Skip to content

Search the Collection

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.


You can find titles by typing a keyword into the search bar below (e.g. adoption, birthday, holidays, princess, dinosaur, etc.), or by selecting one or a combo of filters on the left.

First time here? Start here!

2 matching books

Show Filters
x

Filter Results

Clear filters

Cross Group Sub

    Tribal Affiliation/Homelands

      Ethnicity

      Immigration

        Gender

        Awards

          Religion

            Genres

            Carter reads the newspaper

            2019

            by Deborah Hopkinson and Don Tate

            Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned about the world and how to find out what he didn't know. Many years later, when he was a student at Harvard University (the second African-American and the only child of enslaved parents to do so), one of his professors said that black people had no history. Carter knew that wasn't true--and he set out to make sure the rest of us knew as well.--Provided by the publisher

            Beautiful Life Biography Oppression & Resilience

            Many of the cover images on this site are from Google Books.
            Using Tiny Framework Log in

            STAY UP-TO-DATE ABOUT TRENDS IN MULTICULTURAL PICTURE BOOKS!

            Sign up for our newsletter and get a FREE

            color poster of our unique picture book categories