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Our collection of picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC) is available to the public. *Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL a recommendation.* Click here for more on book evaluation.


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    A tour of Hong Kong

    2019

    by Hsin-Yu (Joyce) Sun

    "This visually rich and detailed wordless picture book explores the bustling urban center of Hong Kong through the eyes of two children—each starting their journey on different sides of the book and intersecting in the middle. Young readers will delight in finding the girl with her red balloon and the boy with his scruffy dog carefully tucked into the drawings. How children read the book—front to back or back to front—will change their focus and perspective on this world-famous place." -- publisher

    Any Child

    Butterflies on the first day of school

    2019

    by Annie Silvestro and Dream Chen

    Rosie can’t wait to start kindergarten—she’s had her pencils sharpened and her backpack ready for weeks. But suddenly, on the night before the big day, her tummy hurts. Rosie’s mom reassures her that it’s just butterflies in her belly, and she’ll feel better soon. Much to Rosie’s surprise, when she says hello to a new friend on the bus, a butterfly flies out of her mouth! As the day goes on, Rosie frees all her butterflies, and even helps another shy student let go of hers, too. -- publisher

    Any Child Cross Group

    I don’t want to wait!

    2019

    by Sue Graves and Emanuela Carletti

    Maisy is never patient. She hates waiting for her birthday, waiting to talk, waiting for attention from her sister. She interrupts, scowls, and stomps around. Everyone gets mad, and Maisy feels bad. After talking with her sister about ways to make waiting easier, Maisy starts a new approach. Eventually, she learns that having patience makes life calmer--and sometimes much nicer.

    Any Child Informational

    Mitzvah pizza

    2019

    by Sarah Lynn Scheerger and Deborah Melmon

    Missy is trying to decide what to buy during her weekly Daddy Day when she meets a new friend and learns she can buy pizza for people who cannot afford a slice. Includes facts about Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia.

    Any Child Cross Group

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