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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"They came ... when a spaceship lands on Earth, a small town launches into a frenzy. Why did they come? Everyone is warned to stay back! But one child realizes something no one else does. What do they want? As the spaceship opens, the answer is revealed ... Why are they here? And a small boy with a big heart shows how unexpected visitors can also be surprisingly sweet."--Page 2 of cover
"When an elephant plants himself in the road and refuses to move, the people of Persnickety try all sorts of methods to get him to go--but one thoughtful little girl works up the courage to do what no one else has done: ask him."--|cProvided by publisher
"The story of a magical robe that goes missing, and the kingdom that hangs in the balance"--|cProvided by publisher
A young fairy is enlightened on what to expect on the first day of school.
Even though jostling sheep, bright moonlight, and a monster teddy bear threaten the sleep of its passengers, the Goodnight Train successfully completes its run.
Charlotte the butterfly loves playing and talking with her insect friends, but very often she plays and talks too much, and at school she has to learn that sometimes it is necessary to listen and let her friends and teacher do the talking.
"Escaping from a tall tower using one's hair is so fairy- tale old school. This STEM-smart Rapunzel uses the brain beneath her hair to educate her prince (and readers) on the ways the science of simple machines can save the day. A glossary and critical thinking questions reinforce the story's key physics concept"--|cProvided by publisher
Welcome to Mermaid School! Starting school is always exciting, especially when you're a mermaid. In this alluring undersea classroom, students count clamshells in math, accompany trumpetfish in music class, and learn their A-B-Seas. They even enjoy story time about children who walk on land! After a wonderful day, it's time to sing the goodbye song and head home. But the fun's not over! Enjoy the Mermaid School Handbook at the back for more whimsical facts and tips.--Page 2 of cover
Princess Penelope Pineapple and her fellow princesses from the Fruit Nations are on a mission to rescue the Strawberry Kingdom's food from certain ruin, and surprisingly Penny's beloved bees are the key to saving the realm's produce.
Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony-- but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.