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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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        Under the freedom tree

        2014

        by Susan VanHecke and London Ladd

        Tells of the Civil War's first contraband camp that began when three escaped slaves were granted protection at a Union-held fort, prompting runaway slaves to seek freedom there and build the country's first African American community

        Cross Group Oppression

        The Case for Loving

        2015

        by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls

        Imagine not being able to marry the person you loved, just because they were of a race different from your own. This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington D.C. When they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were arrested for violating that state's law against interracial marriage. The Lovings refused to allow their children to get the message that their parents' love was wrong and so they fought the unfair law, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court

        Cross Group Oppression

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