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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"Featuring tender-hearted illustrations by renowned artist Syrus Marcus Ware, I Promise captures with love and honesty the intimate moments of parenting in all their messy glory--from dealing with a kid who doesn't want to brush their teeth to looking under the bed for monsters to cuddling after a long day."--
"Mixed feelings are natural, but they can also be confusing." --
Matilda's picky parents refuse to try new foods, so Matilda teaches herself to cook.
"A little boy describes what his parents' lives were like before he was born ... and how much more fun-filled they are now that he's here!"--
Sights and sounds of a summer twilight mingle with recollections of a lovely day at the beach as a household settles in for the night.
A young girl reflects on a year of exploring and laughing with her beloved Grandpa, remembering many special moments as she seeks a way to honor him after his death.
As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba. They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A joyful celebration of a mixed-race family and the love that binds us all together.
A boy's mother, reluctant to allow him even one pet, is increasingly unhappy as each pet wants a pet of its own.
"Babies come from airports" tells about the adventures of a boy when his mommy brings home his new sister. Calling that special day the "Gotcha Day". He knows just exactly what to say: "We met you at the airport." He waved at planes above. But right now, all she needs to know is ... Babies come from love.
You're invited to a glorious Fourth of July picnic where you'll learn all about sharing, the good things along with the bad.