Tammye Huf
2021

Level

SP
Everyone has a place they call home. But who gets to decide where you belong? This novel is a witty...
Ayisha Malik
2019

Level

SP
A collection of postcards with images created by illustrators from 28 countries on the theme of human migration. The book...
Various
2019

Level

1st
2nd
3rd
4th
SP
This is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the true meaning of Chinese New Year and family traditions. Twelve animals, one...
Eva Wong Nava
2022

Level

EL
1st
This story celebrates Caribbean culture and food while subverting dominant gender norms. There is not a better smell in the...
Sophia Payne
2023

Level

EL
1st
When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales...

Level

EL
1st
Six-year-old Asiya loves to go to Nanu’s house. Best among all of Nanu’s treasures is the big old chest filled...
Radhiah Chowdhury
2021

Level

EL
1st
This collection of poems by former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen explores migration and human displacement. The poems are divided into...
Michael Rosen
2020

Level

2nd