International Children's Digital Library

Website review by Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media
International Children's Digital Library Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 3+

Multi-language library opens new doors for kids.

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 1 review

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this website.

Stands out for .

Community Reviews

age 3+

ICDL: Multicultural Literature for Everyone

This diverse collection of picture books from around the world allows children to broaden their perspectives about other cultures. The interface is very easy to use and designed especially for children. An excellent resource!

This title has:

Great messages
age 2+

Awesome resource for multinational families

Great site--perhaps not the most intuitive setup, but an incredible concept and fantastic tool for multicultural-focused families. If they'd rework the interface and make the books easier to read à la a more Nook, Kindle, or iBooks-like interface, I'd give it 5 stars. Otherwise, fantastic site!

This title has:

Educational value

Website Details

Our Editors Recommend

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate