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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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A Christmas advent story

2017

by Ivy Snow and Hannah Tolson

Snow is falling on Christmas Eve and everyone is quiet. The stars are out, we're all in bed, but who will visit you in the night... Follow the story of a little girl, boy and their dog on their countdown to Christmas Day. Along the way you'll find 25 flaps (one for every day of advent), each introducing a new word in this magical Christmas book. Sing carols in a busy square, watch ballerinas spin and twirl, bake Christmas cookies, look out for reindeer and pick the perfect tree.

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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.

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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

2016

by Omar Khawaja and Leo Antolinin

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 S. 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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