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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Relates how the water in a park is used in different ways by the human and animal inhabitants of a neighborhood.
Don't wait for Opening Day to start your baseball season! Crack open "Baseball Is ..." and revel in the fun of this all-American game! Perfect for the stats-counting superfan and the brand-new little leaguer, "Baseball Is ... "captures the spirit of this cherished pastime, honoring its legendary past, and eagerly anticipating the future of the sport that is "stitched into our history."
When dragons are banned from accompanying students on a visit to the fire station, for such reasons as rudeness, farting, and a spikey tail, children find the perfect field trip for the scaly creatures.
IntersectionAllies isn’t just a book. It’s a mirror in which kids of all genders, races, sexualities, abilities, cultures, and origins can see their whole selves reflected, respected, and celebrated. In a world increasingly fractured by xenophobia, racism, ableism, homophobia and transphobia, and other forms of injustice, IntersectionAllies teaches the meaning of “community” to kids and parents alike, along with rhyming strategies to support and celebrate each other’s differences.--from Publisher's website
Brief text and slightly whimsical illustrations showcase a diverse group of strong, capable girls participating in a wide variety of nontraditional activities and occupations.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal how all of our lives are enriched by the vibrant cultural diversity immigrants bring to their new communities.
The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what's right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author's wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of a line of police just before being arrested.
"A charming novelty picture book that will entertain even the youngest readers. Try and match each crown with a princess."--
"Mummies can't talk; but with modern scientific tools, we can still discover what a mummy has to tell us. Read the stories of mummified Egyptian pharaohs and priestesses, baby elephants, pampered pets, and even a prehistoric bison. Uncover clues to centuries-old murder mysteries and human sacrifices, and even find out what a person or animal had for their last meal! Information from real scientists explains how we know what we know about each mummy. So what do these mummies have to say? Lots, it turns out!"--
"From a velociraptor's sharp sickle-tipped toes to a T. rex's giant curved teeth, and from the body armor of an ankylosaurus to the long neck of a brachiosaurus, discover what it would be like if you had one of these wild dinosaur parts"--Publisher marketing