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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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Fatima

2007

by Frederick Lipp and Margaret Lindmark

A ten-year-old Muslim-American girl dons a Hijab to demonstrate to her classmates that action is much more important than appearance.

Cross Group Race/Culture Concepts

Yan’s Hajj

2018

by Fawzia Gilani-Williams and Sophie Burrows

Yann's trip to perform Hajj turns into a journey that lasts a lifetime. A heart-warming tale about helping others.

Beautiful Life

Ilyas & Duck and the fantastic festival of Eid-al-Fitr

2014

by Omar Khawaja and Leo Antolini

Eid-al-Fitr is here! It's time to celebrate! But what is Eid all about? Join Ilyas & Duck in this fantastically delightful story as they explore the fun and excitement of Eid while learning about the charitable nature of it all. Eid has never been so much fun!

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Ilyas and Duck in a Zakat tale

by Omar Khawaja and Leo Antolini

A terrific tale told about the tremendous power of giving. Ilyas understands the importance of giving Zakat. But Duck is too concerned about parting with his money. Will Ilyas succeed in convincing Duck why giving money to the poor and needy is necessary? Will Duck understand how giving Zakat also benefits him and the community? --publisher's site

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Ilyas & Duck, Ramadan joy!

2018

by Omar Khawaja and Leo Antolini

Ilyas and Duck wait for the month of Ramadan to begin. Menacing Mister Mean tries to spoil Ramadan! Ilyas and Duck come to the rescue!

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Ilyas and Duck: Search for Allah

2012

by Omar Khawaja and Leo Antolini

"Ilyas and Duck search for Allah is an adorable storybook for kids about a boy's quest to find God. "Where is God?" is a question that any parent teaching their kids will one day have to answer. This book helps parents answer that question while conveying the profound mystery of it all in a fun way. In this story, likable Ilyas pairs up with Duck to ask the one question over and over in different scenarios. With whimsical and poetic replies, Ilyas slowly begins to realize what his question truly means. And by the end, his childish curiosity is fulfilled with profound realizations. The book has hardcover binding and comes with a cover jacket"--Publisher's description

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