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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Thanks to Mom, everything about Maria matches—her clothes, her socks, her underwear, her backpack, and her lunchbox. Maria even matches the dog, the duvet, and the doilies. But Maria doesn’t want to be so matchy matchy. She wants to mix it up! Feathers and fringe! Pom-poms and plaid! Spikes and spots! Leopard and lace! Tie-dye and tutus! One day she does just that and asserts her very own unique style. --publisher
Shy and unsure of herself, Leila discovers all the things that make her special with the loving help of her Naani.
"Leaves and bacteria, insects and fish, bears and people, too--we're all part of one big circle of growing and eating and living"--Back cover
This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Whom to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown--it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like "Farmer Greg's Free -Range Eggs," "Summer Checklist," and "Necessary Mess."
Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.
"A little girl and her new puppy get to know one another"- -
Hank is a pill bug whose daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia.
Relates how the water in a park is used in different ways by the human and animal inhabitants of a neighborhood.
In this book without words, a boy opens a door and invites the reader to explore the magical world on the other side.
When dragons are banned from accompanying students on a visit to the fire station, for such reasons as rudeness, farting, and a spikey tail, children find the perfect field trip for the scaly creatures.