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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Missy is trying to decide what to buy during her weekly Daddy Day when she meets a new friend and learns she can buy pizza for people who cannot afford a slice. Includes facts about Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia.
A picture book biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.--Provided by publisher
Illustrated by a Caldecott Honor artist, this moving tribute to the strength of family--no matter what its form--is the story of old Joseph, who finds a Mexican baby abandoned on a lonely L.A. street and vows to raise the child as his own. --from publisher
A story of one little boy's dream to provide clean drinking water to the people of Africa
"Disappointed that she can't go on a snowboarding trip with her friend, Ava escapes to her room, where she finds that the power of imagination and her own creativity take her farther than any snowboard could. At the same time, she learns that life's tradeoffs aren't always bad"-- |cProvided by publisher
Presents an introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama.
"Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his first of many steps towards a college degree. When he arrived, he had just fifty cents in his pocket and a dream about to come true"- -Amazon.com
Chronicles the life of the first baseman, covering his youth as the son of major leaguer Cecil Fielder, his minor league career, and his accomplishments as a professional athlete
A picture book biography of African-American senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama.
After watching a homeless man collect empty soft drink cans for the redemption money, a young boy decides to collect cans himself to earn money for a skateboard until he has a change of heart