Our comprehensive 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. *Note: 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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Nonfiction picture book of the history of women's participation in sports around the world. Briefly explains the legal battle to pass Title IX for women's equality and ongoing challenges to equal treatment for girls.
A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways. --Provided by publisher
Earthrise tells the story of the first time the planet Earth was photographed in color from space. The photo, later called Earthrise, was taken in 1968 by the astronauts on Apollo 8, the first US space mission to break free of Earth's orbit and circle the Moon ... By making clear that Earth was, and is, at heart, a world without borders, a home to all peoples, the photo's mind- bending shift in perspective is credited for galvanizing the fledgling environmental movement and sparking hope in a year of global unrest.
A unique take on spring in a series of eye-opening equations. Whether it's breeze + kite = ballet or nest + robin = jewelry box, each equation prompts readers to pause and think about spring in unexpected ways. As a child in the art welcomes the change of seasons, sidebars provide more information about the science behind the signs of spring.--Provided by publisher
Using simple language, describes the stages of the adoption process and discusses complex feelings commonly felt by adopted children.
A river winds through the landscape, eroding the rock for millions of years, shaping a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, as much as 18 miles wide, and more than a mile deep known as ... Grand Canyon. Home to an astonishing variety of plants and animals that live within its walls, Grand Canyon is much more than just a hole in the ground. Follow a father and daughter as they make their way through this wondrous place, discovering life both present and past. Weave in and out of time as perfectly placed die cuts show how a fossil today was a living creature millions of years ago, often in a completely different environment.
How do you score runs? What do I wear to a game? Who is going to be on my team? How can I get better outside of practice? Baseball can be complicated, but this unique book has all the information a kid needs before picking up a bat or fielding a ball. Filled with diagrams, helpful photos, and even practice tips, it helps young athletes prepare for their first season and understand the most important elements of their sport.--Publisher
A tour of Alaska introduces topics--such as its climate, wildlife, and native peoples--in rhyme. --from publisher
Dao, a red panda, guides Ethan and Emma, two American school children, back into time to discover how ramen was created in Japan and how the noodle soup became popular worldwide. Includes glossary
Justice has grown up witnessing the many ways her grandma serves the community. She wants to make a difference in the world, too, but how? Isn't she too young? Through conversations with her grandma and their shared love of books, Justice learns about important women and men throughout history who changed the world: Ella Baker, Shirley Chisholm, Charles Hamilton Houston, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Paul Robeson, and Ida B. Wells. Justice learns how each leader was a champion for advancing justice and improving the world, and she dreams of becoming a change maker, too.--Book jacket