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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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The story of kites

2016

by Ying Chang Compestine and YongSheng Xuan

Long ago in China, three brothers become tired of chasing birds from their family's rice fields and experiment with ways to make the job easier. Includes a historical note and instructions for making and flying a kite.

Beautiful Life Folklore

The Story of Noodles

2016

by Ying Chang Compestine and YongSheng Xuan

Left alone to prepare their family's prize-winning dumplings for the annual cooking contest, the young Kang boys accidentally invent a new dish, "mian tiao," or noodles. Includes a cultural note and a recipe for long life noodles.

Beautiful Life Folklore

The shadow in the Moon

2018

by Christina Matula and Pearl Law

Two young sisters celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, admire their mooncakes decorated with a picture of a lady in the moon, and listen to their Ah-ma tell the ancient tale of how the holiday began.

Beautiful Life Folklore

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