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Collection: Incidental

Incidental: Ensemble or Background Characters of Color

Here is a selection of books from our collection in the Incidental category. Books in the Incidental category are stories that depict a diverse group of non-primary characters, or stories with a White protagonist with a diverse cast of background characters. These titles are only a sample of what you can find in our full collection. To see more, use the filtered search on the left-hand bar: go to “Book-Category” and click “Incidental.”

Mama’s right here


by Susan Kerner and Estelle Corke

A rhyming story in which a child describes all of the ways Mama's presence can be felt--in dandelion seeds that float through the air and the sound of raindrops on leaves--even though she is not there like most mothers


How do you wokka-wokka?


by Elizabeth Bluemle and Randy Cecil

A young boy who likes to "wokka-wokka, shimmy-shake, and shocka-shocka" gathers his neighbors together for a surprise celebration


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