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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Illustrations, simple text, and haiku reveal a young boy's longing and remembrance of his mother.
Bilal and his father invite his friends to help make his favorite dish, daal, then all must wait patiently for it to be done.--
Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what's missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God's eyes and that everyone should feel counted.
Snow is falling on Christmas Eve and everyone is quiet. The stars are out, we're all in bed, but who will visit you in the night... Follow the story of a little girl, boy and their dog on their countdown to Christmas Day. Along the way you'll find 25 flaps (one for every day of advent), each introducing a new word in this magical Christmas book. Sing carols in a busy square, watch ballerinas spin and twirl, bake Christmas cookies, look out for reindeer and pick the perfect tree.
A father comforts his son at bedtime by singing the turtledove song his own mother once sang to him, in hopes that the child will awake refreshed and secure in the knowledge that he is loved.
In this story, written in the style of Clement C. Moore's classic poem, a girl and her twin brother nervously prepare for their first communion.
Shy and unsure of herself, Leila discovers all the things that make her special with the loving help of her Naani.
"A child plants a mustard seed in an empty garden. It is an itty-bitty seed. It isn't anything very special-yet."-- Back cover
Suzie the snake befriends a girl named Lily, as well as some other animals of the Chinese lunar calendar, and demonstrates the value of being resourceful. Lists the birth years and characteristics of individuals born in the Chinese Year of the Snake.
The adventures and misadventures of Teddy the tiger cub as he learns that "good manners make good neighbors." Lists the birth years and characteristics of individuals born in the Chinese Year of the Tiger.