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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"A young girl, observing that life with her family is not easy, imagines the quintet as a pod of pelicans, a swarm of bees, or a herd of buffalo. Includes note about, and list of, collective nouns for animals." --|c(Source of summary not specified)
Perry loves the sounds of all of her mother's shoes, but when a new pair appears, signaling Mama's return to work, Perry becomes very upset.
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.
Lena is excited about starting kindergarten but her favorite shoes are not until, with the help of her father and a very special headband, she convinces the shoes--and herself--to be brave.
When Gideon decides that he is going to build the most spectacular sandcastle anyone has ever seen without the help of his little sister Audrey, his day at the beach becomes a lesson in sibling bonding.
"A young girl wakes her father by informing him that she is King Alice, then draws him and other family members into her imaginative activities, from writing a book to a sleepover with fairies."--|c(Source of summary not specified)
In honor of the special day, Lizzie wakes up super early, as any good chef should, to prepare the perfect meal for her grandmother, whom Lizzie lauds as the greatest chef in the world.
"Join Ruby Roo and Barney Boo on an incredible jungle adventure. Just watch out for the ... tiger! Uh-oh! Quick, Barney ... RUN!"--Back cover
"Sterling the dog has always wanted a home. But no home has ever wanted him. So when Butlery Cutlery Company advertises free shipping to "the best homes" around the world, Sterling is determined to become the best fork ever! He is delivered on time and undamaged to the Gilbert family's front door. Sterling is not, however, what the Gilberts ordered. But he may be exactly what they need."-- Page 2 of cover
Illustrations and rhyming text invite the reader to recall, before falling asleep at night, how they experienced different pleasures with all five senses throughout the day.