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Our collection of children's picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC) is available to the public. You can use the Search Tool below to find titles. *Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL recommendation.* See our related readings page for suggested tools for evaluating books.


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The farmer’s wife

2016

by Idries Shah and Rose Mary Santiago

This is a cumulative tale of a woman’s efforts to retrieve an apple from a hole in the ground. Children will enjoy learning the highly predictable lines by heart. But when a surprise event changes the direction of the tale, their expectations will be jolted in a most amusing way, and they will have learned its valuable lessons about the nature of problem solving and discovery. This is one of the many hundreds of traditional stories collected by Afghan author and educator Idries Shah from oral and written sources throughout Afghanistan and surrounding areas.--publisher

Folklore

You can never run out of love

2017

by Helen Docherty and Ali Pye

An interactive reading experience that allows young ones to read together with an adult, answer questions within the text, and play with activities suggested at the end of the story. A heart-warming and funny tale about the different kinds of love, and how no matter how much love you give you can never run out. You can't measure love in a bucket or cup. You don't have to worry you'll use it all up. Because love's not a game where you have to keep score. Whenever you give some, you'll always have more. When you've run out of everything else you'll still find . . . You can never run out of love. Find our about all different kinds of love in this gorgeous book by award- winning author Helen Dochertym with illustrations from the brilliant Ali Pye

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The boy who slept in the sky

2013

by Sulochana Dissanayake and Isuri Dayaratne

"A fantastical tale of hopscotch, underwater jungles, and adventures in faraway places"--Back cover

Folklore

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